David Cameron

Lawmakers criticize Britain, France over "collapse" of Libya

The British and French governments have been sharply criticized for pursuing an "opportunist policy of regime change" that led to the "political and economic collapse" of Libya in a cross-party parliamentary report released in London on Wednesday.

Britain's Cameron resigns from parliament to avoid "distraction"

Former British prime minister David Cameron on Monday said he has decided to resign from his seat in parliament to remove a potential "distraction" for his successor as national leader, Theresa May.

Report slams Cameron's "gross negligence" for lack of Brexit planning

A parliamentary committee on Wednesday accused former prime minister David Cameron's government of "gross negligence" for failing to prepare for a possible vote to leave the European Union before last month's referendum.

Cameron bows out as May set to become Britain's second female leader

David Cameron left the prime minister's residence at 10 Downing Street for the final time and visited Buckingham Palace to formally resign on Wednesday.

"I was the future once" - Cameron bows out

David Cameron says "I was the future once" in his final bow in parliament after six years as Britain's prime minister, echoing his 2005 comment to former Labour leader Tony Blair.

Theresa May set to succeed Cameron as Britain's leader on Wednesday

Home Secretary Theresa May is set to lead Britain from Wednesday after the ruling Conservative Party elected her to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron as party leader.

Merkel expects Cameron's successor to put Brexit wheels in motion

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is convinced that Britain's decision to leave the European Union will become a reality once a new prime minister is elected to succeed the outgoing David Cameron.

Cameron: Britain could cooperate with EU defence missions post-Brexit

Britain could cooperate with EU defence operations even after it leaves the European bloc, Prime Minister David Cameron said Saturday.

Second Conservative leader vote expected to oust Brexit campaigner

One of two Brexit campaigners is expected to be eliminated in a second round of voting on Thursday by Conservative lawmakers to elect Prime Minister David Cameron's successor.

French, British leaders meet on old battlefield as new rifts open

French and British leaders met Friday at a moment of European splintering to remember the centenary of the Battle of the Somme and pay tribute to their soldiers who shared trenches.

EU leaders attempt to show united post-Brexit front without Cameron

Less than a week after Britain's shock decision to leave the European Union, the first consequences were drawn Wednesday as the bloc's remaining leaders gathered in a show of unity that excluded British Prime Minister David Cameron.

EU leaders exclude Cameron, attempt to show united front post-Brexit

Britain was excluded from European Union summit talks for the first time in more than 40 years on Wednesday as the bloc's other 27 members discussed how to react to London's shock decision to exit the EU.

"For heaven's sake man, go!" Cameron says to Labour leader Corbyn

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn should heed a no-confidence motion passed by his fellow Labour Party members this week and "go," British Prime Minister David Cameron said Wednesday.

EU leaders meet without Cameron to discuss post-Brexit future

European Union leaders were meeting Wednesday in a new 27-member format to agree a common response to Britain's decision to leave the bloc and discuss ways to bolster it thereafter, amid differences over how best to take the project forward.

Oreskovic says Britons can't have their cake and eat it

Commenting on the talks held at a working dinner at the summit of EU leaders, Oreskovic said that Cameron said that migration was the issue that tipped the scales in favour of Britain's exit from the EU.

Cameron set for showdown with EU peers at Brussels Brexit summit

Britain's outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron was set Tuesday to have difficult summit talks with his European Union counterparts over the timing and terms of his country's momentous referendum decision to leave the bloc.

Juncker calls for quick British clarification following Brexit vote

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will ask British Prime Minister David Cameron to move as soon as possible to clarify what course his country is taking following last week's referendum to leave the EU, he says.

Cameron: Britain will not trigger EU exit negotiations "at this time"

The British government will not trigger EU exit negotiations "at this stage," Prime Minister David Cameron tells parliament.

Britain's Conservatives seek successor to Cameron by September 2

A new Conservative leader should be in place by September 2 to replace outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron, the party's influential 1922 Committee of lawmakers said on Monday.

Post-Brexit crises deepen for Britain's two main political parties

Post-Brexit crises engulfing Britain's two main political parties deepened on Sunday as Scotland's leader threatened to obstruct the ruling Conservatives' implementation of Brexit legislation, and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn faced growing calls to step down.

Brexit timeline: What happens next between Britain and the EU?

Britain's decision to leave the European Union has plunged the bloc into crisis, with a slew of meetings called to determine the next steps.

Broken David Cameron's fall from grace

When David Cameron stood before Number 10 Downing Street on Friday to announce his resignation after losing the referendum on Britain's place in the European Union, his voice was full of emotion.

Cameron announces resignation after Brexit vote

British Premier David Cameron says he will resign by October now that Britons have voted to exit the European Union.

