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UK POLITICS: EU to Theresa May: ‘No Brexit Bill, No Trade Talks’

UK POLITICS: EU to Theresa May: ‘No Brexit Bill, No Trade Talks’

“We can only start talking about a new EU-UK relationship if sufficient progress has been achieved in the three main withdrawal areas: citizens’ rights, the financial settlement and the border issue on the island of Ireland.”

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Goes on Holiday From Brexit Politics

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Goes on Holiday From Brexit Politics

British Prime Minister Theresa May was photographed with her husband Philip on holiday in Italy on Tuesday, the first leg of a three week summer holiday.

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UK POLITICS: Trident Nuclear Submarine Replacement Plans ‘Unachievable’: Watchdog

UK POLITICS: Trident Nuclear Submarine Replacement Plans ‘Unachievable’: Watchdog

Arthur West, chairman of Scottish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament: “The Trident program continues to be a shambles from a cost point of view.”

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UK POLITICS: London Faces Greater Threat to Its Primacy Because of Brexit

UK POLITICS: London Faces Greater Threat to Its Primacy Because of Brexit

Brexit negotiations continue. The City of London is still rich, still semi-detached from the rest of the UK – but it’s running a little scared.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Will Remain PM Until 2020: Grayling Transport Minister

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Will Remain PM Until 2020: Grayling Transport Minister

When asked whether he thought May would still be PM in 2020, Grayling said, “I absolutely want her to be and I think she will be.”

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UK POLITICS: Britain May Need Fewer than 10 New Regulators Post-Brexit: Government Source

UK POLITICS: Britain May Need Fewer than 10 New Regulators Post-Brexit: Government Source

Untangling decades of complex legal ties between Britain and EU seen as one of the most difficult technical challenges of enacting Brexit vote.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit Brings ‘Profound and Unpredictable’ Consequences: Lords Michael Jay

UK POLITICS: Brexit Brings ‘Profound and Unpredictable’ Consequences: Lords Michael Jay

“Brexit’s impact on United Kingdom future will be profound and unpredictable. At the moment, the internal politics are pretty toxic,” Michael Jay said.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Halt Brexit!’: Prominent Scots Say

UK POLITICS: ‘Halt Brexit!’: Prominent Scots Say

“We call for national debate on Brexit. We ask our fellow citizens, and our politicians, to think again. It is time to call a halt to Brexit,” a letter said.

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UK POLITICS: Royal Mail Clear Winner of June 8 General Election

UK POLITICS: Royal Mail Clear Winner of June 8 General Election

“Royal Mail has emerged as the one clear winner of last month’s general election, with political mailings helping to slow the inexorable decline in UK letter volumes,” Hargreaves Lansdown equity analyst Nicholas Hyett said.

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UK POLITICS: David Davis Leaving EU Talks Early Backfires

UK POLITICS: David Davis Leaving EU Talks Early Backfires

Liberal Democrats mocked UK Brexit minister David Davis for “skulking back to the UK after just half a day.”

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Should Be Part of Theresa May’s Brexit Negotiation Team: Guy Verhofstadt

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Should Be Part of Theresa May’s Brexit Negotiation Team: Guy Verhofstadt

Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament (EP)’s Brexit coordinator, said losing majority in the June 8 election was a “rejection” of May’s hard Brexit plan and now the opposition should also join the negotiations.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit Uncertainty Hurting Investment: Hammond

UK POLITICS: Brexit Uncertainty Hurting Investment: Hammond

“It is absolutely clear businesses where they have discretion over investment, where they can hold off, are doing so – you can understand why,” Hammond told BBC on Sunday.

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UK POLITICS: UK Government Sees Need for Phased Brexit: Hammond

UK POLITICS: UK Government Sees Need for Phased Brexit: Hammond

Hammond: “I think you’ll find the cabinet rallying around a position that maximises our negotiating leverage and gets the best possible deal for Britain.”

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UK POLITICS: ‘EU Willing to Accommodate Britain’: Blair

UK POLITICS: ‘EU Willing to Accommodate Britain’: Blair

“European leaders from my discussions are willing to consider changes to accommodate Britain, including around freedom of movement,” Tony Blair said.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Absolutely Necessary’ Brexit Does Not Happen: Blair

UK POLITICS: ‘Absolutely Necessary’ Brexit Does Not Happen: Blair

“I think public opinion is moving on it,” Tony Blair said.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU Hope UK Government Shows More Sense of Urgency About Brexit Deal

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Hope UK Government Shows More Sense of Urgency About Brexit Deal

Theresa May Brexit minister, veteran anti-EU campaigner David Davis is expected to meet Barnier, a French former cabinet minister, at European Commission’s Berlaymont headquarters on Monday morning.

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UK POLITICS: Britain Acknowledges Financial Obligations to EU After Brexit

UK POLITICS: Britain Acknowledges Financial Obligations to EU After Brexit

Britain’s exit liabilities — estimated by the EU to stand at up to €100bn gross — were proving one of the biggest flashpoints.

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UK POLITICS: UK Published Law to Sever Political, Financial, Legal Ties With EU

UK POLITICS: UK Published Law to Sever Political, Financial, Legal Ties With EU

The repeal bill is central to the government’s plan to exit the EU in 2019, disentangling Britain from more than 40 years of EU lawmaking and repealing the treaty that first made Britain a member in 1972.

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UK POLITICS: Labour Ready to Negotiate Brexit With EU: Corbyn

UK POLITICS: Labour Ready to Negotiate Brexit With EU: Corbyn

“In contrast to Conservatives’ megaphone diplomacy, we will conduct relations with our European neighbors respectfully in the spirit of friendship,” Corbyn said.

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UK POLITICS: William III (William of Orange) Biography

UK POLITICS: William III (William of Orange) Biography

King William III of England was born on November 4, 1650 at Binnenhof in The Hague in the Dutch Republic. Read William III (William of Orange) Biography.

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