As Britain shadows Italy for the grim status of being the worst hit country in Europe, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing criticism from opposition parties who say his government stumbled in the early stages of the outbreak.
For Johnson, the Brexit-focused campaign “Get Brexit Done” paid off in the end.
The British parliamentarian became famous for his eloquence, his loud ties and allowing Remain-leading politicians to table emergency debates about Brexit. Now he has left, will British politics ever be the same again?
Will Boris Johnson live to fight another day?
Labour MP and Deputy Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has been elected by MPs as the new Commons speaker.
Johnson's Brexit envoy, senior diplomat David Frost, met EU officials in Brussels as the countdown to Friday deadline for striking a new deal in time for an EU summit next begins.
Landing back home, Johnson will face angry British MPs who return to Westminster following a momentous Supreme Court ruling that the PM's decision to suspend parliament was unlawful.
The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says the Irish-British border should be controlled if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal while the British government will be responsible for that.
The court's entry into Brexit stems from PM Boris Johnson's "do or die" promise to take UK out of the EU without any further delay.
The "Operation Yellowhammer" worst-case assumptions published on Wednesday were prepared on August 2, nine days after Boris Johnson became prime minister, and form the basis of its no-deal planning.
The 328 to 301 vote, made possible by fellow Conservatives who turned their back on Johnson's pleas, cleared the way for Johnson's opponents to introduce a bill that seeks to prevent Britain from leaving the European Union without a deal October 31.
The United Kingdom is in the throes of a political crisis as Prime Minister Boris Johnson undermines parliament - but to what end? Well, no one seems to know.
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