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Theresa May - UK Political News Stories

“We’re making sure we’ve got a bespoke relationship with the EU,” Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, who was only appointed on Monday after his predecessor David Davis quit in protest over the plan, told BBC radio.

“It’s a credible proposal. It’s bold, it’s ambitious but it’s also pragmatic,” he said.Read More →

Theresa May - Britain Politics News Stories

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government imploded on Monday as Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson followed Brexit minister David Davis in resigning over her masterplan for Britain’s future outside the EU. “It is now clearer than ever that Theresa May does not have the authority to negotiate for Britain or deliver a Brexit deal that protects jobs and the economy,” spokesman Keir Starmer said.Read More →

Boris Johnson

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson quit on Monday over Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans to leave the European Union, the second resignation in a day, leaving the British leader’s Brexit plans in crisis.

“This afternoon, the prime minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary,” May’s spokesman said in a statement. “His replacement will be announced shortly. The prime minister thanks Boris for his work.”Read More →

Dominic Raab - UK News Headlines

Dominic Raab was born 25 February 1974 and raised in Bucks. Dom went to Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham. He studied law at Oxford and for a Masters at Cambridge, winning the Clive Parry Prize for International Law. Outside the lecture halls, Dom captained the university karate team and boxed.Read More →

Dawn Sturgess - UK News

Dawn Sturgess, a mother-of-three has died after she and her partner were exposed to the nerve agent novichok in Amesbury. Dawn Sturgess, 44, died In hospital on Sunday evening. Her partner Charlie Rowley, 45, is still in a critical condition after the couple fell ill on June 30.Read More →

David Davis - UK News in Politics Today

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a crisis in her cabinet on Monday after Brexit minister David Davis and two of his deputies resigned over a plan to retain strong economic ties to the EU even after leaving the bloc. Ian Lavery, chairman of the main opposition Labour Party, said: “This is absolute chaos and Theresa May has no authority left.”Read More →

Theresa May - UK Political News Story

British Prime Minister Theresa May said: “Today in detailed discussions the cabinet has agreed our collective position for the future of our negotiations with the EU. Next week we will be publishing a white paper which will set out more details of how we will be taking back control of our money, laws and borders. Now we must all move at pace to negotiate our proposal with the EU.”Read More →

Theresa May - UK POLITICS HEADLINE - EUROPE NEWS

The proposal Theresa May is presenting Friday — dubbed a “facilitated customs arrangement” — calls for the U.K. to use technology at its borders to determine whether goods are bound for Britain or the EU, and charge the appropriate tariffs. It would also commit Britain to keeping its regulations closely aligned to those of the EU for trade in goods and agricultural productions — but not in services, which accounts for the bulk of Britain’s economy.Read More →

Jeremy Corbyn - UK LABOUR PARTY NEWS

Corbyn, visiting the Netherlands for talks with Dutch Labour Party leader Lodewijk Asscher, also criticised British Prime Minister Theresa May for failing to clinch an agreement with the European Union on future ties after Brexit. “If our parties look like just another part of the establishment… they will be rejected and the fake populists and migrant-baiters of the far right will fill the gap,” Corbyn said at his meeting with Asscher. Read More →