July 4th, 2016013 Britain's exit from the European Union (Brexit) is a defeat for social pluralism, and this is a serious problem, according to academics from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Brexit reflects the existence of a generational gap -- the young ones embrace globalised processes,...

July 2nd, 2016014 A Eurosceptic "Brexit Minister" would be the wrong choice to conduct talks with the EU. Former prime minister says that EU talks will require 'serious statesmanship'.... reports Asian Lite News  Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has called for "serious statesmanship" in negotiating...

June 27th, 2016071 Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, former Equality Commissioner Trevor Philips expressed concern over the polarisation of British communities after Brexit Baroness Warsi, former chairperson of the Conservative Party, denounced the escalation of racist incidents and hate crimes, urging "Brexit" supporters...

June 27th, 2016024 Scotland's Parliament could block Brexit, says Nicola Sturgeon Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland's Parliament could attempt to block the UK's exit from the European Union. Sturgeon said "of course" she would ask lawmakers sitting in the parliament to decline to give...

June 26th, 2016022 Europe without Britain prone to accommodation with Russia....writes Saeed Naqvi  By their Brexit vote, the people have administered a punch on the chin of the British establishment, leaving it rattled and dazed. Britons have now joined electoral insurgencies elsewhere in Europe and beyond,...

June 26th, 2016024 Over 2 million Britons sign petition demanding second EU referendum....reports Asian Lite News Over two million Britons have signed a petition calling on the British Parliament to hold a new referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union (EU). The petition, signed by 2,030,840...

June 25th, 2016065 The empire is dead. Britain is a small nation and though an island cannot afford to be on politically or economically. Brexit vote reflects racially motivated, Britain-for-the-Brits mentality….writes Bikram Vohra Colonial arrogance did play a part and much of the United Kingdom, that voted to...

June 25th, 2016022 IMF keeps watch on Brexit, stands ready to offer support....reports Asian Lite News The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, said that following the vote in favour of Britain's exit, or "Brexit", from the European Union, her organisation will keep...

June 24th, 2016028 Prime Minister David Cameron shocked the world by quitting his post today. Following is his full speech at No 10 Downing Street: "The country has just taken part in a giant democratic exercise, perhaps the biggest in our history. Over 33 million people from England, Scotland, Wales, Northern...

June 24th, 2016011 Asserting that he would have preferred Britain staying on in the European Union, US President Barack Obama said he respected the decision of Britons and reassured them that their special relationship with the US will remain...reports Asian Lite News “The people of the United Kingdom have...

June 24th, 2016054 Canada Model or Norwegian? Or Turkish? Britain has decided to leave EU. Now the country is facing three options for exiting the EU and it will also have to embark on two sets of negotiations ….writes Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform One of the most remarkable things...

June 24th, 2016063 Don Flynn, director, the Migrants' Rights Network (MRN), responds to Brexit and how it is going to affect the rights of three million EU citizens resident in the UK....A special from Asian Lite News The vote to leave the European Union has thrown politics into a massive period of uncertainty. It...

June 24th, 2016041 British PM Cameron to step down....reports Asian Lite News Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday announced that he will step down by October after Britain voted to leave the European Union. "The British people have decided to follow another path. So they need a new prime minister," Cameron...

June 24th, 2016035 Britain votes to leave the EU in historic vote....reports Asian Lite News Britain has voted by 52 per cent to 48 per cent to leave the European Union (EU) after 43 years in a historic referendum, BBC reported on Friday. The referendum turnout was 71.8 per cent -- with more than 30 million...