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UK's Johnson to visit European capitals seeking Brexit breakthrough

London - Boris Johnson will visit European capitals this week on his first overseas trip as British leader, as his government said Sunday it had ordered the repeal of the decades-old law enforcing EU membership.

British MPs press Johnson to recall parliament over Brexit

London - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure Sunday to immediately recall lawmakers from their summer holiday so parliament can debate Brexit.

UK opposition seeks to oust PM to avoid no-deal Brexit

London - Jeremy Corbyn urged anti-Boris Johnson MPs to make him Britain's caretaker prime minister to avoid a no-deal Brexit -- but his proposal met with a mixed response on Thursday.

UK opposition seeks to oust PM to avoid no-deal Brexit

London - Britain's main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn urged parliament Wednesday to oust Prime Minister Boris Johnson before he takes the splintered country out of the EU without a deal.

Pelosi vows to thwart US-UK trade deal if Brexit risks Irish peace

Washington - The top Democrat in the US Congress warned Wednesday that lawmakers would block a trade pact with Britain if its exit from the EU undermines Northern Ireland's peace accord.

Pelosi: No UK trade deal if Brexit undermines Good Friday accord

Washington - An American trade pact with Britain is doomed if the latter's withdrawal from the EU undermines the Northern Ireland peace accord, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned Wednesday.

British PM sees 'collaboration' between anti-Brexit MPs, Brussels

London - Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday said Brussels and Brexit-blocking MPs were guilty of a "terrible collaboration" that would force Britain towards a no-deal exit from the EU.

US, Britain back rapid trade deal post-Brexit

Washington - The top US and British diplomats said Wednesday they were prepared to move "as soon as possible" on a trade deal after Britain's planned withdrawal from the European Union on October 31.

Domino's is stockpiling tomato sauce and toppings before Brexit

Domino's Pizza has spent £7 million stockpiling toppings and tomato sauce to prepare for a no-deal Brexit. The company is preparing for possible disruption food supplies or food prices rising sharply.

No-deal Brexit an 'instantaneous' shock to economy: Carney

London - Bank of England governor Mark Carney on Friday warned that a no-deal Brexit would be a shock for Britain, causing supply disruption and potentially undermining entire sectors of the economy such as the car industry and farming.

Disunited Kingdom: hard Brexit threat tests historic ties

London - New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's big tour of Britain saw him booed by EU supporters in Wales and heckled by nationalists in Scotland. Northern Ireland's fractious parties then told him that his Brexit plans were reopening old wounds.

Britain's Johnson suffers first leadership blow in by-election

Fpo - Britain's Boris Johnson lost his first test as prime minister on Friday after his candidate was edged out by a pro-EU rival in a by-election that slims his parliamentary majority to one.

Johnson faces UK election test as Brexit battle looms

London - Britain's Boris Johnson faces his first test at the ballot box Thursday in a by-election that could reduce his parliamentary majority to one, making it harder to enact his Brexit plan.

Boris Johnson visits N. Ireland, heart of Brexit battle

Belfast - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday met leaders in Northern Ireland, the key battleground in Brexit and the focus of increasingly tense rhetoric on both sides of the Irish Sea.

Boris Johnson visits N.Ireland, heart of Brexit battle

London - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Wednesday meet leaders in Northern Ireland, the key battleground in Britain's fight to leave the European Union and the focus of increasingly tense rhetoric on both sides of the Irish Sea.

UK's Johnson promises Irish PM no physical border checks

London - Britain will never impose physical checks on its border with Ireland, Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised his Irish counterpart on Tuesday, while repeating that current plans for the frontier after Brexit were unacceptable.

UK's Johnson promises Irish PM no physical border checks

London - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised Ireland's Leo Varadkar on Tuesday there would be no physical checks on the border between their two countries after Brexit, a spokeswoman said.

Brexit windfall: London's tourists cheer cheap pound

London - Daniela and Alberto Passarini have been to London at least half a dozen times in the past 15 years.

Dominic Cummings: Downing Street's disruptor in chief

London - Dominic Cummings, picked last week by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to be his top adviser, is a combative and unorthodox political strategist credited with masterminding the unexpected 2016 Brexit vote victory.

Fighting talk: Ireland raises stakes in Brexit showdown

Dublin - With the prospect of a no-deal Brexit becoming ever more likely under Boris Johnson, the remaining EU member state with most to lose -- Ireland -- is hardening its rhetoric.

Brexit is a 'massive economic opportunity': PM Johnson

Manchester - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday said Brexit was a "massive economic opportunity" but had been treated under his predecessor Theresa May as "an impending adverse weather event".

Brexit is a 'massive economic opportunity': PM Johnson

Manchester - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday said Brexit was a "massive economic opportunity" but had been treated under his predecessor Theresa May as "an impending adverse weather event".

Brexit is a 'massive economic opportunity': PM Johnson

Manchester - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday said Brexit was a "massive economic opportunity" but had been treated under his predecessor Theresa May as "an impending adverse weather event".

Irish PM says no-deal Brexit could lead to united Ireland

London - A no-deal Brexit could lead to a united Ireland as more people in Northern Ireland would "come to question the union" with Britain, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said.

UK PM to set out domestic agenda amid election talk

Manchester - New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out his domestic agenda in a speech in Manchester on Saturday, after trying to dampen speculation he could call an early election.

EU partners warn Johnson against Brexit 'provocations'

Paris - Britain's European partners Friday warned Boris Johnson that his hardline Brexit stance was putting the UK on a "collision course" with the EU and called on the new premier to avoid "provocations".

EU partners warn Johnson against Brexit provocation

Paris - European partners Friday warned Boris Johnson that his hardline Brexit stance was putting the UK on a "collision course" with the EU and called on the new British premier to avoid "provocations".

Britain's Johnson leads right-wing cabinet on new Brexit course

London - Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson chaired his first cabinet meeting Thursday after a brutal overhaul installed a right-wing government bent on leaving the EU at any cost.

Dominic Raab: Karate kid flies into UK Foreign Office

London - Britain's new Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is a karate-loving hardcore eurosceptic who has rapidly chopped his way to the top of British politics.

New UK PM Johnson says Brexit on October 31 'no ifs or buts'

London - Newly-installed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday promised to deliver Brexit on October 31, "no ifs or buts", and prove wrong "the doubters, the doomsters, the gloomsters".
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Timeline of the Brexit talks
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British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne (R) has claimed the economy would shrink by 6% by...
British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne (R) has claimed the economy would shrink by 6% by 2030 in the event of a Brexit, costing every household the equivalent of £4,300 a year
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US President Barack Obama gives a speech at an event in central London on April 23, 2016 warning against leaving the European Union
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US President Barack Obama, pictured in London with Prime Minister David Cameron, has warned of negative economic consequences of a so-called Brexit
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Britons with EU spouses retain the right to live and work on the continent but the right to citizenship is up to the individual country
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