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Boris Johnson answers questions from children aged 9-14 inside Downing Street in London on Friday. Jeremy Selwyn/ Reuters
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sounds like a leader ready to call an election and it is not impossible that one could be called within days, the BBC’s political editor said.
“A prime minister ready to give up his tiny working majority sounds like a prime minister ready to call an election, if needs be,” Laura Kuenssberg said.
“It is far from inevitable, but it’s not impossible that, within a matter of days, we could all be asked to go to the polls again.”
He is already facing strong opposition in the 650-seat parliament to his plan to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal if necessary on Oct.31.
Johnson will focus on health, education and infrastructure, after EU leaders rebuffed his calls to renegotiate the Brexit deal struck by his predecessor Theresa May last year.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that the only way to break Britain’s Brexit impasse is a general election, and he will ask Parliament to approve a national poll for Dec.12.
Britain’s general election campaign enters its frenetic final stages on Monday, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn desperately seeking votes ahead of Thursday’s crucial poll.
During the meeting, which took place in Qasr Al Bahr, President Sheikh Mohamed welcomed the Emirati diplomats and highlighted the critical role they play in showcasing the UAE and its values abroad.
The UAE nationals sustained moderate injuries after the earthquake struck southern Turkey. The Ministry urges all citizens in the countries affected by the earthquake to take precautions.
Court rejected a lawsuit filed by a woman against her ex-husband, in which she demanded that he be obligated to pay her Dhs205,000, claiming that he had borrowed it from her for the purpose of investment but he refused to repay it.
During the investigation, surveillance cameras revealed that the mouse was stealing in a professional manner, and the police described the incident as a person who had trained the mouse well to do similar actions.