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UK premier holds ‘productive cabinet meeting’ following government reshuffle

UK Prime Minister Theresa May, on Tuesday, said she had a “productive cabinet meeting” following the departure of Brexit Minister David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

British premier avoids London wipeout in local elections

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party avoided a wipeout in London local elections and eked out gains in Brexit-supporting regions elsewhere, results on Friday showed, denting the opposition Labour Party’s hopes of a big win.

EU citizens urged to sound ‘cry for help’ in UK local polls

Local elections don't usually stir fierce emotions, but for EU citizens in Britain polls on Thursday could be their last chance to impact policy and make their voices heard.

Immigration row overshadows start of Angela Merkel’s fourth term

A scuffle over immigration has marred the first weeks in office of Chancellor Angela Merkel's fourth coalition, promising anything but smooth sailing in the years ahead for the loveless left-right alliance.

British premier Theresa May rallies party with warning to Russia

British Prime Minister Theresa May took aim at Russia at a major speech to her Conservative Party on Saturday, cutting a stronger figure as internal Brexit divisions took a back seat.

Terry Gilliam: Donald Trump a conman, idiot

Monty Python’s Terry Gilliam could be forgiven for thinking the whole Donald Trump presidency is a joke on him.

UK Labour pressures premier with Brexit customs union call

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on Monday called for a new customs union with the European Union after Brexit in a policy shift that could force Prime Minister Theresa May to change course.

Fresh UK splits as Brexit negotiations resume

Brexit negotiations resumed Tuesday in Brussels as fresh splits rocked British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative party, with one pro-European lawmaker urging her to expel hardline eurosceptics.

Canada votes to make national anthem gender-neutral

The Canadian Senate has passed a bill to make the lyrics of the English-language version of its national anthem gender-neutral.

British premier names new minister for Northern Ireland

British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Karen Bradley as Northern Ireland Secretary on Monday, shortly after James Brokenshire resigned from the post due to ill-health.

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.

Ireland will block Brexit talks on border issues – commissioner

Ireland's EU commissioner said Dublin would "continue to play tough" over its threat to veto talks about trade after Brexit, unless Britain provided guarantees over the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic.

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.

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.

UK government under pressure to publish Brexit papers

The British government came under pressure on Wednesday to publish papers detailing the potential impact of Brexit, after MPs appealed to a rare parliamentary power.

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.

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.

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