Inside the meeting of Tory MPs planning to bring down Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Inside the meeting of Tory MPs planning to bring down Theresa May’s Brexit plan

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND — As Conservative MPs met at their party conference to discuss how to stop the prime minister’s Brexit plans, a government whip sent by Downing Street sat furiously taking notes. Andrea Jenkyns, the Brexit-supporting MP, acknowledged his presence uneasily. Owen Paterson, a former secretary of state, turned towards the whip and addressed him…

Trump Jr says 2016 meeting a ‚distraction’

Trump Jr says 2016 meeting a ‚distraction’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Controversy surrounds Donald Trump Jr’s meeting with Natalia Veselnitskaya in June 2016 US President Donald Trump’s son has said his 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer was about „essentially nothing” relevant to claims of collusion. Donald Trump Jr called the media uproar over the meeting „the ultimate distraction” from his…

Trump has no plan for meeting Putin — and even his own party is getting worried

Trump has no plan for meeting Putin — and even his own party is getting worried

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In preparing for his first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump has provoked a rare agreement among Democrats and Republicans alarmed by the possibility of a cozy meeting. While Republican Trump has gone softer on Putin, calling him a „competitor” and…

UK calls for UN meeting over spy attack

UK calls for UN meeting over spy attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May announces the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats from the UKThe UK will expel 23 Russian diplomats after Moscow refused to explain how a Russian-made nerve agent was used on a former spy in Salisbury, the PM says. Theresa May said the diplomats, who have a…