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#Brexit in chaos after court rules PM’s suspension of parliament was unlawful

#Brexit in chaos after court rules PM’s suspension of parliament was unlawful

| September 11, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a Scottish court ruled today (11 September), prompting immediate calls for lawmakers to return to work as the government and parliament battle over the future of Brexit, write Michael Holden and Guy Faulconbridge of Reuters. Scotland’s highest court of appeal ruled that Johnson’s decision to […]

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#Farage says PM Johnson does not want a no-deal #Brexit

#Farage says PM Johnson does not want a no-deal #Brexit

| September 4, 2019

The leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage (pictured) said he did not trust Prime Minister Boris Johnson to take Britain out of the European Union without a deal and so would struggle to strike an electoral pact with him, writes Kate Holton. “Of course if Boris Johnson says we’re leaving, we’re going to have […]

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Farage offers Johnson an electoral pact for no-deal #Brexit

Farage offers Johnson an electoral pact for no-deal #Brexit

| August 28, 2019

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage offered British Prime Minister Boris Johnson an electoral pact if he goes for a no-deal EU exit, but warned that if he tried to fudge Brexit then he would face a battle over every seat at the next election, write Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton. More than three years since […]

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#BrexitParty – Farage ridicules Harry and Meghan with jibe at UK royals: Guardian

#BrexitParty – Farage ridicules Harry and Meghan with jibe at UK royals: Guardian

| August 13, 2019

Nigel Farage (pictured), the leader of Britain’s Brexit Party, has lambasted Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan along with other members of the royal family in a speech in Australia, the Guardian newspaper reported on Monday (12 August), writes Michael Holden. According to The Guardian, Farage ridiculed Harry’s remarks last month that the couple […]

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Johnson will not form pact with #BrexitParty – Hancock

Johnson will not form pact with #BrexitParty – Hancock

| July 25, 2019

British prime minister Boris Johnson will not form an electoral pact with the Brexit Party or seek an early election to gain stronger parliamentary backing for his Brexit plans, health minister and Johnson ally Matt Hancock said on Wednesday (24 July), writes David Milliken. “There is no way that we are going to have any […]

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#BrexitParty MEPs turn their backs on EU anthem

#BrexitParty MEPs turn their backs on EU anthem

| July 3, 2019

Members of Britain’s Brexit Party turned their backs on the EU anthem on Tuesday as it was played live at the opening of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, in a move that other lawmakers branded disgraceful and pathetic, writes Reuters Television. The party launched by prominent Brexiteer Nigel Farage in April won 29 seats in […]

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PM candidate Raab says suspending parliament remains a #Brexit option

PM candidate Raab says suspending parliament remains a #Brexit option

| June 10, 2019

Suspending parliament remains an option to ensure Britain leaves the European Union on 31 October, former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab (pictured) said on Saturday (8 June), rejecting criticism of the measure from other Conservative leadership candidates, writes David Milliken. Raab, who draws support from the most pro-Brexit wing of the Conservative Party, has refused to rule […]

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