Brexit

How Boris Johnson’s election gamble paid off

It was a straight forward message: “Get Brexit done.” The mantra of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party during the national election campaign was aimed at harnessing voter frustration at a parliamentary logjam over Britain’s exit from the European Union.

August 29, 2019
August 29, 2019

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.

May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019

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.

April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019

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.

April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019

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

March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019

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.

March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019

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".

February 3, 2019
February 3, 2019

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.

January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019

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.

January 17, 2019
January 17, 2019

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.

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019

'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.