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There are fears that the far right could be emboldened by a campaign against the Hungarian-born American billionaire. Shaun Walker reports from Budapest In 1989 the American-Hungarian financier George Soros paid for Viktor Orbn to study in Britain. Two decades later, he donated $1m to Orbns government to help the cleanup after the red sludge […]

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London (CNN)Britain will take extra security precautions to protect Queen Elizabeth II ahead of her speech Wednesday — a member of Parliament will be held hostage at Buckingham Palace and guards with lanterns will check the cellars at the Palace of Westminster for explosives. Before the Queen leaves for the Houses of Parliament, a member […]

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London (CNN)Britain’s embattled Prime Minister Theresa May’s attempt to lead a minority government starts in earnest Wednesday amid a backdrop of terror attacks and the fire at Grenfell Tower, one of the country’s worst disasters for a generation. May’s own position has been called into question ever since her decision to call a snap election. […]

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On first day of Brexit negotiations chief EU negotiator makes clear Britain cannot dictate timing of negotiations British negotiators have capitulated to key European demands for a phased approach to Brexit talks, agreeing to park discussions on free trade until they have thrashed out the cost of the multibillion-euro UK divorce settlement. Putting a brave […]

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Hours before Petro Poroshenkos arrival, details of the meeting had still not been confirmed with the apparently reluctant US president Donald Trump is expected to meet the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, at the White House on Tuesday but the encounter is likely to be a brief and leave questions unanswered over the administrations strategic importance […]

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The authors lecture to a large audience of Catholic clergy in Malta is to be reprinted, along with a punchy counterpoint response by Germaine Greer A lecture about pornography, which landed the author of A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess in hot water with the Maltese authorities in 1970, is to be published for the first […]

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Despite low voter turnout Frances newest political party is predicted to take up to 80% of seats in major shift for republic France has begun voting in parliamentary elections which are expected to hand Emmanuel Macron a landslide majority, a second triumph for him after his presidential victory and one which should allow him to […]

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Pences office confirmed he retained Richard Cullen to assist him in responding to inquiries by special counsel Robert Mueller Vice president Mike Pence has hired outside legal counsel to oversee his response to investigations into possible inquiries by special counsel Robert Mueller. The vice president is focused entirely on his duties and promoting the presidents […]

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Lubomr Zaorlek, likely Social Democrat candidate for prime minister, says in dark speech that the west has 20 years to reach a settlement with Muslim world An awakening in the Muslim world about the atrocities committed in the wests colonial past is feeding contemporary radicalisation of communities, said the Czech foreign minister on Wednesday. In […]

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