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Britain Votes To Leave European Union, Cameron Resigns As Prime Minister

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By a narrow margin, British voters have chosen to send their nation, themselves, and indeed all of Europe into uncharted waters.

Trump’s Latest Anti-Muslim Plan Receives Worldwide Condemnation

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Donald Trump’s plan to exclude Muslims from the United States is provoking condemnation, and confusion, around the world.

British Parliament Approves Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria

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The British Parliament has approved expansion of that countries airstrikes into Syria, but it’s unclear just how much of an impact that will have on the ground.

Francois Hollande’s Quest For A United Front Against ISIS May Be Doomed To Fail

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France’s President has spent the week trying to forge and agreement on an anti-ISIS policy, but the two nations that matter the most also disagree the most.

David Cameron Rebukes Scott Walker

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British Prime Minister David Cameron is pushing back against a claim made by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker that he had made comments critical of President Obama: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says British Prime Minister David Cameron confided in him that he was concerned about the direction of American leadership. But there’s a problem with the […]

David Cameron To Propose Broad Expansion Of Powers To Crackdown On ‘Extremism’

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Fresh off an election victory, British Prime Minister David Cameron is set to propose a series of new measures to crackdown on extremism that raise serious civil liberties concerns.

David Cameron And Britain’s Conservative Party Score A Surprising Win

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After weeks of polls predicting a political stalemate or worse, British voters delivered a strong win for David Cameron and the Tories.

Putin Makes Waves At G-20 Summit Over Ukraine, Reportedly Leaving Early

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Vladimir Putin’s reception at the G-20 Summit in Australia has been less than warm thanks to recent events in Ukraine.

The Violence in England and Sweden

What’s going on in England and Sweden?

David Cameron Calls On Tories To Back Same-Sex Marriage

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The fight for marriage equality may be on the verge of a significant victory across the pond, if this excerpt from David Cameron’s speech to the Conservative Party is any indication: I once stood before a Conservative conference and said it shouldn’t matter whether commitment was between a man and a woman, a woman and […]

David Cameron: Gordon Brown Involved In Deal To Release Lockerbie Bomber

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British Prime Minister David Cameron has made public documents which confirm his predecessors role in the release of the man convicted of bringing down Pan Am Flight 103.

The Odd British Response To American Anger At BP

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One of the most striking developments over the past several days has been news of the way that some Britons seem to be reacting to American anger at BP. It started with statements from Boris Johnson, the always outspoken Mayor London, who accused President Obama of using “anti-British rhetoric:” Boris Johnson has warned that the […]

Gordon Brown Resigns, David Cameron Becomes Prime Minister

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As seemed inevitable when James wrote his post, David Cameron has become the new Prime Minister of Great Britain. BBC: Conservative leader David Cameron is the new UK prime minister after the resignation of Gordon Brown. Mr Cameron, 43, is in Downing Street after travelling to Buckingham Palace to formally accept the Queen’s request to […]

Cameron now British Prime Minister

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The BBC reports:  David Cameron is UK’s new prime minister: In a speech at Downing Street, Mr Cameron said he and Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg would "put aside party differences and work hard for the common good and the national interest". Details on the Conservative-Liberal Democrat deal to follow.  I have heard unconfirmed reports […]

Britain After Brown

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As Doug noted yesterday, Gordon Brown announced his resignation as prime minister and party leader in a bold gambit to secure a progressive Labour-Liberal Democrat coalition.  He failed.  All signs point to an imminent power sharing arrangement between the plurality winning Conservatives and the third place Lib Dems.   Former Sun political editor George Pascoe-Watson is […]