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UK politicians brand Saudi arms deal a ‘national disgrace’

Politicians from the UK's main opposition party have called for an end to arms sales to Saudi Arabia, calling the sale of 48 Eurofighter Typhoon jets to the kingdom a "national disgrace".

EU negotiator warns ‘not a minute to lose’ in Brexit talks

The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier stressed the urgency of Brexit talks ahead of a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday, with her government still deeply divided on the negotiations.

Landmark Brexit bill set to clear parliamentary hurdle

British MPs are set to give the green light Wednesday to a key Brexit bill whose turbulent passage through parliament has dealt damaging defeats to Prime Minister Theresa May, but it faces further opposition from the upper house.

British premier Theresa May shakes up government in crunch year for Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May began a major shake-up of her ministers on Monday as she seeks to give fresh impetus to her government in a crucial year for the Brexit negotiations.

Britain’s Theresa May, in U-turn, won’t push for end to fox hunting ban

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she will ditch an election pledge for a vote on reversing the fox-hunting ban following a public backlash.

Facebook, Twitter face deadline in Brexit fake news probe

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter are facing a deadline in Britain to cooperate with an inquiry into so-called fake news in the Brexit referendum campaign, a parliamentary committee chairman said Friday.

European Commission wants Brexit transition to end December 2020

The European Commission said Wednesday that it wanted a post-Brexit transition period, during which Britain must continue to obey EU rules, to finish at the end of 2020.

51% of Britons in favour of staying in the EU

A total of 51 per cent of Britons now favour the country remaining in the European Union, according to a poll conducted by research institute BMG for The Independent newspaper.

No breakthrough yet on key Brexit issue – Ireland

There is no breakthrough yet on the thorny Irish border issue, Dublin has warned, hours ahead of key talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May and top EU officials aimed at achieving progress on Britain’s Brexit deal.

UK premier Theresa May names new defence secretary after sex scandal resignation

Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday named Gavin Williamson as Britain’s new defence secretary after his predecessor Michael Fallon was forced to step down over a sexual harassment scandal sweeping parliament.

UK minister Michael Fallon resigns over sexual misconduct allegations

British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has resigned, admitting that his behaviour towards women had in the past fallen short of the standards expected by the UK military.

EU leaders to make Brexit gesture to Theresa May

EU leaders were set to agree Friday to start preparatory talks on the bloc's relationship with Britain after Brexit, offering some progress for embattled Prime Minister Theresa May to take back home.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, other UK lawmakers could lose seats in cost cutting plan

The leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, and other politicians could lose their seats if proposals to “cut the cost of politics” go ahead, a report suggested on Tuesday.

We can bar people from Hong Kong – China

China said on Thursday it had the right to bar people from Hong Kong, a day after a British activist was denied entry into the former British colony.


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