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Boris Johnson Says He is Serious About Brexit “Disagree”

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LONDON – Boris Johnson, the British prime minister’s favorite, will seek a new deal with the EU over Brexit, but if the bloc refuses its demands, it will lead the world’s fifth largest economy without an agreement in October 31, Reuters reported Tuesday. The Brexit crisis, which has lasted three …

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Trump Visits London, amid Tight UK Leadership Race


WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump landed in the UK on Monday for a three-day state visit at a sensitive time for the country’s ruling Conservative Party. Rival candidates are jostling to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May, and the president has already weighed in with his own opinions on …

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British Brexit Party Scores as Conservatives and Labor Falter


LONDON – British Veteran politician Nigel Farage’s new political party has made good progress in the European elections. His party and several anti-Brexit parties have condemned the ruling Conservative party and the Labor opposition to humiliating defeats, Miami Herald said Monday. With the results announced Monday morning for all of …

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Theresa May Announces Her Resignation


LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will be stepping down as Conservative leader on June 7, triggering a party contest to choose the new prime minister of the United Kingdom, the National reported Friday. “It is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to …

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EU Elections Will Not Make Brexit Easier for Anyone Involved


LONDON – Former Deputy Prime Minister and Tory peer Michael Heseltine said he will not vote for his party’s candidate in European elections if they are a Brexiteer, Inews reported Wednesday. Speaking to the BBC’s Newsnight program, he said his belief that Brexit is damaging to the UK’s national interest …

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Labor Officials Quit Their Posts with Blast at Corbyn Over Brexit


LONDON – Aaron Austin Locke and Robert McIntosh announced their resignation as the top two office bearers in the Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven constituency Labor party in an email to local members, PoliticsHome said Tuesday. They said they were unhappy with the party’s failure to fully endorse another referendum on …

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Two Main Parties Punished in British Local Elections


LONDON – Initial results indicate that voters punished Theresa May’s conservatives in the presidential election ballot but the party was also disappointing for opposition Labor, POLITICO reported Friday. With nearly half of the votes cast and widespread frustration over the treatment of Brexit by Westminster’s two main parties, the Conservatives …

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