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Brexit: British parliament holds emergency sitting

The UK Parliament’s House of Commons will have an emergency sitting on Saturday to discuss the Brexit deal worked out by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Union. On Thursday, London and Brussels finally reached a new…

European Union discuss $1.2trn post-brexit budget

European Union leaders will discuss a new budget plan on Friday that could allow the bloc to spend up to 1.1 trillion euros ($1.2 trillion) in the 2021-2027 period, but deep divisions among governments could block a deal for months.…

Britain and European Union finally agree on Brexit deal

The European Union and British negotiators have agreed on an outline Brexit deal – but it still needs to be backed by EU member states and by the respective parliaments. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker tweeted “We have…

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says #Brexit deal emerging

Britain’s Boris Johnson said that a Brexit deal was beginning to emerge, but the EU said he offered nothing to break the impasse during a visit to Luxembourg where he was harangued loudly by protesters and rebuked for trying to shift the…

Ireland: No-deal Brexit could raise price of bread

The humble loaf has emerged as an unlikely casualty of a no-deal Brexit in Ireland, with prices charged by commercial flour suppliers in Belfast set to rise due to cross-border tariffs. There are just three flour mills on the island of…

Brexit: Labour leader calls for another referendum

Labour must prioritise reversing Brexit through another referendum, over winning power in a general election, its deputy leader Tom Watson is to say. He will warn that a snap election before the end of the year may fail to resolve the…

UK, EU need to boost Brexit talks – PM, Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson said the UK and EU need to “step up the tempo” with bi-weekly Brexit talks. While Johnson tries to quickly renegotiate a divorce deal, his plans to suspend Parliament are being challenged in court. British Brexit…

Brexit: British PM, Boris Johnson seeks legal advice

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked his attorney general whether parliament can be shut down for five weeks from 9 September in what appears to be an attempt to stop lawmakers forcing a further extension to Brexit, The Observer…

Emmanuel Macron & Boris Johnson to meet over Brexit

French President Emmanuel Macron will meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Aug. 22 to discuss Brexit as well as the crises in Iran and Syria, an official from Macron’s office said on Monday. “The President of the Republic…

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