Few events outside of war can have quite as much potential impact on the economy of a country as Britain’s decision a year ago to leave the EU, while the results of the action are yet to be seen
Theresa May’s fragile minority government in Britain has begun negotiations to leave the European Union.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
“I would like to say how very pleased I am with the result and how very pleased I am to have had the overwhelming support of my colleagues in the House [of Commons] and the people from the party in the country,” she said, standing outside her official residence at Number 10 Downing Street, but refusing to answer any questions from the crowd of journalists and photographers.
Prime Minister Theresa May was fighting to hold on to her job on June 9 as British voters dealt her a punishing blow, denying her the stronger mandate she had sought to conduct Brexit talks and instead weakening her party's grip on power
Prime Minister Theresa May could lose control of parliament in Britain’s June 8 election, according to a projection by polling company YouGov, raising the prospect of political deadlock just as formal Brexit talks begin
Category: VERDA ÖZER
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had declared that he would put Turkey’s EU membership process to vote in case the “yes” campaign won the April 16 referendum on Turkey’s shift from a parliamentary system to a presidency
Britain’s Theresa May on Tuesday called for snap elections on June 8, catching the country by surprise in a bid to bolster her position before tough talks on leaving the European Union
A website which allowed Britons to register to vote in last year’s European Union referendum might have been targeted by foreign hackers causing it to crash before the deadline, a committee of British lawmakers said on April 12.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
Maybe they reach sexual maturity very young in Scotland. What else could explain the fact that they are going to have another referendum on Scottish independence only three years after the last one?
British Prime Minister Theresa May goes to Washington this week. As the Wall Street Journal notes, the two leaders hold diametrically opposed views on globalization and trade, the president seeking economic self-sufficiency for his country, and the prime minister wishing to project the United Kingdom around the world.
The United Kingdom’s ambassador to the European Union resigned on Jan. 3, adding uncertainty to the Brexit process less than three months before the U.K. is due to trigger its departure negotiations.
This past year has been one where the limits and failings of democracy became more visible than at any time since World War II enshrined the view that representative government was best.
Britain’s first post-Brexit budget will focus on infrastructure and could spell an end to the previous government’s rigid fiscal targets, according to a treasury statement released on Nov. 20
Category: SELİN NASİ
Two important referendums took place on Oct. 2 – one in Hungary and the other in Colombia.
Germany and Britain agreed on July 20 that Prime Minister Theresa May needed time to prepare for talks to leave the EU, after London took the first step towards Brexit by giving up its presidency of the European Union
Category: TAHA AKYOL
The U.K. is not the only example, but one of the features of advanced democracies is that there is a functioning in-party democracy and there is no domination by the leader
Boris Johnson, the former London mayor and "Leave" campaign figurehead in Britain's EU referendum, was appointed foreign secretary on July 13 in new Prime Minister Theresa May's government
Category: MURAT YETKİN
With Theresa May taking the British prime minister’s office on July 13, a second woman will be at the helm of another major European power, after Germany’s Angela Merkel
Theresa May on July 13 will become the prime minister who leads Britain into talks to quit the European Union, after her last rival in the bid to succeed David Cameron pulled out
Category: MEHMET ÖĞÜTÇÜ
Irrespective of what U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said during the Brexit campaign about Turkey perhaps not joining the EU for the next several decades, the U.K. has been historically a strong friend of Turkey bilaterally, in the transatlantic partnership and as a standard bearer within the EU for Turkey’s ambitions to join the bloc
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