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British government set for reshuffle on Monday

LONDON: Britain's government is to undergo a reshuffle on Monday as Prime Minister Theresa May looks to reassert her authority following a string of high-profile departures, according to MPs. Deputy prime minister Damian Green is set to be replaced after stepping down last month...

Happy New Year

Some glad tidings in 2017: the Mečiar amnesties were scrapped, and extremists lost badly in regional polls.2017 will go down in history as the year when Slovak MPs finally abolishedthe controversial amnesties of hardline former prime minister Vladimír Mečiar. With this move, a...

Catalan crisis intensifies as Spain snubs talks offer

Madrid: The crisis over Catalan independence deepened on Friday as Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish prime minister, rebuffed an offer of talks from Carles Puigdemont in the wake of the secessionist victory at the polls. Mr Puigdemont spoke from his self-imposed exile in Belgium to ca...

Catalan vote tips to secessionists

BARCELONA, Spain -- Catalonia's secessionist parties won enough votes Thursday to regain a slim majority in the regional parliament and give new momentum to their political struggle for independence from Spain. It was hardly an emphatic victory, however, as the separatists lost ...

Erdogan urges UN to resist US threat in Jerusalem vote

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday called on United Nations member states not to be swayed by US leader Donald Trump's threat to cut funding, during a key vote on a motion rejecti...

Theresa May suffers humiliating House of Commons defeat over critical Brexit vote

0 Comments Theresa May suffers humiliating House of Commons defeat over critical Brexit May has suffered a humiliating House of Commons defeat in a critical Brexit vote at the hands of her own...

'More Brexit work to be done' warns Foster

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDUP leader Arlene Foster welcomes 'no red line down the Irish Sea' Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster h...

Brexit deal done

The UK and the European Union have reached a preliminary agreement on Brexit after a week of intense negotiations. Following late night talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conser...

May makes dawn flight to Brussels as Brexit deal seems done

May makes dawn flight to Brussels as Brexit deal seems done Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EC headquarters in Brusse...

British PM May travels to Brussels in hope of clinching Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker before dawn in Brussels on Friday as the two sides seek to clinch a deal to open talks on post-Brex...

May heads to Brussels for key Brexit talks

UK PM Theresa May and EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker will meet in a bid to seal an Irish border deal.British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker ...

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