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Boris Johnsons plan to kick off what is in effect an election campaign casting parliament as the enemy of Brexit was overshadowed on Thursday when his younger brother quit the government, citing the national interest..

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday kicking off what is in effect an election campaign, casting an alliance of opposition parties trying to block a no-deal Brexit as defeatists surrendering to the European Union..


Sterling rallied above $1.22 on Wednesday for the first time since Aug. 30 as investors grew more optimistic about Brexit after British lawmakers took another step in an attempt to block a no-deal Brexit..

Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he would take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 if he was still prime minister, proposing to hold a national election on Oct. 15..

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward from a “highly vulnerable and dangerous” place and find solutions..

Prime Minister Boris Johnsons decision to suspend parliament later this month until shortly before Britain leaves the European Union is lawful, a Scottish court ruled on Wednesday, saying the matter was not one for judges to decide..

Chancellor Sajid Javid said he was “turning the page on austerity” as he outlined spending increases which are widely seen part of a push for an early election by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to break the countrys Brexit impasse..

Police have made the largest-ever seizure of heroin in Britain after discovering drugs with a street value of over 120 million pounds ($150 million) hidden in a shipment of towels and bathrobes..

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday demanded an Oct. 15 snap election after lawmakers seeking to prevent a no-deal Brexit dealt him a humiliating defeat in parliament which he cast as an attempt to surrender to the European Union..