UK PM May says need to ensure parliament does not overturn Brexit

UK PM May says need to ensure parliament does not overturn Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday it was important to ensure that parliament could not block Brexit, defending her approach to passing the legislation that will end Britain’s membership of the European Union. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May speaking on the Marr Show on BBC television at her official country […]

Amid bitter UK-Russia relations, police link up at World Cup

Amid bitter UK-Russia relations, police link up at World Cup

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Just as Bob Green was about to leave for a World Cup voyage across Russia, it became tense in the England supporter’s household, as his girlfriend worried about his safety. “There were massive concerns, arguments,” he recalled. “Hiding my passport on the last day.” Two years ago in France, Green was […]

Medical cannabis in UK: Billy Caldwell case renews debate over 'inhumane' laws

Medical cannabis in UK: Billy Caldwell case renews debate over 'inhumane' laws

Alfie’s grandmother has described the condition as “a death sentence” as the amount of steroids currently needed to treat it can eventually lead to psychosis, organ failure and death. Last September, Alfie, from Kenilworth in Warwickshire, went to the Netherlands to take a cannabis-based medication prescribed by a paediatric neurologist, and saw his seizures reduce […]

Lawmaker blocks bid to criminalize upskirting in the UK

Lawmaker blocks bid to criminalize upskirting in the UK

The bill was due to receive its second reading in the House of Commons on Friday, but progress was halted when a member of Parliament later identified as Christopher Chope objected, prompting some cries of “shame” from other lawmakers. Campaigner Gina Martin, who started an online campaign to outlaw upskirting last year, said in a […]

UK auditor slams cost and rollout of universal credit benefit

UK auditor slams cost and rollout of universal credit benefit

The UK government’s rollout of universal credit benefits may cost more than the system it is replacing and officials will “never be able to measure” whether the reforms have increased employment, the government’s auditors have warned.  A highly critical National Audit Office report released on Friday concluded that the new system “has not delivered value […]

Simply Be and High & Mighty owner to close all 20 UK stores

Simply Be and High & Mighty owner to close all 20 UK stores

The online fashion retailer N Brown plans to close all 20 of its high street stores in the UK, which trade under the names High & Mighty, Jacamo and Simply Be, with the loss of 270 jobs. It is the latest retailer to shut stores amid difficult conditions on the high street and a long-term […]

Brexit: MPs reject bid to stay in EEA amid Labour revolt

Brexit: MPs reject bid to stay in EEA amid Labour revolt

Image copyright AFP Attempts to keep the UK in the European Economic Area after Brexit have been defeated in the House of Commons, amid a major Labour revolt over the issue. MPs reversed a move to retain the UK’s EEA links after it leaves the EU next year, which had been backed by the House […]

Fast Europe Open: UK CPI, eurozone industrial production

Fast Europe Open: UK CPI, eurozone industrial production

Alice Woodhouse in Hong Kong June 13, 2018 Print this page AT&T won the green light for its $80bn takeover of Time Warner on Tuesday after a federal judge in Washington rejected the US government’s argument that it would harm competition, paving the way for a blockbuster transaction that could reshape the US media sector. […]

UK Leader Fends Off Challenge to Brexit Strategy

UK Leader Fends Off Challenge to Brexit Strategy

Updated June 12, 2018 1:21 p.m. ET LONDON—British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly avoided a bruising parliamentary defeat Tuesday over her Brexit strategy, seeing off a challenge that would have given lawmakers much greater say over negotiations with Brussels. Yet deep divisions remain in London over the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, […]

Deontay Wilder Has Reportedly Agreed To Face Anthony Joshua In The UK This Fall

Deontay Wilder Has Reportedly Agreed To Face Anthony Joshua In The UK This Fall

Deontay Wilder Has Reportedly Agreed To Face Anthony Joshua In The UK This Fall  Forbes US or UK? Site of an Anthony Joshua-Deontay Wilder bout is a sticking point that might delay showdown  Los Angeles Times Joshua vs Wilder: Deontay Wilder says he has agreed to fight Anthony Joshua next in the UK  SkySports Full coverage Source link

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