Saturday, 27 May 2017

Tag Archives: Theresa May

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 A petition to Parliament calling for the invite to be withdrawn has amassed more than 1.8 million signatures as of Sunday, far surpassing the 100,000 signatures needed ...

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Trump to speak with May – White House

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WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May will speak in a call scheduled for later on Tuesday, the White House said. The White House gave no other details about the discussion, scheduled for 11:30 a.m. (1630 GMT). The call comes after the two leaders met in Washington ...

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PM Theresa May condemns ‘honour killing’ of Samia Shahid

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LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has condemned the murder of British Pakistani Samia Shahid who lost her life to an ‘honour-killing’ incident, and said that her support is with the victim’s husband. She made the comments during a question answer session in the parliament before a full house. The 28-year-old ...

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London’s Mayor Khan to tell US envoy: travel ban cruel, prejudiced

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LONDON: The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will tell the top U.S. diplomat in Britain on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from a list of Muslim nations is prejudiced and will hurt rather than improve U.S. security. Mr. Khan, Britain’s most prominent Muslim politician, will make ...

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