@CitizenTV

British PM May battles to save Brexit deal as ministers quit - 3 months ago, 15 Nov 20:44

By: Reuters

Prime Minister Theresa May battled on Thursday to save a draft divorce deal with the European Union after her Brexit secretary and other ministers quit in protest at an agreement they say will trap Britain in the bloc’s orbit for years.

Just over 12 hours after May announced that her team of top ministers had agreed to the terms of the draft agreement, Brexit minister Dominic Raab and work and pensions minister Esther McVey quit, saying they could not support it.

Their departure, the resignations of two junior ministers and reports others were considering quitting, shakes May’s divided government and her Brexit strategy, raising the prospect of Britain leaving the EU without a deal. Some lawmakers openly questioned whether May’s government could survive.

Raab is the second Brexit secretary to quit over May’s plans to leave the EU, the biggest shift in British policy in more than 40 years. By leaving now, some ...
Read More


Category: topnews news

Suggested

42 minutes
NTSA revokes license of driver in Chepsir accident

The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has revoked the driving license of the truck driver who was involved in an accident that killed 8 people on the Kericho-Nakuru highway. In a ...

Category: topnews news
2 minutes
Dying mum taken to beach in hospital bed so she can watch sunset one last time

This is the heart-breaking moment a dying mum was taken to the beach in her hospital bed so she could watch the sunset one last time. Brave Carmen Leon de la Barra was joined by her doting husband, ...

Category: topnews news
1 hours ago, 08:02
Sixteen US states sue Donald Trump

Sixteen US states sued President Donald Trump's administration Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the ...

Category: topnews news world
1 hours ago, 07:38
Governor Sonko secures release of baby held over KSh 56,000 bill

Governor Mike Sonko last night led a team from his office to the Kenyatta National Hospital where they settled a KSh. 60,000 bill for a woman and her baby who had been held over an unsettled bill. The ...

Category: topnews news
1 hours ago, 08:02
Iran arrests militants linked to attack on Revolutionary Guards

Revolutionary Guards have broken up a group of militants in southeast Iran who were linked to a suicide bombing that killed 27 guards near the border with Pakistan last week, the Corps said on Monday. ...

Category: topnews news
2 hours ago, 07:12
Kenya’s domestic debt refinancing risks rise as more bonds mature

The government faces increased refinancing or roll over risks as more domestic bonds mature within the next year than in the past year, the ministry of finance said. The International Monetary Fund ...

Category: business topnews news