U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg talked up support for immigration and the European Union in a bid to sharpen his Liberal Democrat Party’s profile as the counterweight to David Cameron’s Conservatives.
Bankers in London, home to Europe’s biggest stock exchange, derivatives market and asset-management business, have a message for European leaders looking for greater integration: We’re happy to go it alone.
British Prime Minister David Cameron hosted his top aides for a Sunday lunch at his country retreat as they ended 23 weeks of infighting that resulted in the deepest budget reductions the U.K. has ever seen.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg faces U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage tonight in the first of two debates on Britain’s membership of the European Union. It’s a clash from which they may both emerge winners.
U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage won a second debate on European Union membership with Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, according to snap polls, raising pressure on the larger parties that are committed to keeping Britain in the bloc.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s refusal to back a European Union accord has caused a rift with the Liberal Democrats as their leader, Nick Clegg, warned a breakup of the coalition would lead to “economic disaster.”