Cameron thanks those who opted for "stronger, safer & better" Britain

Prime Minister David Cameron thanks voters who opted to keep Britain in the European Union.

Prime Minister Cameron casts vote in Brexit referendum

British Prime Minister David Cameron has cast his ballot in the referendum that will decide whether Britain leaves the European Union.

Cameron makes final appeals to voters to remain in EU

Prime Minister David Cameron promised "the best of both worlds" as he made his final appeals to voters in Thursday's referendum to remain in a reformed European Union.

Cameron makes final pitch to voters to remain in EU

Prime Minister David Cameron promised "the best of both worlds" on Wednesday as he made his final appeals to voters in Thursday's referendum to remain in a reformed European Union.

Cameron appeals to older voters to reject "irreversible" Brexit

Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday made a last-minute appeal to British voters to reject an "irreversible" decision to leave the European Union, urging older voters to consider the consequences for young people.

Divided voters to decide Britain's future in Europe

Speaking in parliament on June 15, Cameron said his government was committed to creating a "controlled migration fund" that would assist areas with high numbers of recent migrants.

Cameron pushes "tolerant, liberal Britain" as Brexit campaigns resume

British voters should opt for a "tolerant, liberal Britain" and reject a British EU exit, or Brexit, in this week's referendum, extolled Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday, as the campaign to decide Britain's role in the EU enters its last days.

Cameron urges Brexit voters to choose "tolerant, liberal Britain"

Prime Minister David Cameron has urged voters to opt for a "tolerant, liberal Britain" and reject a British EU exit, or Brexit, in Thursday's referendum.

Cameron, Corbyn lead vigil for Jo Cox; suspect linked to racists

British Prime Minister David Cameron and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn paid tribute to murdered Labour member of parliament Jo Cox at a vigil on Friday in her constituency of Birstall in West Yorkshire.

Cameron, Corbyn to lead vigil for murdered politician Jo Cox

Prime Minister David Cameron and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will pay tribute to murdered Labour member of parliament Jo Cox at a vigil on Friday in her constituency of Birstall in West Yorkshire.

Cameron urges patriotic voters to keep Britain in EU

Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday urged patriotic Britons to vote to keep the country in the European Union and protect its economy in a June 23 referendum.

Cameron "worried" about Scottish independence push after a Brexit

British Prime Minister David Cameron says he is worried that a vote to leave the European Union could spur a push for a second referendum on Scottish independence.

Cameron criticized for lack of live debate ahead of Brexit TV show

Campaigners for a British EU exit, or Brexit, criticized Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday for failing to agree to a live debate with them ahead of a referendum on June 23.

Four main opponents more trusted than Cameron on EU, poll finds

Four of British Prime Minister David Cameron's main political opponents enjoy greater public trust than he does on the question of European Union membership, according to an opinion poll published Wednesday.

Cameron rejects Vote Leave claims over Turkey joining EU

Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday rejected claims by Vote Leave campaigners that Turkey could join the European Union in the next five years and flood Britain with new migrants.

Cameron puts prison reform at centre of Queen's Speech agenda

A promise of sweeping reforms of Britain's crumbling prison system from British Prime Minister David Cameron was the centrepiece of the Queen's Speech to parliament on Wednesday.

Trump expects poor relationship with Cameron if elected

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump warned on Monday that he expects to have a poor relationship with British Prime Minister David Cameron if he wins election later this year.

Cameron leads pledge to fight global "cancer" of corruption

British Prime Minister David Cameron led officials from dozens of nations in pledging Thursday to "substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all its forms" following an anti-corruption summit.

British leadership can help EU avoid conflict, Cameron says

Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday said Britain must keep its EU "leadership" role to ensure that Europe is not plunged into a conflict that would inevitably affect the country.

Britain to resettle children from crowded migrant camps in Europe

The British government agreed on Wednesday to take in an unspecified number of unaccompanied children from European migrant camps, bowing to cross-party pressure on Prime Minister David Cameron to do more to help.

Obama meets Cameron, queen after appeal to Britain to stay in EU

US President Barack Obama met Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday after appealing to British voters to stay in the European Union, telling them the United States "needs your influence to continue."

Cameron hails queen as "rock of strength" on her 90th birthday

British Prime Minister David Cameron led the tributes to Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday, hailing her as a "rock of strength," as Britain's longest-serving monarch turned 90.

Cameron vows to "change the culture" on use of tax havens

Prime Minister David Cameron promised to "tighten the law and change the culture" by cracking down on tax evasion and discouraging "aggressive" tax avoidance on Monday, following the British use of tax havens revealed in the Panama Papers.

Cameron faces new questions over 200,000-pound gift from mother

British Prime Minister David Cameron published tax summaries Sunday in a bid to end a row over offshore funds held by his late father, but the documents instead raised new questions about a 200,000-pound (280,000 dollars) gift from his mother.

