UK leader May slams populist politics Brexit absolutism

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May says she worries about the increasing “absolutism” of world politics, in a message many will see as aimed at her successor as Britain’s leader and President Donald Trump.May, who leaves office in a week, criticized the “politics of division” and said “some are losing the ability to disagree without demeaning the views of others.”May announced her resignation last month after Parliament rejected her Brexit divorce deal. It was defeated in part by pro-Brexit members of May’s Conservative Party who condemned its compromises with the EU.She used her last major speech Thursday to defend political compromise and condemn populists who give “easy answers” to complex problems.She backed the Paris climate accord and the international nuclear agreement with Iran, which Trump has rejected.The Associated Press read more

Hillhead a success with 10 visitor growth

first_imgA total of more than 17,000 visitors attended Hillhead 2012, held in a quarry in Derbyshire, England. This visitor attendance was considerably up compared with 15,500 in 2010. Throughout the three days of the show they experienced more live demonstrations and new plant and equipment than ever before, presented by a record 459 exhibitors.last_img