British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that she is not seeking a deal on her country’s withdrawal from the European Union at any cost, saying more time is needed to conclude the talks with Brussels on reaching a comprehensive Brexit agreement.
UK Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced that a joint military training base will be opened in Oman in March 2019, in a bid to shore up Britain’s trading relationships in the run up to its withdrawal from the European Union next year.
Murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi was about to disclose details of Saudi Arabia’s use of chemical weapons in Yemen, sources close to him said. The revelations come as separate intelligence sources disclosed that Britain had first been made aware of a plot a full three weeks before he walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Britain’s opposition Labour Party has called on Prime Minister Theresa May to deliver on its promises of ending nearly a decade of austerity, saying May’s administration must show to the public in the next year budget that spending cuts are really over.
British Prime Minister Theresa May came out of a European Union summit in Brussels while failing to convince the bloc about her proposals on a divorce agreement. EU leaders, commentators and many others now say that it is Britain that should compromise to prevent a collapse in Brexit talks.
London is willing to discuss an extension of the transition period after Britain leaves the European Union, without ever planning to use it, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday at a summit of EU leaders.
The chances of a Brexit agreement have grown in recent days, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Saturday, after weeks of growing fears that Britain could crash out of the EU without a deal.