Today has been a very important day for Britain. Much sooner than everyone expected, a new Prime Minister has officially been asked by the Queen to form a government and David Cameron has officially resigned. At midday today, Cameron was present for his last ever Prime Minister’s Questions and was widely praised by his party for the hard work he has done during his time in power. He also received a standing ovation from the Conservative party at the conclusion of the event.
Later this afternoon, a moment in history was made as David Cameron visited the Queen to resign. The Queen’s next meeting was with our new Prime Minister Theresa May, who she officially asked to form a government. It has also been announced that Larry the cat will continue his role as ‘Chief Mouser’ at Number 10 and will not be moving out with the Cameron family. Continue reading to find out more about our new Prime Minister and Larry the cat!
President Obama has announced today that the threat of a nuclear terrorist attack is very real. They have announced that the group so called IS (Islamic State) is “one of the greatest threats” to global security.
Apparently this is very real, and countries all cross the world are stepping up to try and target these attacks before it changes the world… for good! President Obama has stated “The threat from terrorists trying to launch a nuclear attack that would “change our world” is real.
More than 250 business leaders have officially announced that they support the exit of Britain to leave the European Union and the list keeps growing? However, leaders have now started a battle and have been signing paperwork that says we should stick in the EU. This list however only consists of 36 leaders. What does this mean? Will Britain finally end up leaving the EU and are we strong enough to do so? Find out more by reading below!
I hope some of you have read my previous article about how the world is a cruel place. If not, I would appreciate it if you could check it out! Lately, I have been reading about what the IS has done to the world. A few days ago I read about a teacher being stabbed by a terrorist in a school in France. I was so shocked and worried.
MPs of the UK have overwhelmingly backed the plans for the UK to begin air strikes against the so-called Islamic State in Syria, with 397 supporting the motion and 223 against.
Prime Minister David Cameron said that the United Kingdom had “taken the right decision to keep the country safe”, while opponents said that the move was a mistake. Air strikes are said to begin within hours of the vote passing.
Four Tornado jets have already flown out of RAF bases in various nations surrounding Syria, with unconfirmed destinations. Additionally, a further four fighter jets are on standby at other RAF ground bases, which are in use to launch bombing missions elsewhere.
BBC political correspondent, Mr Robin Brant, said that while the Ministry of Defence was not in a state to confirm where the jets were heading, it “would not be surprising” if they were headed to Syria.
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