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Britain’s Cameron Building Next Conservative Majority

The British prime minister is already laying the groundworks for the next Conservative Party victory.

Fear and Chaos at the Heart of Britain’s Murky Detention Estate?

As British Prime Minister David Cameron introduces a new "immigration taskforce" - an attempt by the Conservatives to reduce net migration from hundreds of thousands to "tens of thousands", inspections of two of the UK's biggest immigration removal centers reveal "the fear and chaos at the heart of Britain's murky detention estate".

German lawmaker says quick EU treaty change not realistic

LONDON (Reuters) - A leading German lawmaker who is a close ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel cast doubt on British Prime Minister David Cameron's plan to change European Union treaties before holding a referendum on Britain's membership of the EU.

The Round-up: Human Rights Act – the long struggle ahead

This week’s Round-up is brought to you by Hannah Lynes In the news Prime Minister David Cameron has postponed the introduction of a British Bill of Rights, the Queen’s Speech containing only proposals for consultation. Director of Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti has welcomed the development: “It is heartening that a Conservative Government committed to scrapping the […]

European Identity: A Crisis of Construction in the 21st Century?

By Chloe Colliver, Yale In 1946, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill called for a remedy to the European tragedy of World War II: the creation of a "European Family". Citizens could share a sense of "patriotism and common citizenship" across a peaceful continent. Show More Summary

A gay-marriage arms race is happening right now in Europe

There’s a veritable gay-marriage arms race happening in Europe this month. British Prime Minister David Cameron, a vocal champion of same-sex marriage, was reelected with an overwhelming majority on May 7 — proving that supporting marriage equality is not a political career killer. The people of Ireland became the first in the world to legalize […]

Cameron seeks to court Merkel in bid to reshape Britain's EU ties

BERLIN (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday in an attempt to gauge how far Berlin will go to keep the world's fifth-largest economy inside the European Union ahead of a referendum on membership.

Stepping Down as Envoy, Tony Blair Likely to Keep Close Ties with Powerful in Gulf

5 days agoNews : Vice News

While the Quartet role was itself unpaid, the former British prime minister has amassed a vast fortune from business deals, many in the Gulf.

Tony Blair quits as Middle East Quartet’s peace envoy

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Former British prime minister Tony Blair will step down from his role as the Middle East envoy representing the Quartet — composed of the United Nations, Russia, European Union and the United States — next month, the U.N. announced in a statement released Wednesday. Blair served as the...

Middle East Quartet Confirms Tony Blair’s Resignation

The Middle East Quartet, comprising Russia, the European Union, the United States and the United Nations, confirmed former British Prime Minister Tony Blair resignation as its representative in a statement Wednesday.

The Economist Gets a Proper Canadian Rebuke

Tuesday night on Twitter, the Prime Minister of British Columbia threw it back in The Economist’s face. Relax Vancouver. I get called boring too. It means things work. Besides, can’t argue with The Economist. They’re experts on boring. —...Show More Summary

Vintage Toronto Ads: Ramsay MacDonald

6 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The British Prime Minister preached peace during his visit to Toronto in 1929. The train that pulled into Union Station around 6 p.m. on October 15, 1929 was eagerly anticipated. The station was decorated with flags, flowers, and plants to greet the world figure about to arrive. Show More Summary

Britain's Tony Blair reportedly to step down as U.N. Middle East envoy

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced in a letter to the United Nations chief on Wednesday that he will step down as the world body's special Middle East envoy at the end of June, British media reported, citing unnamed diplomatic sources.

Tony Blair Resigns from Middle East Envoy Position, Official Says

6 days agoNews : Vice News

The former British Prime Minister is said to have written a letter to United Nations head Ban Ki-moon notifying him of his resignation from the Quartet.

Tony Blair Stands Down as Middle East Quartet Peace Envoy - Reports

Controversial former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has reportedly resigned from his position as the Middle East Quartet's peace envoy after seven years in the role.

Blair to step down as Middle East envoy: diplomatic sources

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will step down as the representative of the Quartet of Middle East powerbrokers at the end of June, diplomatic sources said on Wednesday.

David Cameron Sets Course for Britain Amid Pageantry of Queen’s Speech

6 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

The British prime minister addressed issues including a referendum on European Union membership and a measure seeking to curb immigration.

David Cameron touch-up

Now that it's stuck with him for the next five years, Madame Tussauds in London has touched up its waxwork of British Prime Minister David Cameron: a few more wrinkles, a few more grey hairs. Shown is stylist Clare Galvin poised to brush the Prime Minister's jacket (CLICK).

Cameron’s EU Referendum Battle Begins With Germany and France

UK Prime Minister David Cameron is having to rely on Germany and France to help him out of the political hole in which he finds himself, having promised an in-out referendum to the British people over UK’s membership of the European Union.

UK's Cameron tells EC president that Europe must change

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron told the president of the European Commission that the country needed a new deal on Europe, before he presses his case for reforms to the bloc with other national leaders this week.

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