Theresa May's Brexit plans labelled 'undeliverable' by former head of the civil service

Map. History of UK conflict

16 August 2018
3 month ago
Erdogan's in Downing Street ahead of talks with Theresa May earlier
The Scottish Parliament has passed a motion stating it does not consent to the Government's EU Withdrawal Bill by 93 votes to 30
"It feels to me as though in lots of areas Moscow is testing the west, testing to see what it can get away with" per Britain's @MichaelHTatham "It is very important that when we're tested we show we're responding to that test"
Russia needs to know it will pay an "enduring price" for outrageous behavior, says @UKinUSA's @MichaelHTatham
3 month ago
Britain's Middle East minister criticises U.S. after Gaza bloodshed
The British Envoy at U.N.: Jerusalem must be a joint capital of the two states of Israel and Palestine
3 month ago
Boris Johnson: Important UNSC session on Gaza today. Vital situation is deescalated. Call on @nmladenov to bring forward proposals, including easing access and movement restrictions and support for development projects. Fully back Egypt-led reconciliation and full PA administration of Gaza Strip
3 month ago
Committee of British lawmakers says Facebook has not fully answered its questions about data privacy with sufficient detail or evidence
3 month ago
Britain: U.S. needs better understanding of Israeli-Palestinian conflict
3 month ago
UK general: "War's brutal and if you want to fight in cities, everything is heightened. The idea you could capture a city like Mosul or Raqqa without civilian casualties is frankly a fools errand"
3 month ago
UK's Johnson: we should not pursue government change in Iran
3 month ago
Britain calls for an independent investigation into the events in Gaza
[email protected] calls on Irish government to expel the Israeli ambassador and to enforce trade sanctions against Israel
3 month ago
UK Air Commodore Johnny Stringer: Most complex airspace any of us can remember, full stop. At the height of my time the Russian hotline was being used around 15 times a day
3 month ago
UK Air Commodore Johnny Stringer: Our Sentinel stand-off radar provided about 25%-30% of the overall coalition contribution
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UK general: We were able to put everything we had into it (intel gathering). One of the key UK contributions has been quality and number of intelligence analysts we've put into this
3 month ago
UK Major General @rupertthjones about Mosul air operation: "Other nations look to the UK to follow our lead to some degree. The Air Force relative to its size has not operated at this tempo since 1945. What the UK can bring is in the quality of its people. The more the Iraqis have got back into their stride its been them dictating the pace"
Prime Minister Theresa May attends the launch of the UK team for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 at the Horse Guards Parade3 month ago
Prime Minister Theresa May attends the launch of the UK team for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 at the Horse Guards Parade
3 month ago
Theresa May's Brexit plans labelled 'undeliverable' by former head of the civil service
Ireland summons its ambassador from Tel Aviv to consult after the events in Gaza
Ireland summoned Israeli ambassador to express "shock and dismay" at death and injuries in Gaza
Ahead of cabinet, @simoncoveney summoned the Israeli ambassador to Ireland to Iveagh House this morning 'to express Ireland's outrage at the level of death and injury yesterday on the Gaza Strip and to call for restraint from Israel in the hours and days ahead.'
3 month ago
UK PM Theresa May shifts Brexit focus to Ireland, leaving cabinet war to rage
3 month ago
'What Israel is doing is a genocide,' says Turkish President Erdogan
3 month ago
Turkish President Erdogan during visit to London: "Israel is a state of terror, Israel is a state of terror"
3 month ago
UK's Johnson: determined to protect businesses from American primary and secondary sanctions over Iran
Barnier and Mogherini: UK leaves 715 international agreements post-Brexit the EU has to guarantee to international partners that treaties will stay and the EU will continue to be a strong partner (even perhaps stronger partner) for the world
Irish President Michael D Higgins has expressed "deep concern" at deaths today in Gaza, saying "the escalating loss of life is a tragic example of an unacknowledged failure of diplomacy"
3 month ago
US is "playing the wrong card at the wrong time" says @BorisJohnson on the move of the US Embassy to Jerusalem
[email protected]: Major consequence of Brexit is the UK moving from being decision-maker on security/foreign policy to someone who potentially benefits from decisions but does not decide which is a loss for the UK
[email protected]: There will be cooperation between UK and Galileo (satellite programme) post-Brexit, but for some information, "we have to protect the member states" - this is the current legal framework
3 month ago
Theresa May calls for "calm and restraint" as Israeli army says today has seen an "unprecedented level of violence" on the border
[email protected] on security relationship post-Brexit: There is no ideology, no emotion, no willingness to punish on the EU's side but EU rules on security and defence must be respected
[email protected] on Galileo post-Brexit: EU rules on Galileo have been in place for long time and are well known to the UK - third countries and their companies cannot participate in security-sensitive matters
[email protected]: 5 dimensions of post-Brexit security relationship: 1)Close and regular consultation with UK on foreign policy 2)EU open to UK's contribution in programmes 3)UK could take part in defence agencies 4)Exchanging information 5)Agreement on security of information
3 month ago
Britain raises concerns with French over EU's satellite system snub
EU Chief Brexit Negotiator @MichelBarnier speaking at @EU_ISS: Discussions on future post-Brexit security partnership have begun, following guidelines of EU Council adopted in March
EU Foreign Affairs HR @FedericaMog speaking at @EU_ISS: After Brexit UK and EU security interests will continue to be the same, the UK will be a friend and a partner, "but as a third countryit will not be a half-member"
[email protected]: There is reciprocal interest to develop some military capabilities together after Brexit, we will find ways for UK to cooperate in PESCO projects and European Defence Agency
[email protected] says on EUISS event that UK will not be a half member, it will be a third country. EU will cooperate but UK will not have a seat at the table of EU decision-making after Brexit
Boris Johnson newser with French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian about salvaging the Iran nuclear deal
'The clock is ticking', EU tells Brexit Britain
Tánaiste @simoncoveney said it was up to the British government to come up with some new thinking on its future customs relationship with the EU, and to commit to a legally binding backstop for the border
3 month ago
British Prime Minister confirms that London is different with Washington on its decision to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem
3 month ago
Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman says the UK has no plans to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv following the U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem
3 month ago
Reuters: British Prime Minister confirms that London intends to move its embassy to Jerusalem
3 month ago
Britain announced that it had thwarted 12 terrorist plots since the March 2017 attack on parliament
3 month ago
Director general of MI5 Andrew Parker says Brexit must not lead to the weakening of intelligence co-operation in Europe
3 month ago
Former Labour Foreign Secretary David Miliband says he is "alarmed" by the state of Brexit negotiations and the prospects of the UK leaving the EU with no deal
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