Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Brexit

The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union — an economic and political partnership of 28 countries — bringing to an end 46 years of British membership. Brexit is set to be the most important constitutional shake-up the...
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was submitting on Wednesday "constructive and reasonable proposals" to the European Union and that he hoped that Brussels would find room to compromise to secure a Brexit deal. "Today in Brussels we are...
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he believes he can get a deal with the European Union within weeks. "If we can make enough progress in the next few days, I intend to go to that crucial summit on...
Scotland’s highest court of appeal ruled on Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament was unlawful, deepening the uncertainty over Britain’s departure from the European Union. Johnson’s government said it would appeal the court ruling on the...
The prime minister's decision to suspend Parliament has prompted an angry backlash from MPs and opponents of a no-deal Brexit. It sparked protests across the country, a legal challenge and a petition with more than a million signatures. The government said...
Government plans to end freedom of movement immediately if there’s a no-deal Brexit have alarmed many inside and outside the UK. UK nationals living in EU countries will most likely have to get residency permits, arrange for healthcare and driving...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched his attempt to reopen Brexit negotiations on Monday night, writing to European Council President Donald Tusk seeking the removal of the Irish backstop. In the letter, published by his office, Johnson repeated his calls...
Britain is moving closer to the nightmare Brexit scenario businesses have long feared. Boris Johnson has used his first days as prime minister to double down on his threat to leave the European Union on October 31, even without an...
Boris Johnson has been elected to lead the UK's Conservative Party, meaning he will succeed Theresa May as the country's new prime minister. The 55-year-old former mayor of London won the leadership race on Tuesday after securing 92,153 votes compared...
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday he was not a believer in a post-Brexit customs union with the European Union but that both the Conservative and Labour parties should compromise to deliver Brexit. “I’m not a believer in...

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