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Boris Johnson, formally, becomes, Britain, new, prime minister

Johnson’s top aide says lawmakers can’t stop no-deal Brexit

08 August, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Lawmakers will be unable to stop a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 by bringing down Britain’s government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s top aide has advised, according to the Sunday Telegraph. Dominic Cummings, one of architects of the 2016 campaign to leave the European Union, … Read More

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May says greater risk of no Brexit the longer it takes to find compromise

04 April, 2019 8:07 am 8:07 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May said that the longer it takes to find a compromise with the opposition Labour Party to secure a parliamentary majority for a Brexit deal, the less likely it is that Britain will leave the European Union. May has so far failed to secure backing for her negotiated … Read More

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May’s Brexit talks with Labour stall, delay request fails to convince...

04 April, 2019 7:51 am 7:51 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party said that talks with the government on a last-ditch Brexit deal had made no progress, as EU leaders said Prime Minister Theresa May had not convinced them that they should let Britain delay its departure next week. May wrote to Brussels asking European Union leaders to postpone Britain’s … Read More

Labour opposition says preparing to vote against May’s Brexit deal

09 September, 2018 8:41 am 8:41 am

LIVERPOOL (Reuters) – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party is preparing to vote against any deal Prime Minister Theresa May clinches with the EU as it is increasingly unlikely to meet the tests Labour has set out, its Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer will say on Tuesday. With just over six months until Britain leaves the European … Read More