Pressure on Boris Johnson to extend Brexit transition period

The negotiating troubles between the UK and European Union (EU), which were already down to the wire as another 48-hour deadline window expired over the weekend to thrash out differences over areas of divergences. Continue Reading

Johnson, Macron discuss Brexit in phone call

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron held a phone conversation during which the latter was apprised that Britain wanted to explore every avenue to secure a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union (EU), the media reported. Continue Reading

UK PM unveils ‘limited’ easing of lockdown

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled some limited and cautious easing of the country’s coronavirus lockdown measures. Continue Reading

Outgoing parliament deals new Brexit blow to Boris

Beleaguered British Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed to continue with his attempts to strike a new Brexit deal with Brussels, after losing yet another parliamentary vote today to hold an early election. Johnson slammed the opposition for voting against his call for a snap poll next month, in the final minutes of a late-night debate ahead of a controversial five-week suspension of parliament called by the prime minister. Continue Reading