Monday, 23 September 2019

Tag Archives: Theresa May

Jamal Khashoggi murder in Saudi consulate ‘savagely planned’: Turkey

ISTANBUL: Turkey said that the murder of Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was “savagely planned”, vowing nothing would remain secret in a case that has severely tarnished the image of powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Upping the pressure on Riyadh, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed ...

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May to say Brexit ’95 percent’ settled as MP mutiny fears rise

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Britain’s parliament on Monday that Brexit negotiations are “95 percent” complete but that she cannot accept the European Union’s Northern Ireland border proposals – as she faces down an increasingly mutinous faction within her own party. May has been on the receiving end ...

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Now is the time for Brexit deal, May tells EU

BRUSSELS: British Prime Minister Theresa May said that “now is the time” to make a Brexit deal happen, as she arrived for a summit with EU leaders hoping to unblock stalled divorce talks. May will pitch her vision of how to save the talks on Britain’s exit from the union ...

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Britons allowed forming legal civil partnerships

LONDON  Men and women in Britain are to be allowed to form legal civil partnerships as an alternative to marriage, Prime Minister Theresa May told the Evening Standard in London. It will remove an anomaly in which same sex couples can opt for marriage or civil partnerships, but heterosexual couples ...

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Johnson says supports May, opposes her Brexit plan

LONDON: Britain’s former Foreign Minister Boris Johnson has said he supports Prime Minister Theresa May and his opposition was not to her but to her proposals for exiting the European Union, according to a report in the Daily Telegraph on Saturday. Following a week in which reports surfaced of a ...

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UK seeks two Russian ‘agents’ over spy poisoning

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May said that two Russian military intelligence officials carried out a nerve agent attack on a former spy on British soil, as prosecutors issued a warrant for the suspects’ arrest. Police identified Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov as the men who allegedly tried to kill ...

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Briton jailed for life over plot to kill Theresa May

LONDON: A British man was sentenced to life in prison on Friday over a plot to kill Prime Minister Theresa May by first detonating an explosive device to get into her Downing Street office and then using a knife or a gun to attack her. Naa’imur Rahman, 21, of north ...

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UK PM Theresa May scolds Johnson for burqa remark after outcry

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has scolded her former foreign minister, Boris Johnson, for saying that Muslim women who wear burqas look like letter boxes or bank robbers. Johnson, who resigned last month over the way May is negotiating Brexit, wrote in The Daily Telegraph this week that Denmark ...

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UK warns of danger of ‘messy divorce’ with EU

VIENNA : UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt warned of the danger of the UK undergoing a “messy divorce” from the EU, referring to the prospect of a “ no deal” exit. Speaking to reporters after meeting his Austrian counterpart Karin Kneissl, Hunt said: “At the moment we are heading for ...

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Man, 20, found guilty of plot to kill PM Theresa May

LONDON: A British man was found guilty of a plot to kill Prime Minister Theresa May by first detonating an explosive device to get into her Downing Street office and then using a knife or a gun to attack her. Naa’imur Rahman, 20, of north London, was convicted at the ...

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