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Boris Johnson defeated on Brexit amendment vote

Boris Johnson has sent a letter to the EU requesting a Brexit extension – but urged European leaders to reject the delay.The Prime Minister is understood to have sent an unsigned photocopy of a delay request, distancing himself by stressing it is “Parliament’s letter” and not his. Read More »

An unrepentant Boris Johnson faces raucous Parliament

London, Sep 25 (AP/UNB) — An unrepentant Prime Minister Boris Johnson brushed off cries of “Resign!” and dared the political opposition to try to topple him Wednesday at a raucous session of Parliament, a day after Britain’s highest court ruled he acted illegally in suspending the body ahead of the Brexit deadline. Read More »

Boris Johnson takes over as UK PM

London, Jul 24 (AP/UNB) — Boris Johnson became Britain’s new prime minister Wednesday, vowing to lead the U.K. out of the European Union, “no ifs, ands or buts.” Standing outside the shiny black door of 10 Downing St., Johnson said that “after three years of unfounded self-doubt, it is time to change the record.” Read More »

Boris Johnson wins race to be UK’s next prime minister

London, July 23 (AP/UNB) — Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country’s next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union “come what may.” He defeated his rival Jeremy Hunt overwhelmingly in a vote of Conservative Party members. He ... Read More »