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Queen Elizabeth II Approves Government’s Brexit Bill

Queen Elizabeth II gave her formal assent Thursday for Britain to end its decades-long involvement in the European Union and seek a more independent but uncertain future at the end of the month. The head of the state’s ceremonial approval of the withdrawal legislation allows Britain to leave its closest neighbors and trading partners after... Continue Reading →

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UK Parliament Approves Historic Brexit Deal

Britain’s parliament finally approved Brexit on Thursday, allowing it to become the first country to leave the European Union later this month, ending years of arguments that toppled two governments and splintered society. The House of Commons erupted in cheers after MPs ratified Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s divorce deal with Brussels by 330 votes to... Continue Reading →

Finally, British MPs Prepare To Seal Brexit Deal

After years of bitter arguments, British MPs will on Thursday finally approve the terms of Brexit, paving the way for the UK to leave the EU on January 31. The House of Commons will complete its scrutiny of a bill ratifying Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s European Union divorce deal, drawing a line under an extraordinary... Continue Reading →

Andrew Bailey Named As Bank Of England Governor

Britain’s finance minister on Friday named Andrew Bailey, the head of the Financial Conduct Authority regulator, as the new governor of the Bank of England to guide it through Brexit BBC NEWS reports. “I am delighted to announce that the next governor of the Bank of England will be Andrew Bailey … Without question, he... Continue Reading →

Britain’s New Parliament Votes On Johnson’s Brexit Deal

Britain’s freshly-elected parliament prepared on Friday to move past years of partisan wrangling and initially approve Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s divorce deal with the EU. The all-but-certain outcome in the lower House of Commons will help Johnson on his way towards meeting his winning campaign promise to “get Brexit done” on January 31 AFP reports.... Continue Reading →

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson Faces Fresh Humiliation In Parliament Today

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced for another showdown in parliament on Wednesday after a humiliating defeat over his Brexit strategy, with MPs set to vote on a law aimed at blocking a no-deal departure. Johnson has said he will seek an early general election if MPs vote against him again, intensifying a dramatic political... Continue Reading →

Theresa May says she will quit as Tory leader on 7 June 

Theresa May has bowed to intense pressure from her own party and named 7 June as the day she will step aside as Conservative leader, drawing her turbulent three-year premiership to a close. Speaking in Downing Street, May said it had been “the honour of my life” to serve as Britain’s second prime minister. Her voice... Continue Reading →

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