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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Would Launch Preemptive Nuclear Strike: Michael Fallon Claims

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Would Launch Preemptive Nuclear Strike: Michael Fallon Claims

“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.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Almost Motivated’ to Make Political Comeback: Tony Blair

UK POLITICS: ‘Almost Motivated’ to Make Political Comeback: Tony Blair

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.”

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Refuses to Rule Out Personal Tax Increase After Election

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Refuses to Rule Out Personal Tax Increase After Election

“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.

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UK POLITICS: EU to UK: Snap Election Irrelevant to Brexit Negotiations

UK POLITICS: EU to UK: Snap Election Irrelevant to Brexit Negotiations

Guy Verhofstadt slammed what he called “an attempted power grab” motivated by opportunism, saying it will be of very little consequence in Brussels.

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UK POLITICS: Fallon Calls Controversial Missiles Producer MBDA ‘Role Model’

UK POLITICS: Fallon Calls Controversial Missiles Producer MBDA ‘Role Model’

UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon called MBDA known for controversial arms sales to Saudi Arabia and Libya’s Gaddafi, a “role model” of cooperation.

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UK POLITICS: June Election Result ‘Not Certain’: Theresa May Says

UK POLITICS: June Election Result ‘Not Certain’: Theresa May Says

Polls give Theresa May’s governing Conservative party a lead of around 20 percentage points, enough to potentially give her a parliamentary majority of more than 100 seats, but May said she was not complacent.

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UK POLITICS: Candidates in Britain’s Snap Election: Comings And Goings

UK POLITICS: Candidates in Britain’s Snap Election: Comings And Goings

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.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Sets Election Tone, Targeting British Establishment

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Sets Election Tone, Targeting British Establishment

“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.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Wins Parliament Endorsement For June 8 Snap Election

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Wins Parliament Endorsement For June 8 Snap Election

“I believe that at this moment of enormous national significance there should be unity here in Westminster, not division,” Theresa May told parliament.

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UK POLITICS: Gina Miller Takes Center Stage in June 8 Snap Election

UK POLITICS: Gina Miller Takes Center Stage in June 8 Snap Election

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.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Very Difficult’ for UK Government to Refuse Military Assistance to US in Syria Invasion

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.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Calls General Election 8 June

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Calls General Election 8 June

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on 8 June.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Revoke Assad Wife Asma al-Assad UK Citizenship’: Tom Brake Liberal Democrats

UK POLITICS: ‘Revoke Assad Wife Asma al-Assad UK Citizenship’: Tom Brake Liberal Democrats

Bashar al-Assad’s wife should lose her British citizenship if she support Bashar al-Assad her husband, Liberal Democrats said. Asma al-Assad was born in UK.

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UK POLITICS: Blair Prosecution Over Iraq War Blocked By Attorney General Jeremy Wright

UK POLITICS: Blair Prosecution Over Iraq War Blocked By Attorney General Jeremy Wright

UK Attorney General Jeremy Wright QC is prepared to go to court to demand that former Prime Minister Tony Blair not be prosecuted over the Iraq war.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Easter Message Praises Those Who ‘Run Food Banks’

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Easter Message Praises Those Who ‘Run Food Banks’

Jeremy Corbyn has used his Easter message to praise those who “run food banks, protect the vulnerable, look after the sick, the elderly and young people”.

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UK POLITICS: Alastair Campbell to Theresa May: Stop Bringing Your Personal Faith, Childhood Memories into Easter Message

UK POLITICS: Alastair Campbell to Theresa May: Stop Bringing Your Personal Faith, Childhood Memories into Easter Message

Theresa May, the daughter of a vicar, said Christian values could ‘bring us together’ amid intense debate over Brexit that continues to divide the nation.

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UK POLITICS: Boris Johnson Failed Russia Sanctions Backfire

UK POLITICS: Boris Johnson Failed Russia Sanctions Backfire

“Going to G7 to put together a coalition around sanctions was never going to succeed. Bad policy decision by Mr. Johnson,” John McDonnell told Sky News.

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UK POLITICS: Boris Johnson Cancels April 10 Visit To Moscow Due To Events In Syria

UK POLITICS: Boris Johnson Cancels April 10 Visit To Moscow Due To Events In Syria

“Developments in Syria have changed the situation fundamentally,” British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said in a statement.

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UK POLITICS: Ken Livingstone’s Adolf Hitler Remark Backfires

UK POLITICS: Ken Livingstone’s Adolf Hitler Remark Backfires

The row over Livingstone comes against a backdrop of criticism within Labour and in the Jewish community, rejected by party leaders, that Labour has had a persistent problem with anti-Semitism under hard-left leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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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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