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Britain, EU fail to reach Brexit deal

Britain and the EU failed to strike a Brexit divorce deal after a dispute over the Irish border scuppered talks in Brussels on Monday, but said they were confident they would reach an accord later this week.

UK premier Theresa May meets EU business leaders as Brexit tensions grow

Prime Minister Theresa May will meet EU business leaders worried about Britain's departure on Monday as a secret letter emerged from two cabinet ministers instructing her how to run Brexit.

British media, critics see crisis for Theresa May after Priti Patel leaves cabinet

British media and critics of Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May, on Thursday said the resignation of a second cabinet minister within seven days had left her government in crisis.

UK parliament sleaze row ‘clearing out’ bad behaviour

British interior minister Amber Rudd declared Sunday that a scandal over sexual harassment rocking the country's political circles was a "watershed moment" that was "clearing out" inappropriate behaviour.

British prime minister’s party suspends lawmaker over ‘serious allegations’

Britain's ruling Conservatives suspended an MP Friday over unspecified "serious allegations", as Prime Minister Theresa May announced a new party code of conduct in response to a growing sexual harassment scandal.

British minister Mark Garnier investigated ‘for asking secretary to buy sex toys’

A British government minister faces an investigation over allegations he asked his secretary to buy sex toys and addressed her in demeaning language.

UK Parliament to restart Brexit bill debate next month

British lawmakers will renew debate over landmark legislation on exiting the EU in parliament next month, following a brief delay in the contentious draft law, the government confirmed on Thursday.

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades to stand for re-election

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades announced on Saturday he would run for re-election in January to continue his efforts to reunite the divided island and sustain an economic recovery.

Theresa May warns ‘ball in EU’s court’ as Brexit talks resume

Brexit negotiations enter a critical round on Monday with British Prime Minister Theresa May saying the ball is in the EU's court, but the bloc fearing her domestic political woes threaten the talks.

Ghost of Margaret Thatcher haunts Theresa May as she fights ouster plot

A devastating election and a high-profile speech strewn with mishaps have ignited a leadership crisis for British Prime Minister Theresa May at a critical time as Brexit negotiators push for a deal in Brussels.

British premier Theresa May is not considering resigning after ruined speech – report

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, is not considering resigning, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing her Downing Street office.

Brexit: I won’t give up – Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa May will tell her Conservative Party, on Wednesday, it is not her style “to give up and turn away” when things get tough, trying to persuade critics she can lead Britain and secure a strong Brexit.

Brexit negotiators clash as talks resume

The EU and Britain resumed Brexit talks on Monday with fresh clashes, dimming hopes that a speech by Prime Minister Theresa May could provide a breakthrough in unlocking stalled negotiations.

Brexit law passes second reading in UK parliament

Britain’s parliament backed a second reading of legislation to sever ties with the European Union early on Tuesday, a reprieve for Prime Minister Theresa May who now faces demands by lawmakers for concessions before it becomes law.

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