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#Brexit – PM May facing plot from minister to oust her

#Brexit – PM May facing plot from minister to oust her

| March 24, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a full-blown cabinet plot to remove her and 11 cabinet ministers have said they want her to resign, The Sunday Times’s political editor has said, writes Guy Faulconbridge. “A full blown cabinet coup is under way tonight to remove Theresa May as prime minister,” Tim Shipman said. Shipman quoted […]

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Labour’s Corbyn discusses ‘alternative’ #Brexit plan with EU leaders

Labour’s Corbyn discusses ‘alternative’ #Brexit plan with EU leaders

| March 22, 2019

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (pictured) travelled to Brussels on Thursday (21 March) to discuss an “alternative” Brexit plan with European Union (EU) leaders, including the bloc’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier, his party said in a statement, writes Shubham Kalia. Corbyn expressed confidence that an alternative to Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal can be agreed […]

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Next #Brexit defeat could mean election, May could say

Next #Brexit defeat could mean election, May could say

| March 22, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May could indicate in a statement that another defeat for her Brexit deal could mean a general election, Channel 4’s political editor Gary Gibbon said on Wednesday (20 March), writes Elisabeth O’Leary. “There’s speculation that (May) could spell out that defeat for her deal next week could mean a general election,” he said […]

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EU summit readies for #Brexit in May – or next week

EU summit readies for #Brexit in May – or next week

| March 22, 2019

EU leaders told Theresa May (pictured) on Thursday (21 March) she can have two months to organize an orderly Brexit but Britain could face a hugely disruptive ejection from the bloc next Friday (29 March) if the prime minister fails to win backing from parliament, write Anthony Deutsch and Robin Emmott. The pound was under pressure as investors saw […]

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#Ukraine – Is Kyiv a European capital?

#Ukraine – Is Kyiv a European capital?

| March 20, 2019

The Leipzig Charter on sustainable European cities outlines the main strategic concepts of urban development not only in Europe but also in those cities that have chosen for themselves the European vector of development, including Ukrainian cities – writes Kateryna Odarchenko  As part of the implementation of the German Society for International Cooperation project, (GIZ) Ukrainian […]

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Britain could ask EU for #Brexit delay shortly before deadline

Britain could ask EU for #Brexit delay shortly before deadline

| March 20, 2019

Britain could ask the European Union for a Brexit delay even after the bloc’s 21-22 March summit, a senior diplomat said, suggesting that the decisive moment for the stalled divorce deal might still be some time ahead, writes Gabriela Baczynska. The other 27 EU member states staying on together after Brexit would need to agree unanimously […]

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#Brexit MP says ‘a lot of people’ still oppose May’s deal

#Brexit MP says ‘a lot of people’ still oppose May’s deal

| March 20, 2019

A Brexit-supporting British MP said a “lot of people” in parliament still remained opposed to Prime Minister Theresa May’s European Union withdrawal deal, with hostility going beyond opposition to the so-called Irish backstop. “This is a very bad agreement,” John Redwood (pictured) told BBC radio. “Quite a number share my overall concerns that we don’t […]

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