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Boris Johnson Sends Unsigned Letter Asking EU For Brexit Prolong

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson reluctantly wrote to Brussels late Saturday asking for a Brexit extension after MPs voted to force him into seeking a delay beyond October 31.But Johnson, who has pinned his premiership on getting Britain out of the European Union on time, refused to sign the letter he sent to European Council…

UK MPs vote to force PM Boris Johnson to query unusual...

LONDON: A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would not negotiate a further delay to Britain's departure from the European Union after losing a vote in parliament on Saturday that means he is obliged to request a postponement. The move by parliament, on a day Johnson had pitched as a day of reckoning for…

Setback For Boris Johnson, British MPs Vote To Prolong Brexit Deal...

London: British MPs on Saturday voted to delay a decision on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, arguing they needed more time to study its contents before an October 31 deadline.Lawmakers backed an amendment which effectively forces Johnson to ask Brussels for an extension until January next year, while they scrutinised the proposed domestic legislation to…

UK PM Boris Johnson Says ‘Tough Shape’ Exists for Brexit Deal,...

File photo of British PM Boris Johnson. Ireland/London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday there was "the rough shape of a deal to be done" over Brexit, as he prepared to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in a renewed push to reach an agreement. But Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar played down…

British PM Boris Johnson loses majority sooner than Brexit parliament showdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday lost his working majority in parliament ahead of a showdown with rebel MPs over Brexit that could lead to a snap election within weeks.Johnson condemned a plan by lawmakers to block his Brexit strategy as "surrender" and said it would undermine his intention to negotiate a new divorce deal…

UK PM Boris Johnson loses parliamentary majority as MP joins Liberal...

AFP | Updated: Sep 3, 2019, 21:28 ISTHighlightsBritish PM Boris Johnson lost his working parliamentary majority ahead of a crucial Brexit vote after Conservative MP Phillip Lee defected to the pro-EU Liberal DemocratsJohnson was braced for a showdown in parliament on Tuesday over his Brexit plan in a vote that could derail Britain's exit from…

Boris Johnson loses majority in parliament after lawmaker defects to Liberal...

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks in in the Parliament in London, Britain, September 3, 2019, in this still image taken from Parliament TV footage.   | Photo Credit: REUTERS Phillip Lee crossed the floor of the House of Commons just as Johnson began giving a statement on last month's G7 summit. British Prime Minister…

UK PM Boris Johnson loses parliamentary majority as MP joins Liberal...

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UK PM Boris Johnson Loses Majority As MP Joins Liberal Democrats

London: Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday lost his working majority in parliament ahead of a showdown with rebel MPs over Brexit that could lead to a snap election within weeks.Johnson condemned a plan by lawmakers to block his Brexit strategy as "surrender" and said it would undermine his intention to negotiate a new divorce deal…

As PM, Boris Johnson hopes to designate on interior most ties...

Relations between India and the United Kingdom are poised for a reset if Boris Johnson, who takes over as the prime minister on Wednesday, delivers on his promise to build on his personal relationship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Johnson’s first foreign visit as prime minister outside Europe may well be to India, a senior functionary…

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