Tag: Theresa May

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  • France activates no-deal Brexit plan

    France activates no-deal Brexit plan

    EU countries with close UK ties have already begun preparing for its departure on 29 March without a deal

    January 18, 2019
  • Historic rebuff

    Historic rebuff

    As the country’s Prime Minister, Mrs May has widened the rift within her party, rather than address the conundrum.

    January 18, 2019
  • British PM May wins confidence vote, calls on MPs to work together to deliver Brexit

    British PM May wins confidence vote, calls on MPs to work together to deliver Brexit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has called on MPs to "put self-interest aside" and "work constructively together" towards Brexit after surviving a no confidence vote and averting a general election.

    January 17, 2019
  • Brexit after the Commons defeat

    Brexit after the Commons defeat

    She spent most of last year trying to persuade her cabinet to sign up to a compromise Brexit deal that came to be known as “Chequers”.

    January 17, 2019
  • UK parliament rejects Brexit deal, creating mounting uncertainty ahead

    UK parliament rejects Brexit deal, creating mounting uncertainty ahead

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has three sitting days to return to parliament with a "Plan B".

    January 16, 2019
  • Pound holds its ground after May’s Brexit battering

    Pound holds its ground after May’s Brexit battering

    The pound edged down Wednesday after the record defeat of British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan but mostly held its ground as investors consider the next likely developments in the long-running saga.

    January 16, 2019
  • Brexit: PM warns of ‘catastrophic breach of trust’

    Brexit: PM warns of ‘catastrophic breach of trust’

    British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday warned that a failure to deliver Brexit would be "a catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy".

    January 13, 2019
  • Jolt for Mrs May

    Jolt for Mrs May

    Indeed, in an unusual conjunction of the opposition and a section of the ruling Tories, Labour and Conservative MPs have demonstrated the strength of parliamentary opposition to leaving the European Union without a deal.

    January 12, 2019
  • Tasteless Trump

    Tasteless Trump

    Nobody seriously believes in Santa Claus anymore, yet virtually all over the world the myth mesmerises children at this time of the year. Hence it was terribly bad form for Donald Trump to query a seven-year-old on the veracity of the legend ~ particularly on a Christmas-related radio chat show.

    December 27, 2018
  • Brexit tests Japan’s globalist credentials

    Brexit tests Japan’s globalist credentials

    Even so, Japan – a fellow island country which formed an alliance with Britain in the early years of the last century – is nervously watching the eventual course of the roller-coaster Brexit ride, and not just for its short-term economic interests.

    December 26, 2018
  • Year of competing dangerously

    Year of competing dangerously

    Since the great recession of 2008, competition has been a race to the bottom in almost every sphere, but more so in politics.

    December 23, 2018
  • A pregnant reprieve

    A pregnant reprieve

    A confidence vote in parliament is generally provoked by the actions of the leader; it is a quirk of Britain’s constitutional narrative that Thursday’s vote was necessitated by what she did not do.

    December 18, 2018
  • Theresa May wins confidence vote in leadership by big margin

    Theresa May wins confidence vote in leadership by big margin

    British PM tells MPs she plans to quit before the 2022 election, will only hang on to see Brexit through before stepping down

    December 13, 2018
  • Brexit and EU: There are lessons for both sides

    Brexit and EU: There are lessons for both sides

    Brexit is a unique phenomenon in our modern era, which is marked by a battle on three life-threatening fronts: preventing a third world war (possibly nuclear), eliminating poverty and keeping inequalities under control, and rehabilitating the globe’s ecology.

    December 13, 2018
  • A PM on the run!

    A PM on the run!

    The outlook for Brexit is as fogbound as the damp English winter. European Union leaders have let it be known that there can be “no further renegotiation of the terms of the United Kingdom’s departure”.

    December 13, 2018
  • UK-India FutureTech Fest 2018: A display of new, pioneering technologies

    UK-India FutureTech Fest 2018: A display of new, pioneering technologies

    The festival saw a gathering of 200 companies and over 1000 delegates over two days. Various new technologies were at display alongside briefing events and conferences.

    December 12, 2018
  • Brexit: France warns to prepare for ‘no deal’

    Brexit: France warns to prepare for ‘no deal’

    France's minister for European affairs, Nathalie Loiseau, sounded the alarm bells in Brussels as Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May embarked on a lightning mini-tour of EU capitals to beg for support.

    December 11, 2018