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.”
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Good Friday Agreement came into force in December 1998 when Northern Ireland’s politicians took their seats at the assembly in Stormont, but it would not be plain sailing from this point on.
“Mr Tusk is behaving like a cuckolded husband who is taking it out on the children,” Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo.
“As ever, the UK remains implacable and rock-like in our support for Gibraltar,” British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wrote on Twitter.
Forty-four years ago UK joined EU. Nine months ago voters opted to leave in a national referendum. Britain seeks to regain sovereignty. Continue reading.
Brexit has begun, with Britain formally filing Article 50, a letter to the European Union giving notice of the United Kingdom’s intention to leave the EU.
“Scotland, like the rest of the UK, stands at a crossroads,” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the Edinburgh assembly at the start of Tuesday’s debate.
“It will simply not be acceptable for the UK government to stand as a roadblock to the democratically expressed will of this parliament,” said Sturgeon.
Brexit: United Kingdom has informed European Council President Donald Tusk’s office of May’s intention, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said..
Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Wales on Monday to engage with nations of United Kingdom before she launches Britain’s departure from European Union.
Sturgeon will press on with plans to hold a new Scottish independence referendum as announced earlier this week, and expects to get authorization from the devolved parliament on Wednesday to seek a new vote once the terms for Brexit are clear but before Britain leaves the EU.
“Our Plan for Britain is a plan for a brighter future,” UK Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Northern Ireland, the only part of UK with a land border with EU, is seen as the region most exposed to the economic and political fallout from Brexit.
Scotland joined England in a political union in 1707. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon demanded new independence referendum be held in 2018 or 2019.
“If Scotland is to have real choice that choice must be between autumn of next year 2018, and spring of 2019,” Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said.
“Everything has changed and we enter into a new political landscape from Monday,” Mairtin O’Muilleoir of Sinn Fein told national Irish broadcaster RTE.
“Let us now move forward with hope, hope that civility can return to our politics,” outgoing first minister Arlene Foster of the DUP told supporters.
“We all know that SNP will never stop twisting the truth and distorting reality in effort to denigrate our United Kingdom,” British PM Theresa May said
Osinbajo has been pulling his weight in the absence of the president. Below are seven actions that he has taken since he became acting president.
Kezia Dugdale told a meeting at the party conference in Aberdeen she could “not imagine” leading Scottish Labour into a joint campaign with the Conservatives like the 2014 “Better Together” campaign which defended the union, a Scottish Labour official said.