Theresa May’s hopes of a quick Brexit trade deal with Trump are ‚not going to happen’

Theresa May’s hopes of a quick Brexit trade deal with Trump are ‚not going to happen’

Sir Peter Westmacott, Britain’s Ambassador to the United States between 2012 and 2016 Greg Kahn / Stringer LONDON — Britain’s hopes of a quick post-Brexit trade deal with the Trump administration are „not going to happen” the UK’s former ambassador to the US has told Business Insider. Sir Peter Westmacott, who served in Washington during…

Theresa May’s Brexit red lines will make Britain a ‚haven for criminals’

Theresa May’s Brexit red lines will make Britain a ‚haven for criminals’

LONDON — Theresa May has been accused of making Britain a „haven” for foreign criminals as European Union officials warn her Brexit red lines means Britain will be ejected from the European Arrest Warrant. The European Commission has this week warned that Britain cannot continue to participate in the European Arrest Warrant after Brexit if…

Theresa May’s Brexit customs plans could be illegal

Theresa May’s Brexit customs plans could be illegal

Theresa May. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez LONDON — Theresa May has been privately warned by her own Brexit Secretary that her plans for new customs relations with the European Union after Brexit may be illegal. David Davis has reportedly written to the prime minister warning that her plans for a „customs partnership” with the EU, in which…

Theresa May’s Irish border plans are a ‚pipe-dream’ which could wreck peace in Northern Ireland

Theresa May’s Irish border plans are a ‚pipe-dream’ which could wreck peace in Northern Ireland

A bus crossing along the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland. Charles McQuillan / Getty LONDON — Theresa May’s proposals to avoid a hard Brexit border with Ireland are a „pipe-dream” which risk creating a „horrendous situation” for the peace process in Northern Ireland, a former senior UK diplomat has said. Lord David Hannay, a…

All you need to know about Theresa May’s plan to join Trump in Syria attack

All you need to know about Theresa May’s plan to join Trump in Syria attack

Getty Theresa May’s government will today decide whether to take military action against the Syrian regime. A „barbaric” chemical attack, believed to be carried out by President Assad, left over 40 dead last week. Prime Minister May does not legally need parliamentary approval before launching an attack. A new poll shows public opposes Syrian airstrikes…

How May’s Irish border dilemma could keep the UK in the single market

How May’s Irish border dilemma could keep the UK in the single market

Michael Russell (MSP) Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe talks during an interview in the Scottish Parliament Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain October 3 2017. Reuters / Russell Cheyne Scotland’s Brexit minister Michael Russell believes the Irish border issue could see the UK remain in the EU single market. If May keeps Northern Ireland…

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 accused of trying to bury bad news. Getty May’s government quietly slips out a long trail of inconvenient announcements as MPs head for recess. Government accused of trying to bury bad news over the Easter break. Damning reports on child refugees, and modern slavery are held back until MPs are leaving Parliament. The…

Theresa May’s ministers repeatedly warned that Brexit would put Britain at risk from Russia

Theresa May’s ministers repeatedly warned that Brexit would put Britain at risk from Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May during a bilateral meeting in Hangzhou, China, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016, ahead of the G20 Leaders Summit. Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP LONDON — This week Prime Minister Theresa May received the backing of Britain’s European allies after the…

Theresa May’s Brexit plan to register millions of EU citizens risks descending into ‚chaos’

Theresa May’s Brexit plan to register millions of EU citizens risks descending into ‚chaos’

Protesters wave the EU and Union flags outside the Palace of Westminster, London, December 20, 2017 Reuters / Peter Nicholls Experts have voiced fears that the UK’s planned registration of 3 million EU nationals ahead of Brexit will descend into „chaos.” The concerns echo criticism from MPs that the Home Office is underprepared and understaffed…

The EU says Theresa May’s Brexit trade plans are based on a ‚failed’ model

The EU says Theresa May’s Brexit trade plans are based on a ‚failed’ model

Michel Barnier and David Davis WPA Pool / Getty Theresa May called last week for a system of „mutual recognition” with the EU after Brexit. However, a senior adviser to the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has cast serious doubt on the idea. „Mutual recognition has failed,” said Stefaan de Rynck at a talk…