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Third Brexit delay approved: What’s next?

2019-10-28T17:33:00+00:00By

The countdown clock for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union has been reset to January 2020, giving PM Boris Johnson a set of new options to pursue in order to facilitate a deal.

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PM Boris Johnson forced to ask for Brexit delay

2019-10-21T14:49:00+01:00By

Confusion surrounds the latest on the Brexit front, with beleaguered PM Boris Johnson sending two contradictory letters to European leaders—one asking for a delay and the other suggesting they ignore this request.

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U.K.’s ‘no deal’ Brexit readiness report puts onus on businesses

2019-10-08T21:39:00+01:00By

The U.K. government this week released details about the steps it will take to ensure business continues to operate smoothly if the country leaves the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal.

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Parliament suspension ‘unlawful’ says U.K. Supreme Court

2019-09-24T13:06:00+01:00By

The U.K. Supreme Court unanimously ruled Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament unlawful, but it stopped short of suggesting the Prime Minister’s motive was to stymie further debate over the government’s Brexit plans.

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U.K. Parliament closes amid Brexit uncertainty

2019-09-10T19:51:00+01:00By

Boris Johnson’s plans to split from Europe blew up in his face, resulting in one of the biggest false-starts any U.K. Prime Minister has endured. Not only is Brexit likely to be delayed, but Johnson and his government are now legally bound to seek a deal—or else.

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Boris Johnson loses control of Brexit

2019-09-04T15:00:00+01:00By

Britain PM Boris Johnson’s firm stance on Brexit has been shot down by Parliament; it remains to be seen when (or if?) the United Kingdom will be departing the European Union.

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Deal or no deal: PM promises Brexit on Oct. 31

2019-08-28T18:40:00+01:00By

Several recent decisions by new Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggest the United Kingdom will crash out of the European Union on the Oct. 31 deadline without a deal.

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In Brexit gambit, U.K. signs legislation to ban EU laws

2019-08-19T17:42:00+01:00By

The repeal of the European Communities Act provides a “clear signal” that the U.K. government intends to leave the European Union without extending the Brexit deadline—with or without a deal.

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New PM Boris Johnson vows Brexit by Oct. 31 deadline; businesses wary

2019-07-23T16:02:00+01:00By

Newly elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson will enter 10 Downing Street with exactly 100 days to deliver the Brexit he has promised.

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New EC president willing to extend Brexit third time

2019-07-19T17:05:00+01:00By

New European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said she is willing to extend the Brexit deadline for a third time “should more time be required for a good reason.”