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British MPs reject Johnson’s Brexit law

The British parliament rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s three-day Brexit legislation timetable by 322 votes to 308 yesterday evening. After agreeing a last-minute Brexit deal with the EU last week, …

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Johnson told Sassoli UK wants a Brexit deal

British prime minister Boris Johnson told European Parliament’s president David Sassoli that he wanted to leave the European Union with a deal, a Downing Street spokesperson said after they held talks in …

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European Commission: no progress on Brexit yet

The European Union said the British government has made no proposals for ending the Brexit deadlock, with a new round of technical talks aimed at ending the impasse set to take place on Friday. "For the talks to make progress …

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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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Labour could be prepared to cancel Brexit

A member of Labour's negotiating team, shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey said if no-deal became an option Labour would consider "very, very strongly" voting to cancel Brexit. …

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 Merkel: Brexit extension possible if...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said EU leaders could consent to an extension of Brexit if the UK parliament votes next week for British Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement. "We can definitely …

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British parliament votes to seek delay to Brexit

The UK parliament supported the government’s proposal to request Brussels to reschedule its official withdrawal from the European Union, due on March 29, to a later date. During the vote which took place in the House of Commons …

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Brexit could be delayed

Brexit could be delayed until 2021 under plans being explored by the EU’s most senior officials, the Guardian reported. A lengthy extension of the negotiating period is gaining traction as the EU’s default position should …

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May: Britain to leave EU on March 29

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May said that Britain will be leaving the European Union on March 29, and that the bloc would only consider extending the ‘Article 50’ negotiating period if there was a credible …

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Will UK delay Brexit deadline?

Brexit can be delayed beyond the scheduled leaving date of March 29, UK Cabinet ministers said. A backlog of at least six essential Bills that must be passed before Britain quits the European Union has left ministers convinced the …

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May: Brexit deal within our grasp

British Prime Minister Theresa May has hailed the draft agreement on post-Brexit relations as "right for the whole of the UK" and insisted a deal "is within our grasp." "The negotiations …

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May to visit Juncker for Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Brussels tomorrow for a critical meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker ahead of this weekend’s Brexit summit. The …

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Britain officially triggers Article 50 to leave EU

The UK has formally handed in its notice to the European Union. British EU envoy Tim Barrow delivered a letter by hand to the European Council this afternoon, triggering Article 50 which starts the formal divorce process …

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