Tag: Britain

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  • Britain to invite Trump to meet the Queen

    Britain to invite Trump to meet the Queen

    A formal invitation for Trump to make Britain one of his first foreign stops will be issued once he is sworn in as president on January 20, 2017.

    November 21, 2016
  • Britain to invite Trump to meet the Queen

    Britain to invite Trump to meet the Queen

    A formal invitation for Trump to make Britain one of his first foreign stops will be issued once he is sworn in as president on January 20, 2017.

    November 21, 2016
  • Britain ratifies Paris climate pact

    Britain ratifies Paris climate pact

    Britain becomes the 111th country to ratify the Paris Agreement that came into force on November 4 when more than 55 countries as well as countries representing more than 55 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions ratified the deal.

    November 17, 2016
  • Britain, France snub EU talks on Trump

    Britain, France snub EU talks on Trump

    British and French foreign ministers are to miss special talks with their EU counterparts to discuss Trump's US election win over how to deal with the new president.

    November 13, 2016
  • Britain, France snub EU talks on Trump

    Britain, France snub EU talks on Trump

    British and French foreign ministers are to miss special talks with their EU counterparts to discuss Trump's US election win over how to deal with the new president.

    November 13, 2016
  • Brexit contretemps

    Brexit contretemps

    It is a confusing and uncertain time in Britain. The most vociferous supporters of the Brexit vote, having done what they wished to, are not much to be seen any more though apprehensions about where matters could be leading and the true costs of the decision keep piling up. The British pound has been wobbling …

    November 10, 2016
  • Cameron’s fullstop

    Cameron’s fullstop

    David Cameron has taken the bow. Three months after Britain voted to step out of the European Union, the former Prime Minister has verily quit politics by announcing his resignation from parliament with “immediate effect”. Aside from the change of guard at Westminster, this must be reckoned to be the second major impact of the …

    September 15, 2016
  • EU sets up task force for negotiations on Brexit

    EU sets up task force for negotiations on Brexit

    The European Commission on Wednesday set up a task force, headed by former EC President Michel Barnier, to prepare and conduct negotiations on Britain’s exit from the European Union. Barnier was appointed on July 27 as chief negotiator for the process of Britain’s departure from the EU. Additionally, the EU appointed the Germany’s Sabine Weyand …

    September 14, 2016
  • UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Pakistan

    UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Pakistan

    Condemning the terrorist attack on a Christian neighbourhood and a district court in Pakistan’s restive northwest, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stressed the need to ensure accountability and bring the perpetrators to justice. "The Secretary-General is saddened by the loss of life," Ban’s spokesperson said in a statement. Ban stresses the need to "ensure accountability …

    September 3, 2016
  • World’s largest aircraft crashes in Britain

    World’s largest aircraft crashes in Britain

    The world’s largest aircraft known as the "Flying Bum" on Wednesday crash-landed during its second test flight at Bedfordshire’s Cardington Airfield in Britain only a week after its maiden flight. The 320-feet-long Airlander 10 hit a telegraph pole and suffered damage to its cockpit as it nose-dived into the ground.  The aircraft, designed to carry …

    August 24, 2016
  • Netherlands, Britain in women’s hockey final at Olympics

    Netherlands, Britain in women’s hockey final at Olympics

    Defending champions the Netherlands will play Britain in the women’s hockey final at the Olympic Games after both sides emerged victorious over Germany and New Zealand respectively in their semi-finals. The Dutch dream of a history-making third successive women’s Olympic hockey gold medal remains very much alive after defeating Germany in a drama filled shoot-out …

    August 18, 2016