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Tag: British Prime Minister

  • Thursday, August 22nd 2019 - 09:19 UTC

    British Prime Minister girlfriend barred from entering the United States

    Carrie Symonds, who moved into 10 Downing Street when Johnson became prime minister, was hoping to visit the US as part of her adviser role for Oceana

    The girlfriend of new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been denied permission to enter the United States because of her trip to East Africa’s Somaliland in 2018. Carrie Symonds, who moved into 10 Downing Street when Johnson became prime minister in July, was hoping to visit the US in the next few days as part of her adviser role for Oceana, a US-based environmental non-profit organization.

  • Tuesday, July 23rd 2019 - 18:42 UTC

    Boris Johnson promises to deliver Brexit, unite the country and defeat Jeremy Corbyn

    ”We are going to get Brexit done on 31 October and take advantage of all the opportunities it will bring with a new spirit of can do.

    Boris Johnson has been elected new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members and will become the next UK prime minister. He beat Jeremy Hunt comfortably, winning 92,153 votes to his rival's 46,656. The former London mayor takes over from Theresa May on Wednesday.

  • Saturday, June 8th 2019 - 07:40 UTC

    Theresa May becomes acting PM; Tories'round of secret ballots to chose successor

    Mrs. May, who quietly tendered her resignation in a private letter to the party, will remain prime minister until a new leader is chosen, likely in late July

    Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down as leader of Britain's governing Conservative Party on Friday, formally triggering the race for a successor who will try where she failed to deliver Brexit. May, who quietly tendered her resignation in a private letter to the party, will remain prime minister until a new leader is chosen, likely in late July, but leaves Britain's tortuous departure from the European Union stalled.

  • Friday, June 7th 2019 - 09:37 UTC

    Theresa May steps down; Brexit waiting for the next British Prime Minister

    
May took office after the 2016 referendum vote to leave the EU and has spent the past three years working on the plan, delaying Brexit twice to try to get it through

    British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of her Conservative Party on Friday, formally triggering the race for a successor who will try where she failed to deliver Brexit. May will remain prime minister until a new leader is chosen, likely in late July, but has relinquished control over the direction of Britain's tortuous departure from the European Union.

  • Wednesday, June 5th 2019 - 09:37 UTC

    Trump bets strongly on Brexit and anticipates a “phenomenal trade deal” with UK

    Speaking next to Mrs May at the Foreign Office Trump said trade between the two long-time allies could be “two and even three times what we are doing now”.

    United States President Donald Trump emerged from a meeting on Tuesday with outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May talking up a “phenomenal trade deal” between the two countries once the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. But he also hinted that any such deal would have to include opening up Britain's cherished National Health Service (NHS) - a proposition certain to stir controversy.

  • Thursday, May 9th 2019 - 09:40 UTC

    Margaret Thatcher, a turning point in British politics

    Forty years on, Margaret Thatcher divides opinion more than ever, but nobody can deny her place among the most powerful Prime Ministers ( Rex Features )

    By Greg Wright (*) - She arrived in 10 Downing Street to a chorus of cheers and boos, but promising to be true to the philosophy of St. Francis of Assisi and bring harmony to a nation riven by divisions.

  • Thursday, September 13th 2018 - 10:04 UTC

    Plot to oust PM May withers, but big challenge anticipated at Tory conference in Birmingham

    After reports of the revolt emerged in the media some members came out on Wednesday softer, saying they supported Ms May but not her Brexit plan

    British Prime Minister Theresa May seems to have overcome an internal escalation from her own Conservatives to have her removed, but her supporters are confident she is safe in the leadership, for now. Ms May is under pressure over the so-called Chequers proposal, which her opponents say binds the United Kingdom too tightly to European Union rules and regulations following Brexit.