Brexit Vote Prompts Talk of a UK Breakup
Brexit could now threaten the unity of the United Kingdom as Scotland and Northern Ireland raise the prospect of holding their own referendums to leave the U.K. The option of an independence referendum for Scotland is "on the table,” Scottish Minister Nicola Sturgeon said today, speaking shortly
‘End of a World': Leaders Express A Grim Reality Over Brexit Vote
World leaders reacted swiftly to the United Kingdom 's historic vote to leave the European Union , with many expressing deep concern and uncertainty over the referendum. French President Francois Hollande said this morning he will meet with Italian Premier Matteo Renzi and German Chancellor Angela
British PM David Cameron Announces He Will Resign, Says UK Needs 'Fresh Leadership'
British Prime Minister David Cameron announced this morning that he will step down as prime minister in the fall, saying the country needs "fresh leadership." His announcement follows U.K. voters' historic decision by referendum to leave the European Union . He said he will continue as prime
Brexit: Leave Is in the Lead as More Than 95% of Results Have Been Declared
As more than 95 percent of the results have been declared, the Leave campaign is leading in the crucial referendum on whether the United Kingdom will stay in the European Union or leave. The Leave campaign is leading with about 52 percent of the votes so far against Remain's about 48 percent -- but
British Parliament Member Joanne Cox Killed in Gun, Stabbing Attack
A British member of Parliament was killed in a broad daylight shooting and stabbing after a town hall meeting at a library in West Yorkshire, England. "Jo Cox, MP for Batley and Spenborough, was attacked and fatally wounded on Market Street," temporary Chief Constable Dee Collins told a news
Pope Francis Visits 9/11 Memorial in NYC
The pontiff prayed at the site memorializing the tragedy that unfolded in lower Manhattan.
Joan Rivers' Private Life Marked By Joy, Tragedy
Part 4: As Rivers' career was taking off, she lost her husband and struggled to reconnect with her daughter.
Dolphins Protect Long-Distance Swimmer From Shark
A long-distance swimmer seeking to become the first British man to complete the Ocean’s Seven, a group of seven long-distance swims around the world, was protected on his journey by a pod of dolphins who scared off a shark, according to the swimmer’s support team....
Today in Pictures: Indian Welder, Gibraltar Rescue, London Zip Line
A worker welds a machine part at the Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company plant in Kharagpur, India, Dec. 4, 2012. The Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery Company is a joint venture of Tata Motors and Hitachi Construction Machinery, which produces cost effective construction equipment for ...
The Global News Quiz - May 14-18
QUESTIONS 1) What is meant by the term “Grexit”? 2) What group was blamed for the slaughter of 49 people whose headless, handless bodies were recovered near a highway that leads from Monterrey, Mexico to the South Texas border? 3) Why did a car crash...