Prime Minister David Cameron’s promise of a referendum on leaving the European Union is damaging investment in the U.K., Business Secretary Vince Cable will say in a renewed attack on his party’s coalition partners.
Mass immigration to Britain is due to a “wealthy metropolitan elite” who want cheap labor and services, Tory Home Office Minister James Brokenshire said, in a direct clash with his Liberal Democrat coalition partners.
Prime Minister David Cameron announced an increase in Britain’s minimum wage before it was formally agreed by his government, in a bid to stop his Liberal Democrat coalition partners taking the credit, according to a government official.
U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said new rules for spy agencies “fit for the Internet age” need to be developed following months of leaks from former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
Hundreds of British Nazi sympathizers were recruited into a network of spies and saboteurs during World War II, never realizing that the man they thought was their Gestapo controller was actually a U.K. agent.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel began her speech to the British Parliament by telling her audience that she’d come to disappoint them. As she made her opening remarks -- in English -- lawmakers applauded anyway.
North Korea has committed the worst crimes against humanity in modern history and leader Kim Jong Un should be tried by the International Criminal Court and held accountable, a United Nations commission said.
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond disputed the argument of U.K. ministers that an independent Scotland would lose the pound, saying businesses in the rest of the U.K. would forbid something that drove up transaction costs.