UK disarray: May to face no-confidence vote by lawmakers

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:15:52 +0000

Theresa May in Downing Street

British politics was thrown into chaos as Conservative lawmakers triggered on Wednesday a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May.

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UK’s May hits narrowing road for help rescuing Brexit deal

Credit to Author: Alexander Magno| Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:59:03 +0000

Theresa May and Mark Rutte

Prime Minister Theresa May says some European leaders will urge UK Parliament to take a Brexit deal, but they give little room for revisions.

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Juncker ready for one more push for EU unity

  BRUSSELS: Greek debt. A refugee influx. Brexit deadlock. Jean-Claude Juncker has not had an easy term as head of the European Commission, the EU executive branch. But what if his toughest year is yet to come? On Wednesday, the 63-year-old former Luxembourg premier plans to lay out an ambitious reform program for his last […]

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Russian ‘military intelligence’ behind Novichok attack, says UK’s May

Russian 'military intelligence' behind Novichok attack, says UK’s May

LONDON — The two people wanted for the Novichok poisoning were members of Russia’s “military intelligence service” acting on orders from the Russian state, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday.

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Queen’s honors for Emma Thompson, Tom Hardy, Keira Knightley

Queen's honors for Emma Thompson, Tom Hardy, Keira Knightley

LONDON — British film stars Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Tom Hardy and Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro are among those receiving honors in the name of Britain’s monarch. The list published late Friday by Britain’s Cabinet Office includes many receiving honors for merit, service and bravery. The awards will be given out by Queen […]

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UK parties divided over Brexit as businesses sound warnings

The Brexit spokesman for Britain’s main opposition party admitted Wednesday that his colleagues are divided over the issue, as British and European businesses sound increasingly urgent warnings about the economic damage the UK’s exit from the EU could cause.

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