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Theresa May Survives No Confidence Vote

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has seen off a bid to remove her government from power, winning a no confidence vote by 325 to 306. Rebel Tory MPs and the DUP – who 24 hours ago rejected the PM’s Brexit plan – voted to…

16th January 2019

Theresa May Calls off MPs’ Vote On Her Brexit Deal

Prime Minister Theresa May has called off Tuesday’s crucial vote on her Brexit deal so she can go back to Brussels and ask for changes to it. As it stands the deal “would be rejected by a significant margin” if MPs voted on it,…

10th December 2018

EU Leaders Agree UK’s Brexit Deal At Brussels Summit

EU leaders have approved an agreement on the UK’s withdrawal and future relations – insisting it is the “best and only deal possible”. After 20 months of negotiations, the 27 leaders gave the deal their blessing after less than an hour’s discussion. They said…

25th November 2018

Donald Trump And Theresa May Meet in UK Amid Brexit Storm

Theresa May and Donald Trump are holding talks at her country retreat Chequers, following his controversial comments on the PM’s Brexit plan. In an interview with the Sun, Mr Trump said the PM’s plan would “probably kill” any trade deal with the US. Mrs…

13th July 2018

Woman Poisoned By Russian Nerve Agent Dies in Hospital

Days ago, it was reported that two random people were poisoned by the same Novichok nerve agent that nearly killed former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal earlier this year. Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess were rushed to Salisbury District…

9th July 2018

UK & EU Will Not Support Catalan Independence

The United Kingdom said it “does not and will not” recognise the unilateral declaration of independence by the Catalan regional parliament on Friday. This was stated on Friday by a spokeswoman for Prime Minister, Theresa May. Catalan lawmakers in the Spanish parliament had on…

28th October 2017

UK to Ban Sale of New Petrol And Diesel Cars By 2040

Scrambling to combat a growing air pollution crisis, Britain announced on Wednesday that sales of new diesel and gas cars would reach the end of the road by 2040, the latest step in Europe’s battle against the damaging environmental impact of the internal combustion…

27th July 2017

Theresa May To Form a Government To Guide UK Through Brexit

Theresa May has said she will put together a government with the support of the Democratic Unionists to guide the UK through crucial Brexit talks. Speaking after visiting Buckingham Palace, she said only her party had the “legitimacy” to govern, despite falling eight seats…

10th June 2017

UK Election Result: What Does It Mean For Brexit?

So what does the UK political upheaval mean for Brexit negotiations, slated to start in 10 days’ time? And does the hung parliament indicate that a hard Brexit, a softer Brexit or a cliff-edge Brexit (where there’s no deal and the UK simply “falls…

9th June 2017