On September 15, 2008, when Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, it marked the beginning of the global financial crisis. Right now, we are hurtling towards a new calamity, entirely of our own making, and apparently unwilling to ask the people if they are happy to come along for the ride.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's central scenario is a no-deal Brexit and he has no intention of renegotiating the Withdrawal Agreement, European diplomats were quoted as telling
The European Commission is willing to discuss Brexit with Britain over the coming weeks, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
During crunch talks over Brexit with French President Emmanuel Macron — who Johnson insisted on repeatedly addressing as "Monsieur le President" — the British premier joked and waved his hands flamboyantly.
And for one brief moment — immortalised by photographers —he leant back in his chair, placed the sole of his right foot on a table as he sat down for talks with Macron.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday said he and President Donald Trump were “gung-ho” about a post-Brexit trade deal but cautioned the United States would be tough negotiators and that he would not rush talks.
Historically, our country has valued being calm in a crisis. We like coming together in the face of adversity. During times of national emergency, our politicians have put aside the petty prejudices of party loyalties to form national governments – working together to lead the country out of turmoil. At other times, they have formed alliances in elections.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that the UK “cannot accept” the current terms of their Brexit deal to leave the European Union.
Britain said Monday it will immediately end freedom of movement for people from the European Union after Brexit on October 31, in a policy shift under Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Kenneth Clarke really could be prime minister in two months’ time. We have hardly begun to work out the weird scenarios that could play out in parliament after it reconvenes on 3 September — and a temporary prime minister presiding over a general election before the end of the year is more likely than people think.