# London

British Prime Minister Theresa May walks over the "Wildfowl and Wetland Trust" site in London (UK) on 13.01.2018. The British government wants to drastically reduce the consumption of plastic by 2042. This announced Prime Minister Theresa May in a speech on 11.01.2018. Photo: Dan Kitwood / PA Wire / dpa +++ (c) dpa -Bildfunk+++
British Prime Minister Theresa May walks […]

Pro-Brexit Conservatives urge clean break from EU

More than 60 Conservative lawmakers have written to British Prime Minister Theresa May demanding a quick, clean break from the European Union.
A British (L) and a EU flag hanging at the production site of the subsidiary company of a British company in Offenbach, Germany, 09 January 2018. EU commissioner Oettinger wants to induce Germany and other member states to higher payments into the European budget. After Brexit, Great Britain would be missing as a net contributor. Photo: Frank Rumpenhorst/dpa
A British (L) and a EU flag hanging at […]

EU agrees on negotiating position for post-Brexit transition period

European Union ministers have finalised their negotiating position on the transitional period that will follow the UK's departure from the bloc.
ARCHIVE - A British and a European flag are knotted together on 20.07.2017 in front of Clärchens Ballhaus in Berlin before a visit from the British prince. Britain's exit from the European Union (Brexit) is costing Germany dearly. According to a study by the EU Parliament, the EU budget is likely to be permanently lacking 10.2 billion euros after Brexit. (to dpa "study: Brexit costs Germany billions" from 09.11.2017) Photo: Jens Kalaene / dpa central image / dpa +++ (c) dpa - Bildfunk +++
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Conservative rebels urge May to accept vote on Brexit final terms

Rebel Conservative are confident of attracting enough cross-party support to pass an amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill giving Parliament a meaningful vote on a final Brexit deal.
A British and a European flag are knotted together at Clärchens Ballhaus in Berlin on 20.07.2017. The British Prince William and his wife Duchess Kate are expected to meet with young entrepreneurs and creative people at the Clarchen Ballhaus. Photo: Jens Kalaene / dpa-Central picture / ZB
A British and a European flag are knotte […]

Britain’s May says government preparing for no-deal scenario with EU

Theresa May has warned the British public to prepare for crashing out of the EU with no deal, setting out emergency plans to avoid border meltdown for businesses and travellers.
Protesters will participate in a demonstration with a "Stop-Brexit" demonstration at the All Saints Park in Manchester (UK) on Oct. 1, In Manchester, the Conservative Party Congress takes place. Photo: Peter Byrne / PA Wire / dpa
Protesters will participate in a demonst […]

Thousands march in Manchester against May, Brexit

Thousands of demonstrators descended on Manchester for the first day of the Conservative party conference, demanding a second Brexit referendum and an end to the Government’s austerity policies.
Gibraltar offers a curious mix of Spanish and British culture. With Brexit threatening to restrict free movement across the border with Spain, some people are concerned that tourism could suffer. (File photo, 26/06/2017. Please credit: "Manuel Meyer / dpa".) Photo: Manuel Meyer/dpa-tmn
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Brexit leaves Gibraltar’s tourism industry hanging in the balance

Gibraltar has been a contested territory for centuries, and Brexit looks set to revive old tensions. Restrictions on free movement across the border with Spain could damage tourism, but officials are confident that the Rock will find a way to weather the storm.