British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged lawmakers to deliver on the Brexit vote and not thwart his plans to take Britain out of the European Union on October 31.
Monthly Archives: August 2019
EU’s Barnier not optimistic about avoiding a no-deal Brexit – Sunday Telegraph
The European Union’s top Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said he was not optimistic about avoiding a no-deal scenario as the EU could not meet Britain’s demands that the backstop for the Irish… Read More
World War Two veteran breaks own scuba diving record at 96
A 96-year-old celebrated his birthday on Saturday by breaking his own record as the world’s oldest active scuba diver for the third year running, plunging to the depths of the equivalent of… Read More
Thousands protest PM Johnson’s move to suspend parliament
Thousands of people across Britain and Northern Ireland protested on Saturday against Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for about a month before the deadline for the country to leave… Read More
Javid says he has fantastic relationship with PM Johnson
Britain’s finance minister Sajid Javid on Saturday he had a “fantastic” relationship with Boris Johnson after reports that he had a furious argument with the prime minister after the sacking of one… Read More
Javid ‘livid’ at Johnson over firing of aide – media
British finance minister Sajid Javid has challenged Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the dismissal of an aide by Johnson’s top advisor which has caused tension between the government’s two most powerful men,… Read More
Johnson says he will continue to bring down public debt
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would continue to cut public debt as a share of economic output even as he promises higher spending on services such as education, health and the… Read More
Johnson pledges 14 billion pound boost for schools
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he would boost funding for schools over the next three years by a total of more than 14 billion pounds, following up on his… Read More
Factbox: Government ensnared in court battles over suspending parliament
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament for more than a month before Brexit is being challenged in three court cases that will be heard over the next month.
Brexit: Johnson faces mounting legal, political, diplomatic challenges
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan was facing mounting legal, political and diplomatic challenges on Friday as Ireland accused Britain of being unreasonable and former British leader John Major sought to stop… Read More
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