Momentous Brexit debate opens with stinging defeats for May

Momentous Brexit debate opens with stinging defeats for May

LONDON: Impassioned UK MPs debated Brexit late into Tuesday (Dec 4) night after delivering two stinging defeats to Prime Minister Theresa May that exposed her lack of support in parliament.
May rebukes Trump as she bids to sell Brexit deal

May rebukes Trump as she bids to sell Brexit deal

LONDON: Theresa May rebuked Donald Trump and insisted Britain could strike trade agreements outside the EU as she kicked off a nationwide tour on Tuesday (Nov 27) to whip up support for the contested Brexit divorce deal.
British parliament to vote on Brexit deal on Dec 11

British parliament to vote on Brexit deal on Dec 11

May faced parliamentary fury on Monday as she set off on the tricky task of convincing mutinous lawmakers to back her divorce deal with the EU.
PM May defends draft Brexit deal agreed by EU, Britain

PM May defends draft Brexit deal agreed by EU, Britain

After briefing her cabinet in a hastily-arranged teleconference call, May addressed the House of Commons, saying the agreement was the "best possible deal".
British PM eyes Brexit endgame, but not at any cost

British PM eyes Brexit endgame, but not at any cost

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday (Nov 12) her government was working "extremely hard" to save a Brexit deal that continued slipping out of grasp despite frantic negotiations with the European Union.
EU leaders urge progress as UK eyes Brexit deal by Nov 21

EU leaders urge progress as UK eyes Brexit deal by Nov 21

LONDON: Britain's Brexit minister believes a divorce deal with the European Union could be struck by Nov 21, it emerged on Wednesday (Oct 31), prompting EU leaders to warn this would require a breakthrough within days.
May to say Brexit '95 per cent' settled as MP mutiny fears rise

May to say Brexit '95 per cent' settled as MP mutiny fears rise

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Britain's parliament on Monday (Oct 22) that Brexit negotiations are "95 per cent" complete but that she cannot accept the European Union's Northern Ireland border proposals - as she faces down an increasingly mutinous faction within her own party.
UK PM faces backlash over Brexit compromise

UK PM faces backlash over Brexit compromise

Prime Minister Theresa May's office insisted Friday (Oct 12) it would not "trap" Britain in an endless customs union with the EU after Brexit, amid reports some ministers could quit if this is the price of a divorce deal.
British PM hits back at EU over Brexit plan

British PM hits back at EU over Brexit plan

Prime Minister Theresa May hit back on Friday (Sep 21) at the European Union after it roundly rejected her Brexit plan, saying its refusal to compromise was "not acceptable" and warning she was still prepared to walk away from the talks.
Tensions rise as EU prepares for final Brexit stretch

Tensions rise as EU prepares for final Brexit stretch

EU leaders will on Thursday (Sep 20) make preparations for the final stretch of Brexit negotiations, after clashing with Britain over how to bridge their differences to reach a divorce deal.
Theresa May, Prince William mark centenary of key WWI battle

Theresa May, Prince William mark centenary of key WWI battle

Britain's Prince William and Prime Minister Theresa May will join 2,000 guests at a service Wednesday (Aug 8) marking the centenary of the Battle of Amiens, which rang in the beginning of the end of World War I.
Brexit on menu at May, Macron dinner

Brexit on menu at May, Macron dinner

British Prime Minister Theresa May heads to President Emmanuel Macron's "summer Elysee Palace" on the Mediterranean coast on Friday (Aug 3), seeking to soften resistance to a Brexit plan which has upended her government while failing to win over sceptical EU negotiators.
British PM says she will lead Brexit talks from now on

British PM says she will lead Brexit talks from now on

Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Tuesday (Jul 24) she will take personal control of Brexit negotiations with the EU, as time runs out to get a deal before Britain leaves the bloc in March.
Tony Blair calls for second vote to fix Brexit 'mess'

Tony Blair calls for second vote to fix Brexit 'mess'

"It's a total and complete mess": Former prime minister Tony Blair does not hold back when asked in an interview with AFP what he makes of the British government's approach to Brexit.
Trump blasts May's Brexit strategy on UK visit

Trump blasts May's Brexit strategy on UK visit

Donald Trump issued scathing criticism of Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy during his visit to Britain, as campaigners planned a mass protest against the US president on Friday (Jul 13).
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