Panicky and desperate moves by Brussels to bully Boris Johnson are going to backfire.
Britain left the EU in January, and talks with the bloc are now focused on setting new trading terms from 2021, when London's status-quo transition period ends.
Most of the country's 450-million-strong workforce in the informal economy have no means of reaching home and staying indoors for the 21 days of shutdown.
Britain leaves the European Union today and starts work to rewrite its relationship with the bloc. Britain joined what was then called the European Economic Community on January 1, 1973, and voted out on June 23, 2016 in a referendum by the Tories.
The leaders of two of the European Union’s main institutions signed the divorce agreement governing Britain’s departure from the bloc next week, sealing the penultimate step in Brexit at a ceremony held without media access.
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.
At the beginning of his party's annual conference in the northern city of Manchester, Johnson wants to rally his party with the "do or die" message that he will deliver Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal.
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 law, which would require PM Boris Johnson to seek a three-month delay to Brexit if he does not manage to strike a deal with the EU by October 19, will now go for formal approval by Queen Elizabeth II.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace a day after talks in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, pressing them to accept his request to reopen Brexit negotiations.
British new Prime Minister Boris Johnson seemingly doubles down on his no-deal Brexit threat, as British currency hits new lows.
The nominations came after one of the longest summits in recent years, outstripping even all-night negotiations during the Greek debt crisis.
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