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UK PM Boris Johnson sends unsigned letter to European Union asking for Brexit delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union requesting a delay to Britain’s exit from the bloc and also said he did not want the extension after his latest Brexit setback in parliament on Saturday.

Oct 20, 2019, 06:24 AM IST

I want a Brexit deal but parliament doesn't daunt me, says British PM Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he wanted a Brexit deal on Oct. 18 and that he was undaunted by attempts by parliament to block a no-deal exit.

Sep 09, 2019, 14:59 PM IST

PM Modi meets UK PM Boris Johnson on sidelines of G7 summit in France

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with the new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the G7 summit in France on Sunday. This is the first meet between the two leaders since Johnson took charge as the British PM. The meeting lasted for 30 minutes.

Aug 25, 2019, 22:41 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi speaks to UK PM Boris Johnson

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday raised concern over the violence and vandalism perpetrated in front of the Indian High Commission in London, the UK, on India's Independence Day (August 15), in a telephonic conversation with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 21, 2019, 08:22 AM IST

Britain's six prime ministerial candidates fight it out for second place with Boris Johnson

With former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson a clear frontrunner in the race to replace Theresa May, the contest now mainly revolves around the second most popular candidate.

Jun 18, 2019, 19:26 PM IST

Theresa May resigns as British Prime Minister today

May will formally step down as Prime Minister having set the timetable for her Downing Street exit last month. It will then trigger the official phase of the Conservative Party leadership contest from Monday, so far with 11 MPs in the running to succeed her.

Jun 07, 2019, 06:47 AM IST

US President Donald Trump holds conference with UK PM Theresa May

US President Donald Trump held a news conference with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday following a meeting at her Downing Street residence as part of his state visit to Britain.

Jun 04, 2019, 20:57 PM IST

US President Donald Trump wades into Britain's Brexit crisis

"They`ve got to get it done," he said. "They have got to get the deal closed." "If they don`t get what they want, I would walk away. If you don`t get a fair deal, you walk away," Trump said in an interview.

Jun 02, 2019, 18:37 PM IST

UK Prime Minister Theresa May to make 'new, bold offer' on Brexit bill, Labour Party sceptical

After failing three times to get parliament`s approval for her deal, the government will now put the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, legislation which will enact that deal, before parliament for a vote in early June.

May 19, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

Britons vote in election seen strengthening PM Theresa May's Brexit hand

Britons began voting on Thursday in a snap election predicted to give Prime Minister Theresa May a larger parliamentary majority, which she hopes will strengthen her hand in looming divorce talks with the European Union.

Jun 08, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

Days after refusing to condemn move, UK PM Theresa May calls Donald Trump's travel ban divisive, wrong

UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday branded US President Donald Trump's travel restrictions on nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries as "divisive and wrong", days after she refused to condemn the move.

Feb 01, 2017, 23:41 PM IST

Visa quota: UK offers liberal visa scheme for Indian businessmen

Eyeing India as a key trade partner after exiting from the European Union, the UK today announced a first-ever easier visa regime for Indian businessmen that will come with swifter passage through British airports and access to EU.

Nov 07, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

UK PM Theresa May defies critics to back new $22 billion Heathrow runway

Britain backed a $22 billion expansion of London`s Heathrow Airport on Tuesday, ending 25 years of indecision with an ambitious plan to boost global trade links following the vote to leave the European Union. 

Oct 26, 2016, 00:31 AM IST

UK PM Theresa May to arrive in India on Nov 6; this is her first bilateral visit outside Europe

British Prime Minister Theresa May will arrive here on November 6 on her first bilateral visit outside Europe during which she will hold talks with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and review all aspects of the India-UK strategic partnership.

Oct 16, 2016, 10:19 AM IST

Brexit battle reaches UK's high court in challenge to PM Theresa May

The case was launched in the aftermath of Britain`s June 23 referendum which saw 52 percent of Britons vote to leave the EU.

Oct 13, 2016, 07:58 AM IST

Theresa May: Will she prove to be the second Iron Lady UK needs after Brexit?

Even as Hillary Clinton comes dazzlingly close to script history in the United States, Theresa May has comfortably slipped into her new role as the premier of United Kingdom – becoming only the second woman in British history to hold the office.

 

Jul 28, 2016, 19:34 PM IST

Theresa May vows 'bold new positive role' for UK ​outside EU post-Brexit

Theresa May on Wednesday became Britain's second woman prime minister after Margaret Thatcher, vowing to forge "a bold new positive role" for the UK in the world post-Brexit.

Jul 14, 2016, 00:25 AM IST

Know why David Cameron posted pic of 10 Downing Street cat on Twitter as 'proof' of his love for Larry

David Cameron`s last appearance in Parliament as British Prime Minister ended in a standing ovation after a bravura 36-minute performance.

Jul 13, 2016, 21:25 PM IST

Theresa May all set to be next UK PM as Andrea Leadsom pulls out of race

Theresa May is the only remaining candidate to be the new leader of Britain`s ruling Conservative Party.

Jul 11, 2016, 18:23 PM IST

Watch UK PM David Cameron's message on the occasion of Vaisakhi

 Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday lauded the special contribution of Sikhs to British life through their hard work and entrepreneurial spirit.

Apr 13, 2016, 17:07 PM IST