Prince Charles in good health after testing positive to COVID-19

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, royal officials confirmed Wednesday — touching off debate about whether his wealth and status gave him priority in receiving a test. The 71-year-old is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, and is self-isolating at a … Continue reading Prince Charles in good health after testing positive to COVID-19

What Brits love most about KFC

KFC fans in the UK eat over 700 million pieces of chicken a year. To mark National Fried Chicken day, the fast food outlet conducted a study that showed Brits devour a huge amount of chicken each year and revealed that the countries favorite meal is the Boneless Banquet, selling over 16 million meals a … Continue reading What Brits love most about KFC

Theresa May suggests the best Brexit idea

UK's Prime Minister Theresa May defended on Saturday her decision to turn to the country's main opposition to get her EU divorce deal approved, warning without cross-party consensus Brexit could "slip through our fingers". The beleaguered leader opened talks this week with the Labour Party in a bid to break months of stubborn opposition in parliament to the withdrawal agreement she struck with … Continue reading Theresa May suggests the best Brexit idea

Britain after Brexit: A Nation Divided

For a long time, Britons who wanted their country to leave the European Union were regarded almost as mentally ill by those who wanted it to stay. The leavers didn’t have an opinion; they had a pathology. Since one doesn’t argue with pathology, it wasn’t necessary for the remainers to answer the leavers with more … Continue reading Britain after Brexit: A Nation Divided

Brexit: The impact of trade barriers in Europe

The outcome of the UK’s referendum on membership of the European Union (EU) will shape the future of the country’s relationship with its largest trade partner – the EU. Membership of the EU has reduced trade costs between the UK and the rest of Europe. Most obviously, there is a customs union between EU members, which means … Continue reading Brexit: The impact of trade barriers in Europe

Will Britain accept terms of its divorce from the EU?

Britain's financial sector needs stability to secure its future, along with deeper access to the European Union market after Brexit than what non-EU countries normally get, a senior industry official said on Wednesday. Britain is due to leave the bloc on March 29 but has yet to agree the terms of its divorce after parliament … Continue reading Will Britain accept terms of its divorce from the EU?

German Chancellor calls for peace and unity in her New Year message

  German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to pull the country together for 2019 in her New Year's speech on Sunday with a call for solidarity and cooperation to overcome deep political divisions. Merkel said she recognized that many Germans "bemoaned" the ruling coalition that took office in March, an alliance of her conservative bloc and … Continue reading German Chancellor calls for peace and unity in her New Year message

German Chancellor calls for peace and unity in her New Year message

  German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to pull the country together for 2019 in her New Year's speech on Sunday with a call for solidarity and cooperation to overcome deep political divisions. Merkel said she recognized that many Germans "bemoaned" the ruling coalition that took office in March, an alliance of her conservative bloc and … Continue reading German Chancellor calls for peace and unity in her New Year message

Can there be a Brexit deal by November?

  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he thinks a Brexit deal can be done by November. The Irish border is the most vexed issue still facing UK and EU negotiators. The Republic’s premier warned the damage caused by talks failure to Britain and Ireland would be “immense”. A special meeting of European leaders in Brussels … Continue reading Can there be a Brexit deal by November?

REVEALED: Why Julian Assange wanted to escape Britain and flee for Russia

  A huge trove of WikiLeaks records shows the website's founder Julian Assange sought a Russian visa as his troubles mounted. Image: Julian Assange He had just pulled off one of the biggest scoops in journalistic history, laying American diplomacy bare, but technology firms were cutting ties to his website, cable news pundits were calling … Continue reading REVEALED: Why Julian Assange wanted to escape Britain and flee for Russia