Tag: Brexit

UK Labour leader warns about ‘Trump Deal Brexit’ putting UK at mercy of big US corporations

Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on Monday warned about the prospect of a no-deal Brexit, speaking ahead of cross-party talks aimed at finding ways to block it. Corbyn wrote in the Independent that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was "cosying up to" US President Donald Trump...

UK opposition seeks to oust PM to avoid no-deal Brexit

Britain's main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn urged parliament Wednesday to oust Prime Minister Boris Johnson before he takes the splintered country out of the EU without a deal. Corbyn called on members of other parties who fear the economic consequences of a chaotic...

Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain’s next PM

by Alice RITCHIE and James PHEBY Boris Johnson won the race to become Britain's next prime minister on Tuesday, but will face a confrontation over Brexit with Brussels and members of his own party as well as a tense diplomatic standoff with Iran. The former London...

Brexit chaos unites Europe: Tusk

The tortuous Brexit process has acted as a "vaccine" against anti-EU sentiment across the continent, European Council President Donald Tusk claimed Tuesday. He was speaking after EU leaders met in Brussels to discuss the European Parliament election results, where nationalist and eurosceptic parties made gains...

‘Both sides’ must compromise in cross-party Brexit talks: British PM

by Joe JACKSON British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday conceded that concluding a Brexit deal with the main opposition will need "compromise on both sides" as she faced criticism for being inflexible. The embattled leader opened negotiations this week with the Labour Party in a...

Brexit chaos stirs bafflement in UK ex-colonies

By Jerome Taylor with AFP reporters. Across much of Britain's former Asian colonies, many are greeting the UK's impending departure from the European Union with a mixture of bafflement, apathy, amusement -- and a touch of schadenfreude. Britain long justified imperial subjugation by arguing Rule Britannia...

Truly Taking Back Control

CHICAGO – Britain is teetering toward Brexit. No one knows what will happen over the next few months. Yet around one-third of British voters support a “no-deal” departure from the European Union, which risks inflicting an economic disaster on the country. Many of these “no-deal” Brexit supporters...

UK-Aussie trade deal ready right after Brexit is sealed

Australia’s Trade and Investment Minister, Steven Ciobo, has confirmed that a comprehensive trade deal between the UK and Australia will be ready “the day after Brexit”. The UK's Liam Fox met with Mr Clobo where they discussed on a free trade deal between the two countries...

Will Brexit impact Malaysian students in UK?

Pursuing higher education in the UK has been a top choice especially among Malaysian students, will Brexit affect this fact? When we addressed the issue of Brexit which was a contested debate in June 2016, would there be any significant changes for international students mainly...

Sarawak Report blasts Najib on ‘remorseful Brexit’

Sarawak Report has described Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's claim that Brexit had caused the British people to be remorseful as part of 'fake news' tactics by propagandists, which the latter pretends to deplore. Saying Najib ought not to speak for the British people, the...