Tag Archives: Prime Minister

18Apr/17

UK’s May shocks markets, nation with election date

Sterling surges against the dollar but UK shares slip to a two per cent loss after British Prime Minister Theresa May calls a snap general election to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations. David Pollard reports. Continue reading

18Apr/17

Profile of British opposition party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, as PM calls for early election

A look at the political career of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, trailing in the opinion polls as Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May calls for an early election.

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29Mar/17

UK Prime Minister Theresa May officially triggers Brexit

UK Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in the House of Commons to file formal Brexit divorce papers, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union. Continue reading

28Mar/17

The new generation of start-up Brits living in Berlin ponder their future ahead of Article 50 trigger day

As Britain prepares to trigger divorce proceedings with the European Union, launching two years of negotiations that will reshape the future of the country and Europe, Britons living in the German capital take stock of where this leaves them.

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25Jan/17

UK says will implement court decision for parliament to approve Brexit trigger

Theresa May’s government disappointed at Supreme Court Brexit judgement, but will abide by it’s ruling that lawmakers must approve triggering Article 50 to kickstart the official process of Britain leaving the E.U. Continue reading

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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09Apr/16

Britain’s Cameron says he mishandled ‘Panama Papers’ tax scrutiny

British Prime Minister David Cameron tells Conservative Party supporters that he should have handled scrutiny of his family’s tax arrangements better and promised to learn the lessons after days of negative media coverage and calls for his resignation
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05Apr/16

British PM Cameron says he does not own any shares, offshore funds

British Prime Minister Cameron says he does not have any offshore funds, after leaked Panama documents showed his father had been using a law firm to avoid tax.

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12Mar/16
Trump Berlusconi

Is Trump America’s Berlusconi?

Billionaires with bad hair and cringe-worthy gaffes who want to run their country, how similar are former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and Republican front-runner for President Donald Trump?
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28Nov/15

UK protesters march against possible Syria strikes

Thousands protest in London against the prospect of British air strikes in Syria after Prime Minister David Cameron calls for lawmakers to back military intervention against Islamic State. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading