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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Sets For ‘Hard Brexit’, Britain Will Leave EU Single Market

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Sets For ‘Hard Brexit’, Britain Will Leave EU Single Market

“I want to be clear: What I am proposing cannot mean membership of the single market,” Prime Minister Theresa May told an audience of foreign diplomats and Britain’s own Brexit negotiating team at a mansion house in London.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Brexit Speech: What People Are Saying

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Brexit Speech: What People Are Saying

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday Britain could not remain a member of the EU single market after leaving the European Union, but would seek an agreement to allow for the freest possible trade in goods and services.

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UK POLITICS: Britain May Change ‘Economic Model’ If Shut Out of EU Single Market: Hammond

UK POLITICS: Britain May Change ‘Economic Model’ If Shut Out of EU Single Market: Hammond

“But if we are forced to be something different, then we will have to become something different,” Hammond said about Britain’s plans to lower corporate tax.

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UK POLITICS: Here’s MPs February Deadline to Theresa May On Brexit

UK POLITICS: Here’s MPs February Deadline to Theresa May On Brexit

“The government needs to publish its Brexit plan by mid-February at latest, including its position on membership of the single market,” said Hilary Benn.

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UK POLITICS: Obama’s EU Envoy Says Nigel Farage Misleading Trump

UK POLITICS: Obama’s EU Envoy Says Nigel Farage Misleading Trump

Anthony Gardner said, “For us to be the cheerleaders of Brexit and to be encouraging Brexit Mark 2, Mark 3, is the height of folly.”

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UK POLITICS: Christopher Steele MI6 Spy Master Takes Center Stage

UK POLITICS: Christopher Steele MI6 Spy Master Takes Center Stage

Steele’s dealings with the FBI on Trump, initially with the senior agent who had started the FIFA probe and then moved to a post in Europe, began in July.

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UK POLITICS: Terrified! Trump Russian Dirty Dossier Writer Christopher Steele, British MI6 Spy On the Run

UK POLITICS: Terrified! Trump Russian Dirty Dossier Writer Christopher Steele, British MI6 Spy On the Run

Christopher Steele 52, former MI6 officer, fled from his home in Surrey after realising it was only a matter of time until his name became public knowledge.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Expects to Lose Brexit Trigger Case, Making Contingency Plans

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Expects to Lose Brexit Trigger Case, Making Contingency Plans

Supreme Court is expected to rule in the next two weeks on whether the government can trigger Article 50 of the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty.

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UK POLITICS: Charlotte Church, Rebecca Ferguson Snub Trump Inauguration

UK POLITICS: Charlotte Church, Rebecca Ferguson Snub Trump Inauguration

“@realDonaldTrump Your staff have asked me to sing at your inauguration, a simple Internet search would show I think you’re a tyrant. Bye,” wrote Church in a tweet she concluded with derogatory emojis.

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UK POLITICS: Britain in ‘Front Seat’ For US Trade Deal, Top Republican Says

UK POLITICS: Britain in ‘Front Seat’ For US Trade Deal, Top Republican Says

Britain will be in the “front seat” to negotiate a new trade deal with the administration of Donald Trump, top Republican in the United States Senate said.

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UK POLITICS: London Should Be Priority in EU Divorce Talks: Lobby Says

UK POLITICS: London Should Be Priority in EU Divorce Talks: Lobby Says

Britain’s financial services sector must keep its unfettered access to the European Union’s single market after Brexit given that available alternatives don’t provide a sustainable long-term solution.

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UK POLITICS: Labour Not Wedded to Freedom of Movement With EU

UK POLITICS: Labour Not Wedded to Freedom of Movement With EU

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will set out his Brexit strategy more than six months after Britain voted to leave the EU in the June referendum.

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UK POLITICS: ‘I Am Not Bluffing’ – Nicola Sturgeon To Andrew Marr

UK POLITICS: ‘I Am Not Bluffing’ – Nicola Sturgeon To Andrew Marr

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show, “… leaving the European Union created a “fundamental question” for Scotland.

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UK POLITICS: Farage Slams Theresa May: PM Lacks Flair, Energy to Deliver Brexit

UK POLITICS: Farage Slams Theresa May: PM Lacks Flair, Energy to Deliver Brexit

Nigel Farage: “I honestly don’t see this Prime Minister has the energy, excitement or the flair to do it. I’m worried and I fear a very frustrating 2017.”

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UK POLITICS: I’ll Set Out Brexit Strategy Over Coming Weeks: Theresa May

UK POLITICS: I’ll Set Out Brexit Strategy Over Coming Weeks: Theresa May

“First of all I will be setting out some more details in the coming weeks as we look ahead to triggering Article 50,” British PM Theresa May said.

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UK POLITICS: Sadiq Khan Says ‘Not Too Late to Cancel Strike’

UK POLITICS: Sadiq Khan Says ‘Not Too Late to Cancel Strike’

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: “I have instructed London Transport to continue negotiating and we will be available all weekend to try and resolve this dispute.”

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UK POLITICS: Israel Apologises Over Embassy Worker’s Vow to ‘Take Down’ Alan Duncan

UK POLITICS: Israel Apologises Over Embassy Worker’s Vow to ‘Take Down’ Alan Duncan

“The Embassy of Israel rejects the remarks concerning Minister Duncan, which are completely unacceptable,” a spokesman said in a statement.

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UK POLITICS: It’s ‘National Scandal’ NHS is in ‘Humanitarian Crisis’: Corbyn Says

UK POLITICS: It’s ‘National Scandal’ NHS is in ‘Humanitarian Crisis’: Corbyn Says

Jeremy Corbyn: “I am demanding the prime minister comes to House of Commons and sets out to the British people how she plans to fix her failure on the NHS.”

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UK POLITICS: Conservative Party Donor to Cut Funds If Single Market Access Lost

UK POLITICS: Conservative Party Donor to Cut Funds If Single Market Access Lost

“I would find it impossible under those circumstances to keep donating to Conservative Party should it back leaving the single market,” Andrew Cook said.

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UK POLITICS: 20 January: Farage Will Attend Trump Inauguration

UK POLITICS: 20 January: Farage Will Attend Trump Inauguration

Leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage will attend U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration this month. Farage says, “I certainly am, I can’t wait.”

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