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Johnson Urges Support for Brexit Deal Before Knife-Edge Vote

LONDON — Boris Johnson worked behind the scenes Friday to win enough support to push his new Brexit deal through the fractious British Parliament and pave the way for Britain — finally — to leave the European Union in two weeks. "I want colleagues on all si...

UK Says Chances of Brexit Deal Slim; EU Chides ‘Blame Game’

LONDON — Britain and the European Union traded ill-tempered barbs Tuesday as the U.K. said a Brexit deal might be impossible, with just over three weeks until its scheduled departure from the bloc. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said EU intra...
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Johnson, Juncker Hold Brexit Talks; No Visible Breakthrough

LUXEMBOURG — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed Monday to ramp up talks on securing an elusive Brexit deal, but the two sides gave starkly different assessments of how far apart they are. "We ne...
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Boris Johnson Becomes Prime Minister, Aims to Win Over Doubters

LONDON — Boris Johnson became Britain's new prime minister Wednesday, vowing to lead the U.K. out of the European Union "after three years of unfounded self-doubt." Standing outside the shiny black door of 10 Downing St., Johnson derided "the doubters, the ...