European elections 2019: Polls take place across the UK – BBC News

European elections 2019: Polls take place across the UK – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Voters are heading to the polls for the European Parliament elections. Seventy-three members, known as MEPs, will be elected in nine constituencies in England, and one each in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Each region has a different number of representatives based on its population – ranging from three MEPs in the […]

Australia backs UK bid to hold onto strategic Chagos Islands as UN orders return – SBS

The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly demanded that Britain give up control over the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean within six months, dealing a diplomatic blow to Britain and the United States. Britain, which has overseen the region since 1814, detached the Chagos islands in 1965 from Mauritius – a colony that gained […]

European elections 2019: Polls to take place across the UK – BBC News

European elections 2019: Polls to take place across the UK – BBC News

Image copyright EPA Voters will head to the polls later for the European Parliament elections. Seventy-three members, known as MEPs, will be elected in nine constituencies in England, and one each in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Each region has a different number of representatives based on its population – ranging from three MEPs in […]

Chagos Islands dispute: UN backs end to UK control – BBC News

Chagos Islands dispute: UN backs end to UK control – BBC News

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption One of the Chagos Islands – Diego Garcia – is home to a US military base The UN has passed a resolution demanding the UK return control of the Chagos Islands to Mauritius. In the non-binding vote in the General Assembly in New York, 116 states were in […]

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K., Japan as Partners Curb Business – The Wall Street Journal

The peril to Huawei Technologies Co.’s global business is growing as foreign partners back away from the Chinese maker of networking equipment and smartphones in the face of U.S. restrictions. U.K.-based chip design company Arm Holdings PLC is suspending its business with Huawei following Washington’s blacklisting of the Chinese technology giant, according to a person […]

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