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Many British MPs are not contesting polls, and why

Both the main parties of the UK, the Tories and Labour, have suffered deep schisms over Brexit.

16 Nov 2019 12:17 AM

If there is anything to worry about for Boris, it’s Farage creeping up

There are reports that Boris has even apparently vowed to stop drinking alcohol during the election campaign — things are that serious!

11 Nov 2019 12:38 AM

With polls in UK, will Brexit vote remain binding? Or not as such?

Boris makes other promises: to extend jail sentences, build more prisons and fund health and schools, but their main plank is leaving the EU.

09 Nov 2019 12:30 AM

Johnson urges Trump to lift Scotch whisky tariffs

Boris Johnson also urged Trump not to impose tariffs on car exports, the statement added.

06 Nov 2019 12:43 PM

British MPs vote to find new house Speaker after Bercow's exit

Hoyle, Bercow’s deputy since 2010, is odds-on favourite to fill his shoes but other political heavyweights are also vying for the job.

04 Nov 2019 10:03 AM

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Will Dec 12 polls spell a saner future for UK?

If Mr Johnson’s Conservatives win an overall majority, his exit deal will pass.

04 Nov 2019 12:13 AM

UK defends Brexit deal after Trump trade warning

The US president also launched a stinging attack on the country's main opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn.

01 Nov 2019 7:10 PM

Will Boris’ gamble work? Anything might happen after Dec 12 UK vote

The greater the number of Labour-held constituencies which voted for Brexit that the Tories can win, the bigger the majority they could hope for.

01 Nov 2019 12:08 AM

Kashmir an issue between India, Pak, UK's stance unchanged: Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson's statement came in the backdrop of the two-day trip of 23 members of European Parliament to J&K to assess the situation.

31 Oct 2019 12:28 PM

British MPs vote in favour of holding general elections on December 12

The House of Commons approved the bill by a margin of 430 to 20, paving the way for the general election.

30 Oct 2019 8:58 AM

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EU agrees to delay Brexit until January 31

More than three years after Britons voted 52-48 per cent for Brexit in a 2016 referendum, the country and parliament remain divided.

29 Oct 2019 11:39 AM

Boris Johnson set to grant Huawei access to UK's 5G network

UK is moving towards a decision that will see Huawei allowed access to the “non-contentious” parts of the network.

28 Oct 2019 8:00 AM

If Boris’ Brexit plan collapses, he’ll have to call early polls

Two Cabinet ministers, Bojo and a ratty little ex-journalist called Michael Gove, campaigned with Nigel Farage for the Leave side.

26 Oct 2019 7:45 AM

Boris Johnson calls for December election amid Brexit chaos

The Prime Minister in a tweet also informed that he has written a letter to the Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

25 Oct 2019 10:02 AM

EU moves towards Brexit delay as PM Johnson seeks election to break impasse

'In order to avoid a no-deal Brexit, I will recommend the EU27 accept the UK request for an extension,' Johnson said on Twitter.

23 Oct 2019 9:01 AM

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Govt can’t ask lawmakers to vote again on Brexit: UK Parl speaker

According to John Bercow, ‘the motion will not be debated today as it would be repetitive and disorderly to do so.’

22 Oct 2019 8:42 AM

Amid Brexit furore, will Boris have to eat his hat?

There was a third covering letter from the British ambassador in Brussels.

22 Oct 2019 5:15 AM

Smooth Brexit is in peril

The deal may not be the best, and even signals a betrayal of what the PM promised over the backstop and Northern Ireland.

21 Oct 2019 1:58 AM

UK PM leaves Brexit delay letter unsigned, sends 2nd note

Johnson was required by law to send the delay request after MPs refused to back his Brexit deal on Saturday.

20 Oct 2019 11:56 AM

Brexit deal in the balance as British MPs hold historic vote today

The most controversial element relates to arrangements to keep open the border between British Northern Ireland and EU member Ireland. T

19 Oct 2019 9:42 AM

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