Map. History of UK conflict

19 July 2018
5 month ago
A Government source suggests a visit to the UK by U.S. President Donald Trump would be a "working" trip rather than a state visit
Readout just issued by @WhiteHouse of @[email protected] may meeting.
The British government says US President Donald Trump will visit the UK this year
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Downing Street says Theresa May and Donald Trump have asked officials to work on "finalising the details of a visit by the President to the UK later this year"
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Downing Street confirms Donald Trump will finally visit the UK "later this year". Number 10 and White House officials "finalising the details".
When asked about UK state visit, @theresa may said it's being discussed and @POTUS agreed
A "false rumor" they don't "like each other a lot," @POTUS said alongside @theresa may at WEF18 in Davos
PM May reaffirmed the "really special relationship" between the US and UK - despite indications otherwise, such as Pres Trump cancelling planned visit to UK for dedication of new US Embassy in London. Said project was too expensive.
And when it comes to military matters, Pres Trump said he and PM May are "very much joined at the hip." During photo op, Pres told May there's nothing that could happen that won't find the US at UK's side.
President Trump says he and Theresa May "are on the same wavelength in every respect." That may not help May back home.
Pres Trump declares himself and British PM @theresa may "on the same wavelength in every respect," at meeting in Davos. "We like each other a lot," he says of PM May, disputing what he called "a false rumor" to the contrary.
Trade discussions will lead to tremendous increases in trade between U.S. and UK, Trump says at Davos
"We continue to have a really special relationship" between US and UK, @theresa may tells @POTUS
President Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May shake hands at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Balkh crisis should be resolved in line with Afghanistan's law: UK5 month ago
Balkh crisis should be resolved in line with Afghanistan's law: UK
West Midlands Police says 13 people have been arrested on suspicion of modern slavery following a series of early morning raids in Handsworth in Birmingham
Davos: UK PM May says Uber got some things wrong along the way but the answer is not to shut Uber down
Prime Minister Theresa May addresses Davos talking about the progress made in Artificial Intelligence over recent years
Theresa May: after we have left the EU, we will develop new bilateral deals with countries across the world
UK Prime Minister Theresa May says that the WTO must go much further in its reforms
Prime Minister @theresa may speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos: As we leave the EU, the UK will continue to be a global advocate of free trade, pushing for progress on WTO discussions and seeking to bring new partners to the table
May: I'm positive we'll be able to get a good arrangement for the future, one that is a comprehensive trade agreement. Reason I believe we'll get that is because its to the benefitof the EU as well as the UK
Theresa May: Outside the EU we'll be able to see opportunities. I want to have a deep and special partnership with the EU continue have good trading relationship but we can also look at what relationships we can have with countries around the rest of the world
Irish PM says wants 'Norway-plus' Brexit deal with UK
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UK Michael Gove: we've shown that we've gone further and faster than the EU – that's the ambition that this government has for a truly green
Six arrests and quantities of weapons and drugs recovered during raids this morning targeting gang crime in Newham5 month ago
Six arrests and quantities of weapons and drugs recovered during raids this morning targeting gang crime in Newham
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Environment Secretary @michaelgove speaking in the House of Commons: I am confident that the UK has gone further than the EU has requested on everything from banning microplastics, to looking at taxes for single-use plastics to introducing the charge on plastic bags
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British Prime Minister Theresa May will visit China from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, China's Foreign Ministry announced
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UK Trade Minister says third countries with EU trade agreements do not object 'in principle' to rolling over FTAs
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UK Brexit minister to set out transition aims on Friday: BBC political editor
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UK charity suspends operations in Afghanistan
Former British PM Tony Blair on the special relationship between the UK, U.S.
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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson did not know a lunch with him was auctioned at Presidents Club charity gala - spokeswoman for @theresa may.
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Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney says he is "deeply dismayed" at claims of sexual harassment at a Presidents Club charity fundraiser
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Boris Johnson:UK condemns the horrific bombings in Benghazi. More vital than ever to break the political deadlock and bring stability to Libya
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PM May: It's important - particularly about gender. Everyone - background, gender, ethnicity should have the opportunity to be an engineer
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Brexit Secretary David Davis: any new EU rules that will come into force during the transition period will have been agreed while the UK was still a member state
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UK Brexit Secretary Davis: After December, it is highly likely that we will achieve the outcome we're seeking in a free-trade deal.. that's what we're aiming for
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David Davis: (citizens' rights) the right of British nationals to continue to move freely in the EU post- Brexit is still up for negotiation – "it may well be that they are holding that back as a bargaining chip" in the negotiations
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David Davis: continued ECJ jurisdiction is against what the UK voted for in the referendum – (future payments) the UK will contribute financially to maintain access to some EU programmes, but "I don't see us paying for access" to the single market post- Brexit
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Davis: during the transition period we will not be a member of the EU – we will not be subject to duty of sincere cooperation – we will be able to negotiate trade deals – EU nationals will have to register when they arrive - but the government's Brexit red lines will not apply
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UK Brexit Secretary David Davis: (transition period) we expect to agree the transition period by the end of March – it will last about two years – the EU wants to wrap up the transition period by the end of 2020 because that's the end of their budget period
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David Davis: (UK internal market) there will not be any disruption to the ability to sell unfettered across the United Kingdom
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Brexit Secretary David Davis: (Irish border) we have always said there will not be a border in the Irish Sea, we're not going to break up the UK
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Brexit Secretary David Davis has told the Brexit Select Committee he expects to reach an agreement with the EU on the transition period "before the end of March"
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UK Brexit Secretary David Davis: "well crafted" trade agreements can secure 25 to 40 percent increases in trade level over time
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UK Brexit Secretary Davis: The value of CETA and South Korea arrangements and the Swiss arrangement is they give you a template of what can be achieved already. They are the floor, not the ceiling. E.g. there will be pressure from EU to avoid Anglo-Saxon race to the bottom on standards
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UK Brexit Secretary David Davis: there is undoubtedly an impetus among some of the EU27 and in the Commission to try to trade off regulatory freedom with market access – we will seek outcome equivalence in many areas but not harmonisation – if we have harmonisation we might as well stay in Brexit
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UK Brexit Secretary Davis: (divergence from EU rules) the aim is to keep the maximum possible access to the single market while exercising our own freedom over what we're going to do in the future, how far we diverge will be a matter for future governments, but the freedom to diverge should be there
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UK Brexit Secretary Davis: If you look at the effectiveness of Swiss trade agreements, they are greater for the Swiss than they are for us as a member of the 28
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UK Brexit Secretary David Davis: (financial services paper) – we don't have a specific plan to publish a financial services position paper, but "we'll publish something I suspect"
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UK Liam Fox: Brexit is an opportunity for UK to be a leader in trade liberalisation
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UK Brexit Secretary Davis: You have to have substantive negotiations agreed before the start [of the transition period] it would be unwise to be sucked into doing a negotiation during the transition period. Because of the balance of power in the negotiation
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UK Brexit Secretary Davis: We're not allowed to start [trade agreements] until our departure. So that's March 2019
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British Brexit minister Davis says how far Britain diverges from EU regulation will be a matter for future government
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Brexit Secretary @DavidDavisMP: my team started last week on the conversion of the joint report into the legal text that will appear in the treaty – I see no real argument why the details shouldn't surface earlier than the final document
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UK: "the Assad government deliberately ignored its obligation to stop using chemical weapons. Russia has chosen to abuse its power of veto to protect the Assad government"
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