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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Brexit deal

Oct 17, 2019 22:13
The proposed Brexit deal solves the problem by keeping Northern Ireland aligned with the rules of the EU single market for goods — so border checks are not needed — and also eliminating customs checks at the Irish border. read more
Oct 17, 2019 17:47
Angela Merkel said there had been many times in the recent past where a solution seemed to have been almost reached before things broke down, adding that she could not therefore say how the EU summit would end this week. read more
Oct 17, 2019 16:51
Jaguar Land Rover, the UK subsidiary of Tata Motors, is one of Britain’s largest automotive manufacturers. The company’s performance had taken a hit owing to Brexit related uncertainties. read more
Sep 11, 2019 14:56
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in office for less than two months, was cornered this week by Parliament, which rejected the prospect of leaving the EU without a deal, triggering economic upheaval. read more
Sep 10, 2019 06:02
Johnson had wanted to hold an election in mid-October, before a European Union summit on October 17 and before the country is due to leave the bloc on October 31. read more
May 19, 2019 18:19
It would be May’s fourth attempt to seek its passage through parliament, after the agreement was voted down thrice in the House of Commons. Unless it was fundamentally changed, the opposition Labour said it is likely to be rejected again. read more
Mar 29, 2019 20:24
Sitting in an extraordinary session in the House of Commons, MPs rejected the text negotiated with European leaders last year by 344 votes to 286. read more
Mar 22, 2019 00:03
The British parliament has been deadlocked for months over Brexit, with MPs unable to decide how to implement the result of the 2016 referendum, and voters themselves are also sharply divided. read more
Mar 18, 2019 09:23
Former British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday it was not too late for the government to get “real change” to Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal. read more
Jan 29, 2019 20:43
The House of Commons began a day-long debate on May’s Brexit Plan B after the agreement was voted down earlier this month. She promised to return to parliament with a revised agreement that will be put to vote, likely on February 14. read more
Jan 15, 2019 09:06
May has warned that rejecting her deal opens up the possibility of Brexit being stopped, or that Britain leaves disruptively without a deal. She has promised to respond quickly to any defeat. read more
Jan 15, 2019 07:59
The British parliament is widely expected to vote against May’s deal on Tuesday, opening up outcomes ranging from a disorderly divorce to reversing Brexit. read more
Jan 14, 2019 19:37
The cohort of 12 elected in the 2017 mid-term elections represents the largest number of Indian-origin MPs to be elected in British parliamentary history: seven from Labour and five from the ruling Conservative party. read more
Jan 07, 2019 23:43
The UK is due to leave the EU on March 29, adding pressure on various stake-holders to ensure that an agreement is in place to overseen future arrangements between the two that have had a symbiotic relationship since 1973, when the UK joined the EU. read more
Dec 14, 2018 22:12
The EU on Thursday night rejected appeals by May to offer legally enforceable assurances and clarifications that the so-called ‘backstop’ for Northern Ireland would not extend indefinitely. read more