Ministers and officials leave 10 Downing Street after attending a Cabinet meeting in London on Tuesday. Agence France-Presse
His victory catapults the United Kingdom towards a Brexit showdown with the EU and towards a constitutional crisis at home, as British lawmakers have vowed to bring down any government that tries to leave the bloc without a divorce deal.
Britain’s interior minister Sajid Javid will this week formally endorse Boris Johnson to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and the country’s next prime minister, the Sunday Times reported.
Britain’s two main parties promised on Monday to work to resolve the deadlock over Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage at European elections.
The European election campaign has so far been all about the Brexit Party. Seemingly out of nowhere, Nigel Farage’s new anti-EU project has rocketed to the top of the polls – the latest YouGov poll has it at 35 per cent – picking up bags of media attention on its way, leaving concerned pundits scratching their heads at this insurgent force in British politics.
South Korea’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) announced additional 161 cases and 2 deaths on Monday, bringing the toll to 763 that puts the country third in the list of COVID-19 infected hotspots.
Dubai motorists were given a great deal of settling the incurred traffic fines with discounts, and under the condition of not committing a similar traffic fine.
Mahathir, who previously served as premier from 1981 to 2003, had made a pre-election pledge to hand power to Anwar but has repeatedly refused to fix a date.