UK Prime Minister David Cameron

Britain under pressure for quick EU split

Germany and France led demands for Britain to negotiate a quick divorce from the European Union, with Paris warning that populism will otherwise take hold after the vote to leave the bloc sent shockwaves around the world.

July 9, 2016
July 9, 2016

UK rejects petition calling for 2nd EU referendum

The British government rejects an online petition signed by 4.1 million people calling for a new referendum on whether to leave the European Union.

June 25, 2016
June 25, 2016

Britain under pressure for quick EU split

Germany and France led demands for Britain to negotiate a quick divorce from the European Union, with Paris warning that populism will otherwise take hold after the vote to leave the bloc sent shockwaves around the world.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Trump says unlikely to have good relation with Cameron

Donald Trump says he is unlikely to have a good relationship with David Cameron because the British prime minister cast the US presidential candidate as "divisive, stupid and wrong" for proposing a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States.

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

Nigeria demands back stolen money in UK

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says he is not demanding "any apology from anybody" after UK Prime Minister David Cameron labelled his country "fantastically corrupt".

April 10, 2016
April 10, 2016

Cameron releases tax returns information amid row

David Cameron paid almost £76,000 in tax on an income of more than £200,000 in 2014-15, figures released by the prime minister have shown.

December 27, 2015
December 27, 2015

UK floods: Homes evacuated amid heavy rain

More flooding in northern England due to heavy rains, with homes evacuated in Lancashire and Yorkshire, and rivers overflowing in Manchester and Leeds.

December 6, 2015
December 6, 2015

UK under fire on climate policy

Environmentalists say the UK government is talking impressively on climate change to its international audience, but down-grading energy policy at home.

November 12, 2015
November 12, 2015

Indian PM Modi due to arrive in UK for 3-day visit

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is due to arrive in the UK later for a three-day visit as a guest of his British counterpart, David Cameron.

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

EU must accept 200,000 refugees: UN

EU nations must accept up to 200,000 refugees as part of a "common strategy" to replace their "piecemeal" approach to the migrant crisis, the UN says.

May 24, 2015
May 24, 2015

Irish church needs ‘reality check’

One of Ireland's most senior Catholic clerics has called for the Church to take a "reality check" following the country's overwhelming vote in favour of same-sex marriage.