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Brexit talks ongoing as PM Johnson seeks to reach a deal: spokesman

Added: 16.10.2019 11:35 | 3 views | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his team are pressing on with Brexit talks with both the European Union and lawmakers from the governing Conservatives and Northern Ireland's DUP to try to hammer out an exit deal, his spokesman said on Wednesday.

Hong Kong leader forced to abandon address, offers no olive branch

Added: 16.10.2019 10:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam had to abandon her policy speech in the legislature on Wednesday because of jeering lawmakers but later offered no direct olive branch to protesters, hoping instead to ease resentment by building public housing.


Not guaranteed ERG Conservatives and DUP would vote same way on Brexit deal: lawmaker

Added: 16.10.2019 10:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

It is not guaranteed that pro-Brexit ERG Conservatives and lawmakers from Northern Ireland's DUP would vote the same way on any Brexit deal, a senior eurosceptic lawmaker said on Wednesday as talks continue in Brussels to thrash out an agreement.


Chaos as Hong Kong lawmakers thwart leader's annual address

Added: 16.10.2019 7:35 | 18 views | 0 comments

Even Even before Lam delivered the speech, one of the protesting lawmakers, Claudia Mo, dismissed the address as a "shame and a sham."

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Hong Kong lawmakers disrupt Carrie Lam's address

Added: 16.10.2019 6:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

Several pro-democracy legislators waved placards and chanted slogans, while standing on desks.

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Hong Kong leader aborts policy speech as lawmakers disrupt session

Added: 16.10.2019 5:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was forced to abandon her annual policy address on Wednesday after some lawmakers jeered as she began speaking, causing an unprecedented cancellation of the speech in the legislature of the Chinese-ruled city.


Hong Kong leader presents policy address via video after disruption

Added: 16.10.2019 5:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam presented her annual policy address via video on Wednesday after some lawmakers disrupted the legislative session, shouting and jeering as she started her speech.


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