Boris Johnson’s government will double the number of visas for scientific research fellowships and speed up the approval process as it seeks to encourage more scientists to move to the UK after it leaves the EU.
Britain’s new political landscape began to take shape Monday as triumphant Prime Minister Boris Johnson talked trade with President Donald Trump and readied a pep talk for his new Conservative Party lawmakers.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson may be revelling in his mighty election victory but the results in Scotland and Northern Ireland have hinted at battles ahead in trying to keep the United Kingdom together. Continue Reading
Boris Johnson is set to be re-elected as British Prime Minister with a comfortable majority in the country’s general elections, according the latest projections today, a victory that will end the uncertainty over Brexit and will help him to take the UK out of the European Union by the end of next month. Continue Reading
“Unless we get out of this quicksand of a Brexit argument, our future as a country remains uncertain… a lost decade of division, delay and deadlock” Continue Reading
The UK is all set to go to the polls on 12 December after British parliamentarians backed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for an election to break the Brexit deadlock. Continue Reading
The government hopes an election would break the political impasse, but the main opposition party Labour, which dislikes Johnson’s Brexit deal, will not back an election until the prime minister’s threat of leaving the EU with no deal at all is removed. Continue Reading
Johnson has reluctantly sent European Council President Donald Tusk a letter legally imposed on him by parliament requesting an extension — but refused to sign it. The Conservative leader sent a second, signed letter insisting he was not seeking an extension to the Brexit deadline, which has already been postponed twice, warning that “a further extension would damage the interests of the UK and our EU partners. Continue Reading
EU leaders will then meet on Thursday and Friday for a summit held under the pressures of the 31 October Brexit deadline just two weeks away. Diplomats see little hope that the sides can achieve in a few days what they had failed to in the more than three years since Britons first voted to leave the bloc after nearly 50 years. Continue Reading