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Backstop indispensable, Macron tells Johnson

Boris Johnson has met Emmanuel Macron in Paris for Brexit talks, with the French president saying the UK's vote to quit the EU must be respected, BBC reports. But he added that the Ireland-Northern Ireland backstop plan was …

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Date of Macron-Johnson talks revealed

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

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Brexit minister: UK to leave EU in due time

The UK’s Brexit minister Stephen Barclay spoke to the European Union’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and told him he wants a deal but will leave the bloc on Oct. 31 with or without one. …

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Johnson plans Brexit information blitz

New British prime minister Boris Johnson is planning to spend £100 million on a no-deal Brexit information 'blitz' as the government is now working on the "assumption" the country will leave the bloc …

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Alan Duncan resigns as Foreign Office minister

British junior foreign minister Alan Duncan has resigned today, The Times political editor Steven Swinford said. "Alan Duncan has quit. He handed in his resignation letter this morning," Reuters cited Swinford …

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Brexit 'hitting foreign languages in schools'

Brexit is causing poorer children to fall further behind in learning foreign languages, BBC reported citing the British Council. Parents in disadvantaged areas are telling teachers languages will be less useful after Brexit, it says. It …

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Trump mum on PM race ahead of state visit

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday kept mum on the race to be the next British prime minister, but praised the two most high-profile proponents of Britain’s departure from the European Union on Thursday as he prepared …

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Johnson to face court over Brexit claim

Britain's former Foreign Secretary and prominent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson will be summoned to court over allegations that he lied and misled the public during the Brexit referendum campaign in 2016, District …

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