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Theresa May Announces Her Resignation


LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will be stepping down as Conservative leader on June 7, triggering a party contest to choose the new prime minister of the United Kingdom, the National reported Friday. “It is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to …

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EU Elections Will Not Make Brexit Easier for Anyone Involved


LONDON – Former Deputy Prime Minister and Tory peer Michael Heseltine said he will not vote for his party’s candidate in European elections if they are a Brexiteer, Inews reported Wednesday. Speaking to the BBC’s Newsnight program, he said his belief that Brexit is damaging to the UK’s national interest …

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Labor Officials Quit Their Posts with Blast at Corbyn Over Brexit


LONDON – Aaron Austin Locke and Robert McIntosh announced their resignation as the top two office bearers in the Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven constituency Labor party in an email to local members, PoliticsHome said Tuesday. They said they were unhappy with the party’s failure to fully endorse another referendum on …

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Two Main Parties Punished in British Local Elections


LONDON – Initial results indicate that voters punished Theresa May’s conservatives in the presidential election ballot but the party was also disappointing for opposition Labor, POLITICO reported Friday. With nearly half of the votes cast and widespread frustration over the treatment of Brexit by Westminster’s two main parties, the Conservatives …

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EU Unites to Avoid #Brexit Without Agreement: German Minister


BRUSSELS – The latest decision by the European Union to grant Britain another Brexit extension shows that European leaders are able to find a common solution, said the German Minister of the Economy, Peter Altmaier on Friday, April 12, Euro Reporter said Monday. “In the end we got together until …

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Theresa May and EU Agree to Postpone Brexit Until 31 October


LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May said the UK would continue to seek to leave the EU as soon as possible after its agreement with the EU on a “flexible extension” of the Brexit until 31 October, The Week reported Thursday. Speaking after more than five hours of talks …

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Eight Brexit Options on Table As MPs Cast Indicative Votes


LONDON – British MPs will cast indicative Brexit votes for the second time on Monday in an attempt to find a way out of the European Union, CGTN reported Monday. The first round of votes indicated a preference for a softer exit than Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal, but none …

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UK Lawmakers Poised for Pivotal Vote on May’s Brexit Deal


LONDON – British MPs are set for a momentous third vote Friday on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, which could end a months-long political crisis or risk Britain crashing out of the EU in two weeks, Digital Journal reported Friday. The House of Commons has twice rejected May’s withdrawal …

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