Brexit talks: the brutal reckoning that awaits the UK

Many EU member states are calling for a very hard line with the UK in talks on the future relationship. When and if Brexit is finally delivered, a vast array of questions will immediately spring up. Britain’s prime minister told … Read More

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

Boris Johnson could soon be forced to stand down as prime minister to make way for Jeremy Corbyn

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Boris Johnson. Reuters –Boris Johnson could soon be removed as prime minister under a plan being pushed by opposition parties. –Johnson’s opponents fear that he will find a way to force Britain out of the European Union without a deal … 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

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: ‘I’d rather be dead in a ditch than delay Brexit’

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BORIS JOHNSON saw the Brexit civil war reach his own family yesterday as his younger brother resigned as an MP and minister. The PM begged Jo to stay on during a late-night heart-to-heart at Downing Street but the universities minister … 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

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

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