EU’s Juncker: Irish Border Controls Needed in No-Deal Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker, chief of the European Union’s executive arm, says border controls will be placed on the Irish border if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker listens Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 in Strasbourg, eastern … 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 takes lead in race for British prime minister

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Boris Johnson is the front-runner to replace Theresa May as British prime minister. File Photo by Heinz Ruckemann/UPI | License Photo June 13 (UPI) — British politician Boris Johnson took a big step toward succeeding Theresa May as prime minister, winning the first … Read More

With six months to go, Brexit is still baffling

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With six months to go before Britain formally leaves the European Union on March 29, 2019, Brexit has never looked more baffling. Last week, the UK’s official opposition Labour Party formally backed a policy that could lead to a second … Read More

UK hits back after EU trashes May’s Brexit plan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and British Prime Minister Theresa May wait for the beginning of the plenary session of the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria, Thursday, September 20, 2018. Source: Associated Press The British government on Friday accused … Read More