Theresa May considers plan to register 3 million EU citizens ‚alphabetically’ to cope with flood of applications

Theresa May considers plan to register 3 million EU citizens ‚alphabetically’ to cope with flood of applications

LONDON — Theresa May’s government is considering plans to register EU citizens who wish to stay in the UK after Brexit in alphabetical order, as it struggles to design a system which will cope with the millions of applications expected to flood in, multiple sources have told Business Insider. The Home Office, a department seeking…

Theresa May warned by CBI to keep the door open for EU migrants after Brexit

Theresa May warned by CBI to keep the door open for EU migrants after Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May views a car on a production line during a visit to the Jaguar Land Rover factory on September 1, 2016 in Solihull, England. Carl Court – WPA Pool/Getty Images LONDON — Theresa May must scrap her long-held aim of reducing immigration to the tens of thousands a year after Brexit…

Theresa may demands Boris Johnson apologise for his burqa ‚letter box’ comments about Muslims

Theresa may demands Boris Johnson apologise for his burqa ‚letter box’ comments about Muslims

Theresa May and Boris Johnson, pictured in November 2016. Gareth Fuller – WPA Pool/Getty Images The Tory Islamophobia row has intensified after Theresa May demanded Boris Johnson apologise for comparing women wearing burqas and niqabs to bank robbers and letter boxes. The prime minister said the former foreign secretary’s comments had „clearly caused offence”, as…

Theresa May warns Conservative MPs to back her deal or risk delaying Brexit

Theresa May warns Conservative MPs to back her deal or risk delaying Brexit

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May has warned senior Conservatives that Labour could use an ancient parliamentary mechanism to prevent Brexit from going ahead next March if MPs vote against her deal with the EU later this year. Ministers were instructed by Downing Street to outline the possibility that Labour could arrange a vote to…

How Theresa May could control UK migration while staying in the single market after Brexit

How Theresa May could control UK migration while staying in the single market after Brexit

Anti-Brexit protestors in London. Getty LONDON — Theresa May could keep Britain within the EU single market after Brexit while still placing new controls on immigration, according to a cross-party report by MPs. The Home Affairs select committee found that if May backed down on her Brexit „red lines” and sought a Norway-style arrangement with…

Theresa May surrenders her Brexit red line on taking back control from EU judges

Theresa May surrenders her Brexit red line on taking back control from EU judges

Chief negotiator for the European Union Michel Barnier (C) greets British Prime Minster Theresa May on arrival at the Council of the European Union on the final day of the European Council leaders’ summit on March 23, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Jack Taylor/Getty Images LONDON — Theresa May has been accused of an „unacceptable” compromise…

All the bad news Theresa May’s government just tried to bury

All the bad news Theresa May’s government just tried to bury

Theresa May’s government has quietly slipped out an avalanche of bad news as MPs head for their summer break Getty May’s government quietly slips out a long trail of inconvenient announcements as MPs head for parliamentary recess. EU law will continue to apply for years after Brexit, despite May’s promise otherwise. Courts and military bases…

Theresa May refuses to back Javid’s decision to allow death penalty for British jihadis

Theresa May refuses to back Javid’s decision to allow death penalty for British jihadis

UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid and Prime Minister Theresa May. Getty LONDON — Theresa May’s spokesperson today repeatedly refused to say whether the prime minister supports a decision to overturn Britain’s longstanding opposition to the death penalty, in an extradition deal with the Trump administration. The Home Secretary Sajid Javid dropped Britain’s policy of requiring…

Theresa May narrowly avoids major Brexit defeat on vote to stay in a customs union

Theresa May narrowly avoids major Brexit defeat on vote to stay in a customs union

LONDON — Theresa May has narrowly defeated an effort by pro-EU MPs to keep Britain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit. The House of Commons voted against an amendment to the Trade Bill which would have forced the prime minister to pursue a full customs union with the EU if she…

What the hell has just happened to Theresa May’s Brexit plans?

What the hell has just happened to Theresa May’s Brexit plans?

LONDON — British politics is catching its breath after an utterly chaotic day in Westminster. On Monday, Theresa May suffered two resignations from her government, ordered her MPs to vote against her own Brexit policy, and triggered a huge row between the two wings of her party that could yet scupper the entire Brexit process…