Articles by William James, Kylie MacLellan and Elizabeth Piper

EU Eyes Another Brexit Delay as U.K. Edges Toward Election to Break Impasse

EU leaders should delay Brexit after Prime Minister Boris Johnson paused legislation on his deal following a parliamentary defeat, EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday, as Britain spins towards a possible election to break the impasse. As the …

UK Government Will Not Delay Brexit, Says PM Johnson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay Britain’s departure from the European Union until 2020 unless he can strike a divorce …

UK Prime Minister to Resign on June 7, Paving Way for Possible No-Deal Brexit

Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union. May’s departure deepens the Brexit crisis as …

Hard Brexit Fears Rise as UK Parliament Again Rejects Prime Minister’s Deal

Lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a third time on Friday, sounding its probable death knell and leaving Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union in turmoil on the very day it was supposed to quit the bloc. …

UK Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly to Ask EU for Brexit Delay

British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to seek a delay in Britain’s exit from the European Union, setting the stage for Prime Minister Theresa May to renew efforts to get her divorce deal approved by parliament next week. Lawmakers approved …

UK Parliament Rejects No-Deal Brexit; Vote Planned to Delay EU Exit

British lawmakers on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected leaving the European Union without a deal, paving the way for a vote to delay Brexit to seek a way out of Britain’s worst political crisis in generations. Lawmakers voted by 312 to 308 …

Brexit Chaos Continues as Parliament Again Defeats PM May’s EU Divorce Deal

British lawmakers crushed Prime Minister Theresa May’s European Union divorce deal on Tuesday, thrusting Britain deeper into crisis and forcing parliament to decide within days whether to back a no-deal Brexit or seek a last-minute delay. Lawmakers voted against May’s …

What’s Next for Brexit? Options Include Disorderly, Delayed or No Brexit

Britain’s parliament last month demanded Prime Minister Theresa May renegotiate a Brexit divorce deal that the other members of the European Union say they will not reopen. With just six weeks until the United Kingdom is due by law to …

UK Parliament Asks Prime Minister to Reopen Brexit Divorce Negotiations

British lawmakers on Tuesday instructed Prime Minister Theresa May to reopen a Brexit treaty with the European Union to replace a controversial Irish border arrangement – and promptly received a flat rejection from Brussels. Two weeks after overwhelmingly rejecting May’s …

PM May Refuses to Rule Out No-Deal Brexit, but Seeks Further EU Concessions

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to break the parliamentary deadlock over Brexit on Monday by proposing to seek further concessions from the European Union on a plan to prevent customs checks on the Irish border. With little time left …