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UK PM warns of ‘breach of trust’ on Brexit

A failure to deliver Brexit would be “a catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy”, Prime Minister Theresa May has warned. Writing in the Sunday Express, Mrs May pleaded with MPs to back her Brexit deal in Tuesday’s ...

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City of London moves to revoke award from Suu Kyi

Photo: Aung San Suu Kyi. City of London Corporation councillors have voted in favour of removing the honorary freedom award granted to Aung San Suu Kyi over her failure to condemn atrocities committed against the Rohingya people in Myanmar. Members ...

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Rohingya issue: UK to continue its leadership role at UNSC

Dhaka, London to strengthen economic, security ties Bangladesh High Commissioner to UK Saida Muna Tasneem Minister calls on British Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific at UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Mark Field at the latter’s office in ...

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Brexit: Japan’s PM says ‘wish of whole world’ to avoid no-deal

The “whole world” wants the UK to avoid a no-deal Brexit, Japan’s PM has claimed, after talks with Theresa May. Shinzo Abe pledged “total support” for the withdrawal agreement she has negotiated with the EU, which faces a crunch vote ...

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Dutch PM wants to help May win Brexit backing

Photo: In this grab taken from video, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May, centre, listens during Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. London, Jan 10 : Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says he is ...

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Showdown looms as UK lawmakers clash over May’s Brexit deal

Photo: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for the House of Commons for her weekly Prime Minister’s question time, in London, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. London, Jan 9 : Britain’s government and its lawmakers were set to ...

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UK minister rules out Brexit process extension

Brussels, Jan 8 : A British government minister working on the process of taking the country out of the European Union says the government will not seek to extend the two-year period in which its departure must happen. Britain leaves ...

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UK MPs urge police action over ‘Nazi’ jibes

More than 50 MPs have called on the head of Britain’s largest police force to improve their response to abusive protesters outside Parliament. Writing to Met Police commissioner Cressida Dick, the MPs cited “serious concerns” about the “deteriorating public order ...

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Britain’s battle over Brexit resumes ahead of big vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May came under pressure Monday to explain what further assurances she can secure from the EU before MPs vote on her unpopular Brexit deal next week, after the bloc repeated it would not renegotiate the text. ...

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Britain testing ‘no-deal’ scenario as Brexit vote nears

Photo: Some 150 trucks leave Manston Airfield during a ‘no-deal’ Brexit test for where 6,000 trucks could be parked at the airfield near Ramsgate in south east England, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. London, Jan 7 : Britain is testing how ...

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