Politics

Thousands of refugees may enter Britain if it leaves EU - Cameron

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LONDON Thousands of refugees could flock to Britain from France if voters decide to leave the European Union, a spokesman for David Cameron said on Monday, underlining the prime minister's stance that an exit would hurt security.

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From beyond the grave, 'Iron Lady' Thatcher haunts Britain's EU debate 08 Feb 2016

LONDON A quarter of a century since Margaret Thatcher was deposed by her own party, Britain's 'Iron Lady' has stirred a row: Would the hero of Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative party have voted to leave the European Union?

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Cameron rebuked by party members for ignoring their views on EU 07 Feb 2016

LONDON British Prime Minister David Cameron is facing a revolt from among his Conservatives for encouraging lawmakers to ignore their local party's views on an upcoming European Union membership referendum.

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Poland's Kaczynski backs deal with Cameron to keep Britain in EU 05 Feb 2016

WARSAW/COPENHAGEN Prime Minister David Cameron secured the support of Poland's most powerful man on Friday for a proposed deal to keep Britain in the European Union, though an opinion poll suggested voters may still reject continued membership in a planned referendum. | Video

Factbox - What business thinks about Britain's EU referendum 05 Feb 2016

LONDON Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to renegotiate Britain's ties with Europe and then give voters a referendum on European Union membership by the end of 2017.

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Crises spoil Chinese, Russian appetite for luxury London property 04 Feb 2016

LONDON Crises at home and turmoil on world markets may have taken the shine off London's luxury property market for Chinese, Russian and Middle Eastern investors: some are even looking to sell up.

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Cameron says to assert British parliament is sovereign over EU laws 03 Feb 2016

LONDON Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday he would seek to assert the sovereignty of the British parliament over European Union laws as he concludes his renegotiation of ties with the bloc.

EU's Tusk to caution Britain's Cameron on Thur on risks to EU deal 03 Feb 2016

BRUSSELS An EU official said on Wednesday that the European council president, Donald Tusk, is likely to tell British Prime Minister David Cameron that the EU offer to freeze in-work benefits for migrants could unravel if other countries demand the same.

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Top Conservatives weigh leadership ambitions in EU vote 03 Feb 2016

LONDON As senior British Conservatives prepare to take sides in a referendum on European Union membership, some will be more focussed on their own future - and their chances of succeeding Prime Minister David Cameron - than that of the country.

Factbox - EU's Tusk offers reform package to Britain's Cameron 02 Feb 2016

BRUSSELS The head of the European Council, Donald Tusk, unveiled on Tuesday a draft reform package to help keep Britain in the EU following meetings between Prime Minister David Cameron and top EU officials.