Britain News

May wins business support for draft Brexit deal

May told the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the UK’s main business lobby group, that she was “determined to deliver” her Brexit deal as she prepares for Sunday’s European Council summit to sign Britain’s divorce papers with the EU.

The Independent , Uganda Nov 20, 2018

MAKORI: Key lessons for our athletes from visiting stars

It would be awesome to see Kipchoge and his Kenyan peers also break into television commentary to join Britain’s women’s world record holder Paula Radcliffe, now a common figure in the commentary booths of the World Marathon Majors Series and at various track and field meetings.

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 19, 2018

Hope in our democratic future

The United States of America, a preeminent democratic nation, gained its independence from Britain in 1776.

Punch , Nigeria Nov 19, 2018

Berlin imposes travel ban, arms freeze over Khashoggi killing

Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said the decision had been closely coordinated with France, which is part of the Schengen zone, and Britain, which is not, and EU states had expressed “great support” for the decision when he briefed them in Brussels on Monday.

Reuters , Africa Nov 19, 2018

Theresa May sticks to Brexit deal as opponents seek formal challenge

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech at the CBI annual conference in London, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.

IOL , South Africa Nov 19, 2018

May wins business support for draft Brexit deal

May told the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the UK's main business lobby group, that she was "determined to deliver" her Brexit deal as she prepares for Sunday's European Council summit to sign Britain's divorce papers with the EU.

The Guardian , Nigeria Nov 19, 2018

Facebook to pay to train newspaper reporters

Facebook is donating £4.5 million to train journalists in Britain to support communities that have lost local newspapers and reporters.

IOL , South Africa Nov 19, 2018

EU ministers agree terms of 'painful' Brexit divorce

European ministers signed off on Britain's draft divorce deal on Monday as they launched a "painful" final week of negotiations on future cross-Channel ties.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Nov 19, 2018

EU backs Iran sanctions over foiled France attack plot - diplomats

In March, Britain, France and Germany proposed to sanction Iran over its development of ballistic missiles and its role in Syria’s war, but the initiative failed to gather sufficient support across the EU to take effect.

Reuters , Africa Nov 19, 2018

Brexit turmoil delays deal on Britain's EU defence ties

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British plans for a swift inclusion in the European Union’s new flagship defence pact are being undermined by political turmoil in London and uncertainly over the terms of Britain’s exit from the bloc, EU diplomats say.

Reuters , Africa Nov 19, 2018