Mr. Johnson is an old friend of President-elect Donald J. Trump, who has named just four ambassadors since his election in November.
Prime minister tells Davos attendees the U.K. remains committed to free trade despite "Brexit" from EU
NBC News was the first to report Thursday that Donald Trump will appoint New York Jets owner Woody Johnson as the next U.S. ambassador to the Britain after the president-elect is sworn in Friday, a move that has been expected for some time. Trump seemed to confirm this Thursday at a luncheon in Washington, with […]
Swampity-swamp-swamp. Reuters reports: President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday that National Football League team owner Woody Johnson was “going to St. James,” indicating he would assume the plum diplomatic post of U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom. Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump appears to have announced that billionaire New York Jets owner Woody Johnson will become the next ambassador to Britain. Trump was speaking at a luncheon in Washington … Click to Continue »
It was a jarring note from the leader of a country leaving the world’s largest free-trade group. She also urged the Davos elite to seriously address inequality.
Britain and Gibraltar count as one EU state in terms of a key aspect of the single market, a senior EU lawyer said Thursday, in an opinion that could effect the territory's life after Brexit. The lawyer rebuffed a challenge by Gibraltar's...Show More Summary
Mark Rylance, aka Sir David Mark Rylance Waters KBE, is a playwright, director, and arguably Britain’s leading theater actor. And for those who weren’t aware that Rylance had been awarded a knighthood, it’s because it all happened rather quickly and under the radar. Show More Summary
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lloyds Banking Group was named on Thursday as Britain’s best employer for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in a nationwide workplace equality index, followed by law firm Pinsent Masons and J.P. Show More Summary
Six British nationals have been killed and several more injured in a road crash in Saudi Arabia, Britain's foreign ministry said on Thursday. "We are supporting the families of six British people who have sadly died following a road accident in Saudi Arabia," a Foreign Office spokeswoman said. Show More Summary
Pig producers in Great Britain are worried about a shortage of skilled, experienced labourers after Brexit. For the National Pig Assocation, retaining sufficient access to EU labour remains one of the top Brexit priorities.
Jan 19 (Gracenote) - Scores from the European Tour Abu Dhabi Championship at the par-72 course on Thursday in Abu Dhabi -8 Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 64 -6 Martin Kaymer (Germany) 66 Oliver Fisher (Britain) 66 Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Thailand)...Show More Summary
The City's banks realized before the public that Britain was heading for a hard Brexit—and they will be looking to recoup their losses.
Taking an interest in someone's work because they have passed away is a shamefaced admission to have to make. However, I had been meaning to read Anthony King's Who Governs Britain? for some time. My copy arrived today. Tony did speak...Show More Summary
France has no intention of "punishing" Britain over Brexit, the French foreign minister said Thursday in response to comments from his British counterpart Boris Johnson.
Amanda Holden made quite an announced and impressive entrance to the auditions of this year edition of “Britain’s Got Talent”, as she strutted her stuff down the red carpet, braless, she found that it was not at all difficult for her to turn some gawking heads. Show More Summary
It's not easy being a rail passenger in Britain. In recent months, London and south-east England have regularly ground to a halt in a series of rail and Underground strikes, disrupting the lives of millions.
So Guy Verhofstadt tells us that the EU is not out to punish the UK (or ‘Britain’ if you still think we’re all the same). We, if we are paying attention to Article 8 of the Lisbon Treaty, the EU cannot had out what the British Foreign Minister so crassly refers to as a punishment beating: The more...