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Anti-Brexit protesters march through London

Photo: Anti-Brexit protestors march in London, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. London, Oct 19 : Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters are marching through London as lawmakers debate Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new European Union divorce deal. Protesters, many wearing blue berets emblazoned with yellow stars symbolizing the EU flag, poured out of subway trains and buses for the march to ...

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Johnson says he will push ahead with Brexit

London, Oct 19 : British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will push ahead and try to leave European Union by Oct. 31. He said Saturday he is not daunted or dismayed by a vote delaying approval of the new Brexit deal, and said there will be no new negotiations with the EU. He says he still believes he can ...

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PM Johnson launches drive to pass Brexit deal in upcoming decisive vote

London, Oct. 19 : British Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched an offensive Friday to win over more support ahead of a crucial vote on his Brexit deal in the House of Commons on Saturday. Number crunching by major British news organizations suggest that currently Johnson is just a handful short of the 320 votes needed to guarantee success for the ...

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Brexit: What to expect from Parliament’s Saturday sitting

Parliament is sitting on a Saturday for the first time in 37 years to debate and vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal – here is what to expect. What time is Parliament sitting? MPs will gather in the House of Commons at 09:30 BST – we don’t know what time they will finish. Peers sit a little later at 10:00 ...

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Brexit: Johnson in race to win support for deal

London, OCT 18 : Boris Johnson will attempt to persuade MPs to back his Brexit deal today ahead of what is expected to be a knife-edge vote in the Commons on Saturday. Mr Johnson has insisted he is “very confident” MPs will back his deal. But the DUP’s opposition to his plans means he faces a battle to get the ...

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Brexit: EU and UK reach deal but DUP refuses support

A Brexit deal has been agreed between the UK and EU before a meeting of European leaders in Brussels. Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker called it a “fair” outcome – and the EU Commission President said there was no need to extend the Brexit deadline. He said: “We have a deal so why should we have a prolongation.” This will ...

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High anxiety in Brussels: Will Brexit deal be clinched?

Brussels, Oct 17 : British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his 27 counterparts from across the European Union were converging on Brussels on Thursday for a summit they hope will finally lay to rest the acrimony and frustration of a three-year divorce fight. Yet even before dawn, Johnson already had to deal with a serious setback when his Northern Irish ...

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Brexit: PM meets cabinet and DUP as Brussels talks continue

The future of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal hangs in the balance as EU officials say the outcome of talks should be known by the end of the day. The EU’s Donald Tusk said he would have “bet” on a deal 24 hours ago, but “doubts” had appeared on the UK side. The PM is trying to get Tory Brexiteers and ...

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Brexit: Talks enter last day before crunch EU summit

EU and UK officials have resumed Brexit talks in the hope of reaching a deal that can be agreed by leaders at a key summit on Thursday. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to update the cabinet on the progress of the negotiations, which continued into the early hours, reports BBC.On Tuesday, there were unconfirmed reports that an agreement ...

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3 EU nations say Brexit talks likely to go beyond summit

London,  OCT 15 : Brexit divorce talks in Brussels are making such slow progress that three European Union nations predicted Monday the negotiations could spill beyond this week’s crucial Brexit summit. Belying the need for speed across the Channel, Britain trotted out a horse-drawn carriage and a diamond-encrusted crown so the queen could read out the government’s post-Brexit plans to ...

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