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Chagos Islands dispute: UN backs end to UK control

Added: 22.05.2019 19:10 | 10 views | 0 comments

In a non-binding vote, the General Assembly demands the UK give the islands back to Mauritius.

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Philip Green's Arcadia to close UK stores, review U.S. in restructuring

Added: 22.05.2019 19:03 | 10 views | 0 comments

British retail tycoon Philip Green's Arcadia Group said on Wednesday it planned to close 23 of its 566 stores in the UK and Ireland in a major restructuring of the fashion business that could also see its Topshop/Topman stores close in the U.S..

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Time to resign? UK PM May's final Brexit gambit bombs

Added: 22.05.2019 19:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May was under growing pressure to resign on Wednesday after her final Brexit gambit was rejected across the board by lawmakers and even criticized by some of her own ministers.


UK PM May to meet 1922 Committee chair on Friday: lawmaker

Added: 22.05.2019 19:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

British Prime Minister Theresa May will campaign in European elections on Thursday before meeting with the chair of her party's 1922 Committee on Friday, senior pro-Brexit Conservative lawmaker Steve Baker said on Wednesday.


Ukraine parliament takes aim at president's election reform plan

Added: 22.05.2019 18:26 | 6 views | 0 comments

Parliament dealt an early blow to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday by rejecting proposed changes to Ukraine's voting system before a snap national election, which the speaker said lawmakers would seek to annul.


Ukraine's new president Zelensky suffers defeat in parliament as speaker warns of constitutional crisis

Added: 22.05.2019 18:20 | 6 views | 0 comments

Just two days into his new job, Volodymr Zelensky has suffered a heavy defeat in parliament, with legislators voting against his plans to hold snap elections. The 226-92 split looks to set the tone for an ongoing conflict between the new president and the Supreme Rada in the weeks to come. In his inauguration speech on Monday, Mr Zelensky announced that he would be dissolving parliament to hold snap elections in July. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Subscribe now Few had expected such a bold move so early, especially since there was at the very least a legal argument to be had over...

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UK's Javid to see PM May over her Brexit deal: political editors

Added: 22.05.2019 18:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid has asked to see Prime Minister Theresa May, the political editors of the Times and the BBC reported on Wednesday, possibly spelling the end of her premiership as concern builds over her new Brexit deal.


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