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1. Labour Party triumphs, Keir Starmer to become Prime Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/labour-party-triumphs-keir-starmer-to-become-prime-minister

The Labour Party has secured victory in Britain’s general election, marking the first change in power in 14 years. ...

2. UK Prime Minister confirms delay in Rwanda deportation flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-prime-minister-confirms-delay-in-rwanda-deportation-flights

The Rwanda deportation scheme will not begin until the summer, Rishi Sunak admitted on Monday, acknowledging a further delay to the policy even as MPs and peers began debating it for the final time....

3. UK Navy aid ship for Gaza redirected to Malta over security concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-navy-aid-ship-for-gaza-redirected-to-malta-over-security-concerns

The British Navy ship that sailed recently from Cyprus carrying humanitarian aid for Palestinian civilians, changed its course, ending up in Malta, as the issue of security was not ensured, competent sources have told CNA....

4. UK Defence Secretary explores humanitarian aid routes to Gaza during Cyprus visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-defence-secretary-explores-humanitarian-aid-routes-to-gaza-during-cyprus-visit

Finding alternative routes for delivering humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip is a focal point of UK Defence Secretary Grant Shapps' visit to Cyprus and the wider region, as he informed the House of Commons....

5. E-kalathi takes on soaring fuel and food prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/e-kalathi-takes-on-soaring-fuel-and-food-prices

The ongoing debate within the House Commerce Committee regarding the Retail Price Recording and Monitoring Bill has become both tiresome and contentious....

6. President and FM to join EU-CELAC meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-and-fm-to-join-eu-celac-meeting

Cyprus' President Nikos Christodoulides is set to participate in the Summit of the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Brussels on July 17 and 18....

7. Government ends tax break, fuel and electricity prices to rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-ends-tax-break-fuel-and-electricity-prices-to-rise

The Director General of the Ministry of Finance, Michalis Pantelis, has expressed the government's intention to end the measure of reducing excise tax on fuel and electricity....

8. Boris Johnson to face no-confidence vote tonight

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-to-face-no-confidence-vote-tonight

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face a no-confidence vote Monday that could oust him from power, as discontent with his rule finally threatens to topple a politician who has often seemed invincible despite many scandals....

9. UK Liberal Democrat MPs sign Early Day Motion calling for a bizonal, bicommunal federation in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-liberal-democrat-mps-sign-early-day-motion-calling-for-a-bizonal-bicommunal-federation-in-cyprus

All Members of Parliament of the Liberal Democrats in the UK have signed an Early Day Motion (EDM) submitted in the House of Commons in support of a bizonal, bicommunal federation in Cyprus....

10. Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know in the escalating crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ukraine-russia-crisis-what-to-know-in-the-escalating-crisis

From a hastily-convened meeting of the United Nations Security Council to capitals around the world, leaders have condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recognition of two pro-Russia regions in eastern Ukraine as independent and his order to send troops there....

11. Hoyle highlights strong Cyprus-UK friendship while MP's call for support on various issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hoyle-highlights-strong-cyprus-uk-friendship-while-mp-s-call-for-support-on-various-issues

The United Kingdom fully supports Cyprus, the Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle told the Foreign and European Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday....

12. UK House of Commons Speaker begins three-day official visit to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-house-of-commons-speaker-begins-three-day-official-visit-to-cyprus

Speaker of the House of Commons of the UK, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, begins a three-day official visit to Cyprus on Monday, at the invitation of the President of the House of Representatives Annita Demetriou....

13. UK Speaker of the House of Commons to visit Cyprus on Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-speaker-of-the-house-of-commons-to-visit-cyprus-on-monday

Speaker of the House of Commons of the UK, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, begins a three-day official visit to Cyprus on Monday, at the invitation of the President of the House of Representatives Annita Demetriou....

14. UK government holds breath as it awaits ‘partygate’ report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-government-holds-breath-as-it-awaits-‘partygate-report

Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced for the conclusions of an investigation into allegations of lockdown-breaching parties, a document that could help him end weeks of scandal and discontent, or bring his time in office to an abrupt close....

15. Boris Johnson in ICU as symptoms worsen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-in-icu-as-symptoms-worsen

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting worsening coronavirus symptoms in an intensive care unit on Tuesday, leaving his foreign minister to lead the government’s response to the accelerating outbreak...

16. Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-tests-positive-for-coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self isolating but will still lead the government’s response to the outbreak....

17. Johnson goads opponents to call election as tempers flare over Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-goads-opponents-to-call-election-as-tempers-flare-over-brexit

Waving his arms and yelling “come on, come on”, Johnson implored his opponents in a raucous House of Commons session to bring a vote of no-confidence in the government and trigger an election to finally break the Brexit impasse. ...

18. Speaker Bercow, champion of Britain's parliament in clash with Johnson, bows out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speaker-bercow-champion-of-britain-s-parliament-in-clash-with-johnson-bows-out

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, champion of Britain’s parliament in its move to rein in Prime Minister Boris Johnson over Brexit, said on Monday he would stand down, issuing a warning to the government not to “degrade” parliament. ...

19. Churchill's grandson to be expelled from Conservative Party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/churchill-s-grandson-to-be-expelled-from-conservative-party

Nicholas Soames, the grandson of Britain’s World War Two leader Winston Churchill, will be expelled from the Conservative Party after voting against Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Brexit...

20. As prospect of election looms, MPs begin no-deal Brexit battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-prospect-of-election-looms-mps-begin-no-deal-brexit-battle

UK lawmakers will decide on Tuesday whether to shunt Britain towards a snap election when they vote on the first stage of their plan to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson from pursuing a no-deal Brexit. ...

21. British PM opposes Turkey’s planned drilling activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-pm-opposes-turkey-s-planned-drilling-activities

22. May asks EU for Brexit extension to June 30

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/may-asks-eu-for-brexit-extension-to-june-30

British Prime Minister Theresa May wrote to European Council President Donald Tusk on Friday asking for a delay of Brexit until up to June 30, but said she still hopes to get Britain out of the EU earlier to avoid it participating in European elections...

23. 'Spectacular display of indecision' as referendum gets most votes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spectacular-display-of-indecision-as-referendum-gets-most-votes

24. May's opponents vow to thwart Brexit deal as Britain agrees on divorce terms with EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/may-s-opponents-vow-to-thwart-brexit-deal-as-britain-agrees-on-divorce-terms-with-eu

25. Jeremy Hunt: The Cyprus problem can be solved and the best solution is federation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jeremy-hunt-the-cyprus-problem-can-be-solved-and-the-best-solution-is-federation

26. Another UK minister bites the dust over immigration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-uk-minister-bites-the-dust-over-immigration

Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigned on Sunday after Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced an outpouring of indignation over its treatment of some long-term Caribbean residents who were wrongly labelled illegal immigrants...

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