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UK govt survives no-confidence vote by tiny margin

UK govt survives no-confidence vote by tiny margin

London, British Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in the House of Commons on Wednesday, averting any immediate risk of an early general election. The vote of no-confidence, put forward by the main opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, was lost by 325 votes to 306. It meant the[Read More…]

UK PM Theresa May expresses regret over Jallianwala Bagh massacre

UK MP quits in protest at May’s Brexit deal: Report

London: The UK’s minister for universities and science Sam Gyimah has resigned in protest at Theresa May’s Brexit deal, it was reported here on Friday. Local newspaper The Daily Telegraph reported that Gyimah called the Brexit deal “naive” and said any deal struck with Brussels will be “EU first”, reports[Read More…]

May names Steve Barclay as new Brexit Secretary

London: UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday chose a replacement Brexit secretary a day after the previous incumbent quit over the Conservative Party leader’s provisional deal on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. Sanctions are coming: Trump goes all Game Of Thrones, warns Iran May brought Stephen Barclay,[Read More…]

UK announces draft agreement with EU on Brexit

London: Negotiators from the United Kingdom and the European Union have formulated a draft Brexit agreement, the office of Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday. A special Cabinet meeting has been set for Wednesday to “consider the draft agreement the negotiating teams have reached in Brussels, and to decide on[Read More…]

Khashoggi murder suspects will be stripped of visas: Theresa May

Khashoggi murder suspects will be stripped of visas: Theresa May

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday cast doubt on Saudi Arabia’s explanation on the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey and said her country would revoke or block visas for the suspects behind the alleged premeditated slaying. May’s comments came while she addressed lawmakers in the[Read More…]

UK Brexit plans ‘pure illusion’: Donald Tusk

London: Britain’s approach to the next stage of Brexit negotiations seems to be based on “pure illusion”, European Council President Donald Tusk has said. Tusk told a news conference in Brussels that the UK was still trying to “cherry pick” its future relationship with the European Union (EU), BBC reported[Read More…]

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