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In Britain
June 10, 2017 9:45 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May kept finance minister Philip Hammond in his job on Friday (June 9), a day after she was weakened by failing to win a parliamentary majority in an election. Before the election there had been widespread speculation in the British media that May would replace Hammond ...
In Britain
June 10, 2017 9:40 am gmt |
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The election debacle of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party on Thursday has posed uncertainty over Brexit talks, while the European Union (EU) said on Friday that it is ready to start the negotiation. The EU is “ready and well-prepared” to begin the Brexit negoti...
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June 10, 2017 7:01 am gmt |
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Theresa May is expected to finalise her team of ministers later as she seeks to form a government with the support of the Democratic Unionist Party. Ministers say initial talks have begun with Northern Ireland’s DUP after the Conservatives failed to secure a majority in Thursday’s electio...
In Britain
May 27, 2017 7:36 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May won support from the world’s major industrialised nations on Friday (May 26) for measures to tackle extremism and kept the spotlight off Brexit and its possible effects on world trade. Leaders at a G7 meeting in Italy signed a joint statement to “combat ...
In Britain
May 26, 2017 10:36 am gmt |
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Theresa May will urge world leaders to do more to combat online extremism, saying the fight against so-called Islamic State is “moving from the battlefield to the internet”. Speaking about counter-terrorism at the G7 summit in Sicily, the PM will say more pressure should be put on tech co...
In Britain
April 21, 2017 9:44 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday (April 20) said she would stick to her pledge to reduce annual net migration to below 100,000 a year, as her governing Conservatives put together their manifesto for a snap election in June. May has previously backed her predecessor David Cameron’s...
In Britain
April 16, 2017 7:49 am gmt |
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Theresa May has spoken of a “sense of people coming together” following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. In her first Easter message as PM, she said “opportunities” would arise from Brexit and emphasised the UK’s “shared ambitions and above all shared values...
In Britain
March 10, 2017 8:25 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday (March 9) both Britain and the European Union were ready to get on with divorce talks, but gave little away on when she will trigger the formal Brexit procedure. “It’s time to get on with leaving the European Union and building the indep...
In Britain
March 8, 2017 12:38 pm gmt |
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Britain’s upper house of parliament voted on Tuesday (March 7) to give lawmakers more power to reject the final terms of the country’s exit from the European Union, ignoring pleas from Prime Minister Theresa May’s government not to hamstring their negotiations. The vote, which passe...
In Europe
February 22, 2017 8:32 am gmt |
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French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday (February 21) that her country should not receive preferential treatment from the European Union after quitting the bloc. Macron briefed reporters on their meeting after talks with May at her office, a co...
In Britain
February 19, 2017 8:38 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed to meet the head of France’s PSA Group to discuss its planned takeover of Vauxhall in the UK. PSA, which includes Peugeot, wants to buy General Motors’ loss-making European arm, which includes Vauxhall plants at Luton and Ellesmere Port. There are fea...
In Britain
February 3, 2017 12:40 pm gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday (February 3) arrived in Malta to meet European Union leaders and discuss plans they hope can forestall a new wave spring of migrants sailing for Italy from Africa, but aware that anarchy in Libya means any quick fix is a long shot. May’s attending, d...
In Britain
February 3, 2017 9:26 am gmt |
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The UK prime minister is to urge EU Nato members to spend more on defence, at an informal summit in Malta. Theresa May will brief leaders on her talks in the US with Donald Trump, when he indicated his commitment to Nato. The UK is one of the few alliance members to meet pledges to […]...
In Britain
January 18, 2017 9:44 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Wednesday (January 18) termed Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech as positive for the UK and the European Union (EU) and hoped of boosting ties with India with the help of a free trade agreement. Johnson’s comments came after arriving in N...
In Britain
December 28, 2016 7:42 am gmt |
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly called off a meeting with his British counterpart Theresa May after the UK’s vote in favor of a recent UN measure against the illegal Israeli settlements. May and Netanyahu were slated to meet on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum...
In Business
November 25, 2016 6:33 am gmt |
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Theresa May’s attempt to reform corporate pay and governance faces more challenges from business leaders. A report by the Big Innovation Centre rejects holding annual binding votes on pay and the publishing of pay ratios between chief executives and workers. The two ideas were among the prime m...
In Britain
November 12, 2016 12:37 pm gmt |
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US President – elect Donald Trump Friday invited British PM Theresa May to meet him as soon as possible – and said it would be a “great honour” to welcome her to Washington. The pair spoke about the “special relationship” between the UK and the US over the phone and – crucially – about strengthening ...
In Britain
November 9, 2016 12:23 pm gmt |
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Theresa May has led UK political congratulations for Donald Trump after his US election victory. The PM said Britain and the US had an “enduring and special relationship” and would remain close partners on trade, security and defence. Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn said an economic system t...
In Britain
October 15, 2016 10:37 am gmt |
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Senior conservatives including Boris Johnson will not approve plans to build a third runway at Heathrow, according to Zac Goldsmith. Mr Goldsmith, who failed in his bid to become London Mayor this year, said Boris Johnson and Education Secretary Justin Greening would not back expansion of BritainR...