Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn had a frank talk with Britain’s top civil servant as he called for an independent investigation into a report citing unidentified officials expressing concerns over his health, his spokesman said.
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.
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.
The leader of Britain's main opposition Labour party Jeremy Corbyn - criticized for failing to take a clear position on Brexit - on Wednesday said the only way out of the political crisis was to hold a general election or a second “public vote on any deal agreed by parliament”.
Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to back a second referendum on Brexit and it could be within days, the Mirror newspaper reported late on Tuesday citing senior figures of the party.
Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said the British public should be asked again to give its verdict on Brexit, either through a general election or a second referendum.
Britain's withdrawal from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May's crumbling government.
Prime Minister Theresa May's government will publish draft legislation in the first week of June that would allow Brexit to proceed if approved by parliament, a Downing Street spokesman announced on Tuesday.
The British prime minister's chief Brexit negotiator, Olly Robbins, is travelling to Brussels to discuss changes to the political declaration on the UK's future relationship with the EU. The move is intended to meet a key Labour demand in cross-party talks to break the deadlock.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made a blistering attack against China as he stepped up pressure on Britain, warning that US intelligence-sharing could be risked by the involvement of a Chinese company in a new British telecommunications network.