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EU and UK intensify Brexit talks ahead of key summit

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | British and EU negotiators agreed Friday to intensify efforts to find a new Brexit withdrawal agreement, just days before a key European summit. European Union member states will review progress on Monday, following a meeting between influential leaders French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela …

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EU presses UK to resubmit Brexit plan as end-game looms

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | With the resumption of crunch Brexit talks on Monday looming large, European leaders piled pressure on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to revise his offer — and to do so quickly. On Saturday Johnson started phoning his EU counterparts to sell his proposals for a managed …

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Johnson prepares to unveil ‘final’ Brexit offer

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Prime Minister Boris Johnson will submit “final” proposals for a new Brexit agreement on Wednesday, officials said, warning that if the European Union did not engage with them, Britain would leave the bloc this month with no divorce deal. Johnson will provide details of what …

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No one ‘really knows’ cost of no-deal Brexit: minister

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Britain’s finance minister on Monday said he did not think “anyone really knows” what a no-deal Brexit would cost the economy. Sajid Javid spoke to BBC radio before his keynote speech at the governing Conservative Party’s annual conference in Manchester. Chancellor of the Exchequer Javid …

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UK MPs return after bombshell court ruling

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British MPs return to parliament on Wednesday following a momentous Supreme Court ruling that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend the house was unlawful. The judgement has hit Johnson’s authority, prompting calls for his resignation and cast further doubt on his promise to pull …

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What next for Brexit after UK court ruling?

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The ruling by Britain’s Supreme Court that Prime Minister Boris Johnson unlawfully suspended parliament is a huge blow to his authority and complicates the already tortuous Brexit process. But it is not yet clear what impact it will have for Brexit. Here are some …

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UK’s Johnson says Iran behind attacks on Saudi oil sites

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson accused Tehran of being behind attacks on Saudi oil installations, in remarks to reporters en route to New York where he will meet with Iran’s president. “I can tell you that the UK is attributing responsibility with a very high …

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UK’s Johnson caught lying to dad of sick child on hospital visit

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he was not embarrassed after being filmed lying to the father of a sick child angrily confronting him during a hospital visit on Wednesday. Johnson was stopped by the dad, whose daughter was being treated at the London facility, to hear complaints …

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