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Johnson: Corbyn ‘guilty’ of #AntiSemitism

Johnson: Corbyn ‘guilty’ of #AntiSemitism

| July 16, 2019

The frontrunner to become Britain’s next prime minister, Boris Johnson, said on Monday (15 July) that the leader of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, was guilty of anti-Semitism, write William James and Kylie MacLellan. “I think by condoning anti-Semitism the way he does, I’m afraid he’s effectively culpable of that vice,” Johnson told […]

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MPs back plan to hinder a no-deal #Brexit push

MPs back plan to hinder a no-deal #Brexit push

| July 11, 2019

British lawmakers on Tuesday (9 July) narrowly approved a measure that could make it harder for the next prime minister to force through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament, although the move stopped short of an outright block, writes William James. Boris Johnson, the favourite to take over as Conservative party leader and run Britain’s departure […]

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New UK PM must put #Brexit plan to second referendum, says Labour’s Corbyn

New UK PM must put #Brexit plan to second referendum, says Labour’s Corbyn

| July 10, 2019

Britain’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn (pictured) challenged whoever becomes the country’s new prime minister to test their Brexit plan with a second referendum on European Union membership, saying his opposition party would campaign to remain, writes Elizabeth Piper. In a letter to Labour members, Corbyn said the party would campaign to stay in the EU […]

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Labour’s trade union backers support second referendum on #Brexit deal

Labour’s trade union backers support second referendum on #Brexit deal

| July 10, 2019

British trade union leaders linked to the opposition Labour Party have agreed to back a second referendum on any Brexit deal reached by the next Conservative prime minister or a no-deal exit, according to a copy of the agreement seen by Reuters, write Elizabeth Piper and Kylie MacLellan. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (pictured) last month supported […]

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#Brexit – Former spy boss says Britain having ‘political nervous breakdown’

#Brexit – Former spy boss says Britain having ‘political nervous breakdown’

| July 8, 2019

Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on Saturday (6 July), writes  James Davey.  Sir John Sawers, who stepped down as head of Britain’s MI6 foreign intelligence service in 2014, […]

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#Brexit – Labour discusses timing of no confidence vote with Conservative lawmakers

#Brexit – Labour discusses timing of no confidence vote with Conservative lawmakers

| July 8, 2019

Britain’s opposition Labour Party will call a no confidence vote in the government when it believes members of the ruling Conservatives will support it, the party’s trade spokesman Barry Gardiner (pictured) said on Sunday (7 July), writes Kylie MacLellan. Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become prime minister this month, has said Britain must leave the European […]

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UK justice minister says likely parliament will find a way to stop no-deal #Brexit

UK justice minister says likely parliament will find a way to stop no-deal #Brexit

| July 8, 2019

British Justice Minister David Gauke (pictured) said on Sunday (7 July) he believed that parliament would find a way to stop a new prime minister taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal, writes Kylie MacLellan. Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as prime minister this month, has said Britain must leave […]

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