Frank Langfitt Frank Langfitt is NPR's London correspondent. He covers the UK and Ireland, as well as stories elsewhere in Europe.
Frank Langfitt
Stories By

Frank Langfitt

Steve Pound, MP, pictured at the Rehab Parliamentary Pancake Race 2017. Pancake races are a Shrove Tuesday tradition in England dating back centuries. Oliver Dixon / Imagewise hide caption

toggle caption
Oliver Dixon / Imagewise

The British Celebrate Pancake Day With Sweet Races

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/517779738/517779739" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Scaffolding surrounds a section of the Houses of Parliament in London in September 2016. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Frank Augstein/AP

For Britain's Crumbling Parliament, Renovation Will Be Costly And Take Years

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/516855525/517458961" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A message of "Say no to Trump" is projected on Britain's Houses of Parliament the evening before a Monday parliamentary debate took place on Donald Trump's state visit. Nearly 2 million people signed a petition in support of scrapping or downgrading the invitation. Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

British Parliament Debates Donald Trump's Visit

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/516292246/516292247" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Many Hope Trump's NATO Criticism Will Lead To A Safer Europe

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/515138477/515138478" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

European Parliament Leaders Question Trump's Likely EU Ambassador

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/513196779/513196782" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

British Petitioners Seek To Keep Trump From Making An Official State Visit

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/512592748/512592749" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Trump Has First News Conference With A Foreign Leader

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/512129903/512129904" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Theresa May Pledges To Challenge Trump On Importance Of NATO

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/511851745/511851746" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

President Trump, shown here in an ad for a Chinese magazine in Shanghai, continues to attack the integrity of reporters who challenge him — even as he keeps making false claims. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Tourists To The Austrian Alps Find Snow Is In Short Supply

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/511165555/511165556" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Women's Marches Take Place Around The Globe After Inauguration

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/510986838/510986839" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Demonstrators bear their signs at the women's march in Barcelona, Spain. The Spaniards drew inspiration from the Women's March on Washington, but due to the time difference, they actually hit the streets before the Americans. David Ramos/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
David Ramos/Getty Images

Women's Marches Go Global: Postcards From Protests Around The World

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/510940708/511106148" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

U.K. Independence Party co-founder Nigel Farage visited Donald Trump at Trump Tower days after the U.S. election. Trump suggested the British government appoint Farage to be the U.K.'s ambassador to Washington – advice Prime Minister Theresa May ignored. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Evan Vucci/AP

Trump's Kindred Spirit, U.K.'s Nigel Farage, Will Be An Honored Guest Friday

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/510585942/510628899" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

British Prime Minister Theresa May Outlines Plan To Leave European Union

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/510301344/510301345" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript