prensaestatal.com
prensaestatal.com Junio 24, 2017


Brexit talks left hanging as May tries to form alliance

18 Junio 2017, 02:04 | Crisanna Felipe

Cabinet briefed on plans for Government deal with DUP

Cabinet briefed on plans for Government deal with DUP

Despite the uncertainty over her ability to govern, May had confirmed that Brexit negotiations - expected to be the most complex global talks Britain has held for decades - would begin as planned next week.

Fierce bargaining has been going on over funds for tax cuts and infrastructure projects, as DUP leader Arlene Foster seeks to capitalise on her position as kingmaker after the election stripped the Conservatives of their overall majority. Her gamble failed spectacularly.

May plans a clean break from the EU, involving withdrawal from Europe's single market and customs union and limits on immigration from the EU.

It will allow the party to continue to govern without having to give up too much of their manifesto or Cabinet posts, which would be the case in a formal coalition.

Tory chief whip Gavin Williamson, who flew to Belfast for talks with the DUP at the weekend, took the lead for the Conservatives.

Demonstrators denounced what they called the homophobic and sexist values of the party, and argued that a Tory pact with the DUP could put the Northern Irish peace process at risk.

It calls on the governments in London and Dublin to be neutral in their dealings over Northern Ireland.

Sir Major told BBC Radio 4's World at One that if the Conservatives "locked" themselves into a deal with one of the main parties in Northern Ireland, there was a danger the government would no longer be seen as an "impartial honest broker" in restoring the power-sharing arrangements and upholding NI institutions.

The Irish republican Sinn Fein party which won seven seats in the election although MPs traditionally do not take up their seats in protest is also wary of the alliance.

"There is a lot of anxiety and a lot of fear out of what is being discussed".

May appointed Steve Baker, a prominent Brexit campaigner, to the Department for Exiting the EU.

An organiser for the Women's March said the event was "for self-defining women, kids, non-binary people and all who love and support us".

British officials held "talks about talks" with the European Union's Brexit man in Brussels but actual negotiations, scheduled to start in a week's time, might be delayed by political upheaval in London.

Sinn Fein's Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill said: "I will be making it very clear that any deal between the Tories and the DUP can not be allowed to undermine the Good Friday and subsequent agreements".

The European Parliament's Brexit negotiator, Mr Guy Verhofstadt, also expressed his frustration. "The current uncertainty can not continue", he said on Twitter.

But Mr Macron appeared to suggest the United Kingdom could change its mind about Brexit, saying: "Of course the door remains open, always open, until the Brexit negotiations come to an end". "Talks are going well".



Otras noticias

Tendencias Ahora

Louisville's Justin Thomas Sets A US Open Record
He landed the ball perfectly on the fringe of the green and it rolled just past the hole for a makeable eagle putt. He then hacked out his fifth out sideways and now some 52-feet from the hole from where he chipped and two putted.

Democrats beat Republicans on ballfield, raise $1M for charity
Every year, with a few interruptions, Senate and House members of each party solidify friendships off the floor and on the field. Ryan recently that he had concerns about the safety of members "and the thought that violence would come to our family next".

Champion Golden State Warriors To Opt Out Of White House Visit
The commissioner believes in celebrating excellence and using Golden State as a way to raise the bar. He lost to the LeBron James-led Miami Heat in 2012 as part of the Oklahoma City Thunder .

Cardiff pitch gave 'home advantage' to Pakistan: Eoin Morgan
They outplayed us today on this wicket. "I think those 15 overs in the middle when we lost quite a few wickets was vital". The future is bright for captain Eoin Morgan and his team. "The team management also kept motivating us".

Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates Warriors' NBA title
June 19, 2016 - Finals - The Cleveland Cavaliers defeat the Golden State Warriors with a series win, 4-3. It would be great to see Cleveland with Paul George taking on Golden State in next year's finals.

Ovation for Jeremy Corbyn as he returns to House of Commons
Business would like a solution which preserves access to the Single Market and membership of the Customs Union. This could include seeing some sceptics of Mr Corbyn's leadership brought back into the fray, he suggested.

US Open snippets from third round at Erin Hills
When I get it going, I don't fear it like I used to of stalling". "But I think definitely getting a lot speedier, a lot faster". Open as he lined up his third shot on the par-5 final hole: a 50-yard wedge from the bottom of the hill that led to the green.

Spurs never enjoyed big Finals ratings like Warriors-Cavs
Meanwhile on Twitter , James , Durant and Curry were among the top names mentioned on the social network. Before you knock LeBron for his 3-5 NBA Finals record, take a closer look at the teams he took there.

Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals
New Zealand's chances of fixing their boat are "more hopeful than first thought", says the New Zealand Herald . The victor of the best of nine series will go on to challenge Oracle Team USA for the America's Cup .

Fowler ready to break major duck
But Thomas' lead, which sat at two shots after he eagled 18, lasted only temporarily as Fleetwood and Harman each birdied Nos. Day, however, said he felt ready to go before flaming out early. "I'd love to have another one of those", Thomas said.