Category Archives: GB News & Politics
EU nationals who become British citizens do not lose the right to bring a foreign-born spouse to the UK, the European Court of Justice has ruled. London’s High Court referred the case of an Algerian man, who lived in the UK with his wife, but who British authorities were trying to deport. Advertisements
Britain says Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has spoken to the husband of a British woman imprisoned in Iran as pressure mounts on the Conservative government to step up efforts to free her. The Foreign Office says Johnson and Richard Ratcliffe spoke by phone Sunday, but did not elaborate further.
Details of the government’s post-Brexit trade policy have been published. Ministers say the Trade Bill includes provisions for the UK to implement existing EU trade agreements and help ensure firms can still access foreign government contracts worth £1.3tn.
A senior US general has warned against deeper cuts to Britain’s armed forces. Lt-Gen Ben Hodges, commander of the US Army in Europe, said Britain’s position as a key ally and a leading member of Nato would be at risk if its armed forces “got any smaller”.
Wednesday Amanda Knox penned a tribute to her former roommate, who she was accused of killing in a protracted legal case where she was convicted, acquitted, and then convicted again before she was finally acquitted.
ISIS fanatics have made a chilling threat against Prince George saying: “Even the Royal Family will not be left alone,” it has been claimed. The barbarous extremists allegedly posted a picture of the future king on encrypted instant messaging app Telegram with the horrifying message.
The UK has been warned that billions of euros of British taxpayers’ money could remain locked into an EU bank for more than thirty years after Brexit. Alexander Stubb, vice president of the European Investment Bank – in which the UK is a 16% shareholder – said it would not be fully repaid until 2054.
Citing the rise of violent crime in the United Kingdom, President Trump on Friday urged Americans to stay vigilant on this side of the Atlantic as jihadis continue exporting terror to the West.
UK and EU negotiators must ensure Brexit discussions move on to discuss trade by December, Welsh Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has said. Drakeford said accelerating the talks was “so important” for Welsh businesses who are currently making investment decisions.
A man has been detained after a vehicle rammed into pedestrians outside the Natural History Museum in London on Saturday, injuring several people, police say. Metropolitan Police said a man had been detained at the scene and they were investigating a motive.