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Brexit day passes after politicians fail to find solution

Brexit day passes after politicians fail to find solution

| 30/03/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): When the people of Britain work up Saturday morning, the country was still a member of the European Union, despite ‘Brexit day’ coming and going on Friday. Almost three years after the fateful referendum result in June 2016 and two years after Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon […]

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UK Parliament takes over Brexit process

UK Parliament takes over Brexit process

| 26/03/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered another resounding blow Monday night, when Parliament voted to seize control of the Brexit process from her government and more of her Cabinet ministers jumped ship. Members of the House of Commons will now put forward their own plan on how the UK will leave the European Union […]

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No deal Brexit looms as May cancels vote

No deal Brexit looms as May cancels vote

| 25/03/2019 | 7 Comments

(CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May has cancelled a proposed third vote on her European Union withdrawal deal, which was expected to go before the House of Commons Tuesday, after she conceded it still does not have enough support from members. But despite its continued unpopularity among politicians on all sides of the political and […]

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Royal couple makes history walking streets of Havana

Royal couple makes history walking streets of Havana

| 25/03/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall took a walking tour around Havana’s old city on Monday, as they made history as the first British royals to ever visit Cuba. Charles and Camilla still have a packed agenda in Cuba, where they will say until Monday afternoon, when they will leave for […]

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EU leaders agree to short Brexit delay

EU leaders agree to short Brexit delay

| 21/03/2019 | 32 Comments

(CNS): The UK will not be leaving the European Union next Friday, as Prime Minister Theresa May has managed to get a short extension from European leaders after a long meeting in Brussels on Thursday. Speaking at a press conference at the Brussels summit late in the evening, the PM said that the European Council […]

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Brexit buffoonery mounts as EU waivers on extension

Brexit buffoonery mounts as EU waivers on extension

| 19/03/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): With MPs in Prime Minister Theresa May’s own government referring to her Brexit deal as a “polished turd” and saying that the situation could be described as a “pig’s ear, a dog’s dinner or a cat’s arse”, the PM has written to European leaders to ask for an extension on the date that Britain […]

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UK politics in turmoil as MPs debate Brexit delay

UK politics in turmoil as MPs debate Brexit delay

| 14/03/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): British politics remained in turmoil Thursday as MPs began debating a delay to leave the European Union on the scheduled date of 29 March after they voted against a ‘no deal’ Brexit in the House of Commons on Wednesday. But the series of votes yesterday led to more resignations and rebellions from Prime Minister […]

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Brexit chaos rolls on, MPs to vote on ‘no deal’ option

Brexit chaos rolls on, MPs to vote on ‘no deal’ option

| 13/03/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Just over two weeks before the United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union after more than four decades, the departure remains in complete chaos after Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed deal was resoundingly beaten in the House of Commons Tuesday. On Wednesday members of parliament began debating the next proposed vote on […]

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UK Brexit chaos continues as PM plans Brussels trip

UK Brexit chaos continues as PM plans Brussels trip

| 31/01/2019 | 80 Comments

(CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to return to Brussels next week in an effort to renegotiate the Brexit withdrawal deal without the controversial ‘backstop’, which relates to avoiding a hard border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland after the UK leaves the European Union. But the goal is a tough […]

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May still in job but refuses to rule out ‘no deal Brexit’

May still in job but refuses to rule out ‘no deal Brexit’

| 17/01/2019 | 61 Comments

(CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May refused to rule out a ‘no deal Brexit’ Thursday, in the wake of surviving a no confidence vote on Wednesday. Just over two months before the UK will leave the European Union after some 45 years, May has now decided to invite cross-party discussions about a revised deal after […]

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British PM faces no confidence vote after Brexit deal defeat

British PM faces no confidence vote after Brexit deal defeat

| 15/01/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Theresa May sustained a resounding defeat in the British House of Commons, Tuesday, when MPs voted against her much disliked Brexit deal 432 to 202, in the heaviest parliamentary defeat of any British prime minister in modern history. Given what he described as “a catastrophic defeat” for the prime minister, Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn […]

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