Thursday, 14 November 2019

Tag Archives: Theresa May

May hopes Trump’s visit to UK to strengthen bilateral cooperation

LONDON: UK Prime Minister Theresa May is looking forward to the upcoming state visit of US President Donald Trump, hoping it will contribute to strengthening relations between the two countries, May’s office said Sunday. May said that Trump’s visit would be an opportunity to further strengthen the close partnership between the United ...

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Sajid Javid enters leadership race

LONDON: UK interior minister Sajid Javid became the ninth candidate Monday to enter the race to replace Theresa May as premier, promising to “deliver Brexit” after repeated delays. Referring to the drubbing May’s Conservatives received in European Parliament elections, Javid said the new party leader had to restore voters’ trust. ...

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Former Brexit secretary Domic Raab joing UK leadership race

LONDON: Britain’s eurosceptic former Brexit  secretary Dominic Raab on Saturday entered the race to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, vowing to leave the EU with or without a divorce deal. Raab became the sixth declared candidate, joining a crowded field that is expected to expand further in the days ...

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Ardern, Macron host Paris summit against online extremism

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand’s premier Jacinda Ardern will Wednesday host other world leaders and leading tech chiefs to launch an ambitious new initiative aimed at curbing extremism online. The initiative, known as the “Christchurch call”, was pushed by Ardern after a self-described white supremacist gunned down ...

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UK Labour Party says Brexit Deal talks with PM to continue next week

LONDON: The office of UK Prime Minister Theresa May and the opposition Labour Party will meet next week for the next round of talks aimed at overcoming their disagreements over a UK withdrawal deal from the EU, the Labour spokesperson said amid Brexit uncertainty. The fresh round of the negotiations between Downing ...

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May says UK can still leave EU with ‘good deal’

LONDON: The UK can still leave the EU with a “good deal”, Theresa May has insisted. Warning MPs they faced “hard choices” after rejecting her deal for a second time, she said she would vote later to rule out a no-deal exit on 29 March. Battling a sore throat at ...

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Brexit deal rejected second time

LONDON: The issue of when, if and how the United Kingdom leaves the European Union remained up in the air after MPs on Tuesday rejected the withdrawal agreement sewed by Prime Minister Theresa May over nearly three years after the 2016 referendum. The pound took another beating and business organisations ...

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Theresa May accepts PM Khan’s invitation to visit Pakistan

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has accepted Prime Minister Imran Khan’s invitation to visit Pakistan. According to the Foreign Office, both premiers spoke on the phone Sunday evening. British Prime May praised Pakistan’s decision to release the Indian pilot it captured after his plane was shot down for violating ...

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‘Special place in Hell’ for Brexiteers: EU leader

PARIS: European Union leader Donald Tusk on Wednesday condemned those calling for Brexit with no idea how to carry it out, saying he hopes Theresa May now has a “realistic” plan. The British prime minister is due in Brussels on Thursday to discuss ways to ensure Britain’s orderly withdrawal from ...

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PM Theresa May says ‘armed with fresh’ Brexit mandate

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would be “armed with a fresh mandate and new ideas” when she next meets European Union negotiators over her Brexit deal. EU officials have insisted that the deal – rejected by British lawmakers – is not open for renegotiation. But ...

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