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UK Parties Promise End to Brexit Agony if They Win Election

LONDON — Britain's three major national political parties wooed weary voters on Tuesday, all promising an end to Brexit wrangling if they win next month's national election — but offering starkly different visions of how to achieve that. Prime Minister Bori...

UK’s Johnson Seeks Dec 12 Election to Break Brexit Impasse

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday that the only way to break Britain's Brexit impasse is a general election, and he will ask Parliament to approve a national poll for Dec. 12. Johnson said he would ask lawmakers to vote Monday on a motion ...

Brexit Talks Inch Toward Tentative Deal Ahead of Summit

BRUSSELS — The European Union and Britain were inching closer to a tentative Brexit divorce deal that leaders would seek to close at a summit meeting Thursday. Hopes were increasingly turning toward getting a broad political commitment, with the full legal ...
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Boris Johnson’s Conciliatory Tone on Brexit Falls Flat on EU

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought Thursday to build a coalition at home to back his new Brexit approach even as key European leaders declared that the measures he just proposed fall far short of the concessions needed to forge a deal. “We...