Russia says it is currently considering “retaliatory measures” against Britain, which has threatened to take punitive measures against Moscow over accusations that the Russian state was behind an alleged nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in southern England.
Britain will expel nearly two dozen Russian diplomats, sever high-level bilateral contacts with Moscow and take both open and covert action against the Kremlin after the poisoning of a former spy, the prime minister said Wednesday, plunging UK-Russian relations into their deepest freeze since the Cold War.
More than 60 backbench Conservative MPs have sent Theresa May a list of hard Brexit demands ahead of a crunch meeting, triggering a furious reaction from colleagues who branded the letter a “ransom note”.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she would be robust in her arguments during talks to leave the European Union, calling on Parliament to disregard the “noise” surrounding the Brexit talks.
The number of refugees and asylum seekers living in food poverty in Britain has soared by 20 percent in a year, as thousands are left destitute even after being granted protection in the UK, The Independent can reveal.
Thousands of people in British capital of London have braved cold weather and rain to march on Downing Street demanding an end to the persisting crisis affecting the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and challenging Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to adequately fund the NHS.
The European Union has warned Britain that it cannot expect to have a say in EU decision-making once it departs from the bloc, including during a two-year transition period starting from 2019 meant to help smooth the exit.
British Prime Minister Theresa May came under further pressure over her Brexit blueprint on Monday, with members of the upper house of parliament saying there were "fundamental flaws" in a law crucial to the departure.