Cameron on Panama Papers: "I know I should have handled this better"

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday admitted that he was at fault for his widely criticized response to the massive data leak known as the Panama Papers, which linked his late father to offshore funds registered in tax havens.

Cameron vows to publish tax details after Panama Papers criticism

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday promised to publish financial information from his recent tax returns, following criticism of his response to the Panama Papers linking his late father to offshore funds registered in tax havens.

Opposition urges Cameron to "come clean" on link to offshore funds

Opposition leaders on Friday urged British Prime Minister David Cameron to "come clean" by making a full disclosure in parliament on his links to offshore funds that his late father had registered in tax havens.

Opposition demands tax haven probe as Cameron linked to Panama Papers

Opposition politicians demanded an investigation of tax havens on Tuesday after an offshore investment fund run by Prime Minister David Cameron's father was among several British companies listed in the Panama Papers.

Cameron says father's use of Panama Papers lawyers "a private matter"

British Prime Minister David Cameron's office on Tuesday said the use of Panama-based lawyers Mossack Fonseca by his late father's offshore company, as part of a tax avoidance scheme, was "a private matter."

British celebrities urge Cameron to help more refugees

A group of 90 British celebrities, including actor Jude Law and singer Paloma Faith, on Friday urged Prime Minister David Cameron to accept more refugees and help divided families and separated children.

Cameron pledges vessels for NATO migrant mission in Aegean Sea

Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Monday to send a British naval ship, an armed helicopter and three border-control boats to bolster NATO forces in the Aegean Sea, as he urged Europe to focus on stopping migrant traffickers.

Cameron pledges to bolster NATO migrant mission in Aegean

Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday urged EU leaders to focus on stopping criminal gangs from trafficking migrants, pledging to send a British naval ship and an armed helicopter to bolster NATO forces in the Aegean Sea.

Hollande and Cameron seek solution for underage migrants at Calais

British Premier David Cameron and French President Francois Hollande on Thursday discussed reuniting underage migrants at Calais with their families in Britain.

Cameron challenges Brexit campaigners to detail economic impact

Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday called on campaigners for Britain to leave the European Union to give detailed projections of the expected economic impact.

Business leaders warn Brexit would "deter investment, threaten jobs"

A group of more than 100 leaders of major businesses on Tuesday backed Prime Minister David Cameron's campaign for Britain to remain in the European Union, saying a British exit, or Brexit, would "deter investment and threaten jobs."

Britain's security at risk outside EU, Cameron says

"Leaving Europe would threaten our economic and our national security," Cameron told parliament as he presented his case for Britain staying in the EU ahead of an in-out referendum on June 23.

Cameron meets cabinet on EU deal; ministers to break ranks

Prime Minister David Cameron was to meet his cabinet on Saturday after securing a deal to give Britain a "special status" in the European Union, but he faced dissent from several ministers expected to join the "leave" campaign in a planned in-out referendum.

Croatian PM says deal with Great Britain represent great day for EU

Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic has said that reaching an agreement with Great Britain is a great day for the European Union because without Great Britain the EU would not be the EU.

The cornerstones of Britain's EU reform deal

British Prime Minister David Cameron has negotiated a series of reforms to his country's relationship with the European Union, ahead of a referendum on membership expected to take place later this year.

Cameron calls for Britain to stay in EU, have "best of both worlds"

British Prime Minister David Cameron says he is ready to recommend that his country remain in the European Union, following a reform deal which he says will ensure that Britain never is "part of a European superstate."

Britain will have "special status in the EU," Cameron says

British Prime Minister David Cameron says that his country will have a "special status" in the European Union following a reform agreement struck with his 27 EU counterparts.

Britain, EU strike deal on reforms, Lithuanian president says

British Prime Minister David Cameron and his 27 EU counterparts struck a deal Friday on reforms aimed at keeping the country in the bloc, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite announced on Twitter.

Croatian PM confident EU will reach agreement with Britain

Croatian Prime Minister Tihomir Oreskovic said on Friday, regarding the European Union's negotiations with Great Britain on redefining its relations with the EU, that European leaders understood the challenge PM David Cameron was faced with because half of Britons wish to stay in the EU and half want out.

Cameron will push for EU deal, can only accept "what Britain needs"

British Prime Minister David Cameron says he will do what he can to reach an EU reform deal that meets the needs of his country, but won't accept anything less.

EU still in hunt for Brexit-averting reform deal

Negotiations over a reform deal that is meant to keep Britain in the European Union were going into overtime Friday, with EU leaders not expected to be presented with a new proposal until the afternoon.

EU leaders head into showdown over deal to stave off Brexit

EU leaders insisted Thursday that a reform deal with Britain would not come at any price, ahead of "make-or-break" talks in Brussels at which the country's continued membership in the bloc is at stake.

