Tag Archives: Politics of the United Kingdom

08Jan/17

Scotland’s Sturgeon says “unacceptable” lack of knowledge on Brexit

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says there is “unacceptable” lack of knowledge on Britain’s Brexit strategy six months after the vote to leave the EU.

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08Jan/17

Brexit terms not ‘binary choice’ between immigration control and good trade deal – British PM

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May says she will outline more details of her Brexit strategy in the coming weeks, but denies that she faces a “binary choice” between controlling immigration and getting “a good trade deal” for the UK.

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02Dec/16
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Pro-EU party wins British local election in Brexit ‘shockwave’

Pro-EU party wins British local election in Brexit ‘shockwave’

LONDON – Britain’s pro-European Union Liberal Democrats party win a parliamentary seat previously held by the ruling Conservatives in a major upset it hailS as a rejection of a “hard Brexit” that would pull the country out of the single market.

22Nov/16

Trump says Farage would be a great ambassador to Washington

Britain dismisses Donald Trump’s suggestion that Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage would be a great British ambassador to Washington.
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16Nov/16

British PM May tells rowdy parliament she does “have a plan” for Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May tells a particularly spirited House of Commons session that she does have a plan for Brexit, one day after a leaked memo concluded her minister’s have no overall strategy.

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27Jul/15

Surprise contender to lead UK’s Labour, renationalise swaths of economy

A left-wing Labour politician, often regarded as being on the fringes of the British political scene, has seen his chances of leading his party rise dramatically.

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12May/15

UK’s Cameron gives London Mayor Boris Johnson a political role

Prime Minister David Cameron gives London Mayor Boris Johnson a political role in government but stops short of giving him a ministerial portfolio in his cabinet reshuffle.

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08May/15

UK Polls: UKIP leader steps down

(UK POOL/ITN) – The leader of Britain’s anti-EU United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) has stepped down from his post after failing to win a seat in the country’s parliament, election officials said on Friday (May 8).
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