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UK POLITICS: Gaffe! Theresa May: ‘We Want to Lead the World in Preventing Tourism’

UK POLITICS: Gaffe! Theresa May: ‘We Want to Lead the World in Preventing Tourism’

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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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Good Friday Agreement

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Good Friday Agreement

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.

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GIBRALTAR POLITICS: ‘EU Helping Spain Act Like Bully’: Fabian Picardo Says

GIBRALTAR POLITICS: ‘EU Helping Spain Act Like Bully’: Fabian Picardo Says

“Mr Tusk is behaving like a cuckolded husband who is taking it out on the children,” Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo.

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SPAIN POLITICS: British ‘Implacable’ in Support for Gibraltar: Boris Johnson

SPAIN POLITICS: British ‘Implacable’ in Support for Gibraltar: Boris Johnson

“As ever, the UK remains implacable and rock-like in our support for Gibraltar,” British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wrote on Twitter.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK-EU Divorce Takes Center Stage

UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK-EU Divorce Takes Center Stage

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.

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UK POLITICS: Good Morning Britain! Brexit Article 50 Triggered!!

UK POLITICS: Good Morning Britain! Brexit Article 50 Triggered!!

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.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Daily Political News in Brief

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Daily Political News in Brief

“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.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Parliament Begins Debate On New Independence Referendum

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Parliament Begins Debate On New Independence Referendum

“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.

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UK POLITICS: 29 March: Theresa May to Trigger Brexit Article 50

UK POLITICS: 29 March: Theresa May to Trigger Brexit Article 50

Brexit: United Kingdom has informed European Council President Donald Tusk’s office of May’s intention, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said..

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Starts Brexit Tour Before Triggering Article 50

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Starts Brexit Tour Before Triggering Article 50

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.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Ignoring Scottish Referendum Mandate Would ‘Shatter’ UK Structure: Sturgeon

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Ignoring Scottish Referendum Mandate Would ‘Shatter’ UK Structure: Sturgeon

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.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Rebuffs Scoxit Referendum

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Rebuffs Scoxit Referendum

“Our Plan for Britain is a plan for a brighter future,” UK Prime Minister Theresa May said.

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Gerry Adams to U.S. Congress: Support Northern Ireland Stay in EU

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Gerry Adams to U.S. Congress: Support Northern Ireland Stay in EU

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.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Who Decides Whether Scotland Holds Independence Referendum?

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Who Decides Whether Scotland Holds Independence Referendum?

Scotland joined England in a political union in 1707. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon demanded new independence referendum be held in 2018 or 2019.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon Demands New Independence Vote Before Brexit

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon Demands New Independence Vote Before Brexit

“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.

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Talks to Begin After Election

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Talks to Begin After Election

“Everything has changed and we enter into a new political landscape from Monday,” Mairtin O’Muilleoir of Sinn Fein told national Irish broadcaster RTE.

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: DUP Edge Sinn Fein in Election

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: DUP Edge Sinn Fein in Election

“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.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Slams SNP for Independence ‘Obsession’

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Slams SNP for Independence ‘Obsession’

“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

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Pulls Weight While Buhari’s Away

NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Pulls Weight While Buhari’s Away

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.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Scottish Labour Rules Out Platform With Conservatives to Fight Independence

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Scottish Labour Rules Out Platform With Conservatives to Fight Independence

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.

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