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How Brexit threatens Falklands’ economy — and Spanish fishermen

AFP | A no-deal Brexit would deal a severe blow to the economy of Britain's Falkland Islands which is heavily dependent on squid exports --...

French officials find 21 migrants hiding in refrigerated truck

AFP | Officials in France have found 21 migrants from Iran and Iraq hiding in a refrigerated truck driving in the east of the country,...

International sorrow as fire ravages Notre-Dame in Paris

AFP | International leaders voiced their sorrow and solidarity with the French people as fire ravaged the iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday. Here are...

‘Both sides’ must compromise in cross-party Brexit talks: May

AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday conceded that concluding a Brexit deal with the main opposition will need “compromise on both sides”...

May scrambles to avoid chaotic Brexit finale

AFP | Britain’s government redoubled its efforts on Thursday to win over the main opposition party in a last-gasp bid to avoid a chaotic exit...

Main points of proposed Brexit deal

AFP | The British government will have a third attempt on Friday at getting MPs to approve the Brexit withdrawal agreement concluded between London and...

Britain’s May to meet ministers amid reported moves to oust her

AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday chair a potentially volatile meeting of her cabinet amid reports of an attempted coup by...

May tries to save Brexit plan ahead of EU summit

AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May will write to EU President Donald Tusk with a plan for delaying Brexit beyond March 29, her spokesman...

Will Brexit be delayed? The hows and the whys

AFP | European officials fully expect British Prime Minister Theresa May's government to ask for a delay to Brexit, and admit they will probably reluctantly...

British MPs resoundingly reject Brexit deal for second time

AFP | British MPs resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time on Tuesday, plunging the country into further uncertainty just...

Brexit ‘orphan’ finds home in EU a la carte champion Denmark

AFP | Briton Andrew Tristram has been left an "orphan" by Brexit, but he's found another welcoming home in Europe and will soon become a...

Britain braces for make-or-break Brexit vote

AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to reveal Monday what changes, if any, she has secured to her EU divorce deal, on...

Hard, soft and BRINO: the Brexit glossary

AFP | Britain's long goodbye to the European Union often seems to be spoken in unintelligible code. Most know the process as Brexit -- a...

Markets fall as US, China and ECB fan fears on global...

AFP | World stock markets dropped Friday amid fears over global growth following weak US job figures, a downgrade to the European Central Bank growth...

Britain, EU hit brick wall on Brexit deal

AFP | Britain and the EU were at loggerheads on Friday as Prime Minister Theresa May's call for "one more push" to secure a Brexit...

US trade deficit surges to 10-year high in 2018

AFP | The skyrocketing US trade deficit last year hit the highest level in a decade, a resounding failure for President Donald Trump's global trade...

EU ready to give Britain conditional Brexit extra-time

AFP | The European Union is ready to give Britain some extra-time beyond the March 29 deadline to achieve Brexit -- albeit with strings attached. "If...

UK PM opens way to three-month Brexit delay

AFP | Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Tuesday to allow parliament to delay Brexit by up to three months to avoid Britain crashing out...

Ireland expresses ‘frustration’ at Brexit deal delay

AFP | Ireland's deputy prime minister expressed annoyance on Monday at Britain's continued failure to ratify a deal on its orderly withdrawal from the European...

New-look Burberry tops the bill at London Fashion Week

AFP | After New York, the fashion world descends on London Friday for more than 80 catwalk shows over five days -- just weeks before...

Brexit and its fallout effects

Asif Haroon Raja | On June 23, 2016, the majority of the British citizens voted in favor of Brexit believing that migrants are eating away...

Support for US Iran policy out of left field: China dramatically...

Dr James M Dorsey | China has dramatically reduced its trade with Iran in line with US sanctions, raising questions whether Iran will remain committed to...

Brexit deal not open to renegotiation: EU leaders

AFP | European leaders moved quickly Tuesday to reject an attempt by Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May to re-open talks on the Brexit divorce deal,...

Hard, soft and Brino: The Brexit glossary

AFP | Britain's long goodbye to the European Union often seems to be spoken in unintelligible code. Most know the process as Brexit a child...

Brexit: What is the Irish backstop?

AFP | How to keep the Irish border free-flowing has proved to be the toughest issue to resolve in negotiating Britain's exit from the European...

10,000 ‘red scarf’ protesters march against ‘yellow vest’ violence

AFP | More than 10,000 people wearing red scarves marched through Paris on Sunday in protest at "yellow vest" violence during the anti-government demos that...

France tells firms to look beyond Brexit Britain

AFP | The French government on Friday urged companies to start planning in earnest for Britain to crash out of the European Union without a...

Asian markets boosted by fresh China-US trade hopes

AFP | Asian markets rallied Friday as another broadly positive week drew to a close, with investors cheered by a report that the US was...

Brexit deadline could be pushed back on UK request: French minister

AFP | The European Union could push back the looming March 29 Brexit deadline if London made such a request, France's Europe Minister Nathalie Loiseau...

British PM faces confidence vote after Brexit humiliation

AFP | Prime Minister Theresa May will on Wednesday face a confidence vote after MPs overwhelmingly rejected her deal to leave the European Union, leaving...

Erdogan, Trump consider creating security zone in Syria

AFP | Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US counterpart Donald Trump mooted Monday the creation of a "security zone" in northern Syria as tensions...

Brexit in dates: From leave shock to parliament’s historic vote

AFP | From the shock Brexit referendum result to Tuesday's momentous vote on Theresa May's unpopular divorce deal with the European Union, here are the...

UK on knife edge as Parliament debates May’s Brexit deal

AFP | MPs will on Wednesday begin five days of debate ahead of a historic vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, which faces...

What next for Brexit? Three main scenarios

AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a dwindling number of options over Brexit ahead of a crucial vote in parliament later this month...

UK universities would take ‘decades’ to recover from no-deal Brexit, leaders...

AFP | British university leaders warned on Friday that leaving the European Union without an official deal would be "one of the biggest threats our...

London’s Gatwick airport sold to French Vinci conglomerate

AFP | French conglomerate Vinci said Thursday it had bought control of Gatwick airport, Britain's second-busiest, for nearly three billion pounds only months before Brexit....

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