CNBC Interview with UK Prime Minister Theresa May

CNBC Interview with UK Prime Minister Theresa May

SS: Prime Minister, thank you very much indeed for inviting us to Downing Street for the launch of the tech week summit as well. And how apt it is and how important it is a summit like this given of course the backdrop of events going on in U.K? Tell us a little bit more […]

UK's May Scrambles for Brexit Compromise as Tory Tensions Rise

UK's May Scrambles for Brexit Compromise as Tory Tensions Rise

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is in a frantic search for the perfect compromise. Her mission is clear: to find a way to unite the warring Brexit factions in her party before they derail the government. May’s officials will begin work Wednesday on the wording of a new clause in her key piece of legislation […]

UK Leader Fends Off Challenge to Brexit Strategy

UK Leader Fends Off Challenge to Brexit Strategy

Updated June 12, 2018 1:21 p.m. ET LONDON—British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly avoided a bruising parliamentary defeat Tuesday over her Brexit strategy, seeing off a challenge that would have given lawmakers much greater say over negotiations with Brussels. Yet deep divisions remain in London over the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, […]

Deontay Wilder Has Reportedly Agreed To Face Anthony Joshua In The UK This Fall

Deontay Wilder Has Reportedly Agreed To Face Anthony Joshua In The UK This Fall

Deontay Wilder Has Reportedly Agreed To Face Anthony Joshua In The UK This Fall  Forbes US or UK? Site of an Anthony Joshua-Deontay Wilder bout is a sticking point that might delay showdown  Los Angeles Times Joshua vs Wilder: Deontay Wilder says he has agreed to fight Anthony Joshua next in the UK  SkySports Full coverage Source link

UK to apply to stay in European standards system after Brexit

UK to apply to stay in European standards system after Brexit

The UK is to apply to stay in the European standards system for industry products and services after Brexit, following warnings from business that creating British-only benchmarks would be “an isolationist move” that would pile costs on to companies. Business secretary Greg Clark has backed moves to keep the UK as a full member of […]

Pro-Palestinian, pro-Israel demonstrators face off at UK Quds Day event

Pro-Palestinian, pro-Israel demonstrators face off at UK Quds Day event

Some 200 pro-Palestinian protesters and a similar number of pro-Israel counter-demonstrators faced off in London on Sunday, as the former group marked the annual anti-Zionist Quds Day. The event, which takes place in many cities worldwide, but mainly in Iran and some parts of the Muslim world, is held ostensibly to protest Israel’s annexation of […]

Man stabbed to death in north London

Man stabbed to death in north London

A man in his 30s has died after a stabbing in north London. Officers were called to Green Lanes near Turnpike Lane tube station at about 9.45pm on Saturday, where they found a seriously injured man. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The Metropolitan police have launched a murder investigation – the 74th begun […]

Row over rail boss CBE overshadows Queen's birthday honours

Row over rail boss CBE overshadows Queen's birthday honours

The Queen’s birthday honours list, in which actor Emma Thompson was made a dame, has been partially overshadowed by a row over the decorating of Network Rail’s outgoing boss. Mark Carne was awarded a CBE at a time when passengers have been facing huge disruption to their journeys. The Department for Transport admitted the timing […]

The Queen's Birthday Honours List 2018

The Queen's Birthday Honours List 2018

Each recipient exemplifies the very best of our nation – from our oldest recipient, 103 year old Rosemary Powell receiving an MBE for her charitable service, having spent over 97 years volunteering for the Royal British Legion – to the youngest at 20 years old, Menna Fitzpatrick. Menna, Team GB’s most decorated Winter Paralympian, receives […]

EU Brexit chief doubtful of UK border plan as time runs low

EU Brexit chief doubtful of UK border plan as time runs low

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator raised serious doubts on Friday about Britain’s proposal for keeping open its border with Ireland after it leaves the EU next year and warned that a solution must be found in coming months. The EU, and above all its member state Ireland, insist that no hard border can be […]