Explaining that it was not about “cherry picking”, PM May added that Britain wanted a trade deal that goes further than what the EU has with Norway or Canada.
The EU (Withdrawal) Bill was approved by a 324 to 295 vote in the lower house – a milestone on the long road towards cementing the legal foundations of Britain’s departure from the bloc.
“If the UK government sticks to its decision to leave, Brexit will become a reality, with all its negative consequences, in March next year, unless there is a change of heart among our British friends.”
A much-anticipated reshuffle of May’s cabinet did little more than demonstrate the prime minister’s weakness.
May named an ally to run the ruling Conservatives and promoted younger ministers on Monday.
A new documentary, ‘Bengal Shadows’, revolves around the British empire’s role, especially that of former Prime Minister Winston Churchill, in causing and exacerbating the Bengal famine.
British lawmakers who inflicted defeat on Prime Minister Theresa May last week in parliament over Brexit have signalled a possible compromise.
A poll has found that 51% of Britons want to keep EU membership while 41% want to leave the bloc, in a near reversal of last year’s referendum result.
British Prime Minister Theresa May also underlined Britain’s aim to regain control over its sovereignty.
British PM Theresa May, told her peers that she was on course to deliver Brexit and urged them to fasten the talks so as to unravel more than 40 year of membership, that UK has had with EU.
A mass influx of migrants from the Middle East in 2015 created deep divisions in the EU and members are still feuding over how to share the burden of caring for asylum seekers.
The face-off is expected to take place over a bill that the government is trying to pass, proposing to repeal a 1972 legislation binding Britain to the EU and copy existing EU law into domestic law to ensure legal continuity after Brexit
Having rescued the Brexit negotiations, May also runs the risk of encountering differences with her top ministers or cabinet members on Britain’s situation after it leaves the bloc.
May rushed to Brussels before dawn to seal a European Commission agreement that “sufficient progress” had been made to begin talks about trade and a two-year Brexit transition period.
While guaranteeing rights to unborn children who join EU parents after Brexit, PM May also managed to secure agreement for the British citizens to live freely in any member state after Brexit.
The Irish position on refusal to ‘diverge from rules on British mainland’ amounted to a major contention before optimistic Theresa May could secure a deal on the Brexit impasse.
EU officials and diplomats say they are increasingly optimistic a deal can be struck on Monday, while cautioning that things could still go wrong.
The poll, published in the Mail On Sunday newspaper, found 50% of people supported another vote on the final terms of Britain’s exit deal, 34% rejected another referendum and 16% said they did not know.
Opposition parties had demanded Frances Fitzgerald step down after the release of fresh documents about her disputed handling of a police whistleblower who alleged corruption in the force.
Britain has offered to pay much of what the EU Union was demanding to settle a Brexit “divorce bill”, EU sources said on Tuesday.
The political crisis deepened dramatically, leaving the country’s two main parties with less than 24 hours to head off a general election in a dispute that cast a shadow over a key Brexit summit next month.
The crisis comes three weeks ahead of a EU summit in which the Irish government has an effective veto on whether Britain’s talks on leaving the bloc progress as it determines if EU concerns about the future of the Irish border have been met.
The EU told May on Friday that there was more work to be done to unlock the Brexit talks, repeating its early December deadline for her to flesh out Britain’s opening offer.
If the UK withdraws from the Horizon 2020 programme as part of Brexit, the resulting funding decline will affect thousands of Indian scientists and engineers in the UK.
The coordinated defence is part of attempts to shore up Theresa May’s government, which has been weakened by a series of scandals and gaffes involving her top team of ministers as she negotiates the Brexit.
May has been struggling to maintain her authority over her party since a snap election on June 8 which she called thinking she would win by a wide margin but instead resulted in her losing her parliamentary majority.
The government said it was proposing a change to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill currently making its way through parliament to set the exit for 11 pm GMT on March 29, 2019.
The government is giving off the whiff of terminal decline. But it’s not yet in free fall.
A meeting of ambassadors from the other 27 EU states had been due to start discussing how to negotiate a transition that would start when Britain quits the bloc in 17 months.
It is the second resignation in May’s top team in a week, underlining her weakness at a time when she faces the complicated task of unravelling ties with the EU and holding a deeply divided party together.
She had failed to follow the usual procedures that ministers follow, which is informing Britain’s Foreign Office before conducting official business overseas.
With the French sharpening their knives, the Tories in disarray, the Irish demanding answers, and a scant 17 months to go before Brexit kicks in, the whole matter is making for some pretty good theatre.
The government has said it had carried out 58 economic assessments, but has so far refused requests from lawmakers to publish them, saying they could undermine their negotiating position in Brexit talks.
Prime Minister Theresa May, weakened after losing her parliamentary majority in a June election, loses a loyalist at a time when she is trying to break a deadlock in talks to leave the European Union.
EU wants to see more assurances on expatriate rights and the post-Brexit Irish border before it would assess enough progress was made in the first stage of talks.
May has promised to retain full access to the EU’s single market for two years after Brexit to limit the disruption for companies.
A new report has revealed that every third Indian household in the UK falls into the wealthiest bracket, earning over £1,000 GBP each week.
Activists who call for pluralism are regularly jailed and criticism of China’s authoritarian system silenced.
A joint statement described a “constructive and friendly” two-hour meeting, during which they “reviewed the progress made in the Article 50 negotiations so far and agreed that these efforts should accelerate over the months to come”.
Despite tough demands from EU governments on what they want from London, the Union is ready to talk about how to avoid a “hard Brexit” and to ease Britain out with less disruption.