Tag: Theresa May

Former UK health minister takes over FCO

Former UK health minister takes over FCO

| 10/07/2018 | 7 Comments
(CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May selected Jeremy Hunt to replace Boris Johnson as foreign secretary in Monday’s Cabinet reshuffle, which was triggered by the resignations of both Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis. Backbencher Dominic Raab has finally made it to the front bench [...]

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Boris third minister to quit UK government

Boris third minister to quit UK government

| 09/07/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): Boris Johnson has walked out of his top job as British foreign secretary, becoming the third minister to leave Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet following a weekend at Chequers, the PM’s country retreat, where the Conservative government’s Brexit plan was hammered out. J [...]

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Cayman seeking constitutional changes

Cayman seeking constitutional changes

| 23/05/2018 | 66 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government, with the support of the opposition, is entering into dialogue with the United Kingdom to change parts of the Constitution relating to the territory’s relationship with Britain. Premier Alden McLaughlin said he had already spoken with Prime Minister Theresa [...]

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Premier secures meeting with UK PM

Premier secures meeting with UK PM

| 17/05/2018 | 51 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has confirmed that he was able to secure a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May during his trip to London this week and will be discussing the public registers issue and relations between the Cayman Islands and the UK when he returns to the islands next week. Meanw [...]

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British PM turns to NI to save Tory government

British PM turns to NI to save Tory government

| 09/06/2017 | 69 Comments
(CNS): Prime Minister Theresa May will be depending on the ten DUP members of the British parliament from Northern Ireland to prop up the Conservative government after she lost the Tory majority in yesterday’s election by eight seats. May was hoping to shore up the previous slender majority and cr [...]

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Seven dead in third UK terrorist attack in 3 months

Seven dead in third UK terrorist attack in 3 months

| 04/06/2017 | 47 Comments
(CNS): The UK faced a night of terror Saturday after three men killed seven people and wounded 48 victims in the country’s third terrorist attack in as many months. British Prime Minister Theresa May suspended election campaigning in the country Sunday, after chairing a crisis meeting of the n [...]

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Children among 22 dead in Manchester bombing

Children among 22 dead in Manchester bombing

| 23/05/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The death toll in the suicide bomber attack, at around 10:30 UK time Monday night, at the Manchester Arena rose to 22 and included children, British officials said Tuesday morning. Another 59 people have been injured in what is the worst terrorist atrocity in the north of England and the dea [...]

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CIG seeks input ahead of UK-Brexit talks

CIG seeks input ahead of UK-Brexit talks

| 13/01/2017 | 86 Comments
(CNS): As government leaders prepare for their trip to London for a special Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) meeting in February to discuss the impact of Britain’s departure from the European Union, the Cabinet Office is seeking the public’s views on Brexit. Officials said [...]

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Boris Johnson to head up Foreign Office

Boris Johnson to head up Foreign Office

| 13/07/2016 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The UK’s new prime minister, Theresa May (59), has appointed the former London mayor, Boris Johnson, who led the campaign to leave the European Union, as the foreign secretary in her first government. Johnson, who is a larger than life controversial figure, replaces Philip Hammond, who will [...]

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Premier hopes for stability with UK’s new PM

Premier hopes for stability with UK’s new PM

| 11/07/2016 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said the quick leadership change in the UK will bring a “semblance of certainty and stability” for the British overseas territories (BOTs) as well as Britain and help “move along the process” of Britain leaving the European Union. In the wake of MondayR [...]

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May to become British PM this week

May to become British PM this week

| 11/07/2016 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Theresa May will take up the post of the UK’s Prime Minister Wednesday night after her remaining rival in the leadership contest, Andrea Leadsom, dropped out of the race and David Cameron announced he would leave office after this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions. Speaking Monday outsi [...]

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