Tag Archives: House of Commons of the United Kingdom

16Nov/16

British PM May tells rowdy parliament she does “have a plan” for Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May tells a particularly spirited House of Commons session that she does have a plan for Brexit, one day after a leaked memo concluded her minister’s have no overall strategy.

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01Nov/16
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UK says will retaliate against growing threat from cyber-attacks

British Chancellor Philip Hammond hints at threats from Russia as he unveils a new five-year cyber security strategy.

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14Jul/16

A look at the colourful political life of Boris Johnson, Britain’s surprise new foreign minister

Known for jokes and insults, Boris Johnson takes helm of British diplomacy as surprise choice for Prime Minister May’s new foreign minister. The flamboyant former London mayor is more known for gaffes and humour than delicate diplomacy.
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12Jul/16

Britain’s May says to negotiate a successful Brexit as PM

Britain’s next prime minister, Theresa May, calls for the country to unite under her leadership, promising to make a success of negotiating the country’s divorce from the European Union.

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12Jul/16

May to be confirmed as UK Conservative leader, and next PM

The chairman of the Conservative Party committee running the leadership contest confirms Theresa May is only remaining candidate and refuses to deny that she could become the next Prime Minister by the end of the day.

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01Jul/16

Johnson has little to say over his snub by Gove for leadership battle

Conservative parliamentarian and prominent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson says little about the fall of his political ambitions following a last minute snub by his biggest ally, Justice Secretary Michael Gove, who decided to run for the leadership of the party himself.
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07May/16

Far right candidate turns his back as London elects first Muslim mayor

Sadiq Khan begins first full day as mayor of London after a landslide victory. Far right candidate, Paul Golding, turned his back on Khan as he gave his victory speech after becoming the first Muslim to head a major Western capital.

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06May/16
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Sadiq Khan becomes first Muslim mayor of London

Sadiq Khan, a Muslim Labour Party lawmaker, has been elected London’s mayor following a campaign marred by charges of anti-Semitism and extremism. Continue reading

06May/16
Tory Zac Goldsmith chats to London mayoral rival Sadiq Khan of Labour

Britain’s Labour takes hit in regional elections, leads in London mayor race

Partial results show Labour set to lose ground in regional elections but London mayoral election may be lone bright spot for party.

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