"Sunday Morning" begins the New Year with a look ahead for the region, reported by CBS News correspondent Charlie D'Agata in London: Brexit: the word that dominated debate in Britain in 2018 will define its future in 2019. Prime Minister Theresa May faces a March deadline to broker the U.K.'s exit from the European Union, after fending off a no-confidence vote from opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn. Earlier this month, speaking in the House of Commons, May said, "If he wants a meaningful date, I'll give him one: 29th of March 2019, when we leave the European Union." What might Brexit actually look like? (CBS News, 11/15/18) U.K. to put troops on standby for no-deal Brexit "contingencies" (CBS News, 12/18/18) Across the English Channel, French President Emmanuel Macron is facing his own crisis. Paris has become a city under siege, with protesters squaring off against riot police over a fuel tax hike. The so-called "yellow vest" protesters, who confront walls of riot police, have a … [Read more...] about A look ahead: What’s next for Europe and Russia in 2019?
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Brexiteers are staging a determined attempt to keep up the pressure on Theresa May as a leading critic told the prime minister that "most MPs" will vote against her in a confidence vote. Both Mrs May's draft Brexit deal and leadership of the country have been left in a perilous position this weekend, following a fierce backlash against the agreement she has struck with the EU.Conservative backbenchers in their constituencies on Saturday were continuing to pore over the details of the draft deal, while also taking soundings from their local associations.But the prime minister will tomorrow look to push back against criticism of her leadership and sell her proposed Brexit deal to voters during an appearance on Sky News' Sophy Ridge On Sunday show - her first live TV interview since the details were revealed. Amid the ongoing turmoil, Mid-Bedfordshire MP Nadine Dorries told Sky News she would not be surprised if the number of letters of no confidence in Mrs May had already met the … [Read more...] about Brexiteers keep up pressure on PM’s leadership and ‘serfdom’ Brexit deal
THERESA May has admitted her husband, a glass of whiskey and beans on toast helped her get through a week of hell over her Brexit deal. While Cabinet ministers Dominic Raab and Esther McVey along with five others quit over her proposed agreement with the EU at least 20 Tory MPs wrote to the Sir Graham Brady, the head of the party’s powerful 1922 Committee, calling for a vote of no confidence in her. At the moment Theresa May is clinging on to power by her fingertips and her future as Prime Minister is far from certain. May told the Daily Mail: “It’s been a pretty heavy couple of days. When I went up to the flat late on Wednesday, around 11pm, the first thing Philip did was to pour me a whiskey, Penderyn Welsh whiskey – though I do drink Scotch as well.” But May, 62, who has been married Philip May, 61, since 1980, described the investment banker has her “rock”. She said: ‘I always say he is my rock. It’s hugely important to have … [Read more...] about Theresa May credits husband Phillip’s support, a glass of whiskey and beans on toast with helping her through week of Brexit chaos
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Asia Pacific Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by News Analysis ByChoe Sang-Hun Oct. 12, 2018 SEOUL, South Korea — In hailing the deal he reached with Kim Jong-un this summer in Singapore, President Trump said it “largely solved” the North Korean nuclear crisis. He has since doubled down on that statement, most recently on Tuesday. “People don’t realize the importance of the first meeting,” he said. “I mean, we said, ‘Point No. 1: denuclearization.’ They’ve agreed to denuclearization.” It was actually the third bullet point in the four-point Singapore agreement, and for the North Koreans, the order of those bullet points is everything. It will only agree to denuclearize once Washington commits to the first and second points: Mr. Trump’s promise to build … [Read more...] about North Korea Weaponizes Its Deal With Trump to Tangle Talks
Updated 10:23 pm PDT, Sunday, September 30, 2018 FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2018, file photo, South Korea's Defense Minister Song Young-moo, front left, and North Korea's Minister of the People's Armed Forces No Kwang Chol, front right, hold the documents after signing as South Korean President Moon Jae-in, rear left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, rear right, clap at the Paekhwawon State Guesthouse in Pyongyang, North Korea. North and South Korea began removing mines at two sites inside their heavily fortified border Monday, Oct. 1, as part of their recent deals to ease decades-long military tensions.(Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP, File) less FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2018, file photo, South Korea's Defense Minister Song Young-moo, front left, and North Korea's Minister of the People's Armed Forces No Kwang Chol, front right, hold the documents after ... more Photo: AP … [Read more...] about The Latest: Moon defends recent military deals with North