Former Labour prime minister Tony Blair has told Sky News Theresa May will be Prime Minister on 9 June. He said that Mrs May would win the election.
UK POLITICS: Britain’s Ability to Wage War Undermined Because Arms, Equipment Are Too Expensive: MPs
The committee also warned that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) was still underestimating the cost of expensive equipment such as F-35 fighter jets, despite claims that previous errors had now been dealt with.
Twitter blocked British government and its spy agency MI5 from accessing data on potential terrorist threats in a bid to tackle its “surveillance” plans, according to the Telegraph.
Theresa May claimed a win for Labour would mean a “chaotic Brexit” but Mr Corbyn said the Tories were “strong against the weak and weak against the strong”.
Politics student Peter Marshall said on Twitter: “I’m terrified of the rising scourge of tourism tbh, glad Theresa May is taking a strong stance on it.”
UK POLITICS: Fallon’s Preemptive Nuclear Strike Option Risks UK Being ‘Wiped Off the Earth’ With Nuclear Counterstrike: Russian Senator
“The statement made by UK’s Defense Minister Michael Fallon calls for a harsh response and I’m not afraid of going too far,” Frants Klintsevich says.
UK ELECTION: Britain’s opposition Labour Party will immediately guarantee the rights of millions of EU citizens living in the UK if it wins a June election.
Tony Blair political quote of the day: “I look at the political scene at the moment and I almost feel motivated to go right back into it.”
“In most extreme circumstances we have made it very clear you can’t rule out the use of nuclear weapons as a first strike,” Defence Secretary Fallon said.
Tony Blair said, “I just feel we’re allowing ourselves to be hijacked by what is actually quite a small group of people with a very strong ideology.”
“At this election people are going to have a very clear choice, between a Conservative Party which always has been, is and will continue to be a party that believes in lower taxes,” Theresa May said.
Guy Verhofstadt slammed what he called “an attempted power grab” motivated by opportunism, saying it will be of very little consequence in Brussels.
UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon called MBDA known for controversial arms sales to Saudi Arabia and Libya’s Gaddafi, a “role model” of cooperation.
Argentina and Britain fought a 74-day war over the islands in 1982, which ended with the British side reasserting its rule over the islands.
Britain’s election on June 8 will see some prominent lawmakers stand down, while others are hoping to return. Here is a list of some of them.
“It is the establishment versus the people and it is our historic duty to make sure that the people prevail,” Corbyn told party supporters in central London.
“The European Union, even after UK will be out, will continue to be the first market in the world, the second largest economy in the world,” Mogherini said.
“I believe that at this moment of enormous national significance there should be unity here in Westminster, not division,” Theresa May told parliament.
Gina Miller said her “Best for Britain” campaign would raise money to support election candidates who promised to hold full vote on May’s final Brexit deal.
UK POLITICS: ‘Very Difficult’ for UK Government to Refuse Military Assistance to US in Syria Invasion
It will be “very difficult” for the UK government to refuse military assistance to the US in Syria if they expressly ask for it, British FM Boris Johnson has said, responding to an MP’s question on if he intends to heed parliament’s vote against the incursion.