Tag Archives: Country: United Kingdom

14Jul/16

A look at the colourful political life of Boris Johnson, Britain’s surprise new foreign minister

Known for jokes and insults, Boris Johnson takes helm of British diplomacy as surprise choice for Prime Minister May’s new foreign minister. The flamboyant former London mayor is more known for gaffes and humour than delicate diplomacy.
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12Jul/16

Britain’s May says to negotiate a successful Brexit as PM

Britain’s next prime minister, Theresa May, calls for the country to unite under her leadership, promising to make a success of negotiating the country’s divorce from the European Union.

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12Jul/16

May to be confirmed as UK Conservative leader, and next PM

The chairman of the Conservative Party committee running the leadership contest confirms Theresa May is only remaining candidate and refuses to deny that she could become the next Prime Minister by the end of the day.

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22Jun/16

Final day of campaigning before EU referendum begins

Prominent politicians from both sides of the EU referendum debate urge voters on the final day of campaigning to cast their vote on Thursday.

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17Jun/16

UK’s Cameron says right to suspend EU campaign after lawmaker killed

British Prime Minister David Cameron says it is right to stop all campaigning for the upcoming EU referendum after a member of Parliament was shot and killed.

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15May/16
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Trump: Brexit won’t impact UK-US trade deals

The presumptive U.S. Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, says Britain’s exit from the EU, were it actually to leave, would have no impact on trade deals between the two countries if he were president. Continue reading