Theresa May warns that Brexit talks are ‚at an impasse’ and says UK must prepare for no deal

Theresa May warns that Brexit talks are ‚at an impasse’ and says UK must prepare for no deal

LONDON — Brexit talks are „at an impasse” and the UK must step up its preparations for leaving the EU without a deal, Prime Minister Theresa May warned today. In a dramatic statement in Downing Street, May accused the EU of failing to show Britain „respect” in negotiations, following a day in which EU leaders…

US warns Syria preparing chemical attack

US warns Syria preparing chemical attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe war in Syria could be about to enter its final stageThe new US envoy for Syria has said there is „lots of evidence” that Syrian government forces are preparing to use chemical weapons in Idlib. Jim Jeffrey said an anticipated offensive against the last major rebel-held…

Trump warns Syria against Idlib offensive

Trump warns Syria against Idlib offensive

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rebel fighters in Idlib are preparing for an attack by pro-government forces US President Donald Trump has warned the Syrian government and its Russian and Iranian allies against „recklessly” attacking rebel-held Idlib province. In a tweet he warned of „a grave humanitarian mistake” in which hundreds of thousands of…

The EU warns May that a Brexit breakthrough is still ‚a long way off’

The EU warns May that a Brexit breakthrough is still ‚a long way off’

LONDON — UK and EU negotiators are still a „long way off” from making a breakthrough in talks, a senior EU source has told Business Insider, as the two sides prepare to meet for six hours of talks on Friday. The British press has recently jumped on suggestions that the EU could be softening its…

Trump warns of ‚violence’ if Democrats win

Trump warns of ‚violence’ if Democrats win

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump was appealing to conservative Christian groups for help US President Donald Trump has warned that his policies will be „violently” overturned if the Democrats win November’s mid-term elections. He told Evangelical leaders that the vote was a „referendum” on freedom of speech and religion, and that these were…

Trump warns trading partners over Iran

Trump warns trading partners over Iran

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS-Iran sanctions: What do they mean?US President Donald Trump has issued a strong warning to anyone trading with Iran, following his re-imposition of sanctions on the country. „Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States,” the president tweeted. Some re-imposed sanctions…

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…

Exclusive: Liam Fox warns Theresa May that extending Brexit talks would be a ‚complete betrayal’

Exclusive: Liam Fox warns Theresa May that extending Brexit talks would be a ‚complete betrayal’

LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO — Liam Fox has warned Theresa May that extending Brexit negotiations would be a „complete betrayal” of Brexit voters, telling Business Insider that the prime minister should commit to instead leaving the European Union with no deal. The UK’s International Trade Secretary told BI that if at the end of Article…

Iran general warns Trump: ‚We are ready’

Iran general warns Trump: ‚We are ready’

Image copyright Getty/Reuters An Iranian special forces commander has warned President Donald Trump if the US attacks Iran it „will destroy all that you possess”. Major General Qassem Soleimani vowed that if Mr Trump started a war, the Islamic Republic would end it, Iranian news agency Tasnim reported. It follows Mr Trump’s all-caps-lock tweet warning…

Trump warns Turkey to free jailed pastor

Trump warns Turkey to free jailed pastor

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption US pastor Andrew Brunson cannot leave the country and must wear an ankle bracelet US President Donald Trump and Vice-President Mike Pence have threatened Turkey with sanctions if it fails to release jailed pastor Andrew Brunson. The evangelical from North Carolina has been in detention for nearly two years, accused…