Britain’s manufacturing industry warned of a potential ‘knockout blow’ if Prime Minister Boris Johnson is unable to secure a trade deal with the European Union before temporary transition arrangements end on Dec. 31.
Britain on Friday ended 47 years of European Union membership, making a historic exit after years of bitter arguments, the resignation by two prime ministers, to chart its own uncertain path in the world.
The British parliament will vote on Boris Johnson’s deal to leave the EU on Friday, a move the prime minister described as delivering on his promise to “get the Brexit vote wrapped up for Christmas” after his landslide election victory.
British former Prime Minister Tony Blair, on Monday, said Britain was in a dangerous mess and that neither his own Labour party nor Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative party deserved to win a Dec. 12 election.
Anxiety writ large in the United Kingdom as it awaits Brussels' decision on Brexit after the House of Commons forced Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask the EU to postpone it until 31 January 2020, instead of crashing out of the bloc this week in accordance with the previous deadline.
Tens of thousands of pro-EU protesters from across Britain wielding banners, placards and flags converged on parliament Saturday, erupting in cheers as MPs forced the government to ask Brussels for another Brexit delay.
Just as predicted British Prime Minister did not have his way in Parliament today as MPs voted to force him to ask the European Union to delay Brexit yet again.But Johnson insisted Britain must leave EU on October 31
UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson on Wednesday unveiled his own Brexit plan for keeping the Irish border open, warning the only alternative was leaving the European Union on October 31 without any deal.
Members of Britain’s Labour Party voted against deciding to immediately campaign to stay in the European Union, a boost to leader Jeremy Corbyn who wants to first secure a national election and then determine Labour’s stance.
A month before Britain is due to quit the European Union, the bloc’s car-makers have joined forces to warn of billions of euros in losses in the event of a no-deal Brexit with production stoppages costing 50,000 pounds a minute in Britain alone.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson likened himself to the comic book character The Incredible Hulk in a newspaper interview where he stressed his determination to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31.
Senior British opposition lawmakers on Friday agreed to vote against Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call to hold a snap election on Oct. 15, making his parliamentary motion almost certain to fail.