Theresa May vows to resign if MPs back her Brexit plan
28 Mar 2019 – 12:14 | No Comment

British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised Tory MPs that she will stand down if they back her Brexit plan.
She did not name a departure date at a packed meeting of the 1922 committee of …

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Theresa May vows to resign if MPs back her Brexit plan
28 Mar 2019 – 12:14 | No Comment
Theresa May vows to resign if MPs back her Brexit plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised Tory MPs that she will stand down if they back her Brexit plan.
She did not name a departure date at a packed meeting of the 1922 committee of …

MPs vote to take control of Brexit
26 Mar 2019 – 10:09 | No Comment
MPs vote to take control of Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May had hoped that the third time would do the trick. After failing twice to get her withdrawal agreement with the EU through Parliament, she was gearing up for a fresh …

EU remains firmly in control of the Brexit timetable
22 Mar 2019 – 11:24 | No Comment
EU remains firmly in control of the Brexit timetable

The EU leaders have rejected Theresa May’s request for an extension to June 30. Instead, they have imposed two new dates — if Parliament approves May’s deal, Britain shall leave on May 22. If it …

EU slaps down Theresa May’s request to extend Brexit until June 30
20 Mar 2019 – 15:46 | No Comment
EU slaps down Theresa May’s request to extend Brexit until June 30

The EU leaders have been quick in their response to UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s recent request to extend Brexit until June 30. As the elections to the European Parliament are due to take place in …

EU Council President Donald Tusk supports a ‘long’ Brexit delay
14 Mar 2019 – 15:00 | No Comment
EU Council President Donald Tusk supports a ‘long’ Brexit delay

Hours ahead of a parliamentary vote on whether the UK should seek an Article 50 extension, European Council President Donald tusk has said he is open to a “long” delay to Brexit if the UK …

MPs vote against second referendum
14 Mar 2019 – 13:10 | No Comment
MPs vote against second referendum

Just as the UK Parliament is braced for a third meaningful vote next week, MPs yesterday voted against a second referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union, and voted down amendments seeking the …

MPs reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal by 149 votes
12 Mar 2019 – 20:08 | No Comment
MPs reject Theresa May’s Brexit deal by 149 votes

With just 17 days to go until the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May has faced a second humiliating defeat on her Brexit deal with MPs voting down …

UK cannot continue to overlook prostate cancer
01 Mar 2019 – 11:31 | No Comment
UK cannot continue to overlook prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the third biggest cancer killer in the United Kingdom, with a majority of the deaths occurring because of a delay in diagnosis. Canvassing for a screening programme for prostate cancer, three of UK’s …

Europe should start preparing for PrEP
28 Feb 2019 – 17:13 | No Comment
Europe should start preparing for PrEP

The HIV epidemic in many European countries resembles the Australian epidemic. New infections acquired in-country are concentrated geographically and by acquisition group, with men who have sex with men (MSM) living in large conurbations most …

How can Europe manage diabetes more effectively?
26 Feb 2019 – 16:06 | No Comment
How can Europe manage diabetes more effectively?

Despite 30 European countries boasting national plans covering diabetes, the disease currently affects nearly 60 million people in Europe. If this situation is to change, urgent action is required at the policy level and broader …