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.
The UK Labour Party’s chief Brexit adviser says opposition plans to block a “no-deal” Brexit will require another extension to Article 50 so the Oct.31 deadline doesn’t take effect.
"It’s been an honour to represent Orpington for 9 years & to serve as a minister under three PMs," Jo Johnson said.
London’s High Court on Friday rejected a legal challenge against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament before Brexit, but said it could be taken to the Supreme Court for an appeal, the BBC said.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met his Irish counterpart in Dublin on Monday as he battles to salvage his hardline Brexit strategy and force an early election in the face of fierce opposition in Westminster.
The moment Phillip Lee left the Tory benches, in the House of Commons during the Brexit vote and sat beside Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson, will be immortalised for two reasons.
The British government insisted on Sunday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson would fight on despite seeing Amber Rudd, a top cabinet ally quit and his do-or-die Brexit strategy blocked by parliament.
History has always been an indispensable part of Indian society. People across India daily begin their day with chants that have their origin in the Bronze Age and pepper their conversation with epics that have been told and re-told since the Iron Age.
The Conservatives didn’t do as badly in the local elections as they might have done. They lost hundreds of council seats, but that is what unpopular governing parties do. Estimates of how the whole of Great Britain might have voted if there had been elections everywhere, including London, Wales and Scotland, suggest that the Tories and Labour ended about equal.