Cameron is "battling for Britain;" won't accept bad deal

British Prime Minister David Cameron promises to fight for a good reform deal for his country, insisting that he won't accept a bad compromise on his country's relationship with the European Union.

"Problems" remain on Britain, Tusk says at end of European tour

A number of "unsolved problems" remain in the negotiations on reforms demanded by Britain ahead of its in-out referendum, EU President Donald Tusk said Tuesday, as he wrapped up a whirlwind European tour meant to win over other member states.

Cameron to travel to Paris amid push for Britain's reform demands

Questions of British demands for incentives to stay in the European Union are expected to dominate when French President Francois Hollande meets with British Prime Minister David Cameron later Monday.

Britain, EU leaders to seek make-or-break deal on blocking Brexit

Britain has demanded reforms if it is to remain a member of the European Union. Brussels has made a compromise proposal, but has yet to win over all stakeholders. Will EU leaders be able to clinch a face-saving deal next week?

British EU deal would benefit other EU members, Cameron says

The deal Britain is seeking with the European Union would be beneficial to other EU members too, British Prime Minister David Cameron said in Denmark on Friday.

Syrian donor conference aims to pledge 9 billion dollars

British Prime Minister David Cameron urged a "new approach" to helping millions of people caught up in the Syrian conflict on Thursday as leaders of some 70 nations gathered to pledge financial support to Syria.

Britain pledges 1.2 billion pounds for Syria and region

Britain has pledged another 1.2 billion pounds (1.75 billion dollars) in aid to Syria and the region, the government said Thursday ahead of an international donors' conference in London.

EU chief to respond Tuesday to British reform demands

EU President Donald Tusk announced Monday that there has been enough progress in negotiations with London for him to table a proposal in response to British reform demands on Tuesday, warning that outstanding issues remain.

Britain, EU scramble for reform deal

British and EU officials were set Monday to continue tough negotiations on reforms demanded by London, with a European Commission spokesman warning that the two sides are still far from reaching a deal that can be put to the bloc's other leaders.

Cameron: Negotiations on EU reforms to continue after "good talks"

EU President Donald Tusk will oversee another 24 hours of talks on Britain's demands for EU reforms before releasing proposals for the EU's response to the demands, Prime Minister David Cameron said after meeting Tusk late Sunday.

EU president to meet Cameron ahead of expected reform proposal

EU President Donald Tusk arrived in London on Sunday for talks over dinner with Prime Minister David Cameron on Britain's demand for EU reforms, with Tusk expected to release his proposed response to the demands in the next few days.

Cameron in Brussels for crunch talks on EU renegotiation

British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Brussels on Friday for talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, days before the EU is expected to issue its response to key reforms sought by London.

Prague critical host on David Cameron's tour to promote EU reforms

Prime Minister David Cameron faced a stoney response to proposed welfare restrictions in Prague on Friday, on the latest leg of his tour to promote proposed reforms to the European Union.

Cameron eyes reform deal at EU summit, but "not in a hurry"

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday said he hopes to reach agreement on reforms during an EU leaders' summit next month but will not "rush it" if he is not satisfied with the deal offered to him.

Cameron announces English language course funding for Muslim migrants

Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday announced new measures to compel Muslim migrants to improve their English skills, saying the move was linked to "building a more integrated, cohesive, one-nation country."

Cameron "heartened" by German conservatives' support for EU reform

Prime Minister David Cameron feels "very heartened" by the support he has received from conservative parties in Germany for his EU reform proposals ahead of an in-out referendum to be held in Britain before the end of 2017.

Cameron uses Bild tabloid to appeal to German voters on EU reform

Curbing benefits for migrants and clawing back powers from Brussels may help Britain remain in the European Union, Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday in an appeal to German voters published by mass circulation newspaper Bild.

Cameron to allow dissenting ministers to campaign for Brexit

Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday promised to let dissenting ministers campaign for Britain to leave the European Union once he has reached agreement with the bloc's leaders on his demands for reform.

How Britain wants to change the EU

Prime Minister David Cameron has promised voters that he will renegotiate the terms of Britain's EU membership before the country holds an in-out referendum by the end of 2017.

EU heads into difficult 2016 amid Brexit fears

The European Union will have to tackle a fundamental challenge to its structure and power in 2016, with Britons soon expected to be given the choice of whether they want to remain in the bloc.

Milanovic: Idea of new EU border guard interesting

Milanovic made the statement at the conclusion of the EU summit on the establishment of setting up a border and coast guard in an effort to save Schengen.

EU leaders to wrestle with British renegotiation, Russia sanctions

The EU will hold its year-end summit this week, with challenges once again expected to take centre stage. From British demands for EU reform to the future of economic sanctions against Russia, the bloc's 28 national leaders have their work cut out for them.