• Theresa May remains PM after fighting off bid to oust her as Tory leader

    Theresa May remains PM after fighting off bid to oust her as Tory leader

    • December 12, 2018

    Theresa May has seen off an attempt by rebel backbenchers to oust her as Conservative leader and Prime Minister. But she sowed the seeds for her eventual departure by telling Tory MPs that she would not lead the party into the next general election, expected in 2022. The Prime Minister won a confidence vote of

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  • Sanchez under fire in Spanish Parliament over Gibraltar’s Brexit protocol

    Sanchez under fire in Spanish Parliament over Gibraltar’s Brexit protocol

    • December 12, 2018

    – Basque leader says Spain must accept ‘Gibraltarians have their own voice’ Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez defended Spain’s negotiation of the Gibraltar Protocol in the Spanish Parliament yesterday, insisting the political assurances received from other EU countries were “binding” even as opposition parties rubbished his claims. During intense exchanges in the Congress, Mr Sanchez

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  • Spanish police arrest four French drug traffickers in La Linea

    Spanish police arrest four French drug traffickers in La Linea

    • December 12, 2018

    Four French nationals were arrested while attempting to transport 750 kilos of cannabis resin from La Línea to France. They were arrested at the French border after leaving Spain and 25 bales of cannabis resin were seized from their vehicles. Officers from the Policía Nacional began investigating the group after receiving a tip off from

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  • Britain must revoke notice to quit EU now, former PM John Major says

    Britain must revoke notice to quit EU now, former PM John Major says

    • December 12, 2018

    Britain must revoke its notice to quit the European Union with immediate effect to allow for “serious and profound reflection” by both parliament and the people, former Prime Minister John Major said on Tuesday. Prime Minister Theresa May postponed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal on Monday in an abrupt move that opened up a range

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  • Pound tumbles after May aborts Brexit vote

    Pound tumbles after May aborts Brexit vote

    • December 11, 2018

    By Chronicle staff and agencies Sterling tumbled to its weakest since April 2017 yesterday after Prime Minister Theresa May pulled a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal with the European Union, panicking investors about deepening political uncertainty in Britain. Mrs May said she was delaying the planned vote as her deal would likely be rejected

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  • Scientists discover how birds evolved to have colourful feathers

    Scientists discover how birds evolved to have colourful feathers

    • December 10, 2018

    A new study has opened a door into discovering how birds evolved to have dazzling arrays of colourful plumage. Iridescence is responsible for some of the most striking visual displays in the animal kingdom, and a new study of feathers from almost 100 modern bird species is helping to uncover how this colour diversity evolved.

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