London headed for tougher lockdown

The UK capital is headed for much tougher lockdown measures within days as London remains the country’s coronavirus hotspot, with over a third of the UK’s 2,626 confirmed cases, at 953. Continue Reading

EU,UK begin talks on future relationship

With Brexit ”done” as far as London is concerned, UK and EU negotiators on Monday begin talks aimed at forging a future relationship – while brandishing red lines that may yet prove to be irreconcilable. Continue Reading

Thomas Cook packs bag, files for bankruptcy

British travel group Thomas Cook on Monday declared bankruptcy after failing to reach a last-ditch rescue deal, triggering the UK’s biggest repatriation since World War II to bring back stranded passengers. The 178-year-old operator had been desperately seeking $250 million from private investors to save it from collapse. Continue Reading

German Chancellor Merkel to host May ahead of crucial Brexit talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host Theresa May for talks Tuesday, on the eve of a crucial EU summit when the British premier is hoping to convince the bloc to grant her a new Brexit extension to 30 June. Continue Reading