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Tag Archives: Theresa May

Theresa May arrives in Saudi Arabia for trade talks

RIYADH: British Prime Minister Theresa May visiting Saudi Arabia looking to secure post-Brexit investment from the UK’s biggest trading partner in the Arab world. May arrived in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Tuesday with economic issues a “priority” on her trip. Last month, May triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon ...

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Britain ‘steadfastly committed’ to Gibraltar – PM May

LONDON: Britain is “steadfast” in its commitment to Gibraltar and will work with the territory on the southern tip of Spain to secure the best possible outcome from Brexit talks, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday. The European Union proposed on Friday offering Spain a right of veto over ...

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Muslim and murderer? No: Sajid Javid MP

LONDON: You literally cannot be both a Muslim and a murderer, Sajid Javid, a cabinet minister in the Theresa May government, said on Monday. His remarks, made at an event to honour achievers in Britain’s Muslim community, came even as Scotland Yard continues to probe last week’s Westminster attack carried ...

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Mayor Sadiq Khan urges EU not to punish UK for Brexit

LONDON: The EU should not try to “instil fear” by threatening to “punish” the UK for Brexit with a bad deal, the London Mayor has warned Brussels. Sadiq Khan says the EU should not try to “secure its future by fear” and said a bad deal for Britain’s capital would ...

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British home secretary visit to improve Pak-UK bilateral relations

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

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

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’

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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