British media are recalling that Prince Andrew, the Queen's second son sailed to war in the Falkland Islands, back in 1982, making the sovereign and elected government officials of the time extremely fearful that he could become a target prize for the Argentine forces.2 comments
Queen Elizabeth II is set to join British Prime Minister Theresa May, other world leaders and World War II veteran on the southern coast of England on Wednesday to honor the Allied soldiers who risked and gave their lives in large numbers 75 years ago for the D-Day invasion that helped liberate Europe from Nazi Germany.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party is facing its worst ever general election result if a vote were held now, according to a new opinion poll, as voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit will punish the main political parties.
Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday urged whoever succeeds her to get Britain out of the EU quickly but with a deal, as she met the bloc's leaders just days after announcing her resignation. May looked relaxed and smiled for the cameras as she arrived at a Brussels summit, the first one in many months that did not require her to wrangle with European colleagues over Brexit.
Alastair Campbell has defended his decision to vote for the Lib Dems in the European elections after he was expelled from the Labour Party. Tony Blair's former spin doctor said he had voted tactically. He said he would always be Labour but acted in the best interests of what the Labour Party should be doing by supporting a pro-Remain party.
Theresa May has announced that she will present her resignation on June 7 after her meeting with the president of the 1922 Parliamentary Committee, Graham Grady, and the unsustainable pressure of the Tories. Former Foreign Secretary and hard Brexit icon, Boris Johnson, confirmed on Thursday his candidacy to succeed her.
Further uncertainty over Brexit will hinder growth in the UK economy, the head of IMF has told the BBC. Speaking ahead of the agreement of an extension to Article 50, Christine Lagarde warned that businesses and investors will remain hesitant in the coming months. She said any prolonged uncertainty would have a negative impact.
For the United Nations (UN), the United Kingdom arrested “arbitrarily” WikiLeaks’s co-founder, Julian Assange, on Thursday and warned that by allowing his arrest, Ecuador has put the Australian journalist at risk of being extradited to the United States, “Exposing him to the risk of serious violations of human rights.”
British Prime Minister Theresa May toured Berlin and Paris on Tuesday to plead for an extension to the deadline for Brexit, which looked increasingly likely to be approved by EU leaders at a crunch meeting in Brussels.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Saturday mulled a possible fourth attempt to get her Brexit agreement through parliament, faced with the growing risk of a chaotic no-deal exit in less than two weeks' time. MPs on Friday resoundingly rejected May's deal, although by a substantially lower margin than on two previous occasions in January and March.