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Britain's May to chair emergency session on seized tanker

July 22, 2019 12:54 pm

Britain is considering a number of options to raise the economic and diplomatic pressure on Iran but officials say military operations are not being considered at the moment.

UK falling behind in race to engage with India, warns British Parliament inquiry report

June 24, 2019 11:24 am

The report's findings are expected to feature heavily during the course of UK-India Week, organised by UK-based media house India Inc, which includes a high-profile Leaders' Summit in Buckinghamshire, south-east England.

May's new Brexit offer retains Northern Irish backstop, nothing new on customs

May 20, 2019 12:49 pm

May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through parliament before she leaves office.

UK government faces no-confidence vote after Brexit defeat

January 16, 2019 6:06 pm

May is battling to save her job after staking her political reputation on a last-ditch effort to win support for the divorce agreement she negotiated with the European Union.

Dutch PM Rutte: Britain must tell us what it wants

January 16, 2019 5:12 pm

"It is now up to the British to indicate what they want," he told reporters in The Hague in reaction to Tuesday's vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal. "We have a little bit more time, but it is really going down to the wire."

Britain's big Brexit vote in a few hours: What happens if UK PM Theresa May loses?

January 15, 2019 9:22 pm

The debate takes place in the lower house of parliament, the House of Commons. May does not have an outright majority of the 650 lawmakers, and the DUP, the small Northern Irish party that usually props up her government, is opposed to the deal.

UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn calls for election to break Brexit impasse

January 10, 2019 10:06 pm

Pledging to vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's deal next week, Corbyn said only a Labour government could secure an accord with the European Union that would re-unite Britain, a move that would, he acknowledged, most probably require an extension of the Brexit talks with Brussels.

Britain's May suffers parliament defeat as Brexit debate resumes

January 09, 2019 11:43 pm

May has so far refused to retreat from her unpopular deal, which envisages close trading ties with the EU, but without any say on policy as Britain has now, after leaving in March. Instead, she has pressed ahead with a vote she looks set to lose after failing to win over her nominal Northern Irish allies.

British PM Theresa May vows to give Indian software developers fair post-Brexit chance

November 20, 2018 12:46 am

Theresa May said UK's post-Brexit immigration system will be based on skills and talent rather than which country the immigrant comes from.

British PM Theresa May gets new customs idea as party bickers over Brexit

July 02, 2018 3:51 pm

May, who leads a minority government dependent on the support of a small Northern Irish party, has ruled out staying in the EU customs union, which groups EU members in a duty-free area where there is a common import tariff for non-EU goods.


Brexit: A timeline of the UK crisis

January 18, 2019 7:03 am

Britain will leave the European Union at 2300 GMT on March 29, 2019. Here is a timeline of key events related to Britain's decision of opting out of the European Union in photographs