Johnson faces showdown in Parliament as MPs seek to block no-deal Brexit

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Boris JohnsonPhoto: Victoria Jones/PA Boris Johnson faces a showdown in Parliament after he vowed to push for a snap general election if rebel MPs succeed in a bid to seize control of parliamentary proceedings. Parliament returns on Tuesday after recess, … Read More

Brexit: Boris Johnson paves way for snap election

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Johnson: ‘There are no circumstances in which I will ask Brussels to delay’ BORIS Johnson has raised the stakes over Brexit, paving the way for a general election on Monday, October 14. He made clear that if MPs backed a move … Read More

Boris Johnson calls an emergency Cabinet meeting today ahead of crunch Brexit vote

–Boris Johnson will make a statement outside No10 this evening amid frantic speculation about a snap election –Ministers have been holding crisis talks as PM faces defeat at hands of Remainer MPs trying to block No Deal –Mr. Johnson declared … Read More

Boris Johnson urges MPs to back him over Brexit, saying: ‘I don’t want an election’

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has suggested he will call a general election if MPs succeed in a move that could delay Brexit. In a statement outside Downing Street, he said: “I want everybody to know – there are no circumstances in … Read More

Boris Johnson given OK by Queen to suspend parliament

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The Queen has signed off on Boris Johnson’s shock request to suspend parliament which would stop Jeremy Corbyn’s plans to block a ‘No Deal’ Brexit. The Queen has approved Boris Johnson’s bombshell request to suspend parliament and stop Jeremy Corbyn’s … Read More

EU says Britain must pay Brexit divorce bill even if no deal

Mina Andreeva, file photo. [Europe by Satellite] Britain must pay its Brexit divorce bill even if it crashes out of the bloc without a deal, the EU said Monday (26 August), warning that future ties would be threatened if London … Read More

The end of ‘peak Germany’ and the return of France

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FILE PHOTO: A worker at German manufacturer of silos and liquid tankers, Feldbinder Special Vehicles, moves rolls of aluminium at the company’s plant in Winsen, Germany. At first blush, the result of the European Parliament election in May, and the … Read More

Macron: ‘I’m the hard boy of EU’ – French leader issues Boris with a fresh Brexit warning

EMMANUEL MACRON declared himself the “hard boy” of Brexit today but said he is ready to respect the decision made by British voters to quit the European Union. The French President challenged Mr. Johnson to deliver a solution to break … Read More

More than 100 MPs urge Boris Johnson to recall Parliament over ‘national emergency’ of Brexit

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More than 100 MPs have written to Boris Johnson urging him to recall Parliament because the country is facing “a national emergency” over Brexit. The MPs are urging Boris Johnson to recall Parliament from its summer recess – Credit:  PA … Read More

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