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UK PM reshuffles cabinet

UK PM reshuffles cabinet

🕔11:59, 16.Sep 2021

London, Sep 16  UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reshuffled his cabinet with an aim to put in place “a strong and united team to build back better from the pandemic”, according to Downing Street. Wednesday’s reshuffle will also have

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Brexit a ‘vaccine’ against anti-EU propaganda: Tusk

Brexit a ‘vaccine’ against anti-EU propaganda: Tusk

🕔08:17, 29.May 2019

Brussels, May 29 Terming Europe a “winner” in the European Parliament elections, EU Commission President Donald Tusk said Brexit has acted as a “vaccine” against Euroskepticism. “I have no doubt that one of the reasons that people on the Continent voted

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May under pressure to drop Brexit talks with Labour

May under pressure to drop Brexit talks with Labour

🕔06:56, 15.May 2019

London, May 15  UK Prime Minister Theresa May is under intense pressure to abandon Brexit talks with the main opposition Labour Party, after a group of senior Conservative leaders issued a strongly worded warning. May’s cabinet, and Labour leader Jeremy

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UK’s May urges Corbyn to agree on Brexit deal

UK’s May urges Corbyn to agree on Brexit deal

🕔18:42, 5.May 2019

London, May 5  British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the main opposition Labour Party, to “put differences aside” and agree on a Brexit deal, the media reported on Sunday. The UK was supposed to

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No Brexit extension beyond Oct 31, says EU’s Juncker

No Brexit extension beyond Oct 31, says EU’s Juncker

🕔06:48, 17.Apr 2019

Strasbourg (France), April 17  The European Union is not likely to extend the Brexit negotiation period beyond the current – and already delayed – date of October 31, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday. The Luxembourg politician told

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Brexit: UK issues new passports without EU on cover

Brexit: UK issues new passports without EU on cover

🕔19:07, 6.Apr 2019

London, April 6  New British passports are being issued without the words “European Union” (EU) on its cover, despite the delay to Brexit. The new burgundy passports, came into force on March 30, the day the UK was to leave

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Brexit: British MPs back delay bill by one vote

Brexit: British MPs back delay bill by one vote

🕔07:14, 4.Apr 2019

London, April 4  British MPs have voted by a majority of one to force Prime Minister Theresa May to ask for an extension to the Brexit process, in a bid to avoid any no-deal scenario. The bill, put forward by

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Brexit: Vote only on withdrawal agreement on Friday

Brexit: Vote only on withdrawal agreement on Friday

🕔10:10, 29.Mar 2019

London, March 29 On Friday, the day the UK was supposed to leave the European Union, the House of Commons members will vote again on Brexit on a part negotiated with the EU, which is only on the withdrawal agreement —

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EU agrees to UK request for Brexit delay

EU agrees to UK request for Brexit delay

🕔09:57, 22.Mar 2019

Brussels, March 22  European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday said that the leaders of the 27 remaining European Union member-states have offered the UK an extension on the implementation of the UK’s exit from the bloc under Article 50.

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UK Parliament rejects May’s Brexit deal again

UK Parliament rejects May’s Brexit deal again

🕔09:58, 13.Mar 2019

London, March 13 British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected again by MPs in the second meaningful vote in the UK Parliament since January, increasing uncertainty about how the country will leave the European Union. MPs voted against

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EU to remain India’s largest trading partner despite Brexit: Envoy

EU to remain India’s largest trading partner despite Brexit: Envoy

🕔07:12, 23.Feb 2019

Kolkata, Feb 23  Noting that the current bilateral trade between India and the European Union (EU) is of 100 billion Euros, Ambassador of the European Union to India, Tomasz Kozlowski on Friday said the EU would continue to be India’s

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UK Parliament to vote on May’s Brexit ‘Plan B’ on Jan 29

UK Parliament to vote on May’s Brexit ‘Plan B’ on Jan 29

🕔09:18, 18.Jan 2019

London, Jan 18 The UK Parliament will vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s “Plan B” for Brexit on January 29, the Leader of House of Commons said on Thursday. Andrea Leadsom told lawmakers that the Prime Minister would put forward a

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Brexit: France activates no-deal plan

Brexit: France activates no-deal plan

🕔09:11, 18.Jan 2019

Paris, Jan 18  French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has said a no-deal Brexit looks “less and less unlikely” and has launched a contingency plan to prepare for it. After the UK Parliament rejected the withdrawal agreement, Philippe said laws had

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EU asks UK to clarify intentions on Brexit following deal rejection

EU asks UK to clarify intentions on Brexit following deal rejection

🕔10:26, 16.Jan 2019

Brussels, Jan 16  The European Union (EU) asked Britain to clarify its intentions on Brexit shortly after the deal negotiated between British Prime Minister Theresa May and the EU was rejected by a large margin at the Parliament. Jean-Claude Juncker,

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Brexit deal not up for renegotiation, EU tells May

Brexit deal not up for renegotiation, EU tells May

🕔20:00, 14.Dec 2018

Brussels, Dec 14 (IANS) European Union leaders have refused to give UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May a lifeline over Brexit, saying that the withdrawal agreement is “not open for renegotiation”, despite her appeal to them to help her salvage the deal

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Brexit gets EU nod

Brexit gets EU nod

🕔18:40, 26.Nov 2018

Brussels, Nov 26  The European Union on Sunday approved the UK’s withdrawal agreement from the EU, its chief official Donald Tusk announced in Belgium leaving it upon the UK Parliament to consent to the deal fecilitating Britains departure from the

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UK can join TPP post-Brexit: Japan

UK can join TPP post-Brexit: Japan

🕔15:04, 8.Oct 2018

Tokyo, Oct 8  Britain will be welcomed into the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal with “open arms” after it leaves the EU, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said. While the UK would lose its role as a gateway to

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No-deal Brexit will hit UK economy, warns IMF

No-deal Brexit will hit UK economy, warns IMF

🕔20:05, 17.Sep 2018

London, Sep 17 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday warned that a “no-deal” Brexit on World Trade Organization terms will entail “substantial costs” for the UK economy. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde gave a speech at the Treasury in

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British PM’s key adviser quits over Brexit

British PM’s key adviser quits over Brexit

🕔09:56, 30.Dec 2017

London, Dec 30  One of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s key advisers, Lord Andrew Adonis, has announced he is quitting his role, describing Brexit as a “populist and nationalist spasm”. Adonis, who was appointed as her infrastructure adviser in 2015,

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‘Iconic’ blue British passport to return after Brexit

‘Iconic’ blue British passport to return after Brexit

🕔14:11, 22.Dec 2017

London, Dec 22  British passports will change from burgundy to blue after Britain leaves the EU, the Home Office has said. British Immigration Minister Brandon Lewis said he was delighted to return to the “iconic” blue and gold design, which

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