Opposition parties said they would try to pass a law which would force Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek a delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU) and prevent a potentially chaotic no-deal exit at the end of October.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will fast-track funding for Britain’s public health service, announcing 1.8 billion pounds ($2.19 billion) to upgrade 20 hospitals, part of the new leader’s push to meet his Brexit pledges.
A legal bid to prevent British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspending parliament to stop lawmakers blocking a no-deal Brexit will be heard at a Scottish court next month.
Queen Elizabeth II approved the request to end what has been the longest session of parliament in nearly 400 years in the second week of September and reopen it on October 14 -- just over two weeks before Brexit.
Britain should delay Brexit beyond Oct.31 rather than leave the European Union (EU) without a deal, which would be particularly harmful to large carmakers, the head of the sector’s industry body told Reuters.
Britain’s economy picked up more than expected in July, data showed on Monday, dampening fears that it will succumb to its first recession since the financial crisis as the Brexit crisis escalates.
The UK flag carrier and its 4,300 pilots have been locked in a nine-month pay dispute that could disrupt the travel plans of nearly 300,000 people.
Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Monday that the European Union had not received from Britain any alternatives to the so-called backstop provision in the Brexit divorce deal.
No one seems to believe the prime minister’s reasons for preventing parliament from sitting for five weeks. He says it is the normal procedure before a Queen’s speech setting out a new government’s programme, which it is not.