United Kingdom prime minister seeks to stem Cabinet exodus over Brexit
United Kingdom prime minister seeks to stem Cabinet exodus over Brexit
Who's to blame for Theresa May's meltdown – and where will it end?
13 July, 2018, 10:29
British Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for Brexit would "probably kill" the prospects for a free trade deal with the United States, US President Donald Trumpsaid in an interview for The Sun's Friday edition.
One disgruntled Tory MP even declined an invitation to watch England's World Cup semi-final clash with Croatia at 10 Downing Street because of his unhappiness with Mrs May's Brexit plans. The British leader may have quelled talk of a leadership challenge, but some Conservative Brexit supporters are still incensed over what they see as her breach of a promise of a clean break with the EU.
"But remember, what are the options in front of us?"
Merkel welcomed the fact that Britain had formulated a position to take into stalled negotiations with the EU.
In a blow to the beleaguered prime minister, Davis told May in a letter that the government's proposals for close trade and customs ties "will leave us in at best a weak negotiating position, and possibly an inescapable one". "It s a good thing that we have proposals on the table". Theresa May had planned to address her deputies at 17.30 (London time), after her appearance in House of Commons to present a plan that today, just two days after being approved by her cabinet, seems to be little less than wet paper.
Prime Minister Theresa May's government is trying to satisfy Britons who voted for their country to leave the bloc, but to set an independent course without hobbling businesses, security agencies and other sectors that are closely entwined with the EU. "I think he is a great representative for your country".
Speaking at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, Mrs May repeated her assertion that the Chequers agreement delivered on her Brexit red lines - leaving the EU's single market and customs union. Still, her long-term future is questionable, says Gaby Hinsliff in the Guardian.
Trump sees Putin meeting as easiest of tour The alliance says that 15 members, or just over half, will meet the benchmark by that year, based on current trends. Trump said Tuesday he "can't say right now" if Putin is a friend or foe, but called him a "competitor".
UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned The resignation comes two days after the whole of the cabinet met at Chequers to agree Britain's negotiating position. Ian Lavery, chair of the Labour Party, said: "This is absolute chaos and Theresa May has no authority left".
"It delivers on the vote that people gave on Brexit, it delivers the fact that we will have an end to free movement, we will have an end to the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice in the United Kingdom, we won't be sending vast contributions to the EU every year, we'll be out of the Common Agricultural Policy, out of the Common Fisheries Policy", she said.
He was more enthusiastic about Johnson, calling him "a friend of mine".
Tusk added: "The mess caused by Brexit is the biggest problem in the history of EU-U.K. relations and it is still very far from being resolved, with or without Mr. Davis". "Maybe I'll speak to him when I get over there", Trump said.
Johnson quit Monday with an incendiary letter accusing May of killing "the Brexit dream" and flying "white flags" of surrender in negotiations with the European Union.
"Unfortunately his contribution to the development of bilateral ties with Russian Federation was rather modest, to put it mildly", President Vladimir Putin s spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
Johnson has been replaced by former health minister Jeremy Hunt. He said Britain was heading for a "semi-Brexit".
The plan also seeks to keep Britain in major EU agencies, including the European Aviation Safety Agency, the European Medicines Agency and the police agency Europol.
The deal between Disney and Fox is far from finalized as the latter company's shareholders still have to vote on the acquisition. Comcast said its cash offer has been recommended by Sky's independent committee of directors.
Officials say they are in good health but will not be allowed close contact with their relatives because of the risk of infection. The first four rescued boys have been placed in a ward set aside specifically for the cave rescue, a source at the hospital said.
However, the Chinese government has not yet specified a date on which it may introduce duties on imports of US crude. Even so, renewed US sanctions on Iran against its oil exports look set to tighten supply further.
The trade dispute between the United States and China escalated on Friday, but Wall Street focused on a solid jobs report instead. Importers of American retail goods hit by higher Chinese duties were reluctant to pass the costs on to consumers for now.
The allegations came to light when actor Anthony Rapp claimed Spacey assaulted him at a party in 1986, when Rapp was just 14. Pearce immediately praised Spacey's acting talents, but then said that the subject was a hard one to talk about.
Maradona has argued that it is actually the English that was guilty of such tactics and even accused the Three Lions of "theft". Later reflecting on Colombia's equaliser on his show, he said: "I cheered Colombia's goal as if I had headed it myself".
Tintin and Asterix have always been rivals in the world of the comic strips for both are popular for their entertainment and art. FIFA boss Gianni Infantino had invited the boys' Wild Boars football team to Sunday's World Cup final last week.
Tom Carper, the top Democrat on the Environment and Public Works Committee, wrote in a letter to Wheeler on Friday. By elevating Wheeler to replace Pruitt, he said, "the EPA is only trading one fossil fuel friend for another".
Initial euphoria over finding the boys alive quickly turned into deep anxiety as rescuers struggled to find a way to get them out. The boys and their coach had been stranded in Tham Luang Nang Non when they went exploring in the cave after a scrimmage June 23.
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that the FTTH service will be provided in 1,100 cities across the country. It now offers fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband connections with 1.1TB (terabytes) of free data at a speed of 100 mbps.
Deschamps to write a new chapter in football history
Luckily, the French players escaped with no more than just having to catch their breath after the extended celebrations. And it came from the unlikeliest of sources - Paris Saint-Germain defender with Congolese roots Presnel Kimpembe.
Apple rumoured to be updating at last
The company said in a press release that the 15-inch model is up to 70 percent faster, while the 13-inch model is twice as fast. Apple's Macbook Pro keyboard design has been under fire recently for its rate of failure and high cost to replace.
UK PM May seeks unity amid chaos over Brexit plans
Former leader Michael Howard said a bid to oust Mrs May would be "extremely foolish and extremely ill-advised". He said: "Now that the secretary of state has resigned , clearly there will be more scrutiny on the deal".
19 injured, 1 dead in South Africa plane crash
Civil Aviation Authority investigators were at the scene and started the process of determining the cause of the accident. The plane was supposed to leave South Africa around Thursday, according to Dutch news agency ANP.
Japan says death toll from floods climbs to 100
The Okayama prefecture said three people had died, six others were missing and seven were injured, while almost 500 were flooded. At least 60 people have died in Japan as the country is battered by the worst rains and flooding in the country's history.
Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are engaged, report says
Selena didn't think they were even that serious, so the thought of them getting married is just mind-boggling to her. His mother, Pattie Mallette , tweeted " Love Love Love Love Love Love Love ." on the same night of the engagement .
Tropical Storm Beryl takes aim at eastern Caribbean
A tropical storm warning remained in effect for Dominica and Guadeloupe, while a tropical storm watch was issued for Barbados, St. We'll continue to monitor this feature and provide updates during NBC2 Newscasts throughout the next several days.