The former foreign secretary is poised to address the Commons following his dramatic decision to quit over the PM’s Brexit policy.
Mr. Johnson, the public face of the 2016 campaign that persuaded Britons to quit the European Union, is perhaps the most high-profile advocate of Brexit, and his departure underscores the depth of the divisions within Mrs. May’s government. His resignation followed that of David Davis, the Brexit secretary, who quit late Sunday night.
(1.7.2018) That means the rebels would need 159 MPs to bring her down, more than three times the 48 who would be needed to trigger a vote of no confidence.
May’s decision comes as she faces crunch Brexit talks with the cabinet at Chequers this week and MPs revealed that six senior ministers are plotting to succeed her.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un today. This is the first meeting between the two leaders.
Pedro Sanchez is nothing more than a photogenic centrist lackey who is sacrificing the principles of his voters in an opportunistic grab for power
The leader of the Socialist Party has recovered from many political setbacks over the last few years to become the new head of the government
A senior FBI agent in the Boston field office wrote a highly unusual newspaper column in 2014 warning that a Russian foundation that Vekselberg controlled might be a clandestine siphon for Russia’s intelligence services to steal cutting-edge technological secrets from American companies, as NPR’s Tim Mak reported.
The column in the Boston Business Journal appeared in April 2014 and sought to warn Boston-area tech companies and researchers to steer clear of the Skolkovo Foundation, launched by Russian Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev and run by Vekselberg.
Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan has released a statement, the PM’s office said.
“Dear countrymen, I am addressing all citizens of the Republic of Armenia…
Both are embroiled in controversies surrounding dodgy financial deals, but while Trump’s poll numbers are holding up, Abe’s have plummeted to record lows.
The Japanese leader is flailing so badly that former prime minister Junichiro Koizumi has suggested that he should stand down at the end of June to avoid tainting the entire Liberal Democratic Party.
Parliament should have been consulted and voted on the matter. The UK Prime Minister is accountable to Parliament, not to the whims of a US President.