January 2019

Labour MP Yvette Cooper has tabled an amendment to force the government to make time in the Commons to debate her own bill preventing a "no deal" Brexit. Photo: Leon Neal / AFP
Labour MP Yvette Cooper has tabled an am […]

Frustrated British MPs try to take control of Brexit

British MPs frustrated with Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy are seeking to force a new approach which could include delaying Britain's EU exit and holding a second referendum.
From Left : French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas after signing the new Franco-German friendship pact, known as 'Treaty of Aachen' on the 56th anniversary of the Elysee Treaty signed in Paris.
From Left : French Foreign Minister Jean […]

Franco-German treaty signed amid ‘growing populism’ in Europe

The Treaty commits the two neighbours to increased cooperation on foreign and defence policy, crime and terrorism, international development and research and economic integration.
Theresa May delivers a speech to members of the media in Downing Street in London on January 16, 2019, after surviving a vote of no confidence in her government. Photo: Ben Stansall / AFP
Theresa May delivers a speech to members […]

What next for Brexit? Three main scenarios

Theresa May's government won a confidence vote by a majority of 19 MPs on Wednesday -- here are the three main Brexit scenarios now facing Britain as the clock ticks down to March 29.
Front pages of national daily newspapers photographed in London on January 16, 2019, the day after the UK parliament's rejection of the government's Brexit deal. Photo: Daniel Sorabji / AFP
Front pages of national daily newspapers […]

Brexit in dates: From Leave shock to parliament’s historic vote

From the shock Brexit referendum result to Tuesday's landmark vote to reject the deal struck between London and the EU, here are the milestones on Britain's rocky road out of the bloc.