New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Fires Members of Former Leader Theresa May’s Cabinet

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(LONDON) — New Prime Minister Boris Johnson seems to be clearing out top ministers, firing several members of former leader Theresa May’s Cabinet. So far, May’s secretaries in defense, business, education, transport, local government, and international trade have all announced … Read More

Boris Johnson takes over as U.K. prime minister, vows to push Brexit through ‘no ifs, ands or buts’

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II welcomes newly elected leader of the Conservative Party Boris Johnson during an audience at Buckingham Palace in London on Wednesday. (Victoria Jones / Pool) LONDON — Boris Johnson became Britain’s new prime minister Wednesday, vowing to lead the … Read More

Boris Johnson elected British prime minister, Tory Party leader

British Prime Minister-elect Boris Johnson speaks to supporters in London Tuesday after he was announced as the winner to take over for Theresa May. Photo by Neil Hall/EPA-EFE July 23 (UPI) — Tens of thousands of Conservative Party members voted Tuesday … Read More

The UK, German and Italian economies are all tanking at the same time

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| Business Insider –Three of Europe’s largest economies are under threat of recession, which could spell a crisis across Europe. –Dozens of companies in Germany have turned to “short-time” work — cutting employee hours — a canary in the coal … Read More

Boris Johnson expected to be announced as Britain’s new Prime Minister today

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Boris Johnson is the frontrunner to be the next Prime Minister (Picture: George Cracknell Wright/LNP) Britain is about to learn who its next prime minister will be later this morning. The winner of the Tory leadership contest is expected to … Read More

Emmanuel Macron’s EU army plans dealt huge blow – ‘Countries are concerned’

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EMMANUEL MACRON’s attempts to build an ever-closer European Union with a common EU army could fail due to concerns France has sparked among smaller countries, security expert Alexandre Vautravers has said. Emmanuel Macron has been one of the most outspoken proponents … Read More

Ursula von der Leyen unveils plot for united states of Europe in bid to rule EU

URSULA von der Leyen today set out her plans for a united states of Europe in one final effort to convince MEPs to support her bid for the European Commission presidency. Ms von der Leyen, a German defense minister, told … Read More

Von der Leyen elected EU Commission head after MEPs vote

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Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen has been narrowly elected president of the EU Commission following a secret ballot among MEPs. The center-right defense minister will replace Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on 1 November. She secured the backing of more than … Read More

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