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British PM’s cabinet reshuffle marred by resignation

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May’s long-awaited government reshuffle Monday was branded ineffectual and shambolic after she promoted few fresh faces to her top team and a minister resigned rather than accept a new post. Education Secretary Justine Greening became the...

British PM Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle marred by resignation

Education Secretary Justine Greening became the fourth minister to leave the Cabinet since November, after resisting a request to move to the welfare and pensions ministry. Meanwhile health minister Jeremy Hunt convinced May at the last minute to scrap plans to move him to the b...

On Brexit, Adonis hits wall with the Conservatives and Labour

He is a Labour peer but was taken into the Tory government fold as someone who could work across divisions. Lord Adonis will no longer tolerate being associated with the Conservative government because of its approach to leaving the EU. Labour says his resignation shows Theresa...

Lord Adonis resigns: ‘Brexit is nationalist spasm worthy of Trump’

Theresa May’s infrastructure chief has quit and delivered a scathing attack on the Prime Minister’s handling of Brexit. Anti-Brexit Labour peer Lord Adonis resigned as chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission, claiming Mrs May had sided with Ukip and the “Tor...

Nick Clegg 'to receive knighthood' in New Year's Honours

Nick Clegg served as deputy Prime Minister for five years: Chris Williamson / Contributor / Getty Images Former Liberal Democrats leader Nick Clegg is set to receive a knighthood in the New Year...

Nick Clegg to receive a knighthood in the New Year's Honours List

Nick Clegg to receive a knighthood in the New Year's Honours List FORMER Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg will get a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours List. ...

Nick Clegg to be knighted in New Year Honours

Former deputy prime minister and leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg will receive a knighthood in the New Year Honours, according to reports. The honour will be announced on Saturday, acc...

Nick Clegg 'set to be awarded surprise knighthood' in New Year's Honours

Share this article with Google Plus Former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg will reportedly receive a surprise knighthood in the New Year’s Honours. The former Liberal Democrat leader and sta...

Spanish PM Rebuffs Catalan Leaders' Demand for Independence Talks

Spain's prime minister has rejected demands for talks from Catalonia's independence leaders, following regional elections in the semi-autonomous region Thursday which gave pro-secessionist partie...

Rajoy rejects Puigdemont call to meet

MADRID: Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday rejected a call by ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to meet after separatists won a parliamentary majority in crucial regional polls....

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 vi...

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