Theresa May

Theresa May just refused to condemn Donald Trump's defence of neo-Nazis

Theresa May has refused to directly condemn Donald Trump's defence of neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Charlottesville, despite three senior …

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This Vice News documentary from Charlottesville is horrifying

How many guns do white supremacists have?!<p>Hundreds of white supremacists marched with torches in the US city of Charlottesville, Virginia, this past …

Elections (UK)

Hopes of an anti-Brexit party are illusory, but Remainers have a new plan to stay in the EU

Stopping Brexit may prove an impossible task. But the UK could reapply for EU membership under Article 49.<p>The Remain campaign lost in the country, …

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Brexit: Irish border plan risks chaos in Wales, Plaid Cymru claims

<b>Welsh ports could suffer "chaos" if the EU agrees to a soft border between Northern Ireland and the Republic after Brexit, Plaid Cymru has claimed.</b><p>A UK government plan has called for an "unprecedented" solution with wide-ranging exemptions from any new tariffs for small and medium-size firms.<p>Plaid …

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Theresa May’s immigration target is leaving her increasing isolated

Brexit is becoming a hall of mirrors. The Government wants to leave the EU customs union but then replicate it. Ministers insist that free movement …

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UK: There must be no border posts with Ireland after Brexit

LONDON – Britain says there must be no border posts between Northern Ireland and the Irish republic after Brexit.<p>But it says "flexibility and imagination" will be needed to maintain the currently invisible border once the U.K. is out of the European Union while Ireland remains a member.<p>Britain says …

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Pull your socks up Britain, you're being very stupid

Now look. I appreciate that 17m people voted for Brexit and 63m people voted for Donald Trump.<p>But being thick once does not mean you have to be thick …

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So how does Brexit Britain look to the world now? Urbane but unhinged

The country has come to resemble the Hollywood villain whose style and refinement masks the fact that they are completely deranged<p>Hollywood recognised long ago that a British accent makes a fine complement to cold-hearted villainy. George Sanders’ laconic aristo-drawl as the voice of Shere Khan in …

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The Real Prize in Brexit Trade Talks - Bloomberg Gadfly

There's been much ballyhoo this week about Britain's desire for some kind of temporary customs union post-Brexit. We may have to wait until Brussels …

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UK leader criticizes Trump remarks blaming "both sides"

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has criticized President Donald Trump's remarks blaming "both sides" in weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia, declaring that there's "no equivalence" between the two groups.<p>Britain's leader, speaking in …

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Theresa May, either take a stand or get the hell out of office – Britain doesn't want a PM who can't condemn Donald Trump

A refusal to denounce evil is an evil in and of itself. In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, President Donald Trump has drawn a moral …

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Will Brexit mean 'car-mageddon' for the UK's automotive sector?

Of the 1.7m cars rolling off production lines in the UK last year, all but 20pc of those vehicles were destined to spend their lives on foreign roads.<p>The export market is crucial to Britain’s car makers: the sector has an annual turnover of £77.5bn and, with 80pc of production headed overseas, it …

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'A recipe for chaos': UK Brexit plan provokes alarm along Irish border

Business people on two sides of border express concern about prospect of ‘back door’ to EU and lack of clarity<p>The British government’s proposals for a soft border with the Republic of Ireland after Brexit were greeted with scepticism and anxiety on both sides of the border.<p>The president of the …

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UK doesn't want Irish border posts post-Brexit

The UK government announced in a 30-page position paper Wednesday that it plans to avoid creating border posts and customs checks in Ireland after …

Brexit

Ex-Brexit Chief Turns on PM, Demands Centrist Party to Save U.K.

In an online tirade, James Chapman accused his former boss, and Brexit minister, David Davis of being a lazy, incompetent, bullying liar who was unfit for the job.<p>LONDON—If there’s one man who should understand the reality of Britain’s impending Brexit, it’s James Chapman.<p>The former political …

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People born in Northern Ireland could still be EU citizens after Brexit

People born in Northern Ireland who hold an Irish citizenship will still be able to benefit from EU citizenship rights after Brexit, according to the …

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Irish border: Will Brexit undermine unionism?

And it is unionism which, somewhat ironically, has placed it there.<p>Northern Ireland voted to stay in the European Union, but 44% voted to leave. Most …

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These British MPs Want Any Plans For A State Visit By Trump To Be Cancelled

Politicians across the political spectrum expressed their disgust at Trump's response to the protests in Charlottesville and called on Theresa May to take a stand.<p>During a press conference, Trump repeated his earlier comments that there were "many sides" to the violent protests, which involved …

World News

The pound is ‘extremely undervalued’ right now, according to UBS

Has the pound hit rock bottom yet?<p>With sterling GBPUSD, -0.0933% GBPEUR, +0.1459% taking another blow this week and touching a more than seven-year low against the euro, some analysts are now speculating it could hit parity with the shared European currency and fall further against the dollar by …

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Theresa May urged to cancel Donald Trump's state visit after 'sickening' Charlottesville response

Theresa May is facing renewed calls to cancel a state visit for Donald Trump over his response to deadly unrest in Virginia.<p>MPs urged the PM to …

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THE BEADY EYE ASKS: JUST WHAT IS ENGLAND DOING TO ITS SELF.

( A seven minute read)<p><b>The British establishment is slowly coming to terms with the enormity of the legal and political cluster bomb that Brexit has</b> …

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ECB urges banks to speed up Brexit relocation planning: "The clock is ticking"

The European Central Bank (ECB) is urging firms to speed up their relocation plans in preparation for Brexit.<p>Sabine Lautenschlaeger, vice chair of …

Brexit

Can tech give us frictionless borders?

Rory Cellan-Jones Technology correspondent<p><b>Can tech give us frictionless borders?</b><p>The truth, according to those who have studied the issue, is somewhere between the two.<p>Whatever the nature of the UK's trading relationship with the EU after we leave, it seems certain that there will be added …

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A new British identity is key to Brexit’s success. So who do we want to be?

We need more than just breezy assertions about free trade – the Brexit identity crisis is consuming the entire country, and not helping our standing with the EU<p>There are a lot of productive ways in which to analyse Brexit – why it happened, how it’s developing, and how it may turn out. One of the …

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In rare rebuke of Trump, UK's May says leaders must condemn far-right views

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday there was no equivalence between fascists and those who opposed them, a rare rebuke of U.S. President Donald Trump by one of his closest foreign allies.<p>Trump inflamed tensions after a deadly rally of white supremacists in …

Brexit

Theresa May criticizes Donald Trump’s response to Charlottesville protest

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday added her voice to criticisms of Donald Trump over his response to the violent white supremacist rally …

Politics

Pending Brexit, immigration has still not been addressed

The refugee crisis came to the fore again in this weekend’s press, from a number of different perspectives. Some coverage focused on the increasing …

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Irish farmers say restrictions-free border impossible under Brexit

Farmers have said it is impossible to see how the Irish border can stay open and free of checkpoints under the Brexit proposals.<p>While the Ulster …

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Fisheries revival 'could scupper Scottish independence dream'

On a recent trip to Peterhead, David Mundell, the Scottish Secretary, lifted up a giant cod for the media to photograph. It was hard to decide who looked the more startled suddenly to be hailed as the fishermen’s friend, Mundell or the dead cod.<p>Cod, as a stock, has seen an impressive comeback in …

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The European Union’s double standard

Unless the EU addresses its clear double standards, no video will be able to honestly speak to Israeli society, regardless of the narrator.<p>On July …

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