Frank Langfitt

Frank Langfitt appears in the following:

From London To Sydney, Protesters Stood In Solidarity With Hong Kong This Weekend

Monday, August 19, 2019

From London to Sydney, Hong Kongers faced off against patriotic Chinese highlighting a clash in values and perceptions of the months-long protests that have rocked Hong Kong.

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Can U.K.'s New Prime Minister Pull Off Brexit? Here's What To Know

Monday, August 19, 2019

Britain's prime minister vows to bring the country out of the European Union at the end of October — deal or no deal. Here are some of the key challenges he faces.

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Leaked Brexit Document Depicts Government Fears Of Gridlock, Food Shortages, Unrest

Sunday, August 18, 2019

A government source told the Sunday Times, which obtained the document, that "this is the most realistic assessment of what the public face with no deal."

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Britain's Boris Johnson Vows To Leave EU By Oct. 31

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

New Prime Minister Boris Johnson thinks he has a plan to force the United Kingdom to leave the European Union at the end of October — whether Parliament likes it or not.

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The Similarities Between Boris Johnson And Donald Trump

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

At a time of polarization and political chaos, the United Kingdom and the United States are about to be led by two remarkably similar figures. Johnson will take office on Wednesday.

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The U.K. And The U.S. Could Both Be Led By Blunt-Spoken Populists

Monday, July 22, 2019

Both President Trump and Britain's Boris Johnson emphasize national identity, an independent foreign policy and don't seem to mind accusation of being "politically incorrect."

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View From London: Did U.K. Ambassador's Pro-Europe Stance Make Him A Target?

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Kim Darroch resigned as ambassador to the U.S. after communications in which he criticized the Trump administration were leaked. The British government says it is investigating how it happened.

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U.K. Ambassador To U.S. Resigns After Criticizing Trump Administration

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

It's been a whirlwind last few days for Kim Darroch. His emails were leaked and in them he described the White House as being "inept" and said President Trump "radiates insecurity."

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British Diplomat Calls Trump's 'Inept' Presidency In Leaked Messages

Sunday, July 07, 2019

Leaked cables from the British ambassador in the U.S. are unflattering to the Trump administration.

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Members Of Britain's Conservative Party Begin Voting For New Leader

Friday, July 05, 2019

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have been campaigning across Britain. The 160,000-member ruling Conservative Party are the only people entitled to vote for the new party leader, who will also become the next prime minister.

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'He's A Flawed Character And They Do Not Care': The Rise Of U.K.'s Boris Johnson

Thursday, July 04, 2019

The larger-than-life British politician is expected to replace Theresa May as prime minister.

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What An NPR Correspondent Learned By Working As A Taxi Driver In Shanghai

Thursday, June 13, 2019

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Frank Langfitt about his new book, Shanghai Free Taxi. It's born out of a project he started to meet ordinary Chinese citizens as a correspondent for NPR.

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Trump Pledges To Do A Big Trade Deal With The U.K. Once It Leaves The European Union

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Against the backdrop of protests, Britain's outgoing prime minister Theresa May met President Trump in London. He pledged to do a big trade deal with the U.K. once it leave the European Union.

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Trump Meets With May On UK Visit

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

President Trump met with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, the second day of his visit to the UK. Also, London Mayor Sadiq Khan talks about his criticisms of President Trump.

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In His U.K. Visit, Trump Navigates A Strained Trans-Atlantic Relationship

Monday, June 03, 2019

The U.S. president kicked off a trip to London this week in a test of the countries' "special relationship."

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Trump Met By Protesters, Some Supporters Upon Arrival In London

Monday, June 03, 2019

President Trump kicked off his visit to the U.K. by renewing his Twitter war with London's mayor. Now, protesters have gathered at Buckingham Palace where the Queen is throwing him a state banquet.

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Trump's U.K. Visit Puts Strain On The Countries' Special Relationship

Monday, June 03, 2019

President Trump begins a state visit to the United Kingdom Monday that has him wading into Britain's messy Brexit politics, again. He meets Tuesday with exiting Prime Minister Theresa May.

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President Trump Arrives In Britain For A State Visit

Monday, June 03, 2019

President Trump is set to meet with prime minister Theresa May. She is preparing to leave her job amid Britain's Brexit chaos.

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On Eve Of U.K. Visit, Trump Weighs In On Prime Minister Pick, Brexit

Sunday, June 02, 2019

President Trump begins a trip to Europe tomorrow with a potentially awkward visit to Brexit-bedeviled Britain. He meets with Prime Minister Theresa May, days before she steps down.

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High Voter Turn Out For European Parliamentary Elections

Monday, May 27, 2019

Centrists in Europe have lost their majority. After Europe's parliamentary elections over the weekend, nationalist and far-right parties got a boost in their share of power.

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