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‘Chaos’ as No Deal With DUP Reached Ahead of Queen’s Speech

Theresa May’s minority administration has failed to secure a deal with Ulster’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) ahead of the Queen’s Speech on Wednesday, June 21st, with the Northern Irish party describing a Downing Street in “chaos”. The DUP, as a

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Parliament Opening Date Set, Suggesting Tory Deal Reached

LONDON (AP) — The leader of Britain’s House of Commons says the state opening of Parliament will take place on June 21. The announcement by Andrea Leadsom suggests that Prime Minister Theresa May and the Northern Ireland-based Democratic Unionist Party

RIGHT: Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party speaks during a campaign rally at Union Chapel Islington on June 7, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. LEFT: Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams speaks to television media crews after Adams was re-elected to government at the Irish General Election constituency count on …

Queen’s Speech Delayed as IRA-linked Sinn Féin Seeks Talks with Labour

The Queen’s speech, which lays out the governing party’s legislative programme, has been postponed until June 21st, with the announcement of an agreement between the Conservative and the Democratic Unionists delayed by the Grenfell Tower fire. This has left Sinn Féin time to seek meetings with the Labour Party in Westminster.

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Cameron Capitulates: Government Faced With Tory Rebellion Backs Off TTIP Battle

Faced with becoming only the second British Prime Minister in a century to be defeated on his Queen’s Speech, David Cameron has avoided embarrassment by surrendering to the demands of eurosceptic Tory rebels over protecting the National Health Service (NHS) from the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal.

Queen Elizabeth embarks on her 62nd address to parliament.

First Tory Queen’s Speech In Nearly 20 Years

The Conservatives are ready to enjoy the first Queen’s Speech all of their own making since 1996. HM The Queen will lay out David Cameron’s legislative programme Wednesday in a speech that is expected to deviate little from the Tory manifesto. David