U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May says offer on rights of EU citizens is fair and serious

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May says offer on rights of EU citizens is fair and serious

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on 23 June that the offer she had made on the rights of EU citizens to live in Britain after Brexit was very fair and very serious and that her government would set out more detailed proposals later. EU leaders greeted the offer made during a summit in Brussels late on 22 June with a degree of scepticism and said many questions remained. Jun 23, 2017
Australian senator breastfeeds baby whilst moving a motion for first time

Australian senator breastfeeds baby whilst moving a motion for first time

Australian Greens Senator Larissa Waters breastfed her baby daughter, Alia, while moving a motion in the Senate on Thursday, 22 June. Waters made headlines just weeks earlier for being the first federal lawmaker to breastfeed during Senate proceedings, being the first MP to benefit from a new family friendly rule change made in February 2016. Jun 22, 2017
Day of Rage protester angry at Conservatives voting down Housing Bill

Day of Rage protester angry at Conservatives voting down Housing Bill

Around one hundred people gathered on Parliament Square as part of what organisers had billed as the Day of Rage demonstration on June 21. The anti-government demonstration deliberately coincided with the Queens Speech, with the aim of demanding justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.  Jun 22, 2017
Australian senator breastfeeds baby whilst moving a motion for first time

Australian senator breastfeeds baby whilst moving a motion for first time

Australian Greens Senator Larissa Waters breastfed her baby daughter, Alia, while moving a motion in the Senate on Thursday, 22 June. Waters made headlines just weeks earlier for being the first federal lawmaker to breastfeed during Senate proceedings, being the first MP to benefit from a new family friendly rule change made in February 2016. Jun 22, 2017
European Council President Donald Tusk refuses to rule out reversal of Brexit

European Council President Donald Tusk refuses to rule out reversal of Brexit

European Council President Donald Tusk quoted British singer John Lennon on June 22, as he was telling reporters he still imagined a possibility that Britain remains in the European Union. Discussing the different possible outcomes of Brexit negotiations at a news conference, Tusk said the EU itself had been built on dreams that seemed impossible to achieve. Jun 22, 2017
Theresa May says combustible cladding used on other buildings

Theresa May says combustible cladding used on other buildings

Cladding on a number of British tower blocks has been confirmed as combustible in tests conducted after a deadly fire in west London, Prime Minister Theresa May said on 22 June. May was making a statement in the House of Commons about the Grenfell Tower fire, in which 79 people have been confirmed dead, or are missing presumed dead. Jun 22, 2017