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

Boris Johnson given OK by Queen to suspend parliament

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The Queen has signed off on Boris Johnson’s shock request to suspend parliament which would stop Jeremy Corbyn’s plans to block a ‘No Deal’ Brexit. The Queen has approved Boris Johnson’s bombshell request to suspend parliament and stop Jeremy Corbyn’s … Read More

The Latest: UK lawmakers avoid Brexit topic at Parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron,left, greets British Prime Minister Theresa May before a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris Tuesday, April 9, 2019. A top official at the French presidency says France doesn’t rule out granting a further delay to … Read More

New Zealand earthquake: 6.2-magnitude shake halts parliament

Houses sway as strong quake under central New Zealand is felt in Wellington. A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has struck central New Zealand, causing parliament to be suspended. The quake was felt most strongly in central New Zealand, including the capital city of … Read More

Tory MPs clash ahead of crunch Brexit vote

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MPs should not “undermine” the UK’s position when they vote on the EU bill, Brexit Secretary David Davis says. Opening two days of debate, Mr Davis said a bid to give Parliament more control would tie ministers’ hands and lead … Read More