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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Strikes £1b Deal to Get DUP Support

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Strikes £1b Deal to Get DUP Support 0

“Today we have reached an agreement with the Conservative Party on support for government in parliament,” DUP leader Arlene Foster said in Downing Street.

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UK POLITICS: 500,000 Children Born or Raised in UK Will Not Gain Automatic British Citizenship After Brexit

UK POLITICS: 500,000 Children Born or Raised in UK Will Not Gain Automatic British Citizenship After Brexit 0

Citizenship requires passing a ‘Life in UK Test’ for aged 18-65, giving fingerprints, taking English exam, submitting to judgement of ‘good character’.

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UK POLITICS: 20 Years After Working as NHS Doctor Andra Moving Back to France Because of Brexit Abuse

UK POLITICS: 20 Years After Working as NHS Doctor Andra Moving Back to France Because of Brexit Abuse 0

“Now we are planning to move back to France because my husband and I are emotional wrecks one year of worrying. We can’t listen to news,” Andra said.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Europe Faces Herculean Task to Develop New Combat Jet

EUROPE POLITICS: Europe Faces Herculean Task to Develop New Combat Jet 0

U.S. President Donald Trump’s cooler stance toward Europe had given the effort some fresh momentum.

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UK POLITICS: Jeremy Corbyn Overtakes Theresa May as Best Choice for Prime Minister: Poll

UK POLITICS: Jeremy Corbyn Overtakes Theresa May as Best Choice for Prime Minister: Poll 0

This is the first time Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is ahead in a poll asking who would be the best prime minister.

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UK POLITICS: 500% Surge in Hate Crimes After Manchester Bombing

UK POLITICS: 500% Surge in Hate Crimes After Manchester Bombing 0

“Hate crime is often under-reported, but we want people to have the confidence in coming forward as no one should be the subject of hate and intolerance.”

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UK POLITICS: ‘Fair’ or Vague’? EU Sizes Up Theresa May’s Brexit Rights Offer

UK POLITICS: ‘Fair’ or Vague’? EU Sizes Up Theresa May’s Brexit Rights Offer 0

“I reassure all EU citizens who have made their lives and homes in UK, that no one will have to leave. We won’t be seeing families split apart,” Theresa May.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Officially on the Clock With a Week to Prevent Her Government from Falling Apart

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Officially on the Clock With a Week to Prevent Her Government from Falling Apart 0

UK observers tend to think Theresa May’s failure to form a government would weaken support for the Conservatives even further.

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UK POLITICS: Revealed! Tory Secret Call Centre ‘May Have Broken Election Law’

UK POLITICS: Revealed! Tory Secret Call Centre ‘May Have Broken Election Law’ 0

Tory admitted it commissioned Blue Telecoms to carry out market research and direct marketing calls during the campaign, and insisted the calls were legal.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK May Yet Stay in EU: ‘Dreamer’ Donald Tusk Says With Quote From John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Lyrics

UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK May Yet Stay in EU: ‘Dreamer’ Donald Tusk Says With Quote From John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Lyrics 0

European Council President Donald Tusk has quoted lyrics from John Lennon’s Imagine to suggest the door remains open to the UK staying in the EU.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: Japanese Bank Nomura Picks Frankfurt as Headquarters After UK Leaves EU

UK POLITICS: Brexit: Japanese Bank Nomura Picks Frankfurt as Headquarters After UK Leaves EU 0

It comes despite Prime Minister Theresa May’s loss of a majority in elections this month, which made it more likely the UK will seek a softer Brexit deal that would reduce the impact on its financial services industry.

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AUSTRIA POLITICS: Sebastian Kurz Biography

AUSTRIA POLITICS: Sebastian Kurz Biography 0

Sebastian Kurz was born 27 August 1986 in Vienna. Since 2003, he is involved in the Young Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP). Read Sebastian Kurz Biography.

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AUSTRIA POLITICS: ‘There Should Be No Islamic Kindergartens’: Sebastian Kurz Austrian FM

AUSTRIA POLITICS: ‘There Should Be No Islamic Kindergartens’: Sebastian Kurz Austrian FM 0

Shutting down Islamic kindergartens where children have no command of German would ensure integration of migrants, Sebastian Kurz Austrian FM said.

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UK POLITICS: Died and Buried! Mohammad al-Haj Ali Escaped Death in Syrian War But Killed By Grenfell Tower Fire

UK POLITICS: Died and Buried! Mohammad al-Haj Ali Escaped Death in Syrian War But Killed By Grenfell Tower Fire 0

Once the ceremony was over, Mr al-Haj Ali’s coffin, covered in a green Islamic shroud with a verse from the Quran upon it, was placed into a black hearse to be taken for burial at the Gardens of Peace Muslim Cemetery.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Day of Rage’: Protesters Call on Theresa May to Resign

UK POLITICS: ‘Day of Rage’: Protesters Call on Theresa May to Resign 0

“May must go” and “Justice in, Tories out,” the protesters also demanded justice for the people who lost their loved ones and their homes in the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 79 people last week.

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UK POLITICS: Robin Cook Biography

UK POLITICS: Robin Cook Biography 0

Born on February 28, 1946, Scotland, Robin Cook immersed himself in Labour Party politics as a university student in Edinburgh. Read Robin Cook Biography.

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UK POLITICS: DUP to Conservatives: Don’t Take Us for Granted

UK POLITICS: DUP to Conservatives: Don’t Take Us for Granted 0

DUP source said talks with Ms May’s Conservatives “haven’t proceeded in a way the DUP expected” and cautioned that the party “can’t be taken for granted”.

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UK POLITICS: Jo Swinson Biography

UK POLITICS: Jo Swinson Biography 0

Jo Swinson MP was born Joanne Kate Swinson 5 February, 1980 in Scotland and is the Liberal Democrat MP for East Dunbartonshire. Read Jo Swinson Biography.

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UK POLITICS: UK Will Leave EU Customs Union, Single Market: Philip Hammond

UK POLITICS: UK Will Leave EU Customs Union, Single Market: Philip Hammond 0

“We’re leaving the EU, and because we’re leaving the EU we will be leaving the single market and, by the way, we’ll be leaving the customs union,” Hammond.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Moment of Truth Fast Approaching’: Soros Warns on Brexit

UK POLITICS: ‘Moment of Truth Fast Approaching’: Soros Warns on Brexit 0

George Soros said Britain was approaching a tipping point that would see the economy slow to such an extent that Brexit might even be reversed.

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