Reuters - 37 min 45 sec ago
Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday told her top ministers to keep engaging with businesses over Brexit, and that firms expect her successor to keep up infrastructure investment and continue developing an industrial strategy.
The Guardian - 2 hours 25 min ago
Next PM will be told in no uncertain terms' that axing backstop amounts to no deal Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt's Brexit plan to axe the Irish border backstop from the withdrawal agreement will be rejected outright by the European Union, EU sources have said. Informed sources say that it is doomed to failure and if the next prime minister goes to Brussels with such a plan, he will be told in "no uncertain terms" that it amounts to a declaration of no deal. Continue reading...
Newsweek - 2 hours 30 min ago
Johnson is expected to win the contest to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May at the end of July.
Reuters - 3 hours 31 min ago
Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister next week, has become more radical on the issue of the Irish backstop making the Brexit picture starker, Conservative lawmaker Dominic Grieve said on Tuesday.
Reuters - 4 hours 6 min ago
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape will make a state visit to Australia, its government said on Tuesday, as it seeks to cement its position with Pacific island's new leader amid rising competition for influence in the region.
The Raw Story - 4 hours 33 min ago
The two candidates vying to become Britain’s next prime minister both condemned on Monday US President Donald Trump’s xenophobic tweets about progressive Democrat congresswomen as “totally offensive” and “totally unacceptable”. But front-runner Boris Johnson and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt refused to call the tweets racist when pressed to do so during their last debate before […]...
The Raw Story - 4 hours 35 min ago
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump’s xenophobic tweets about progressive Democrat congresswomen. Ardern, the charismatic young leader who has been hailed as “the anti-Trump” by US media, said she proudly celebrated her country’s diversity. “Usually I don’t get into other people’s politics, but it will […]...
Newsweek - 4 hours 41 min ago
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau criticizes U.S. President Donald Trump after his tweets telling four nonwhite progressive Congress members to "go back" to other countries.
The Guardian - 6 hours 49 min ago
Platinum cards of former Malaysian prime minister used for spree at jeweller in Italy, say prosecutors The credit cards of Najib Razak were used to buy more than $800,000 of goods at a jeweller in Italy in a single day, a court in Kuala Lumpur has heard during the corruption trial of the former Malaysian prime minister. The spending spree took place at De Grisogono, a Swiss luxury jeweller, in Italy on 8 August 2014 where items worth 3.3m Malaysian Ringgit ($803,000) were purchased on Najib's...
New York Times - 8 hours 3 min ago
South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in, left, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan at the Group of 20 nations meeting in Japan last month.
The Guardian - 12 hours 43 min ago
Mining company said it wanted peace of mind' that groundwater review would not be hijacked' by anti-coal activists The deputy prime minister, Michael McCormack, has defended Adani after revelations it tried to get the names of scientists reviewing a crucial plan for its Queensland mine, fearing they might be anti-coal activists. The ABC has cited emails obtained under freedom of information by the Lock The Gate environment group showing Adani demanded the federal government reveal the names...
The Hill - 13 hours 2 min ago
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday condemned President Trump for telling a group of female minority lawmakers to go back to the "crime infested places" they came from, saying that that is not how things are...
Time - 14 hours 52 min ago
The comments come at a testy time for U.K.-U.S. relations...
Sky News - 15 hours 13 min ago
Boris Johnson has again refused to talk about his private life, including if his partner would live with him in Downing Street if he becomes prime minister.
Reuters - 15 hours 46 min ago
The two candidates vying to be Britain's next prime minister set a high bar on Monday for success in Brexit negotiations, saying that even a significant concession from the European Union on the Irish border would be insufficient.
The Daily Beast - 15 hours 49 min ago
Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast / Photos Getty The arrest last week of wealthy financier and sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein has resonated in Israel because of his mysterious but well-known ties to former Prime Minister Ehud Barak , who announced a new bid for office last week, and whose name appeared in Epstein's infamous black book of prominent guests. The news could not have come at a better time for current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who is facing a tough...
NPR - 16 hours 3 min ago
An Israeli cabinet minister is backing the discredited practice of conversion therapy, drawing objections from LGBTQ activists and even the prime minister.
Reuters - 16 hours 30 min ago
The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, was guilty of anti-Semitism.
BBC - 16 hours 40 min ago
England's World Cup-winning cricket team meet British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street.
Reuters - 16 hours 51 min ago
Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's prime minister this month, declined to say on Monday whether his girlfriend would live with him in the leader's official residence if he wins the contest.
Buzz Feed - 16 hours 52 min ago
A close aide to Italy's deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini held covert talks to pump Russian oil money to his far-right party. BuzzFeed News has the tape. View Entire Post ›...
Reuters - 17 hours 3 min ago
The leading candidate to become Britain's next Prime Minister, lawmaker Boris Johnson, said on Monday he would not currently back the United States if it took military action against Iran.
Reuters - 17 hours 18 min ago
Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen was unacceptable.
Reuters - 17 hours 34 min ago
The two candidates vying to be Britain's next prime minister both said on Monday that they would not be willing to accept the so-called Northern Irish backstop element of Theresa May's Brexit deal, even if a time limit was set.