Keyword: Brexit

  • Bundestag against Brexit deal renegotiation
    Bundestag against Brexit deal renegotiation
    27m ago

    German lawmakers voted on Thursday in favor of a motion which voices the country's opposition to the renegotiation of the Brexit agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union. "It would be an illusion to hope that ...

  • UK Parliament vote on Brexit not before Christmas
    UK Parliament vote on Brexit not before Christmas
    34m ago

    United Kingdom Parliament Leader Andrea Leadsom announced on Thursday there will be no vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal next week. She also said that the "government has given a commitment to hold the debate before 21 January.&...

  • UK attorney general insists Article 50 not to be revoked
    UK attorney general insists Article 50 not to be revoked
    38m ago

    United Kingdom Attorney General Geoffrey Cox (pictured) told the House of Commons on Thursday that the government has "no intention" of going back on its decision to withdraw from the European Union and has therefore not looked...

  • Tusk: Will meet PM May for 'last minute talks'
    Tusk: Will meet PM May for 'last minute talks'
    1h ago

    President of the European Council Donald Tusk announced on his Twitter account on Thursday that he will hold a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May for "last minute talks." The meeting between the two will take place...

  • Pound erases losses on Barclay's Brexit optimism
    Pound erases losses on Barclay's Brexit optimism
    2h ago

    Sterling traded slightly in the green against the dollar on Thursday as Stephen Barclay, the United Kingdom's secretary of state for exiting the European Union, expressed optimism about the new round of negotiations. He told the BBC ...

  • Barclay: May's deal only one to gain confidence in Parliament
    Barclay: May's deal only one to gain confidence in Parliament
    2h ago

    Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said on Thursday that the only deal for the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union that will pass Parliament is Prime Minister Theresa May's agreement.

    "The only deal th...

  • Germany says UK already got Brexit concessions
    Germany says UK already got Brexit concessions
    2h ago

    Heiko Maas expressed determination on Thursday to do "everything" that's possible to avoid the possibility that Britain crashes out of the European Union without an arranged process. However, according to the German ministe...

  • Report: Labour and DUP in talks over Christmas no-confidence vote
    Report: Labour and DUP in talks over Christmas no-confidence vote
    3h ago

    The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Labour Party are currently discussing the prospect of a no-confidence vote in Parliament before Christmas, according to The Huffington Post UK.

    Talks to find "common ground" are r...

  • Brexit deal maintains business confidence - Hammond
    Brexit deal maintains business confidence - Hammond
    9h ago

    United Kingdom's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond saluted the outcome of a no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Theresa May, which she won by 87 votes on Wednes...

  • Sturgeon: No-confidence vote pyrrhic victory for May
    Sturgeon: No-confidence vote pyrrhic victory for May
    13h ago

    Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday that surviving the no-confidence vote was "barely even a pyrrhic victory" for United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May as her authority has been "fatally und...

  • May: I will seek Brexit assurances from EU
    May: I will seek Brexit assurances from EU
    13h ago

    After retaining her leadership of the Conservative Party in a failed no-confidence motion, British Prime Minister Theresa May said that she recognizes that a significant number of Tory MPs have voted against her, and that she heard their...

  • Pound drops as May survives confidence vote
    Pound drops as May survives confidence vote
    14h ago

    The British pound plummeted on Wednesday after the Conservatives voted to keep United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May head of party leadership. 200 party members voted in favor...

  • Tories fail to oust May in no-confidence motion
    Tories fail to oust May in no-confidence motion
    14h ago

    Leader of Conservatives and British Prime Minister Theresa May came out undefeated after her party's no-confidence vote failed on Wednesday evening. According to the party's rules, her leadership may not be challenged again for o...

  • May tells Tories she won't run in next election
    May tells Tories she won't run in next election
    17h ago

    United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May told the Conservative Party's 1922 committee that she does not plan to run in the next election, British media reported on Wednesday citing people who attended the meeting.

    "I wo...

  • If May wins, it means she promised to leave soon - Sturgeon
    If May wins, it means she promised to leave soon - Sturgeon
    18h ago

    Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Wednesday that in case United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May wins the leadership vote in the House of Commons later today, it will be because she promised to resign in the near future. ...

  • No renegotiation with London of Brexit deal - Le Drian
    No renegotiation with London of Brexit deal - Le Drian
    19h ago

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that the Brexit deal currently on the table cannot be renegotiated, AFP reported on Wednesday. "An agreement was made between the two parties, the EU27 and Great Britain, to ratify the...

  • Gove: Ousting May could derail or dilute Brexit
    Gove: Ousting May could derail or dilute Brexit
    20h ago

    United Kingdom Environment Secretary Michael Gove urged Tories not to support the efforts to oust Prime Minister Theresa May as such action could "derail" Britain's departure from the European Union.

    Gove stated he ...

  • Hammond to prepare over £100M no-deal Brexit - report
    Hammond to prepare over £100M no-deal Brexit - report
    21h ago

    United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is set to approve hundreds of millions of pounds in preparation for a no-deal Brexit eventuality, the Evening Standard reported on Wednesday citing an unknown government source.

  • May secures Tory backing to stay British PM – report
    May secures Tory backing to stay British PM – report
    22h ago

    Sterling jumped 0.88% to a session high of $1.26075 on Wednesday as the BBC counted 158 Conservative Party members in Parliament who expressed support for United Kingdom's Prime Minister Theresa May, which is a majority. Laura Kuenss...

  • Merkel: No intention to change Brexit agreement
    Merkel: No intention to change Brexit agreement
    22h ago

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated on Wednesday that the there will be no renegotiation of the Brexit agreement, the media reported. Merkel was quoted saying she still has "hope" for an orderly withdrawal of the United ...