Brexit preparations cost UK £4.4bn: spending watchdog

Fri, 06 Mar 2020 - 09:04 GMT

The government spending watchdog said departments will have spent at least £4.4 billion between the June 2016 referendum on EU membership and March 31 this year.

London-Paris train delays? Not Brexit, but track problems

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 - 02:26 GMT

Passengers on the first trains between London and Paris after Britain left the European Union faced lengthy delays on Saturday.

Last train to Europe: all aboard the Eurostar as Britain bids goodbye

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 - 11:13 GMT

Passengers leaving London expressed sorrow, optimism and anger, reflecting the emotions of a nation conflicted ahead its great leap into the unknown.

Britain hails new start as it says farewell to EU

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 - 04:42 GMT

At the clocks strike 11:00 pm, Britain becomes the first country to leave the 28-member bloc and goes it alone for the first time since 1973.

EU presidents sign UK withdrawal deal ahead of Brexit day

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 - 12:09 GMT

It paves the way for ratification by the European Parliament next week to ensure a smooth UK departure from the EU under the terms of the withdrawal agreement.

Britain's silenced Big Ben must bong for Brexit, MPs demand

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 12:19 GMT

After years of wrangling over Britain’s exit from the European Union, lawmakers will on Tuesday tackle the finer detail.

Milan and London Fashion Weeks join forces with anti-Brexit message

Sat, 14 Dec 2019 - 12:18 GMT

CNMI’s president said Italy’s fashion capital would host Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen and streetwear brand A-Cold-Wall by Samuel Ross.

Brexit versus public services: Rival British leaders make final campaign push

Mon, 09 Dec 2019 - 09:08 GMT

Johnson will travel to the heartlands of Brexit Britain in a final campaign blitz ahead of Thursday’s election.

UK's Labour leader says leaked report exposes PM Johnson's Brexit "fraud"

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 - 10:40 GMT

"This is the cold, hard evidence that categorically shows the impact Johnson’s damaging Brexit deal will have on large parts of our country," Corbyn said in a speech in London.

U.S. President Trump says UK PM Boris Johnson 'very capable'

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 - 10:24 GMT

Trump did not want to interfere in Britain’s election, but that he thought current Prime Minister Boris Johnson was very capable and would do a good job.

UK's Conservatives widen poll lead over Labour to 12 points: Kantar poll

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 - 10:19 GMT

Johnson’s Conservatives have increased their lead over the opposition Labour Party slightly over the last week to 12 points.

UK Labour leader Corbyn says his party has apologized over anti-Semitism

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 01:15 GMT

Corbyn said on Wednesday his party had already apologized over anti-Semitism, after Britain’s chief rabbi accused him of being unfit to be prime minister for failing to tackle the “poison”.

British PM Johnson, on campaign trail, to pledge swift resolution on Brexit

Wed, 13 Nov 2019 - 01:21 GMT

Johnson will promise on Wednesday to end the delays over Britain’s departure from the European Union if he wins next month’s election.

UK PM Johnson rejects calls for no-deal Brexit in election pitch

Sun, 03 Nov 2019 - 10:45 GMT

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson drew an angry backlash from Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage on Saturday.

EU nations agree to Brexit extension until January 31: Tusk

Mon, 28 Oct 2019 - 09:57 GMT

Tusk also said the decision is expected to be formalized through a written procedure, which means EU leaders will not have to meet in person to formalize it.

UK PM Johnson should offer commitment rejecting a no-deal Brexit, says Labour

Sun, 27 Oct 2019 - 10:40 GMT

Abbott reiterated Labour’s position on BBC that the opposition party cannot back the election bid until it is sure a so-called no deal Brexit is off the table.

EU will treat Brexit extension request in all seriousness - Tusk

Tue, 22 Oct 2019 - 10:37 GMT

Johnson was forced by his parliament to request a delay until Jan. 31.

Oil prices fall as global demand concerns grow

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 10:21 GMT

Oil fell on Monday as concerns about economic growth combined with signs of ample global supplies pressured prices

British PM pushes for Brexit deal vote after being forced to seek delay

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 10:12 GMT

With just 10 days left until the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on Oct. 31, the divorce is again in disarray as Britain’s political class argue over whether to leave with a deal

UK PM sends unsigned letter to EU asking for Brexit delay

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 - 11:14 GMT

Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union requesting a delay to Britain’s exit from the bloc.