Category Archives: GB News & Politics

Tax rise needed to fund NHS spending boost, says watchdog

The UK’s fiscal watchdog has warned, that the  government must raise taxes or cut spending to fund Theresa May’s planned increase in NHS funding or risk putting the country’s finances under pressure. Advertisements

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Trump advised May to sue EU over Brexit

President Trump’s advice to Theresa May over the tense negotiations over Britain’s exit from the European Union included suing the bloc, the prime minister revealed Sunday. President Trump made reference to this suggestion on Friday during a joint press conference, saying May had ignored his advice as she found it too “brutal.”

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Thousands protest Trump’s ‘bigotry’ in Scotland; police hunt for paraglider protester who breached no-fly-zone

These dumb asses don’t know what or why they are protesting. Saturday  anti-Trump protests broke out in Scotland with thousands marching in the country’s capital of Edinburgh and several protesting within earshot of guests at Trump’s exclusive Turnberry golf resort.

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Critics slam ’embarrassing’ Mayor Sadiq Khan for feuding with Trump while London faces rising crime, knife deaths

London Mayor Sadiq Khan slammed President Trump’s criticism of him as “preposterous” after allowing a giant Trump balloon at anti-Trump protests in London, but critics question whether the mayor should be devoting his energy to tackling crime rather than “embarrassing” the city in front of the whole world.

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Trump throws fuel onto Britain’s fiery political debate over Brexit

Friday the UK awoke  to discover that President Trump had thrown fuel onto the country’s already fiery political debate — on a day in which he will hold a joint press conference with under-siege Prime Minister Theresa May, meet with Queen Elizabeth II and witness tens of thousands of demonstrators march through London in protest of …

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Trump, May pledge cooperation on trade after explosive interview

Friday President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged full cooperation on trade and other issues easing tensions following Trump’s explosive interview in which he criticized her handling of ‘Brexit’ and called into question a U.S.-U.K. trade deal.

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Trump on Theresa May’s Brexit plan: ‘I don’t know if that’s what they voted for’

Thursday President Trump waded into the U.K. battle over Brexit, casting doubt on Prime Minister Theresa May’s approach to leaving the European Union by suggesting it’s not what Brits voted for.

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Despite anger in London, Trump finds support in England’s pro-Brexit working-class towns

President Trump’s three-day visit to the United Kingdom will be greeted by throngs of protesters marching through London, many carrying expletive-laden placards and with an enormous “Trump baby” balloon flying overhead.

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Afghanistan: UK to send 440 more non-combat troops

The UK is to send 440 more troops to serve in non-combat roles in Afghanistan, the prime minister will announce at the Brussels Nato summit. The commitment to Nato’s mission in Afghanistan will take the total number of UK troops in the country to 1,090.

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Boris Johnson quits as UK foreign secretary, leaving May’s government on brink over Brexit

Isn’t it about time these clowns admitted they don’t know how to leave the EU? Monday U.K. Foreign Minister Boris Johnson stunningly resigned amid a growing backlash over Prime Minister Theresa May’s handling of Britain’s departure from the European Union.

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