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Montevideo, November 15th 2018 - 00:15 UTC

Tag: Downing Street

  • Tuesday, October 9th 2018 - 08:48 UTC

    UK waters down Brexit deal expectations: “big issues” remain to be resolved

    Theresa May’s official spokesman said further concessions were needed from the EU side

    Downing Street has played down expectations of agreement on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU at a crunch summit next week, warning that “big issues” remain to be resolved. Theresa May’s official spokesman said further concessions were needed from the EU side, and warned that no withdrawal agreement could be sealed without a “precise” declaration about the post-Brexit relationship.

  • Friday, July 13th 2018 - 10:26 UTC

    Donald Trump unwelcome in London: ‘Trump baby’ blimp will fly over the Parliament

    A six-meter balloon depicting Mr Trump will fly near the parliament today.

    The unpopularity of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, shown apparent by Thursday night, when protests started as soon as he landed in London for a meeting with the PM Theresa May. The US president, as the main event of his trip, will hold talks with the prime minister May and the new foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, at the PM’s Chequers country retreat.

  • Friday, June 22nd 2018 - 08:46 UTC

    NATO chief calls on UK to continue playing a leading role as military power

    In a speech in London, Jens Stoltenberg said he expected the UK to continue playing a major international role.

    The head of Nato has called on Britain to continue investing in defense amid claims that Theresa May has questioned the UK’s role as a leading military power. In a speech in London, Jens Stoltenberg said he expected the UK to continue playing a major international role.

  • Thursday, May 3rd 2018 - 08:33 UTC

    Customs union controversy remains at the heart of the UK cabinet

    Downing Street said the meeting acknowledged there were “challenges” to the existing proposals but that both the options put forward are still on the table

    Theresa May has asked officials to draw up “revised proposals” for post-Brexit customs arrangements after a key meeting with her most senior ministers. The Brexit sub committee met on Wednesday to try to agree on a new model to replace the UK's membership of the customs union.