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Theresa May “Takes on Russian Meddling and Fake News”

London (GPA) – In a significant foreign policy speech last night, UK Prime Minister Theresa May decided to use the opportunity to continue peddling lies about Russia. Last night, at the lord mayor’s banquet, Theresa May delivered the latest anti-Russian screed that seems to flow regularly from western nations now. Much like other western leaders, […]

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Brexit Talks Hit Wall on Irish Border Issue

Brussels (GPA) – With the Tories refusing to give any ground in the ongoing Brexit negotiations, the question of the border between the [Republic of] Ireland and Northern Ireland is beginning to weigh on London. Although it is still early in the Brexit negotiation process, one question that continues to plague the U.K. government is the issue of […]

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UK Bends Rules to Allow London Listing of Saudi Oil Giant Aramco

London (MEE) – Authorities plan to exempt state-owned firms from some governance rules, as Saudi Arabia prepares partial sell-off of world’s largest oil firm. The UK’s financial regulator is to loosen regulations that would allow Saudi Arabia’s national oil company to list on London’s stock exchange, the first shot in a war with the US to […]

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U.K. Elections: Tories Election Gamble Fails, May Forms Coalition With DUP

London (GPA) – Theresa May’s snap election gamble failed miserably yesterday, stripping the Conservative Party of their parliamentary majority, forcing the Tories to declare a minority government with the Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). The mood at 10 Downing Street today is most likely one of disappointment, shock and embarrassment following last night’s election results […]

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In Wake of Brexit, Over 100,000 U.K. Companies Register in Ireland

London (GPA) – Following the announcement last month by UK Prime Minister Theresa May that Britain would not be able to keep their preferential access to European Union markets, thousands of businesses have begun registering in Ireland to remain in the EU. Although the deadline for completing the process of leaving the EU is two […]

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U.K. Court: Brexit Will be Voted on by Parliament

(GPA) London – The British Supreme Court gave their decision this week on invoking Article 50 of the European Union charter, declaring that Brexit will have to be approved by Parliament. The U.K. government has lost their case in the Supreme Court by a vote of 8 to 3 which will now require Theresa May […]

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Will Brexit Die in the British Parliament?

(GPA) London – The U.K.’s highest court has ruled parliament must vote on the Brexit referendum, leading many to question if it will actually happen. Yesterday the U.K. High Court said in a ruling that any decision on Brexit must first pass through the Houses of Parliament. The decision was based on a rule in […]

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Banks Make Plans to Leave England Amid Post-Brexit Tension

(GPA) London – Four months after the historic public referendum to leave the European Union (EU) was narrowly passed, citizens of the U.K. are dealing with more fallout. The process of the U.K. beginning to leave the EU isn’t officially set to begin until March of next year. Although this is almost a year after […]

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Brexit equals forfeiting EU’s unique human rights protection

London, United Kingdom (TFC) – While the Brexit vs Bremain debate has been- and will continue to be- argued and analysed to death, one very important issue has escaped mainstream attention: human rights. The EU’s European Court of Justice, its laws and its Charter of Fundamental Rights safeguards our human rights more than the European Court of […]

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