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Johnson says Britain can soon stop talking about Brexit if he wins vote

12 December, 2019 10:27 am 10:27 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday night that the public can soon stop talking about Brexit if he wins next week’s general election and that there is significant investment waiting once the political paralysis is over. Britons will vote on Dec. 12 after parliament agreed to an early election, seeking … Read More


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Millions apply to vote in British election ahead of Tuesday’s deadlin...

11 November, 2019 8:39 pm 8:39 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – More than 2 million under-35s have applied to vote in Britain’s Dec. 12 election since the poll was called just four weeks ago, government data showed ahead of Tuesday’s registration deadline. The outcome of next month’s election, which will determine how, when and even whether Britain leaves the European Union, remains uncertain. … Read More


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Britain is a dangerous mess, says former PM Blair

11 November, 2019 4:24 pm 4:24 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Former prime minister Tony Blair said on Monday that Britain was in a dangerous mess and that neither his own Labour Party nor Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives deserved to win a Dec. 12 election. Britain is holding an election three years ahead of schedule because parliament was deadlocked over Brexit, unable … Read More


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Inspired Nadal fires Spain into Davis Cup final against Canada

11 November, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal fired hosts Spain into the Davis Cup final as he joined Feliciano Lopez to win a thrilling late-night doubles and seal a nail-biting 2-1 victory over Britain. The world number one, playing like a man possessed, sent a capacity crowd in the Magic Box wild as he almost single-handedly hauled … Read More


Davis Cup Finals: Murray claws out victory to give Britain lead, Serbia win

11 November, 2019 8:15 pm 8:15 pm

MADRID (Reuters) – Andy Murray gave Britain a winning start in their opening Davis Cup Finals tie against the Netherlands but only after suffering a huge scare against an inspired Tallon Griekspoor on Wednesday. After nearly three hours, Murray, playing in his first Davis Cup tie since 2016 and only five months after returning to … Read More


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Britain set for December 12 election to break the Brexit deadlock

10 October, 2019 8:28 am 8:28 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will hold its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval from parliament on Tuesday for an early ballot aimed at breaking the Brexit deadlock. After the European Union granted a third delay to the divorce that was originally supposed to take place on March … Read More


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Britain heads toward Christmas election in bid to break Brexit deadlock

10 October, 2019 8:42 pm 8:42 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain was heading toward its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s bet on breaking the Brexit deadlock with an early ballot gained support from opposition parties on Tuesday. As the European Union agreed a third delay to the divorce that was originally supposed to take place … Read More


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EU shelves Brexit delay decision as Britain squabbles over election

10 October, 2019 4:05 pm 4:05 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union agreed on Friday to London’s request for a Brexit deadline extension but set no new departure date, giving Britain’s divided parliament time to decide on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for a snap election. “There was full agreement on the need for an extension,” an EU official said after … Read More


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EU mulls delay as Britain says Johnson’s deal is the Brexit endgame

10 October, 2019 5:49 pm 5:49 pm

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) — The United Kingdom will ultimately leave the European Union on the terms of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s deal, a senior Downing Street source said on Thursday, as EU leaders mulled offering London a three-month flexible Brexit delay. More than three years after voting 52%-48% to be the first sovereign country to leave … Read More


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Britain and EU to hold last-ditch Brexit talks as deadline looms

10 October, 2019 2:13 am 2:13 am

BRUSSELS – Britain and the European Union on Wednesday agreed to hold last-ditch talks aimed at securing a Brexit deal with just days left to thrash out an agreement, as the two sides accuse each other of failing to compromise. Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay will meet his EU counterpart Michel Barnier in Brussels in an … Read More


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Britain and EU spar over Brexit as clock ticks down

09 September, 2019 11:58 pm 11:58 pm

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain said on Friday a Brexit deal with the European Union could be reached at a summit next month, but EU member Ireland said the sides were far from agreement and London had not yet made serious proposals. Three years after Britons voted to leave the EU, hopes of a breakthrough over … Read More


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Brexit: Scottish court rules PM’s suspension of parliament was unlawf...

09 September, 2019 1:16 am 1:16 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a court ruled on Wednesday, prompting immediate calls for lawmakers to return to work as the government and parliament battle over the future of Brexit. Scotland’s highest court of appeal ruled against Johnson’s decision to prorogue, or suspend, parliament from Monday … Read More


Britain’s House of Commons Speaker John Bercow announces he will quit

09 September, 2019 9:51 pm 9:51 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, who played a key role in the three-year Brexit crisis, said on Monday he would stand down from the role, issuing a warning to the government not to “degrade” parliament. Bercow bent parliamentary rules to give lawmakers the chance to challenge government policy, most recently … Read More


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House of Lords approves bill seeking to block October no-deal Brexit

09 September, 2019 5:55 am 5:55 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The House of Lords, the British parliament’s upper chamber, on Friday approved a bill that aims to block a no-deal Brexit at the end of October,  pushing Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek a delay to Britain’s European Union departure. The legislation, which requires Johnson to ask for a three-month extension to … Read More


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I’d rather be dead in ditch than delay Brexit, Johnson affirms

09 September, 2019 2:26 am 2:26 am

WAKEFIELD, England – Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday said he would “rather be dead in a ditch” than ask the European Union to delay Brexit beyond October 31. But the PM declined to say if he would resign if a postponement – which he has repeatedly ruled out – had to happen. Mr … Read More