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Brexit delay looms after UK MPs demand more time to debate deal

10 October, 2019 9:53 am 9:53 am

LONDON (AFP) – European Council President Donald Tusk said he will recommend EU leaders grant another Brexit extension, hours after British MPs rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s bid to force his divorce deal through parliament this week. Tusk said he would advise the bloc’s 27 other member states to accept a postponement request from the … 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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Brexit delay law approved by House of Commons

04 April, 2019 10:09 am 10:09 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The lower house of the British parliament on Wednesday approved legislation which would force Prime Minister Theresa May to seek a Brexit delay to prevent a potentially disorderly departure on April 12 without a deal. The legislation, put forward by opposition Labour lawmaker Yvette Cooper, was rushed through all of its stages … Read More


I will be PM to take Britain out of EU, says May

12 December, 2018 8:11 am 8:11 am

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Theresa May said she would be the prime minister to take Britain out of the European Union and that parliament should back her Brexit deal to ensure certainty for the future. May sealed a deal with EU leaders last Sunday that would see Britain leave the bloc on March 29 with … Read More