On June 23, 2016, British voters decided in a referendum that the UK should leave the European Union.
Neither Asia nor the rest of the world needs British input to right itself. Instead, people nowadays debate whether it is a failed or failing state.
With both parties having finally reached a pragmatic solution over trade and Northern Ireland, that principle should now be applied to problems facing the world.
As Britain spirals down to the status of a third-world country through sheer government incompetence and economic mismanagement, Hong Kong can expect a huge wave of returnees sooner rather than later.
Despite the British leader’s vow to reduce arrivals, official figures showed net migration last year hit new levels.
Critics of Farage, who led the right-wing UK Independence Party (UKIP), fear he will be able to air his political views unchallenged on I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!
Cameron’s six years as prime minister coincided with a remarkable thaw in Sino-British relations but times have changed, say geopolitics analysts.
During Cameron’s 2010 to 2016 administration there was a ‘golden era’ of UK-China cooperation, something PM Rishi Sunak described as ‘naive’ last year amid tensions with Beijing.
Representatives of AI companies and political leaders will meet at Bletchley Park in England next week. Sunak said China had been invited to the summit but attendance was not guaranteed.
Britain’s Rishi Sunak hits a leadership milestone this week. He’s got a mountain to climb to retain power in a general election expected next year.
Currently, the UK imports around 150,000 metric tons, or a quarter of its total rice imports from India, thanks to cost-effective import tariffs.
The protester shouted “true democracy is citizen-led” and “politics needs an update” before scattering glitter over Keir Starmer’s head.
Sunak cancelled a rail link to Manchester ending weeks of uncertainty and provoking anger in his own Conservative Party.
Charles had hoped for a state visit to France to have been his first as king, but a March trip was postponed due to tense protests over Macron’s pension reforms.
Birmingham said on Tuesday that it cannot balance its books, blaming Conservative governments for years of underfunding.
Britain has for decades been grappling with an undersupply of homes, and a government statement said the rule change would enable more than 100,000 homes to be built by 2030. The move has angered green campaigners.
The deal will help New Delhi become a bigger exporter, while the UK gets wider access for its whisky, premium cars and legal services.
Nearly 4 million working days have been lost to industrial action in the UK over the past year as doctors, teachers and postal workers fume at real-terms falls in pay of more than 9 per cent.
India’s Tata Group plans to build a 40-gigawatt battery plant that will be able to meet nearly half of Britain’s battery production needs by 2030, analysts say.
Losses in all of the constituencies would be the first time in 55 years that a government has been defeated in three by-elections on the same day.
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership has been seen as a bulwark against Chinese dominance in the region, although Beijing has applied to join.
Britain’s proposals to jump-start the economy by channelling £50 billion of pension fund cash into fledgling firms could backfire on savers, experts said.
International environment minister Zac Goldsmith resigned, saying Britain had lost its global leadership role on climate issues, rejecting attempts to frame his resignation as a reaction to a request to apologise regarding comments about the ‘Partygate’ investigation.
The publicly funded service currently has 112,000 vacancies as it struggles to replace workers leaving over issues such as pay and tougher visa rules, and is facing an estimated workforce shortfall of 360,000 by 2037.
The UK seeks to look tough on asylum seekers arriving in small boats, but plans to hold them in military bases, a cruise ship and giant barge are already sinking.
He is the first politician to give evidence at an inquiry that seeks to lay bare mistakes made and lessons to be learned from the UK’s handling of Covid.
The privileges committee – the main disciplinary body for lawmakers – said he should now be stripped of having automatic access to parliament.
The first phase of the inquiry is due to focus on the UK’s resilience and preparedness in the face of the global health emergency.
The US president and British prime minister agreed to deepen close economic ties between the two nations with the ‘first-of-its-kind’ partnership.
The Illegal Migration Bill, due before the House of Lords on Wednesday, will let officials detain migrants who arrive in the UK through informal channels.
Sustaining both nations’ support for Ukraine in its war against Russia will feature heavily when the leaders meet at the White House on Thursday, according to Sunak’s spokesman.