New poll finds the UK public increasingly want a soft Brexit

New poll finds the UK public increasingly want a soft Brexit

LONDON — Support for Britain retaining a close relationship with the European Union is increasing among both Leavers and Remainers as Theresa May moves towards agreeing a Brexit withdrawal deal, new polling has found. The research, by the Policy Institute at King’s College London, RAND Europe, and Cambridge University, followed up on a 2017 study…

The British public now expects a no-deal Brexit

The British public now expects a no-deal Brexit

Britain’s Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab. Reuters LONDON — The public expects the United Kingdom to leave the European Union with no deal, and prices to rise as a result, according to a poll published as Theresa May’s government prepares to disclose its no deal planning. A KPMG survey of over 3,000 people found that all…

The British public now believes Brexit will damage the NHS

The British public now believes Brexit will damage the NHS

LONDON — The British public is increasingly worried that Brexit will damage the National Health Service, according to new polling. For the first time since polling company Kantar Public started quizzing Brits on Brexit, the opinion that leaving the European Union will damage the NHS is the most popular among the public. 33% said Brexit…

Obama made a rare public appearance to deliver a biting critique of Trump’s worldview — without saying his name

Obama made a rare public appearance to deliver a biting critique of Trump’s worldview — without saying his name

President Barack Obama delivered a speech in honor of Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday in South Africa on Tuesday. Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday offered a sharp rebuke of his successor’s worldview as he delivered the 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in South Africa, slamming „strongman politics” and the rejection of intellectualism he…

Royals thank public for wedding support

Royals thank public for wedding support

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPrince Harry and Meghan share a kiss on the steps outside St George’s ChapelThe Royal Family has thanked those who travelled to Windsor for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Thousands of people lined the streets to see the couple on their big day, with…

The British public supports a referendum on the Brexit deal for the first time

The British public supports a referendum on the Brexit deal for the first time

Britain’s PM May leaves a EU leaders summit in Brussels Thomson Reuters A new poll finds the British public support a referendum on the final Brexit deal by a margin of 44% to 36%. A second referendum would have to take place before the UK is scheduled to depart the EU in March next year.…