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Johnson may be fading out, but not the divisions he stoked

July 10, 2022 2:49 pm

From Britain’s poisoned relationship with France to its clash with Brussels over trade in Northern Ireland, Brexit-related issues will loom large in the campaign to replace Johnson as leader of the Conservative Party and, hence, prime minister.

From north to south, UK PM Boris Johnson faces prospect of bruising by-election defeats

June 21, 2022 11:07 am

The by-elections were triggered by high-profile resignations of Conservative lawmakers - one who admitted watching porn in parliament, and another found guilty of sexually abusing a teenage boy.

UK to kill ‘irritating’ cookie pop-ups in post-Brexit data plan

June 17, 2022 10:38 am

A planned Data Reform Bill will cut “burdens on businesses to deliver around £1 billion ($1.23 billion) in cost savings” over ten years.

Explained: The 'Northern Ireland Protocol' standoff between the EU and the UK

June 15, 2022 8:13 pm

What has the UK done that made the EU sue it, and why is Northern Ireland at the centre of this controversy? The Indian Express explains.

Provoking EU, UK sets out new law to fix post-Brexit North Ireland trade

May 17, 2022 7:44 pm

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said planned legislation would ease the movement of goods, apply Britain's tax regime in Northern Ireland and hand London more say over the laws governing the province.

A widening web of undersea cables connects Britain to green energy

January 05, 2022 11:36 am

Britain wants to tap into Norway’s often abundant hydropower, while the Norwegians will be able to benefit from surges of electricity from British wind farms that might otherwise be wasted.

Britain’s economic recovery has slowed as supply disruptions persist

November 11, 2021 11:00 pm

Gross domestic product grew 1.3% in the third quarter, down from 5.5% in the previous three months, the Office for National Statistics said.

Explained: Why is there a possibility of a trade war between Northern Ireland and UK?

November 06, 2021 7:35 am

The UK is expected to trigger the article just after COP26, which is taking place in Glasgow right now. Some reports also suggest that the UK might act before COP26.

France says Macron and Johnson will try to de-escalate post-Brexit fishing row

October 31, 2021 6:13 pm

Relations with France have become increasingly strained since Britain voted to leave the EU in 2016 with London's recently struck security pact with the United States and Australia doing little to build trust with Paris.

Explained: Post-Brexit fishing row between France and the UK

October 30, 2021 2:06 pm

This week, France seized a British boat from French waters, a move that was denounced by the UK, which also threatened to undertake retaliatory action.


United Kingdom votes to decide the fate of Brexit, again

December 13, 2019 7:05 am

Voting was underway across the country in a contest that pits Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who says he will take Britain out of the European Union by Jan. 31, against opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who promises another referendum on Brexit.

Britain's Brexit-beaten Theresa May announces resignation

May 24, 2019 4:54 pm

An embattled Theresa May announced that she will resign as the UK's Conservative leader on June 7 "in the best interests of the country", paving the way for a contest to decide the new Prime Minister after she failed to win over her ministers with a revised strategy to withdraw Britain from the European Union.

Theresa May meets Opposition's Jeremy Corbyn to forge Brexit compromise

April 03, 2019 10:38 pm

Prime Minister Theresa May met Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn in a bid to avoids a potentially chaotic "no-deal" departure from the EU. May sought Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's support in a surprise last-minute move.

With British government, parliament and people divided, a disorderly Brexit looms

April 02, 2019 8:25 pm

The European Union said on Tuesday that Britain could be heading for a potentially disorderly exit in just 10 days time as Prime Minister Theresa May met with ministers to thrash out ways to break the Brexit deadlock.

City that voted for Brexit is still waiting

March 25, 2019 9:28 am

In Britain's 2016 EU membership referendum, Sunderland voted by 61 per cent to 39 per cent to leave a bloc from which many residents — rightly or wrongly — believe they have received little benefit

Brexit: A timeline of the UK crisis

January 18, 2019 7:03 am

Britain will leave the European Union at 2300 GMT on March 29, 2019. Here is a timeline of key events related to Britain's decision of opting out of the European Union in photographs

Stop Brexit: One man's daily protest against UK-EU divorce

December 12, 2018 9:55 am

While Brexit supporters are also regularly outside the building, Steve Bray has become well-known for his tactics.

Dogs owners march on UK parliament demanding new Brexit 'Wooferendum'

October 10, 2018 7:28 am

Around a thousand dogs and their owners marched on Britain’s parliament on Sunday demanding an end to Brexit via a second vote on the terms of the country’s exit from the European Union