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 Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been adamant that he will not accept the "backstop" border plan and warned that the UK will exit the EU on October 31, even at the cost of economic turmoil.
If Britain leaves the EU without a Brexit transition deal, it will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine, leaked official government documents reveal.
Bolton said Washington will help cushion Britain's exit from the EU with a free trade agreement that is being negotiated by US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and his British counterpart, Liz Truss.
Johnson will focus on health, education, and infrastructure after EU leaders rebuffed his calls to renegotiate the Brexit deal struck by his predecessor Theresa May last year.
Johnson will formally take over as prime minister on Wednesday afternoon, succeeding Theresa May, who stepped down over her failure to get parliament to ratify her Brexit deal.
The next leader of the Conservative party and the UK’s new prime minister is expected to be announced next Tuesday, following a vote by the party members.
Kim Darroch resigned as UK ambassador to the US after his memos characterising US President Donald Trump and his administration as "inept" and "dysfunctional" were leaked, enraging London's political and diplomatic class.
US president lashes out at British Prime Minister Theresa May after British ambassador’s leaked communications had revealed the diplomat described his administration as ‘inept’. May has refused to replace the ambassador.
Officials say Britain is trying to find out who leaked emails sent by Kim Darroch, Britain's ambassador in US, who branded President Trump's administration as "dysfunctional" and "inept".
The announcement gives a boost to Britain's automotive sector hit this year by Honda and Ford's plans to close factories.
Philip Hammond says he might vote against PM Theresa May’s successor if they decide to force a hard Brexit through parliament.
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