Conservatives fear that support for the Brexit Party might make them lose closely contested seats and their majority along with it, while Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage claims that Conservatives want to avoid a 'leave' alliance.
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?
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson called out his rival and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn over his proposed tax policies. Corbyn dismissed the accusation and promised he only seeks power so that he can share it.
Labour MP and Deputy Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has been elected by MPs as the new Commons speaker.
Downing Street is under pressure to publish the report by Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee on Russian threats to the UK before the election.
Nigel Farage tells Boris Johnson to drop the Brexit deal, and emphasises that he will fight for every seat in UK general elections to protect Brexit from failure.
Parliament has approved legislation setting the date of the election, which is set to pit two divisive politicians against each other in an already polarised political climate, with Brexit likely to dominate the campaign
The House of Commons on Tuesday approved the December 12 election in the hope of breaking the deadlock over Britain's departure from the European Union. Johnson's Conservative Party has a wide lead in opinion polls.
Following the EU's approval of an extension of the Brexit deadline to January 2020, British MPs have decided to hold an early election on December 12 in an attempt to break the deadlock over Brexit.
Maurice Robinson is charged with manslaughter over the deaths of 39 Asian migrants, money laundering and conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration.
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