Frank Langfitt appears in the following:
Friday, October 14, 2016
British politicians are trying to reverse a sharp drop in the value of the British pound as the Scottish National Party threatens another referendum on independence.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Two recent drug deaths have prompted the closing of Fabric, a famed London dance club. Even London's mayor complained about the closure as the city tries to save its night life.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Since the U.K. voted to leave the European Union last June, the value of the pound has fallen 16 percent — making the U.K. relatively cheap for foreign tourists, but bad news for British consumers.
Monday, October 10, 2016
European embassies in United Kingdom logged dozens of incidents of suspected hate crime and abuse against their citizens after the Brexit vote, according to figures obtained by
The Guardian. The newspaper said the vast majority of victims were from Eastern Europe, and Poles were targeted more than all other nationalities combined.
Thursday, October 06, 2016
British Prime Minister Theresa May has prioritized controlling immigration, which leaves the U.K. facing the challenge of striking new trade deals without experienced negotiators.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Angela Gui, a history student at Britain's University of Warwick, became a human rights campaigner after her father — a Hong Kong bookseller — was abducted and held in China.
Monday, October 03, 2016
Sunday's Jaguars vs. Colts game drew 84,000 fans to Wembley Stadium, and they spent as much as $600 apiece for tickets. How did an American sport find such devoted fans in the U.K.?
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
One of the world's most notoriously expensive real estate markets – central London – is now a bargain after the Brexit vote. Assuming you've got at least $5 million to spend.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Thousands of British pubs have closed in recent years. One London borough is trying to protect its pubs by requiring government approval if owners want to sell them for a different use.
Thursday, September 08, 2016
The inflight magazine for Air China warned visitors to London to take precaution in neighborhoods with a lot of Pakistanis, Indians and blacks. British politicians are calling the tip deeply racist.
Friday, September 02, 2016
The European Union ruled earlier this week that Apple owes the Irish government $14.5 billion in back taxes. The Irish government is split on whether to accept the money.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
The U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union has forced businesses ranging from American automakers to financial services companies to ponder their investments in Europe.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
The ruling says Ireland gave the tech giant tax breaks that are illegal under European law. Ireland must recover that money, with interest, the commissioner says. Ireland and Apple say they'll appeal.
Monday, August 22, 2016
The London underground has begun all-night service on Fridays and Saturdays. The city wants to attract creative talent — the kind of folks who want to work in a city that never sleeps.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
A United Kingdom court convicted radical preacher Anjem Choudary, accused of inviting support for ISIS. His followers reportedly included one of the men who beheaded a British soldier.
Monday, August 15, 2016
British Prime Minister Theresa May faces an extraordinary dilemma: How to leave the European Union, while keeping access to the market and reducing immigration. Many wonder how she can pull it off.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Police arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of murder after they say he stabbed an American woman to death and injured five other people in central London overnight.
Monday, August 01, 2016
The United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union sent markets plunging around the world. Five weeks later, they've rebounded much faster than many people expected.
Monday, July 25, 2016
Britain's decision has repercussions for Ireland and the future of the border between the Irish Republic, an EU member state, and Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
The Cabinet member who is best known in the U.S. is Boris Johnson, the former mayor of London, and a leader of the campaign to withdraw Britain from the European Union. He's the new foreign secretary.