Nine months before the deadline to leave the EU, British Prime Minister Theresa May has finally, officially, backed a policy of a “soft” Brexit, but it is not clear that she has made enough concessions to convince Brussels to do a deal.
Angela Merkel has held her fragile government together and found a compromise with rebels on immigration policy. Will it last?
Hours after the resignation of Brexit Secretary David Davis, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson announced his resignation as well as junior Brexit minister Steve Baker. The resignations come only days after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her plan for Britain to continue free-trade with the European Union.
Prime Minister Theresa May gathered nearly 30 Cabinet ministers for marathon-talks today to hash out a plan for trade with the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc in nine months.
Young feminists and animal rights activists are infusing new life into the annual pro-animal rights protest on the eve of the popular bull festival, calling for a 'sexual-abuse' free festival. Reported sexual assaults at the festival increased from two in 2008 to 22 last year.
The Church will likely make it easier for people from other denominations to perform sermons, meaning that more expressive, evangelical preaching styles, like Bishop Michael Curry's passionate sermon at the recent royal wedding, could make their way to more pulpits soon.
As national soccer teams battle for the World Cup title in Russia, refugee communities in Ireland are lacing up to compete in the Fair Play World Cup in Dublin, a yearly tournament that aims to raise awareness of the plight of immigrants and help them integrate.
Chancellor Angela Merkel and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer met to discuss the issue of whether Germany should open its borders to migrants. The result: open "transit centers" for migrants to be evaluated before entering the country.
The deal proposes a screening process for migrants in North Africa for asylum eligibility, although no North African nations have signed on to the plan yet.
Measures against the wearing of Islamic veils will go to a nationwide vote in Switzerland, even though the government opposed a grassroots campaign for a national burqa ban. Similar bans have been implemented in other European countries, sparking a debate over the symbolism of the facial coverings.
Amid tensions over whether or not migrants should continue being admitted into Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading an upcoming meeting with European nations to discuss potential paths forward to help ease problems associated with migration.
Community members in Kingston upon Thames, a town in southwest London, have opened their homes and hearts to Syrian refugees who have escaped from their war-torn hometowns. Britain has resettled 7,000 refugees so far in the country.