Boris Johnson threatens to pull Brexit bill, call snap election before Christmas

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to put the brakes on his European Union divorce bill and call for a snap general election before Christmas if lawmakers continue to stonewall his push to pass the legislation in three days. Speaking at the House of Commons … 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

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

The chances of no Brexit are now greater than no deal, poll of economists finds

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It’s more likely Brexit will be cancelled than the United Kingdom will leave the European Union without a deal A poll of economists has found that the UK leaving the EU without a deal is now less likely than Brexit … Read More

Theresa May tells EU it ‘has to make a choice’ in few days before MPs’ Brexit vote

The PM will insist she remains determined to secure legally-binding changes to her deal – despite few signs of progress. Theresa May will tell the EU it ‘has to make a choice too’ Theresa May will tell the EU it … Read More

Brexit Deal in Crisis After 2 U.K. Cabinet Ministers Quit

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LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain faced a deep political crisis on Thursday after two cabinet ministers quit her government, including Dominic Raab, her chief negotiator on withdrawal from the European Union — decisions that threaten to wreck … 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

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