Friday, 24 November 2017

Tag Archives: Theresa May

Dozens arrested after immigration raids of nail bars

LONDON: Dozens of people have been arrested in a crackdown on nail bars suspected of committing immigration offences. A total of 97 people were arrested, while businesses were warned they could face fines of up to £20,000 per illegal worker. Some 14 people were also identified as potentially being at risk of ...

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UK in pictures 2016

In January, singer David Bowie, one of the most influential musicians of his era, died of cancer at the age of 69. Fans laid flowers in the singer’s memory at a mural in Brixton and some months later the council announced it was to be listed to ensure its long-term ...

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Theresa May urges Britons to unite in first Christmas message

LONDON: Theresa May has used her first Christmas message as Prime Minister to call on British people to “come together” after a year of divisions over the Brexit referendum. Mrs May said it is important to “unite our country” as Britain seeks a “bold” new role on the world stage outside ...

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Britain’s May urges ‘smooth and orderly’ Brexit

BRUSSELS: British Prime Minister Theresa May urged her EU counterparts to make Brexit “as smooth and orderly… as possible” as they prepared to discuss the process at a dinner without her. “We want that to be as smooth and orderly a process as possible. It is not just in our ...

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EU nationals applying for permanent UK residency has tripled

LONDON: European citizens seeking permanent residence in the UK has tripled in a year, as EU nationals seek to guarantee their status in the wake of growing uncertainty around their future. The number of applications being processed stood at 37,618 in June 2015. In July 2016 it was almost 100,000. ...

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PM Theresa May signals £2bn a year science funding increase

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled plans to invest an extra £2bn a year in science by 2020. The promised money will be for emerging fields of research in which the UK excels, such as robotics, artificial intelligence and biotech. The investment is part of an industrial strategy the ...

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Theresa arrives for talks with Obama and EU leaders

BERLIN: Theresa May has arrived for talks with European leaders and outgoing US president Barack Obama in Berlin. The prime minister was greeted by Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, who is hosting the talks. European leaders are meeting to discuss a range of global issues, in particular the threat posed ...

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