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SC to rule on British PM Johnson’s suspension of parliament

09 September, 2019 7:11 pm 7:11 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson illegally suspended parliament because he saw it as an obstacle to his Brexit plans, Britain’s Supreme Court (SC) was told on Tuesday as it met to decide whether the Prime Minister had unlawfully sought to by-pass lawmakers. Johnson announced on Aug. 28 that he had asked Queen Elizabeth to prorogue, … Read More

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May wins confidence vote, seeks end to Brexit standoff

01 January, 2019 9:22 am 9:22 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in the British parliament on Wednesday and then appealed to MPs from across the political divide to come together to try to break the impasse on a Brexit divorce agreement. MPs voted 325 to 306 that they had confidence in May’s government, just 24 … Read More

EU looks at help for May, but will not rework Brexit deal

01 January, 2019 11:55 am 11:55 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is considering ways to help Prime Minister Theresa May convince the British parliament to back the Brexit treaty she agreed with EU leaders last month but ruled out on Monday any change to the deal. EU sources told Reuters that senior officials in Brussels are discussing whether and how … Read More