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British PM Theresa May's begins new year with mini-reshuffle of Cabinet

The UK government's accident-prone streak continued in the new year as British Prime Minister Theresa May's weaker than expected Cabinet reshuffle began with an erroneous tweet from the Conservative Party's official Twitter account wrongly announcing the party's new chairman. Ma...

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...

Gavin Williamson warned of backlash if he cuts armed forces

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been warned that attempts to cut the armed forces will provoke a backbench rebellion significant enough to the defeat the Government in a Commons vote. The threat comes as former Conservative defence chiefs have demanded that the Chancellor...

Army will NOT get more cash in Budget despite cut fears

The military will get no new money in this week’s Budget despite warnings from Tory MPs and defence chiefs that the Armed Forces are on the verge of collapse. Government sources last night rubbished claims Philip Hammond will announce another £2billion for the military when h...

Tory backbenchers threaten rebellion over defence cuts

Backbench Tory MPs have threatened a 25-strong rebellion over cuts to defence spending, piling further pressure on Philip Hammond ahead of this week’s Budget. In a letter to the new Defence Se...

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson ditches defence cuts

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson is planning to go to war with Chancellor Philip Hammond to halt plans to reduce the number of Royal Marine Commandos by 1,000. The Treasury is insisting the Mi...

Penny Mordaunt Appointed New International Development Secretary Following Priti Patel's Resignation

Penny Mordaunt has been appointed international development secretary by Theresa May following Priti Patel’s resignation. The reshuffle...

Penny Mordaunt Appointed New International Development Secretary

Penny Mordaunt has been appointed international development secretary by Theresa May following Priti Patel’s resignation. ...

Conservative backlash at new Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson

Gavin Williamson has described himself as "honoured and excited" to be appointed Defence Secretary - but his rise to a leading Cabinet role has sparked concern among Conservative colleagues. The...

Theresa May picks Gavin Williamson as Sir Michael Fallon's replacement after resignation

Gavin Williamson has been named as the new Defence Secretary following Sir Michael Fallon's resignation amid the Westminster sleaze scandal. Sir Michael sensationally resigned on Wednesday after...

UK sex scandal deepens after defence minister resigns

Britain's newly appointed Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson walks into the Ministry of Defence in central London on November 2, 2017 The sexual harassment scandal sweeping UK parliament brought...

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