Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Theresa May will return to Brussels later to press EU leaders for legally binding changes to the Brexit deal. The PM will insist the UK will not be "trapped" in the backstop - the plan to avoid the return of...
Spain's prime minister has threatened to scupper Theresa May's Brexit deal - with a warning that "our positions remain far away" on the issue of Gibraltar. Pedro Sanchez spoke to his British counterpart on Wednesday night, and Mrs May subsequently...
British Prime Minister Theresa May has "secured legally-binding changes to the Brexit deal", Cabinet Minister David Lidington announced on Monday evening from London, as May met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Strasbourg. May made an eleventh-hour dash to...
European Union leaders gave Britain six more months to leave the bloc, more than Prime Minister Theresa May says she needs but less than many in the bloc wanted, thanks to fierce resistance from France. The summit deal in Brussels...
Under current party rules, MPs cannot mount a fresh challenge against Mrs May until December - 12 months after the last failed no confidence vote in her. On Tuesday, the 1922 committee of backbench Tories failed to reach a decision...
Britain will confront head-on the threat of a no-deal Brexit in a parliamentary vote with huge ramifications for Prime Minister Theresa May. On Wednesday, members of Parliament will decide whether to tear the country out of the European Union with...
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday he was not a believer in a post-Brexit customs union with the European Union but that both the Conservative and Labour parties should compromise to deliver Brexit. “I’m not a believer in...
Prime Minister Theresa May’s government has survived a no-confidence vote in British parliament but May now faces a new confrontation with opponents to rescue her Brexit deal. MP’s voted 325 to 306 that they had confidence in May’s government after...

Brexit debate halfway over

Prime Minister Theresa May was back in UK parliament for day three of a debate to sell her Brexit deal to ministers ahead of a key vote next week. The House of Commons leader, Andrea Leadsom, told parliament the vote...
The U.K. economy buckled under the strain of Brexit uncertainty in the fourth quarter. Gross domestic product increased a smaller-than-forecast 0.2 percent, compared with 0.6 percent in the third quarter. December alone saw the economy shrink by 0.4 percent, the...

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