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Who Is Jacob Rees-Mogg?

The North East Somerset MP has been tipped by many to become the next leader of the Conservative Party, and despite some controversial views has risen to the forefront of UK politics in recent months. Sep 8, 2017
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UK PM Theresa May defends response to Hurricane Irma

The UK has come in for criticism from some over the response to the damage caused by Irma. Former U.K. EU representative for Anguilla Dorothea Hodge told The Guardian the speed of response has been absolutely disgraceful. However May has defended her government, saying we have taken action. We moved swiftly. Sep 8, 2017
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UK PM Theresa May defends response to Hurricane Irma

The UK has come in for criticism from some over the response to the damage caused by Irma. Former U.K. EU representative for Anguilla Dorothea Hodge told The Guardian the speed of response has been absolutely disgraceful. However May has defended her government, saying we have taken action. We moved swiftly. Sep 8, 2017
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Controversy over plans for Big Ben to fall silent until 2021

Londons iconic landmark, the Elizabeth Tower and its Big Ben bell, is undergoing repair work, meaning it is scheduled to stay silent for four years. However, some have questioned the plans, including U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May. Now parliament officials have claimed they will review the decision. Aug 17, 2017
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Theresa May sees no equivalence between fascists and those who oppose them

May said that it is important for all those in positions of responsibility to condemn far-right views. The U.K. prime minister was speaking on 16 August, the day after US President Donald Trump claimed that anti-fascist protesters were partially to blame for violence at a far-right rally. Trump has come in for criticism since he made these latest controversial remarks, with Republican Senator John McCain tweeting Theres no moral equivalency between racists and Americans standing up to defy hate and bigotry. The President of the United States should say so. Aug 16, 2017
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DUPs Foster welcomes deal with Theresa Mays Conservatives

The leader of Northern Irelands biggest Protestant party, Arlene Foster, welcomed a deal struck with British Prime Minister Theresa May on 26 June to prop up her minority government. May agreed to £1bn ($1.3 billion) in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the Democratic Unionist Party. Jun 29, 2017
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Theresa May Strikes Deal With DUP After Weeks of Uncertainty

The DUP has agreed a deal to support the minority Conservative government following two weeks of negotiations.As part of the deal, Prime Theresa May has agreed to drop triple lock pension reforms and to keep the universal winter fuel allowance. May also agreed to deliver 2% of GDP to Northern Irelands armed forces. Jun 26, 2017
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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
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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