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  • Britain's Johnson puts Brexit deal to 'final' vote

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces two crucial Brexit votes in parliament on Tuesday that will determine if he can fulfil his "do or die" promise to take Britain out of the European Union next week.

  • UK PM sends unsigned letter to EU asking for Brexit delay

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson sends an unsigned letter to the European Union requesting a delay to Britain's exit from the bloc and also said he does not want the extension after his latest Brexit setback in parliament.

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    Queen Elizabeth sets out PM Johnson's Oct 31 Brexit priority

    Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's agenda for his government, including an Oct. 31 Brexit, a new deal with the European Union, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election.

  • UK's Johnson under fire over no-deal Brexit assessment

    The British government faces a backlash after it was forced to publish documents warning that a no-deal Brexit could lead to civil unrest and shortages of food and medicines.

  • Theresa May honours Geoffrey Boycott

    Former British Prime Minister Theresa May has chosen former cricketer Geoffrey Boycott for a knighthood, honouring her hero whose persistent style she had vowed to emulate in her ultimately failed efforts to deliver Brexit.

  • UK's Johnson says would rather die than delay Brexit

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he would "rather be dead in a ditch" than delay Brexit beyond next month, as he urged opposition lawmakers who oppose his plan to support an early election.

  • Outrage sparked over forced suspension of UK parliament

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sparks fury among pro-Europeans and MPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit by forcing the suspension of parliament weeks before Britain's EU departure date.

  • Britain's Brexit talks collapse as May's premiership crumbles

    Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union is again in disarray after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May's crumbling government.

  • Brexit delayed until Oct 31

    European Union leaders gave Britain six more months to leave the bloc, more than Prime Minister Theresa May says she needs but less than many in the bloc wanted, thanks to fierce resistance from France.

  • May to meet EU leaders before Brexit summit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with German and French leaders Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron as she scrambles to find a Brexit

  • How much Brexit delay can EU allow?

    The European Union expects British Prime Minister Theresa May to request a Brexit delay beyond March 29 after the divided UK parliament voted down her divorce agreed with the bloc for the second time on Tuesday.

  • UK PM May suffers blow ahead of big Brexit vote

    British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal suffers a major blow ahead of a historic vote, when her chief attorney ruled that risks from its most contentious points remained "unchanged".

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    May says to seek 'pragmatic' Brexit solution in Brussels

    Prime Minister Theresa May says she would seek a “pragmatic solution” to a parliamentary impasse over the terms on which Britain leaves the European Union when she tries to reopen talks with Brussels.

  • May refuses to rule out no-deal Brexit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to break the parliamentary deadlock over Brexit yesterday by proposing to seek further concessions from the European Union on a plan to prevent customs checks on the Irish border.

  • Brexit Impact in World Economy

    Experts wary of Brexit impact

    The impasse on Brexit deal might negatively affect exports of Bangladeshi goods to the UK as there is a possibility of higher inflationary pressure on Britons, stemming from higher cost of living.

  • 'Paralysis' in House looms

    Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday published further assurances from the EU on the eve of a crucial parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal and warned MPs that rejecting it would lead to "paralysis" that could see Britain stay in the bloc.

  • May warns of catastrophe if UK MPs don't back Brexit deal

    British Prime Minister Theresa May warns lawmakers that failure to back her plan to leave the European Union would be catastrophic for Britain, in a plea for support two days ahead of a vote in parliament that she is expected to lose.

  • UK PM May's plea for EU help on Brexit cast as failure at home

    Prime Minister Theresa May's attempt to win assurances from the European Union on her Brexit deal is cast at home as a humiliating failure that did nothing to ease the parliamentary deadlock over Britain's departure from the bloc.

  • A bonanza for the gaming industry during Christmas

    On December 11, the British Parliament will vote on a draft Brexit agreement which the government negotiated with the EU recently.

  • Brexit future looks bleak

    British Prime Minister Theresa May was accused yesterday of misleading MPs over her Brexit deal as her government published legal advice likely to increase opposition to the agreement ahead of a crucial vote next week.

  • Brexit future lies in MPs' hands: May

    Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday said it was up to MPs to decide whether Britain leaves the European Union next March with no deal despite the potentially catastrophic impact.

  • Ireland border issue could sink Brexit deal

    The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said yesterday the thorny issue of the border between Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland could sink the negotiations on Britain's exit from the European Union.

  • Tony Blair sees 50-50 chance

    Former British leader Tony Blair said there was a 50-50 chance of another Brexit referendum as Prime Minister Theresa May will be unlikely to secure a parliamentary majority for any divorce deal.

  • Brits in a fix over Brexit

    Prime Minister Theresa May recently was on a three-nation tour of Africa. Her first stop was South Africa, the first by a British prime minister since 2011. She then went on to Nigeria and Kenya, becoming the first British PM to visit the East African country in over 30 years.

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    UK voters should make final Brexit decision if talks with EU collapse: poll

    If Brexit talks break down without a deal, half of Britons believe the final decision over whether to leave the European Union should be taken by the public in a referendum, according to a survey of more than 10,000 people published today.

  • Brexit no-deal warnings aren't scare tactics: UK

    British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt yesterday denied that warnings about fallout from a disorderly exit from the European Union were an attempt to scare opponents of the government's preferred Brexit plan into supporting it.

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    UK PM May says Donald Trump told her to sue the EU over Brexit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May says US President Donald Trump had previously advised her to sue the European Union as part of her Brexit strategy, disclosing a piece of advice Trump says last week she had ignored.

  • Trump hails ties with UK despite Brexit criticism

    US President Donald Trump plays down his extraordinary attack on Britain's plans for Brexit, praising Prime Minister Theresa May's leadership and insisting ties between the two countries "have never been stronger".

  • Brexit minister quits in blow to Britain's May

    Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns because he was not willing to be "a reluctant conscript" to Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to leave the European Union, delivering a blow to a British leader struggling to end divisions among her ministers.

  • Why we need globalisation

    From the Brexit vote to Donald Trump's election as US president to rising support for populist parties in countries like Germany and Italy, much of the electoral upheaval in Western democracies in recent years has been attributed at least partly to a backlash against globalisation. But globalisation does not deserve voters' ire.

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