Articles tagged 'theresa may'

Theresa May condemns Tony Blair's new Brexit vote call 16 December 2018 LONDON - Theresa May has attacked one of her predecessors - accusing Tony Blair of "undermining" the Brexit talks by calling for another referendum. She called his comments an "insult to the office he once held" and said MPs could not "abdicate responsibility" to deliver Brexit by holding a ne...
Theresa May on the latest on Brexit 23 November 2018 BBC - Theresa May has said the UK will not get a "better deal" from the EU if MPs reject the agreement she has struck. She told a BBC phone-in that there would be just "more division and uncertainty" if Parliament voted against the agreement next month. But she declined to say whether the U...
Theresa May on Africa visit - pledges investment boost after Brexit 28 August 2018 CAPE TOWN - Theresa May has announced plans to boost Britain's investment in Africa after Brexit, during her first trip to the continent as prime minister. In a speech in Cape Town, she pledged £4bn in support for African economies, to create jobs for young people. She also pledged a "funda...
Failure to reach Brexit deal looking more likely, says UK minister 7 August 2018 London - Britain is looking more likely than ever to crash out of the European Union without a deal, according to the UK's international trade secretary Liam Fox. Fox put the chances of failure to reach a deal on Brexit at "60-40," placing blame on the "intransigence" of the European Commissio...
Theresa May battles for political survival as ministers resign over Brexit 10 July 2018 LONDON - UK Prime Minister Theresa May is attempting to face down the biggest crisis of her leadership, as she denounced her former Foreign Secretary for resigning over her Brexit strategy and demanded loyalty from the rest of her Cabinet. May delivered a stinging rebuke to Boris Johnson, who ...
UK ministers to meet on Brexit 7 June 2018 LONDON - British ministers will meet on Thursday to try to hammer out an agreement over a “backstop” plan for the Irish border after concerns were raised by the Brexit minister that a current proposal would keep Britain tied to the EU indefinitely. Ten months before Britain is due to leave the...
World leaders welcome Mugabe ouster 23 November 2017 HARARE - World leaders yesterday welcomed the Zimbabwean army's ouster of President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday following days of unrest in a country devastated by economic ruin. Mugabe tendered his resignation letter on Tuesday, halting an impeachment hearing by a joint sitting of Parliament t...