Tag: Prime Minister Theresa May

Ireland says Brexit deal is not yet close but ‘mood music’ has improved

Simon Coveney was speaking after hopes of a resolution to the tortuous three-year Brexit process  were raised in recent days. We all know that...

UK’s May urges China to respect autonomy in Hong Kong

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday China must respect the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong and that she had...

UK says will look at all options if Iran breaches nuclear commitments

LONDON: Britain will look at all available options if Iran breaches its commitments around its nuclear activities, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said...

UK PM candidate Hancock says future relationship with EU should be changed

LONDON: Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said that he would renegotiate the future relationship with the...

Outgoing PM May says best for UK to leave EU with a deal

BRUSSELS: Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday it was best for Britain to leave the European Union in an orderly way, with a...

Pound pressured as hard Brexiters emboldened in race to succeed May

LONDON: Sterling languished just off four-month lows on Tuesday, with the outcome of last week's European election seen possibly emboldening proponents of a no-deal Brexit...

Pound up 0.4pc after PM May resigns but gains seen short-lived

LONDON: The pound was up 0.4pc against the euro on Friday after 14 days of losses as Prime Minister Theresa May set out a departure...

Sterling plunges again as pressure mounts on PM May to step down

LONDON: Sterling plunged again in early London trading on Thursday as pressure mounted on Prime Minister Theresa May to name a date for her departure. The...

Sterling drops again as pressure mounts on PM May to step down

LONDON: Sterling weakened again on Thursday as pressure mounted on Prime Minister Theresa May to name a date for her departure after a backlash over...

FTSE 100 gains on weaker pound, rights issue knocks M&S

The exporter-heavy FTSE 100 index gained on the back of a weaker pound on Wednesday as lawmakers signalled they would not back Prime Minister Theresa...