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Moment of Truth: UK Set to Submit Brexit Deal Proposals

MANCHESTER, England — After months of Brexit stalemate, Britain is finally about to play its hand, setting out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposals for a last-minute divorce deal with the European Union. It's a crucial moment for the embattled leader, w...
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UK Top Court Aims to Rule Next Week on Parliament Shutdown

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was accused by one of the country's former leaders of obstructing Parliament by shutting down the legislature for five weeks, as a landmark Brexit case at the U.K. Supreme Court came to a head on Thursday. "The ...
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UK Opposition Rages at Johnson After He Suspends Parliament

LONDON — Opposition politicians raged Tuesday at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's five-week suspension of Parliament before the deadline for Brexit, which drew angry and unprecedented protests in the House of Commons. Parliament has been prorogued — or suspen...

Johnson’s Brexit Plans in Crisis After 3rd Defeat in 2 Days

LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson called Wednesday for a national election on Oct. 15, saying it was the only way out of Britain's Brexit impasse after lawmakers moved to block his plan to leave the European Union next month without a divorce deal. "The...