UK's Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

Dec 13, 2019
With the stunning victory of Boris Johnson's Conservative Party, will they finally be able to "get Brexit done"?
An arrangement of UK daily newspapers photographed as an illustration in London on December 13, 2019 shows front page headlines reporting on the projected election result based on exit polls in the UK general election.
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U.K.’s Crossrail delay threatens small businesses along the line

Nov 25, 2019
The delayed arrival of Europe’s biggest infrastructure project — an east-west rail line across London — has hit small businesses located along the route.
A worker looks along a train tunnel at the Canary Wharf Crossrail station in London in 2017.
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EU grants new Brexit delay to Jan. 31

Oct 28, 2019
European Council president Donald Tusk said on Twitter that the EU’s 27 other countries agreed to accept “the UK’s request for a Brexit flextension until 31 January, 2020.
An employee hangs a Union Jack at the entrance of Consilium building at the EU Headquarters in Brussels on October 28, 2019.
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UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification

Oct 17, 2019
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker tweeted: "We have one! It’s a fair and balanced agreement for the EU and the UK and it is testament to our commitment to find solutions."
EU and Union flags flutter in the breeze in front of the Victoria Tower, part of the Palace of Westminster in central London on October 17, 2019.
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What exactly is happening with Brexit?

Aug 29, 2019
It’s been a big week for Brexit.  The queen gave the green light for the government, led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, to suspend parliament after members return from summer recess from early September until Oct. 14. That’s just two…
Pro-EU supporters protest outside the Houses of Parliament on Aug. 28, 2019 in London, England.
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UK's Johnson moves to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit

Aug 28, 2019
The timing of the decision took lawmakers by surprise. One called the move "sinister."
BIARRITZ, FRANCE - AUGUST 24: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a press conference in the Bellevue hotel conference room at the conclusion of the G7 summit on August 24, 2019 in Biarritz, France.
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Boris Johnson and Donald Trump: World leaders "cut from the same cloth?"

Aug 22, 2019
The president has warmly endorsed Britain’s new prime minister. But is this a match made in heaven, or a marriage of convenience?
Then-British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump greet each other before a United Nations meeting in New York in 2017.
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How will Boris Johnson's pursuit of Brexit affect Britain's small businesses?

Jul 23, 2019
The hardline Brexit supporter is taking over as Britain's next prime minister. Not all business owners are impressed.
Boris Johnson poses outside the Conservative Leadership Headquarters on July 23, 2019 in London, England.
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Trump stirs controversy during U.K. visit

Jul 13, 2018
President Donald Trump has stirred up a hornet's nest in the U.K. with his blunt comments about Brexit.
President Donald Trump (L) speaks during a press conference with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May following their meeting at Chequers, the prime minister's country residence, near Ellesborough, northwest of London on July 13, 2018 on the second day of Trump's U.K. visit.
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Brexit debate rekindles old rivalry

May 5, 2016
Britain's prime minister and London's mayor take opposite sides on staying in the EU.
The rivalry between London Mayor Boris Johnson and Prime Minister David Cameron dates back to their school days.
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