Tag Archives: Theresa May


UK’s May to chair Cobra meeting to tackle oil tanker seizure crisis

07 July, 2019 9:57 am 9:57 am

LONDON (Web Desk) – Britain Prime minister Theresa May will chair the government’s emergency committee Cobra on Monday after a British-flagged tanker was seized by Iran in the Gulf. May is expected to receive updates from ministers and officials and discuss maintaining the security of shipping in the area. It comes amid reports ministers are … Read More

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Hammond warns leadership hopefuls against low tax, deregulation dogma

05 May, 2019 9:58 am 9:58 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Philip Hammond will on Thursday warn those hoping to replace Prime Minister Theresa May against basing their leadership pitches on tax cuts and deregulation, a source at the finance ministry said. May is due to stand down on June 7, having failed to deliver Brexit, handing over the reins … Read More

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‘Just one more push’ to get Brexit, May urges EU

03 March, 2019 10:27 am 10:27 am

GRIMSBY, England (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May urged the European Union on Friday to make “just one more push” to break the Brexit deadlock but proposals from the bloc’s chief negotiator fell short of anything that would win over the British parliament. Three weeks before Britain is due to leave the EU, May has … Read More

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Theresa May lauds PM Imran Khan’s peace gesture of releasing Indian pilot

03 March, 2019 5:41 pm 5:41 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – British Prime Minister Theresa May, in a phone conversation on Sunday, lauded Prime Minister Imran Khan for reducing tensions between Pakistan and India. According to reports, PM Imran had spoken to his British counterpart who welcomed his decision to release captured Indian pilot Abhinandan as a gesture of peace. “The Prime … Read More

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May seeks more time to find Brexit deal, tells lawmakers: Hold your nerve

02 February, 2019 9:31 am 9:31 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May told MPs on Tuesday to hold their nerve over Brexit and give her more time to negotiate a deal acceptable to both the European Union and the British parliament. The United Kingdom is on course to leave the European Union on March 29 without a deal unless May … Read More

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Former PM Major urges May to drop Brexit red lines

01 January, 2019 7:15 pm 7:15 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Former British prime minister John Major urged Theresa May on Saturday to drop her “red lines” on Brexit or allow parliament to find a way forward to avoid a damaging no-deal departure from the European Union in March. Major said he compromised on key decisions on the Northern Irish peace process and … Read More

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May wins confidence vote, seeks end to Brexit standoff

01 January, 2019 9:22 am 9:22 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in the British parliament on Wednesday and then appealed to MPs from across the political divide to come together to try to break the impasse on a Brexit divorce agreement. MPs voted 325 to 306 that they had confidence in May’s government, just 24 … Read More

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PM May faces confidence vote as Brexit goes down to the line

01 January, 2019 8:48 am 8:48 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced a no confidence vote on Wednesday after the crushing defeat of her Brexit divorce deal by parliament left Britain’s exit from the European Union in disarray just 10 weeks before it is due to leave. Lawmakers voted 432-202 against her deal, the worst defeat in modern … Read More

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Take a second look, May urges MPs before Brexit vote

01 January, 2019 9:12 am 9:12 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May urged MPs on Monday to take a “second look” at her Brexit deal to leave the European Union, a last-ditch effort to win over a parliament that looks set to reject the agreement. The fate of the United Kingdom’s March 29 exit from the EU is in … Read More

Pound to climb, but pre-Brexit vote rate well out of reach

10 October, 2018 9:08 am 9:08 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The pound is set to be stronger by the time Britain leaves the European Union, according to currency strategists polled by Reuters, but in a year it still won’t have come close to recouping its losses since the shock 2016 Brexit vote. Sterling is due to edge up more than 2 percent … Read More

UK wants deal on Brexit by November at latest: Lidington

09 September, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

CERNOBBIO (Reuters) – Britain believes an orderly, agreed exit from the European Union is still the most likely outcome but time is running out and a deal should be done by November at the latest, cabinet office minister David Lidington said. Speaking on the sidelines of Italy’s annual Ambrosetti conference on European affairs, Lidington said … Read More

Nawaz Sharif greets Theresa May on becoming British PM

07 July, 2016 8:21 pm 8:21 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – British Prime Minister Theresa May phoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday. The prime minister congratulated her on becoming the UK premier. He said that the slot of the PM is expression of confidence in her by the people of Britain. “Britain will more strengthen under the leadership of Theresa May,” … Read More