U.S. marks 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbour

U.S. marks 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbour

December 7 marks the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbour attack, the surprise bombing of an American naval base in Hawaii that brought the United States into World War Two. Dec 7, 2016
Theresa May defends trade deals with Gulf leaders

Theresa May defends trade deals with Gulf leaders

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has defended making trade deals with Saudia Arabia and Bahrain, despite them being under fire from human rights groups. Speaking on 6 December on HMS Ocean in Bahrain, she said that if Britain was going to influence Gulf leaders and improve human rights in the area, they needed to be engaging with them. Theresa May is in the Gulf to strengthen trade talks post-Brexit, and to also oversee measures to improve security to help tackle terrorism in the area. Dec 6, 2016
Keep calm and negotiate: EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier unveils timetable

Keep calm and negotiate: EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier unveils timetable

The EUs chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has said that his team are ready to start negotiations with the UK when Article 50 is triggered. The French politician wants a orderly withdrawal and has so far visited 18 of the 28 EU nations ahead of the talks. He said he expected formal negotiations to last less than 18 months. Dec 6, 2016