Syrian President Bashar al-Assad rejected calls that he seek exile on Thursday, telling Russian media that he will "live and die in Syria". British Prime Minister David Cameron said this week that Assad could be allowed safe passage from the country.
The Syrian capital Damascus is once again at the heart of fighting between rebels and soldiers loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. Meanwhile, the Syrian National Council, the main opposition-in-exile, is holding a summit in Qatar with other anti-Assad groups in a bid create a larger, united front.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has urged newly re-elected US President Barack Obama to do more on Syria, after announcing Wednesday that Britain was changing its policy and opening direct talks with opposition fighters.
Is Britain saying goodbye to Europe? David Cameron, who is under pressure from the Eurosceptic wing of his Conservative party, has promised a referendum on the UK's EU membership. The British Prime Minister, who vowed to wrestle back powers from Brussels, is stretching the patience of his partners.
The Scots, Flemish, and Catalans all clamour for independence in the name of European federalism. But will breaking away really give them more control over their destiny or just make them more dependent on Brussels?
British PM David Cameron met Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond on Monday to seal the deal on the Scottish independence vote. Salmond's Nationalist Party wants Scotland to split from the rest of the UK, arguing that Scots would be better off thanks to the country's oil reserves. Salmond has managed to get Westminster to agree to a referendum in 2014, and to allow 16- and 17-year-olds to have their say. But is independence what Scots really want?
Is the pain in Spain a foretaste of what France faces? François Picard's panel looks at what it takes to actually create jobs on both sides of the Pyrenees. Also, Netanyahu steals the show at the UN and a story only possible in the UK... the tale of the politician and the "pleb".
Key British ministers survived PM David Cameron’s cabinet reshuffle Tuesday in the first government shake-up since his now-ailing coalition party came to power in 2010. Cameron has promised a slew of economic initiatives in this parliamentary term.
The Olympics may have wound down in Londo,n but officials there hope the profits will keep rolling in. British Prime Minister David Cameron hopes to spin a profit of around 16.6 billion euros off the Olympic legacy in the next four years. Direct foreign investment related to the games has been estimated at 7.6 billion euros, and domestic firms could benefit from future contracts in other sporting events worth around 5 billion euros in total.