About: Vince Cable

Brexit 16-10-2019

EXCLUSIVE: Johnson Brexit deal must go to people to pass parliament, say lawmakers

Any Brexit deal struck by Prime Minister Boris Johnson will need to be put to the British people in a referendum if it is to pass the UK parliament, a cross-party group of UK lawmakers told EURACTIV on Wednesday (16 October).
Brexit 25-03-2019

A million march in London, demand second referendum

Hundreds of thousands of protesters swamped London on Saturday (23 March) demanding another referendum on EU membership amid political paralysis over Brexit, in one of the country's biggest protests in decades.
Elections 17-08-2017

UK and Germany criticise Trump for failing to oppose neo-Nazis

Of all the EU capitals, London and Berlin have reacted most strongly to Donald Trump’s reluctance to forcefully condemn white supremacists after a woman was killed during a white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville last Saturday (12 August).
Brexit 18-05-2017

Pro-EU Liberal Democrats promise new Brexit vote

Britain's centrist Liberal Democrats launched their party manifesto with an EU flag Wednesday (17 May) and a promise to hold a Brexit referendum, as they seek to win pro-Europe votes in next month's national election.
Climate change 27-01-2017

May must challenge Trump’s ‘contempt’ for climate change, say British MPs

UK Prime Minister Theresa May must challenge US President Donald Trump’s “contempt” for environmental protection and urge him to remain a part of the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to MPs from across the UK’s political parties.
Brexit 21-01-2015

Cable tells Cameron to stop shouting at EU

UK Business Secretary Vince Cable Tuesday (20 January) distanced himself from Prime Minister David Cameron’s strategy for an “in/out” referendum on EU membership (see background) and called for a Digital Single Market to show UK voters the value of the EU.

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