In our Wednesday news wrap, Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte unveiled a governing coalition that shuts out the far-right League party. Conte met with the Italian president to present his new cabinet, which unites his populist Five Star Movement with the…
By Malcolm Brabant
With less than two months until the deadline for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, the course ahead for the separation appears no clearer. On Wednesday, British lawmakers passed a law to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from…
By Danica Kirka, Jill Lawless, Associated Press
The House of Commons is confronting Prime Minister Boris Johnson over his insistence that the U.K. leave the EU on Oct. 31 even without a withdrawal agreement…
In our news wrap Tuesday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call for a new general election after losing a showdown vote to opponents of leaving the European Union without a formal deal. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn lashed out at…
By Danica Kirka, Gregory Katz, Associated Press
The 328 to 301 vote cleared the way for Johnson's opponents to introduce a bill Wednesday that would prevent Britain from leaving the European Union without a deal Oct. 31.
By Malcolm Brabant
Great Britain's political drama is intensifying this week, as the fallout continues over Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament in advance of the October 31st deadline for Brexit. In response, some Labour Party lawmakers are trying to push emergency…
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shot down the notion that he wanted an early election to secure Brexit, insisting Monday that it wasn't the way to get a deal done.
By PBS NewsHour
Thousands of people took to the streets across major British cities, including London, to protest the suspension of the Parliament by Prime Minister Boris Johnson ahead of the October 31 Brexit deadline. Frank Langfitt, NPR correspondent and author of “The…
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press
LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s provocative decision to suspend the British Parliament for a time before the country’s deadline for leaving the European Union came under fire Saturday in London and other cities where protesters took to the streets.
By Gregory Katz, Lorne Cook, Associated Press
The Court of Session in Edinburgh refused Friday to take immediate legal action to prevent Johnson from suspending Parliament for several weeks during part of the period ahead of the Brexit deadline of Oct. 31.
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