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Brexit: Boris Johnson’s bid for early election fails

09 September, 2019 9:24 am 9:24 am

LONDON (92 News) – Boris Johnson has lost his second attempt to trigger an early general election in his sixth humiliating Commons defeat since becoming prime minister. According to the international media, that British MPs have again rejected Boris Johnson’s calls for a snap election, as the five-week suspension of Parliament begins. Less than a … Read More


Brexit crisis: MPs reject Johnson’s call for general election

09 September, 2019 2:53 am 2:53 am

LONDON – Prime Minister Boris Johnson has faced a double defeat in the Commons after MPs turned down his motion for a general election. Earlier, MPs backed a bill aimed at blocking a no-deal Brexit if the PM hadn’t agreed a plan with the EU ahead of the 31 October deadline. Mr Johnson said the … Read More

MPs back bid to block no-deal Brexit amid election haggling

09 September, 2019 11:51 pm 11:51 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The British parliament on Wednesday voted to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal, but he sought an election just weeks before Brexit to free his hands. After wresting control of the parliamentary agenda from Johnson six weeks into his premiership, lawmakers voted 329-300 … Read More

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MPs urge May to heed them on alternative Brexit plans

03 March, 2019 3:57 pm 3:57 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmakers called on Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday to heed whatever alternative Brexit strategy they can settle on after they attempted to break the impasse by grabbing control of the process in parliament. The government insisted the deal May agreed with the European Union in November after more than two … Read More

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MPs demand clarity on tariffs in case of no-deal Brexit

03 March, 2019 10:54 am 10:54 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government should urgently unveil its plans for tariffs in the case of a no-deal Brexit, MPs said on Wednesday after media reports that levies could be slashed for up to 90 percent of imports. Trade minister Liam Fox told MPs earlier in the day that senior ministers had reached a “basic … Read More

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Sterling sinks after MPs reject way to prevent no-deal Brexit

01 January, 2019 8:49 am 8:49 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling fell sharply on Tuesday after British lawmakers voted down a proposal in parliament that could have prevented a potentially chaotic “no-deal” Brexit. With two months left until Britain is due by law to leave the European Union, parliament instructed Prime Minister Theresa May to renegotiate an exit treaty that the EU … Read More

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Take a second look, May urges MPs before Brexit vote

01 January, 2019 9:12 am 9:12 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May urged MPs on Monday to take a “second look” at her Brexit deal to leave the European Union, a last-ditch effort to win over a parliament that looks set to reject the agreement. The fate of the United Kingdom’s March 29 exit from the EU is in … Read More

ECP suspends membership of 336 MPs for concealing assets

10 October, 2016 7:25 pm 7:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has suspended 336 members of parliament (MPs) for concealing their assets on Saturday. The MPs include 67 MNAs, 22 senators and 248 MPAs. Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly Mian Mahmoodur Rashid is also among the 137 suspended members from Punjab.