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Boris Johnson rejects ‘white flag’ of Brexit delays

London, United Kingdom | AFP | UK leadership race frontrunner Boris Johnson insisted Friday he would never raise the “white flag” of surrender and plead for a further delay of Brexit if no EU deal was ready by October 31. The former foreign minister also said he would replace the controversial …

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Boris Johnson wins first round of UK leadership vote

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to seven from 10. The Brexit-backing former foreign minister picked up 114 of the 313 votes cast …

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Candidates face first cull in battle to be British PM

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The 10 candidates running to replace Britain’s outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May face the first round of voting on Thursday — when at least one will get the chop. Conservative MPs hold their first secret ballot in the governing party’s leadership contest as they begin …

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Trump courts May’s would-be PM successors on UK state visit

  London, United Kingdom | AFP | US President Donald Trump courted candidates to replace Prime Minister Theresa May during his state visit to Britain on Tuesday, as the first leadership debates kicked off in parliament. Trump spoke to Boris Johnson and met other frontrunners, while he also held talks with …

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Trump promises May ‘very substantial’ trade deal after Brexit

London, United Kingdom | AFP | President Donald Trump touted  a “very, very substantial trade deal” between the United States and Britain after Brexit as he met Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday for fraught talks held amid street protests. He joked to the outgoing British leader that she should “stick …

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Queen Elizabeth throws lavish state banquet for Trump

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Queen Elizabeth II threw a lavish banquet for US President Donald Trump after he kicked off his three-day state visit to Britain on Monday by weighing in on Brexit. The Trump dynasty sat down to dinner with the British royal family in the Buckingham Palace …

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Trump meets queen after insulting London mayor

London, United Kingdom | AFP | US President Donald Trump met Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on Monday after kicking off his UK state visit by branding the London mayor a “loser” and weighing in on the Brexit debate. With a 41-gun royal salute ringing out across the royal palace’s …

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