Irish FM Coveney Argues Time’s Running out for EU, UK to Work Out Divorce Deal; Says ‘Moment of Truth’ Approaching

Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday that “time was running out” for Britain and the EU to work out a divorce deal before Britain exits the bloc. Coveney also noted that “the moment of truth was approaching.” Prime Minister Boris Johnson has continued to promise that “Britain will leave the EU on Oct. […]

Face-Off: Defiant, Unapologetic Boris Johnson Refuses to Apologize, Resign Before Angry Parliament a Day after UK Court Said Parliament Suspension Unlawful

Defiant and unapologetic as ever, Prime Minister Boris Johnson dismissed shouts of “Resign!” as he faced a yelling, angry Parliament on Wednesday, “a day after Britain’s highest court ruled he acted illegally in suspending the body ahead of the Brexit deadline.” Johnson continued to defend “his intention to withdraw Britain from the European Union on […]

British Supreme Court Ruled Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Unlawful; Johnson Hasn’t Ruled Out Another Suspension

The British Supreme Court ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s “decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks was unlawful.” The judges ruled that “it was wrong to stop MPs from carrying out duties in the run-up to the Brexit deadline on 31 October.” Johnson has faced repeated calls to resign, which he refuses to do, […]

European Leaders Warn that Johnson Only Has 2 Weeks to Set Out His Plan for Brexit

According to Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne, he said that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson only has two weeks to set out his plan for Brexit. Rinne announced that “he and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed the UK needed to produce the proposals in writing by the end of September, adding if not, then it’s […]

PM Johnson, European Commission President Juncker to Meet in Brussels Next Week to Discuss Brexit; Avoid No-Deal Scenario

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will meet in Brussels next week to discuss Brexit in an effort to break the impasse and avoid what many consider a “disastrous no-deal” scenario. On Friday, Johnson said: “There is the rough shape of the deal to be done. I would say I’m […]

No Lie, I Promise: PM Johnson Denies Lying to Queen to Get 5-Week Parliament Suspension; Scotland Court Ruled Suspension Unlawful

After Scotland’s highest court ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s 5-week suspension of Parliament was unlawful, Johnson denied that he lied to Queen Elizabeth II about his reason for the suspension. Johnson said: “The High Court in England plainly agrees with us, but the Supreme Court will have to decide.” Next week, “the Supreme Court […]

No-Deal Brexit Will Lead to Chaos, Supply Chain Disruptions, Food Shortages, Protests, Counter-Protests, More, According to U.K. Government Report

The U.K. government published “Operation Yellowhammer,” a report which details the disruption and chaos that a no-deal Brexit would cause. The dire report warns of “severe disruption to cross-Channel routes, affecting the supply of medicines and certain types of fresh foods, and say that protests and counter-protests will take place across the country, accompanied by […]

Foiled Again: PM Johnson Loses 2nd Bid in Less Than Week to Hold Snap Election; Vows to Still Leave EU by Oct. 31 Deadline

On Monday, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his second attempt in less than a week to hold a snap election, which increases the likelihood “that he will have to ask the EU for an extension to the current Brexit deadline.” While, “the government needed 434 votes — or two-thirds of the votes from all […]

UK Opposition Parties Won’t Support Johnson’s Request to Hold Election in Mid-October; Parties Want Brexit Delayed

UK opposition parties have announced that they will not support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s request for a general election to be held in mid-October ahead of the EU summit and before the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline. The prime minister “wants an election to take place on 15 October, ahead of that date and the EU […]

Another Devastating Blow to Johnson: PM’s Younger Brother Steps Down as MP, Minister Over Series of Brexit Setbacks

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s younger brother, Jo Johnson, has decided to step down from being an MP and a minister, citing that he’s “torn between family loyalty and the national interest.” Jo is currently “the business minister and Tory MP for Orpington, south-east London,” and said that there’s “unresolvable tension in his role” as part […]