Frank Langfitt

Frank Langfitt appears in the following:

European Union Leaders To Review Britain's Brexit Progress

Thursday, December 14, 2017

European Union Leaders will meet in Brussels on Friday to decide if Britain has made sufficient progress in its attempts to leave the EU. If Britain has mad enough progress, the two sides can start talking about their future relationship.


Breakthrough In Brexit Talks

Friday, December 08, 2017

The United Kingdom and the European Union have reached a breakthrough in the U.K.'s negotiations to leave the EU.


British Politicians Criticize Trump For Muslim Retweet

Thursday, November 30, 2017

President Trump got on the wrong side of Britain's prime minister and others on Wednesday by retweeting videos from an ultra-nationalist group that targets Muslims.


U.K. Political Leaders Outraged After Trump Retweets Anti-Muslim Videos

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Political leaders in the U.K. have expressed outrage at President Trump's retweets of inflammatory and unverified anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right group.


Spring Royal Wedding: Prince Harry Engaged To Meghan Markle

Monday, November 27, 2017

Britain's Prince Harry is engaged to his girlfriend Meghan Markle, an American actress. The wedding is scheduled for the spring of 2018.


Tourists Can Now Experience Northern Ireland's Violent Political History

Friday, November 17, 2017

One remarkable tour in Belfast is a walk along the walls that still divide Catholic and Protestant neighborhoods, guided by former paramilitary soldiers who fought on either side of the conflict.


British Researchers Say Russia May Have Tried To Influence Brexit Vote

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Researchers and analysts in the United Kingdom say Russia used thousands of Twitter accounts to try to divide British society before and after the vote on whether the U.K. should leave the European Union. They say Russian accounts sent out tens of thousands of tweets both for and against the U.K. staying in the E.U.


After Avoiding The Country For Decades, Tourists Are Now Flocking To Northern Ireland

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

For decades, Northern Ireland was synonymous with violence from the conflict known as the "Troubles." In recent years, though, it's enjoyed a tourism renaissance due to a state-of-the-art museum devoted to the Titanic, which was built in Belfast, and the popularity of HBO's Game of Thrones series — which is shot along the coast north of the city.


Border Tensions Between Ireland And Northern Ireland Could Rise As U.K. Leaves EU

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

The border dividing Ireland and Northern Ireland has been peaceful and practically invisible for years. As the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union, there are fears that might change.


Britain's Political Parties Adopt Measure To Address Sexual Harassment In U.K. Parliament

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

The major political parties in Britain have agreed to measures they hope will curtail sexual harassment in the U.K. Parliament. This action comes amid a wave of new allegations of abuse within the government institution.


Brexit Decision Takes A Toll On Ireland's Tourism Industry

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The U.K.'s break with the European Union is still at least a year and a half away, but the fall in the value of the British pound had made British tourism in Ireland much more expensive.


International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 06, 2017

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, or ICAN, a group working to establish a global prohibition on nuclear weapons under international law.


British Prime Minister Theresa May Trying To Maintain Control Over Conservative Party

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

May planned to use her speech at the Conservative Party conference to reassert her leadership after a disappointing June election — but her less-than-stellar performance might have made things worse.


News Brief: Trump In Las Vegas, Gun Control, Theresa May's Troubles

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

President Trump is traveling to Las Vegas Wednesday after Sunday's mass shooting. Also, Democrats are pushing for measures related to gun control, and Theresa May's conservative party is in disarray.


Theresa May Under Fire Within Her Own Party

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to her Conservative Party's annual conference on Wednesday, trying to retain her job despite a barely-disguised bid for the leadership by her foreign secretary.


U.K. Police Investigating Explosion On Subway As Terrorism

Friday, September 15, 2017

British police say they are treating an explosion on the London Underground as terror-related.


Asian Bike-Sharing Companies Move Into New Markets With Mixed Results

Friday, September 01, 2017

Dockless bike-sharing that allows riders to pick up and drop off bicycles anywhere took off in China last year. Now Asian firms have expanded to the U.K., but not everyone is pleased.


London Underground Calling: Buskers Audition To Play On The Tube

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Some famous British musicians — George Michael, Rod Stewart, Ed Sheeran — started as buskers. So it's no wonder hundreds of hopefuls are auditioning for a coveted license to play on London's tube.


Security Agencies Faced With 'Low-Tech' Terrorist Strategies

Thursday, August 24, 2017

The recent wave of terror attacks in Europe show new, subtler strategies by terrorists, that create more hurdles for security agencies to detect and prevent.


Spanish Police Focus On Imam Linked To Perpetrators Of Barcelona Attack

Monday, August 21, 2017

Most of the suspects from the two attacks in northeast Spain last week appear to be linked to an imam in a small quiet town in the hills behind Barcelona.