Category: United Kingdom

Manchester attack horrifies Britain

23 May 2017
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Saffie Rose Roussos, an eight-year old girl, is one of the first victims of the attack on Manchester Arena to be announced. Her mother and sister are treated for injuries in separate hospitals. The headteacher of the school that Saffie was attending said that the news of her death comes as a “tremendous shock”. Twenty-one […]

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Boris Johnson gets all the attention again

27 Apr 2017
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Boris Johnson is the talk of the day in the United Kingdom. Johnson is the type of person that can’t be put in the corner, despite rumours saying that he would be sidelined during Theresa May’s election campaign. Some of his fellow Conservatives want to minimise the potential for gaffes, and ensure that Theresa May […]

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Jeremy Corbyn under fire from his own party

21 Apr 2017
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Jeremy Corbyn should first convince the Labour party members to talk in favour of the win on the 8th June election, and then his voters. Except the Labour MPs that have denied taking part in the elections or tried to press Corbyn to vote against a snap election in the Commons, there are those members […]

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Corbyn denies to cooperate with SNP

20 Apr 2017
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Jeremy Corbyn seems to have learnt that leaving the Conservatives implying that a possible alliance between the Labour party and the Scottish National Party (SNP) is about to be forged, won’t turn out for the best. In a written statement, after the Commons authorised the snap general election on Wednesday, the Labour leader said that […]

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Theresa May confident of winning, Labour in distress

19 Apr 2017
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Theresa May sounded confident today about the possibility of winning the June snap parliamentary elections, in an interview with Nick Robinson on BBC4 Radio. Yesterday, the British prime minister announced her intention to lead the United Kingdom to elections, three years earlier than scheduled. May seems to have surprised the opposition parties with this sudden […]

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Theresa May calls for elections, Corbyn agrees

18 Apr 2017
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Theresa May has announced a snap election in the United Kingdom for 8th June. In her announcement, May said that “at this moment of enormous national significance there should be unity here in Westminster, but instead there is division. The country is coming together, but Westminster is not. Division in Westminster will risk our ability […]

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Boris Johnson flops at G7 meeting

12 Apr 2017
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Was Boris Johnson’s presence in the G7 meeting a complete flop? Speaking to several television networks, before the G7 meeting in Italy, Johnson said that he sees an opportunity to impose new sanctions against Bashar Al-Assad for using chemical weapons in the rebel-held Khan Sheikhun village. The failure of Russia to condemn this action was […]

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Farage calls the EU “mafia and gangsters”

05 Apr 2017
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Nigel Farage calling the European Union “mafia”, during his speech in the European Parliament (EP), was something that Jean Claude Juncker didn’t expect to listen to. The parliament, according to the European Union rules, must debate the guidelines for negotiating Brexit, which were presented by the president of the European Council (EC), Donald Tusk, in […]

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Theresa May visits Gulf, talks against Cadbury egg hunt

04 Apr 2017
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Theresa May seems to be making the headlines these days very easily. Even when she is on an important trip to the countries of the Persian Gulf to discuss relationships and cooperation with the United Kingdom, her making a minor comment on the National Trust’s Easter egg hunt caught all the attention. The prime minister […]

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UK at odds with Spain over Gibraltar

03 Apr 2017
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“Thirty-five years ago, this week, another woman prime minister sent a taskforce halfway across the world to defend the freedom of another small group of British people against another Spanish-speaking country, and I’m absolutely certain that our current prime minister will show the same resolve in standing by the people of Gibraltar,” said Michael Howard […]

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