Pro-Brexit lawmakers turn back on European anthem ‘Ode to Joy’ at EU Parliament opening

Lawmakers from Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party turned their backs on the European anthem on Tuesday at the opening of the E.U. Parliament -- and promising more to come if the U.K. doesn’t leave the bloc in October.

Trump-backed Boris Johnson cruises through first round of vote to succeed Theresa May

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through the first round of voting in the race to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and as prime minister -- gaining significantly more votes than his rivals. Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday cruised through the first round of voting in the race to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and as prime minister -- gaining significantly more votes than his rivals and taking him a significant step closer to 10 Downing Street.

Boris Johnson launches bid to succeed Theresa May, promises not to ‘kick the can’ on Brexit

Former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson promised not to “kick the can” on Brexit as he formally launched his push to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May -- while showing no signs of pulling back from the colorful and controversial language that has helped win him the backing of President Trump.

Italy’s Salvini eyes international right-wing alliance after European Parliament victory

Italian nationalist leader Matteo Salvini, having secured a major win for his League in the European Parliament elections last week, is eyeing an international alliance of nationalists and right-wingers to challenge Brussels -- but it’s not clear how many nationalists in other countries will bite.

As Theresa May steps down, pro-Trump Brexiteer Boris Johnson is favorite to succeed her

With Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement Friday that she is stepping down from 10 Downing Street, the race to succeed her is heating up -- and the boisterous, pro-Trump former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is the bookmaker's favorite.

Cross-party Brexit talks break down, making May’s departure increasingly inevitable

Talks between the U.K. government and opposition Labour Party MPs on how to resolve Brexit broke down on Friday -- almost certainly dooming Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, and her hopes of staying on as prime minister beyond June. Talks between the U.K. government and opposition Labour Party MPs on how to resolve Brexit broke down on Friday -- almost certainly dooming Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, and her hopes of staying on as prime minister beyond June.

British foreign secretary slams opposition Labour Party’s ‘anti-Americanism’ over Trump visit

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday accused opposition MPs belonging to the left-wing Labour Party of “anti-Americanism” for their criticism of the decision to invite President Trump to the U.K. next month on a state visit.

Theresa May’s Tories face huge defeat in EU elections; Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party surges

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party is facing electoral annihilation in the upcoming European elections, with polls suggesting the governing party could finish as low as fifth place -- as Nigel Farage’s recently formed Brexit Party could emerge the big winner.

Trump says Kim Jong Un ‘knows that I am with him’ despite latest North Korea test

President Trump put a positive spin on his relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un on Saturday, saying he knows that “I am with him” and repeating his belief that a nuclear deal will still happen -- despite the North Koreans firing short-range missiles a day earlier.

Theresa May heckled by her own party members after local election shellacking thanks to Brexit impasse

Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May was heckled by her own party Friday, the morning after a drubbing in local elections that saw her Conservative Party take heavy losses amid an ongoing impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union.

Catholic cardinal calls mass migration ‘a new form of slavery,’ says Bible shouldn’t be used to promote it

A top African cardinal of the Catholic Church, who has been tipped as a possible successor to Pope Francis, blasted mass migration as a “new form of slavery� and has criticized those who seek to use the Bible to promote migration as promoting a “false exegesis.�

EU leaders agree to short-term Brexit delay, granting PM Theresa May a lifeline

European Union leaders on Thursday night agreed to a short-term Brexit extension in order to allow British Prime Minister Theresa May more time to get her withdrawal agreement through Parliament -- a week before Britain is due to leave the bloc.

British Parliament votes in favor of Brexit delay, unclear if EU leaders will accept

U.K. lawmakers in Parliament on Thursday voted in favor of a delay in Britain’s departure from the European Union, just weeks before the U.K. is due to leave -- although it is far from clear that E.U. leaders will agree to such a delay.