‘Majority of Britons haven’t changed their minds on Brexit,’ says leading pollster

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Despite three years of negotiations, infighting Estonians, the birth of the Brexit Party, the fall of UKIP and attempted party coups, the vast majority of the British public haven’t changed their minds on leaving the EU, that is according to … Read More

Europeans once hoped the British would reverse Brexit. Now, many can’t wait for them to leave

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European Council President Donald Tusk meets with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Group of Seven summit in Biarritz, France, on Aug. 25. Tusk said in April that he still dreamed of a Brexit reversal. (Andrew Parsons/Pool/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) BRUSSELS — Wistful … Read More

What Is Brexit? What Does ‘No-Deal’ Mean?

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Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Britain’s two main political parties are haggling over the nation’s withdrawal from the European Union, known as Brexit. The badly divided government is in crisis, unable to agree on an approach to the country’s biggest peacetime decision … Read More

Brexit’s ‘Doomsday Politics’ Mean Voters May Be Last Chance to Resolve Crisis

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson during questioning in the British Parliament on Wednesday.CreditCreditJessica Taylor/UK Parliament LONDON — He jabbed his finger in the air and shook his head theatrically. He dared the opposition to back his call for an election and … Read More

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

Deal or no-deal Brexit? Boris playing with fire

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Boris Johnson undertook a reshuffle of his Cabinet, more vicious and spiteful than any seen before. Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a statement in the House of Commons in London on Thursday. (Photo: AFP) On Tuesday last week, … 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

‘Delay means defeat,’ says defiant Boris Johnson as he insists he’ll take Britain of the EU on October 31 – deal or no deal

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Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who is running to succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Conservative Politician Boris Johnson, favourite to succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister of the UK, will tomorrow commit to taking Britain out … Read More

New PM will not change Brexit deal – EU’s Juncker

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker reiterated the EU’s refusal to renegotiate as many of the Conservative Party candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May said they would seek a new agreement. “I have the impression for months now that … Read More

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