About: Queen Elizabeth

Economy & Jobs 06-11-2017

‘Paradise Papers’ embarrass US trade chief, Queen Elizabeth, and counting

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on Sunday (5 November) released The Paradise Papers, a global investigation that reveals the offshore activities of some of the world’s most powerful people and companies.
Brexit 23-06-2017

Tweets of the Week: Brexit talks, the Queen’s hat, Gabriel’s hearing, and Gare Centrale

We’re featuring, you guessed it, Brexit talks. Also the Queen’s hat, I mean speech, the new Commissioner designate’s hearing, and the Gare Centrale attack.
Brexit 14-03-2017

SNP Brexit minister: There is no such thing as a UK ‘single market’

On the day Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced a new referendum on independence, EURACTIV.com quizzed the SNP's Brexit minister in Brussels on whether Scotland could actually rejoin the EU and why pro-independence polls hadn't budged since the Brexit vote in June.
Brexit 22-11-2016

Trump backs Farage as British ambassador to US

Donald Trump has tweeted today (22 November) that Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage "would do a great job" as British ambassador to the US, in the latest unorthodox intervention by the president-elect.
Brexit 29-09-2016

UK ‘consistently waters down’ reforms of EU farming subsidies

The UK government could have stopped wealthy landowners including aristocrats and a Saudi racehorse owner receiving hundreds of thousands of pounds from the EU’s common agricultural policy, the European commission has said.
Languages & Culture 28-06-2016

‘I’m still alive’ jokes Queen Elizabeth on Northern Ireland visit

"I'm still alive," quipped the British monarch Queen Elizabeth yesterday (27 June) when asked about her health, in her first round of public engagements since Britain voted to leave the European Union.
Brexit 19-05-2016

Queen’s speech overshadowed by EU sovereignty row

Queen Elizabeth unveiled plans by British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday (18 May) to overhaul prisons and help the poor under a social reform agenda he hopes to press after a referendum on European Union membership.
Brexit 18-05-2016

Watchdog condemns Sun’s misleading ‘Queen Backs Brexit’ headline

Britain's press regulator ruled Wednesday (18 May) that The Sun newspaper was "misleading" in suggesting that Queen Elizabeth II backs leaving the EU in next month's referendum - although the tabloid stood by its story.
Development Policy 11-05-2016

Cameron caught on camera naming ‘fantastically corrupt countries’

British Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on camera telling Queen Elizabeth yesterday (10 May) that leaders of some "fantastically corrupt" countries, including Nigeria and Afghanistan, were due to attend his anti-corruption summit.
Global Europe 26-04-2016

Obama says Putin undermines EU unity

US President Barack Obama said yesterday (25 April) that his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is trying to undermine European unity, which he sees as a threat.
Brexit 22-04-2016

Obama: EU membership magnifies Britain’s world status

US President Barack Obama wasted no time in plunging into Britain's poisonous EU membership debate today (22 April), arguing strongly against a "Brexit" as he kicked off a visit to the UK.
Brexit 10-09-2015

Will anyone speak up for Europe in Britain?

Since David Cameron's electoral victory in May and his announcement of an in-out referendum on the EU, Queen Elizabeth has been the only senior British leader to speak out for European unity, writes Denis MacShane.
Brexit 27-05-2015

Queen Elizabeth paves way for Cameron’s EU referendum plan

Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Wedensday (27 May) set in motion Prime Minister David Cameron's plans for a European Union membership referendum on Wednesday as he faced pressure to explain when it will be held and what changes to the EU he wants beforehand.
Brexit 27-05-2015

Queen to unveil EU referendum plan at parliament opening

Britain's Queen Elizabeth will set out the government's plans for a European Union membership referendum on Wednesday (27 May) as Prime Minister David Cameron faces pressure to explain when it will be held and what changes to the EU he wants before then.

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