Frank Langfitt

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French Workers In Calais Throw Support Behind Marine Le Pen

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Factory workers in the French port city of Calais have been battered by globalization and surrounded by migrants. Some say they will break with tradition and vote for anti-immigration, anti-European Union presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.

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Tillerson Talks NATO Spending In Brussels

Friday, March 31, 2017

At NATO headquarters in Brussels Friday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed other members of the security alliance to contribute more money to it.

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Rex Tillerson Meets With NATO Leaders In Attempt To Mend Fences

Thursday, March 30, 2017

After deciding to skip a meeting of NATO foreign ministers, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to Brussels for a NATO meeting and to calm fears about the Trump administration's commitments to key European institutions that have helped support peace and prosperity on the continent for decades. Trump has had harsh words for both the European Union and NATO officials.

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With Brexit Triggered, Uncertainty Continues Over What's To Come

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The British are known for understatement, but political observers speak of Brexit in superlatives. They say it could prove transformational for the country – either for good or ill.

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British Prime Minister Triggers U.K.'s Exit From European Union

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May has kicked off the two-year process to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union.

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U.K. Prime Minister Begins Process To Leave European Union

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May is officially triggering Article 50, the process of extricating the U.K. from the European Union.

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Scottish Parliament Pushes For New Independence Referendum

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Scottish Parliament is expected to demand a second referendum on independence from the United Kingdom on Tuesday. Supporters want the vote to be in 2019 or 2020, just as Brexit negotiations are due to reach their final stage.

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London Attacker Resided In U.K. Hotbed For Extremism

Friday, March 24, 2017

Khalid Masood, who attacked Britain's parliament this week, lived in a three-story, red brick townhouse with his family in Birmingham, which analysts say has been a hotspot for Islamist terrorism in the United Kingdom.

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Police Identify Suspect In Deadly London Attack

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Police have indentified the man believed to have carried out a deadly attack near the U.K. Parliament in London on Wednesday.

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Police Make Arrests In Connection To London Attack

Thursday, March 23, 2017

We have the latest on the attack British police describe as a terrorist incident, in which a man killed two civilians and a police officer before being shot to death in London Wednesday.

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At Least 4 Dead, 20 Injured After Attack In London

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

At least four people are dead and 20 others injured after an attack mid-day Wednesday in the heart of London. Police say the dead include a police officer and the suspected assailant.

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U.K. House Of Commons Locked Down After Westminster Bridge Incident

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Police descended on the Parliament grounds after reports that a car struck pedestrians on Westminster Bridge. Witnesses say a man went on the attack by Parliament's gates. This is a developing story.

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Scotland Debates Independence From The U.K.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

On Wednesday, the Scottish Parliament is debating asking for a second referendum on independence from the U.K., after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union last year.

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Martin McGuinness, Irish Rebel Turned Politician, Dies At 66

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Martin McGuinness never tried to hide that he had been a commander of the Irish Republican Army — classified as a terrorist organization by the British, Irish and U.S. governments.

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British Government Denies Wiretapping Trump Campaign

Friday, March 17, 2017

The United Kingdom government says claims by President Trump's spokesman, Sean Spicer, that Britain spied on the Trump campaign are ridiculous and should be ignored.

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In Dutch Vote, First Of 3 Key European Elections, Populism Takes Second Place

Thursday, March 16, 2017

"I was afraid [Geert] Wilders would win and after Trump and after Brexit, we were going to be the next polarized country," says a voter in The Hague. Talks have begun to form a coalition government.

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Early Results Show Dutch Reject Nationalist Candidate Geert Wilders

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte claims a parliamentary election victory over anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, and his brand of ethno-nationalism.

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Polls Open In Closely Watched Dutch Elections

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Voters in the Netherlands are going to the polls after an election campaign dominated by issues of identity and immigration. It's seen as a potential test of the power of populism in Europe.

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Making Sense Of The Dutch Election — And The Role Geert Wilders May Play

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Wednesday's election may be political populism's next big test. Wilders' right-wing Freedom Party has led in polls — until recently. Two political analysts put his potential impact in context.

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European Leaders Fear Rise Of Populist Candidates

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The mood in Brussels ranges from deep concern to outright fear as the European Union faces a critical U.S. president and upcoming votes in the Netherlands and France, where populists are campaigning to leave the EU.

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