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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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EU warns no-deal Brexit imminent if UK doesn’t get serious

Strasbourg, France | AFP | The European Union’s two top officials handling troublesome Brexit talks warned Wednesday the risk of a no-deal exit looms large unless Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government swiftly offers concrete proposals. “The risk of a no deal remains very real. That will maybe be the choice of …

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Johnson denies lying to Queen in Brexit crisis

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied Thursday that he had lied to Queen Elizabeth II when requesting the suspension of parliament this month in the run-up to Brexit. Johnson asked the British head of state to shutter parliament for five weeks from last Tuesday, claiming …

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UK’s Johnson under fire over no-deal Brexit assessment

Londres, United Kingdom | AFP | The British government faced a backlash on Thursday after it was forced to publish documents warning that a no-deal Brexit could lead to civil unrest and shortages of food and medicines. The “Operation Yellowhammer” papers, which the government released late on Wednesday, revealed that preparedness …

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UK rail industry reaches key political junction

London, United Kingdom | AFP |   Britain’s historic rail industry is destined for the biggest shakeup in decades that could end in renationalisation and significant investment to vastly improve services amid costly fares and delays. Full state-control of the industry is a distinct possibility should a looming general election triggered …

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