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Eateries Face Restrictions, Workers Return Home as England Faces Virus Resurgence

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell people on Tuesday to work from home where possible and will curb timings for bars and restaurants to tackle a fast-spreading second coronavirus wave, but the opposition accused him of losing control. With …

Chances for Brexit Deal With Britain Fade Every Day, Warns European Union Leader

Every passing day reduces chances for sealing a new trade deal with Britain, the European Union’s chief executive said on Wednesday, warning London that there was “very little time” left to put an agreement in place by the end of …

With COVID Infections Rising, England Limits Gatherings, Plans for Mass Testing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced new restrictions on social gatherings in England on Wednesday, saying there was a clear need to act after a spike in COVID-19 infections. Speaking at a televised news conference, flanked by his top medical advisers, …

Big Victory for Johnson and Brexit. Now What?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a sweeping election victory on a promise to “Get Brexit done,” but a reality check awaits for voters hoping that the messy divorce is finally over. It’s just the beginning. Johnson should now be able …

Big Victory for Johnson and Conservatives Clears Way for Quick Brexit

Britain was speeding towards Brexit on Friday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a crushing election victory, ending three years of uncertainty since the country decided to leave the bloc. Exiting the European Union, a goal Johnson has pursued relentlessly …

Flooding in Northern England Becomes U.K. Election Issue

Boris Johnson deployed extra troops to help flood-hit parts of Northern England as he tried to ensure that a natural disaster didn’t damage his election chances. The prime minister convened a meeting of the government’s “Cobra” emergency committee on Tuesday …

EU Agrees to Delay Brexit Until Jan. 31, as U.K. Parliament’s Impasse Continues

The European Union agreed a three-month flexible delay on Monday to Britain’s exit from the bloc as Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for an election after opponents forced him to request an extension he had vowed never to ask for. …

PM Johnson, EU Have One Week to Agree on New Brexit Plan, or Another Delay Looms

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Union have given themselves a week to agree on a Brexit plan. Otherwise, the U.K. will be heading for either a no-deal exit or another humiliating postponement of its departure from the EU. …

EU Loses Faith in PM Johnson’s Ability to Deliver Brexit Divorce Deal by Oct. 31

The European Union is rapidly losing faith that U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson can deliver a divorce deal by the Oct. 31 deadline, as Brexit talks stumble. EU officials view Johnson’s inflammatory rhetoric against his opponents as a hindrance and …

U.K. PM Johnson Vows to Exit EU (With or Without a Deal) After Historic Court Defeat

A defiant Boris Johnson hit back at the U.K.’s top judges and vowed to take the country out of the European Union next month, despite suffering an unprecedented legal defeat over his Brexit strategy in the highest court in the …