Brexit shutdown slashes UK car production by 45%

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  • May 30, 2019
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Factory shutdowns designed to cope with disruption from a 29 March Brexit, slashed UK car production in April by almost a half. Even though Brexit is delayed the factories still closed and production fell 44.5% according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). In what it called “an extraordinary month”, the SMMT said […]

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Indian embassy warns against fake websites

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  • May 30, 2019
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The Indian embassy has issued an advisory on fake websites claiming to offer Indian e-visa to foreign nationals. In a post on its Twitter page on Wednesday, the embassy said it has come to its notice that some third-party websites are offering Indian e-visa to foreign nationals. The websites are as follows: https://www.evisatoindia.org.in, https://www.evisaindia.com, https://www.indianvisaservice.org, […]

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Who could replace Theresa May? (Video)

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  • May 29, 2019
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Theresa May has said she’ll quit after Brexit is done. But the prime minister is under pressure from some Conservatives to spell out exactly when she will stand down. A few of the frontrunners had gotten a head start, declaring their candidacy weeks before the prime minister stepped down amid Brexit chaos. So who could […]

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No Brexit 'more damaging than no deal'

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  • May 29, 2019
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Not delivering Brexit at all would be “significantly more damaging” than no deal, Conservative leadership candidate James Cleverly has said. However, the Brexit minister added that leaving the EU without a deal was “not my preferred outcome”. “I am Brexit tooth and claw, but we need to be pragmatic and sensible and leave with a […]

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Who will be the UK's next Prime Minister?

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  • May 25, 2019
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The starting gun in the race to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain’s Conservative Party was fired as she resigned on Friday morning. But, in truth, a few of the frontrunners had gotten a head start, declaring their candidacy weeks before the prime minister stepped down amid Brexit chaos. The job comes with late […]

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As Prime Minister Theresa May finally succumbed to the pressure to step aside as leader of the Conservative Party, she had a message to whoever succeeds her: you will have to compromise. It’s a lesson she learned the hard way after seeing her version of Brexit shot down three times in a deeply divided and […]

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*No firm FAA timetable established yet, say sources; global regulator meeting on Thursday was ‘constructive’, says FAA head; too early to say if simulator training required: Transport Canada; Chinese airline 737 MAX losses estimated at $579mn by end-June, says industry group The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects to approve Boeing Co’s 737 MAX jet to […]

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Trump: US to send more troops to the Middle East

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  • May 25, 2019
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US President Donald Trump has said he will send about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with rival Iran. Speaking to reporters on the White House lawn shortly before departing for a trip to Japan on Friday, Trump said the purpose of this deployment is “mostly protective”, and is meant to […]

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Brexit: Theresa May quits: UK set for new PM by end of July

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  • May 25, 2019
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Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, paving the way for a contest to decide a new prime minister. In an emotional statement, she said she had done her best to deliver Brexit and it was a matter of “deep regret” that she had been unable to do so. […]

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Theresa May is expected to announce the date of her departure from Downing Street on Friday morning, senior cabinet ministers have told the BBC. Sources say they expect the PM to give a timetable for her successor to be chosen, with 10 June likely to be the start of the official leadership race. Mrs May […]

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