Theresa May

Theresa May

May told to fix fishing plans or rebels will sink Brexit deal

Theresa May has been warned that her Brexit deal will be voted down in the House of Commons unless she tears up “unacceptable” transition proposals for fishing.

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Boris Johnson compares Russia World Cup to Hitler’s 1936 Olympics

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has compared Russia’s hosting of this year’s World Cup to Adolf Hitler’s notorious Berlin Olympics.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves from 10 Downing Street. Picture: Getty Images

Theresa May challenged to “come clean” on Cambridge Analytica links

Theresa May has been challenged to “come clean” on the Conservative Party's links to a political consultancy firm accused of using the details of millions of Facebook users to target voters in breach of data protection rules.

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Theresa May put on notice over Brexit fishing deal

Theresa May has given assurances to Scottish Conservative MPs over the future of fishing after Brexit following widespread anger at the terms of a transition deal struck with Brussels.

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Russia spy poisoning: Theresa May ready to deploy more sanctions

Britain has held back from an immediate escalation of the round of tit-for-tat reprisals with Russia in the wake of the Salisbury poison attack.

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Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland ready for chemical weapons attack

Nicola Sturgeon has declared Scotland ready to deal with a future chemical weapons incident in the aftermath of the Salisbury attack.

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Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov

Russia will expel British diplomats ‘soon’

Russia’s foreign minister has declared the country will expel British diplomats “soon” as it moves to match the UK’s aggressive stance.

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Britain's Brexit Minister David Davis (R) reacts as he talks with the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstad. Picture: Getty Images

David Davis says he can accept shorter Brexit transition period

Brexit Secretary David Davis has signalled he is prepared to accept a shorter transition period than the UK wanted.

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Nicola Sturgeon backs Theresa May as Russian diplomats expelled

Nicola Sturgeon has won praise for the SNP after backing Theresa May’s tough response towards Russia over the Salisbury nerve agent attack.

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Nicola Sturgeon opens door to Brexit powers deal

The differences between the UK and Scottish governments over post-Brexit powers “aren’t insignificant but are not insurmountable” Nicola Sturgeon has said following talks with Theresa May.

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Brexit: Britain will be paying EU divorce bill until 2064

Britain will shell out £37.1 billion to settle its Brexit divorce bill, but the UK’s fiscal watchdog predicts payments to the EU will continue until 2064.

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UK could impose ‘extensive’ sanctions on Russia for poison attack

The UK could impose “extensive” new sanctions on Russia tomorrow after Theresa May said it was “highly likely” that Vladimir Putin’s government carried out the poison attack on a Russian double agent on UK soil.

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Russian foreign ministry mocks Theresa May in a tweet

Russia’s foreign ministry mocked Theresa May over her conclusion that it was “highly likely” Moscow was responsible for the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.

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Russia demands access to sample of Novichok nerve agent as deadline looms

Russia demands access to sample of Novichok nerve agent as deadline looms

Russia is demanding access to samples of the nerve agent that poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.
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PM: "Highly likely" that poison attack was carried out by Russia

PM: "Highly likely" that poison attack was carried out by Russia

The UK is prepared to impose "extensive" new sanctions on Russia after Theresa May said it was "highly likely" that Vladimir Putin's government carried out the poison attack on a Russian double agent in Salisbury
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Theresa May has been accused of double standards, after saying RBS closures were a 'commercial matter' but then lobbying over Maidenhead post offices. Photograph: PA

Theresa May accused of hypocrisy over RBS closures

Theresa May has been accused of hypocrisy and double standards for rejecting government action over RBS branch closures after it emerged she personally campaigned to keep post offices in her constituency open.

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Nicola Sturgeon in soft Brexit appeal as Brussels warns PM over ‘costly’ red lines

Nicola Sturgeon has called on Theresa May to abandon her Brexit red lines, warning that only a Norway-style deal with the EU can deliver on the Prime Minister’s promise to maintain a close trading relationship.

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The Queen greets Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at Buckingham Palace. Picture: Getty

Cross-party calls for ban on Saudi arms sales

Jeremy Corbyn has accused the government of “colluding” in war crimes by Saudi forces engaged in Yemen’s bitter civil war as the start of a three-day visit by the Kingdom’s crown prince was greeted with protests.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech in central London. Picture: Frank Augstein

Theresa May to raise concerns over Yemen crisis with crown prince

Theresa May will raise “deep concerns” over the humanitarian crisis in Yemen during talks with Saudi Arabia’s crown prince as he embarks on a three day visit to the UK.

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Brexit: Constitutional crisis looms as UK Government set to ‘freeze Scottish powers’

A constitutional crisis is looming for the UK over Brexit after it was reported that Whitehall will move “no further” on its flagship legislation which involves freezing powers coming from Brussels post-Brexit so that common UK-wide frameworks can be agreed.

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