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British foreign secretary urges Brexit solution

Berlin, Feb 20 : Britain’s foreign secretary is telling a German audience that securing an orderly British departure from the European Union is “of paramount importance.” Jeremy Hunt was meeting officials in Berlin on Wednesday ahead of Prime Minister Theresa ...

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Teenager who joined IS in Syria to lose UK citizenship

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 22, 2015 Renu Begum, eldest sister of missing British girl Shamima Begum, holds a picture of her sister while being interviewed by the media in central London. – A British teenager who ...

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Brex-split: 7 lawmakers quit Labour over EU, anti-Semitism

Photo: Chaka Umunna speaks alongside Luciana Berger, left, and Angela Smith, right, during a press conference to announce the new political party, The Independent Group, in London, Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. London, Feb 18 : Seven British lawmakers quit the ...

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Several UK Labour MPs to quit party over Brexit

A group of British opposition Labour lawmakers will on Monday announce they are leaving the party over leader Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism, a source said, adding more resignations could follow. The small group, possibly ...

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In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humor

Photo: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves the Houses of Parliament in Westminster following a Brexit vote in the House of Commons, in London, Thursday Feb. 14, 2019. London, Feb 17 : It’s said that history often repeats itself — ...

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PM defeated over Brexit strategy

Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered a fresh defeat in a Commons vote on her Brexit strategy by 303 to 258. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called on the prime minister – who did not take part in the debate ...

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British-Bangladeshi IS teen’s return to UK ‘could be prevented’

A British woman who fled to Syria as a schoolgirl to join the Islamic State group could be prevented from returning to the UK, the home secretary has said. “My message is clear,” Sajid Javid told the Times. “If you have ...

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Brexit: MPs to debate next steps

  MPs are to debate and vote on the next steps in the Brexit process later, as Theresa May continues to try to get a deal through Parliament. A series of amendments – designed to change the direction of Brexit ...

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May urges UK lawmakers: Give me more time to get Brexit deal

With Brexit just 47 days away, the British government asked lawmakers on Sunday to give Prime Minister Theresa May more time to rework her divorce deal with the European Union. Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said Parliament would get to pass ...

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Brexit: May to make plea to MPs for time to change deal

Prime Minister Theresa May will ask MPs to give her more time to secure changes to the controversial part of her Brexit deal – the Northern Irish backstop. Mrs May is due to report back to MPs this week, after ...

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