Thursday, 23 March 2017

Tag Archives: Theresa May

British home secretary visit to improve Pak-UK bilateral relations

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British home secretary lauds Pakistan military’s efforts ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan and his British counterpart Amber Rudd held talks on Tuesday, which officials described as constructive and meaningful. Rudd said “I would like to pay tribute to the hard work of the minister as well as Pakistan’s ...

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Now is not the time, PM May tells Scotland on independence vote

LONDON/EDINBURGH: British Prime Minister Theresa May told the Scottish government “now is not the time” for a second independence referendum, saying it would be unfair to ask people to vote without knowing the result of Brexit talks. Her comments raised tensions with Scotland, where nationalists have called for a new ...

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Second Scottish referendum would be divisive, hurt economy: PM May

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BRUSSELS: A second Scottish independence referendum would be divisive and cause huge economic uncertainty at the worst possible time for Britain, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday. “Only a little over two years ago people in Scotland voted decisively to remain part of our United ...

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Sajid Javid considers business rates discount plan

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LONDON: Plans to help nearly 100,000 small businesses due to be hit by changes to rates next month are being considered by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid. Out of those, some 25,000 firms face a “cliff edge” under the new revaluation of business rates, according to ratings agency CVS. It presented ...

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Theresa May tells SNP to stop treating Scotland like a ‘game’

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LONDON: Nicola Sturgeon and her SNP government should stop treating Scottish politics like a “game”, Theresa May will declare today (3 March). The UK prime minister will launch the attack against the first minister of Scotland as she addresses the Scottish Conservative conference in Glasgow. “Politics is not a game ...

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Protesters hit the streets again in Britain against a Trump visit

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LONDON: Thousands of people have protested outside Westminster in London overnight as a House of Commons debate raged inside over the decision by the May Government to offer US President Donald Trump a state visit to the UK. Protesters are trying to get Prime Minister Theresa May to withdraw her ...

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Theresa May leading new moves to tackle domestic violence

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New laws to tackle domestic violence will be developed to end the current “unacceptable” situation which sees some areas of the country put more effort into the problem than others. Theresa May will directly oversee work to develop a new Domestic Violence and Abuse Act aimed at addressing a lack ...

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British Parliament To Debate Withdrawing Trump’s State Visit

LONDON: British Parliament will debate on Monday whether the government should rescind its invitation to President Donald Trump for an official state visit. A petition to Parliament calling for the invite to be withdrawn has amassed more than 1.8 million signatures as of Sunday, far surpassing the 100,000 signatures needed ...

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