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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to the newly formed Parliament in London. Buoyed by a big new Conservative majority in Parliament, Johnson toughened his stand on Brexit, ruling out any extension of an end-of-2020 deadline to strike a trade deal with the European Union.(AP PHOTO.)

Brexit by January 31 as House of Commons passes bill

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2019 09:18 PM IST
On January 31, the UK will cease to be an EU member, but in practice it will continue in the EU customs union, the single market and obey EU rules until the end of the transition period ending December 31, 2020. It will no longer be represented in the EU parliament or council of ministers.
Deputy Prime Minister and League party leader Matteo Salvini reacts after a news conference at the League party headquarters, following the results of the European Parliament elections(REUTERS)
Deputy Prime Minister and League party leader Matteo Salvini reacts after a news conference at the League party headquarters, following the results of the European Parliament elections(REUTERS)

Nationalists surge in EU Parliament, but pro-EU parties remain dominant

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 05:01 PM IST
The search for a majority, as well as securing the top EU jobs, will now dominate as pro-EU groups seek to shield the EU from anti-establishment forces, who want to break up the world’s largest trading bloc but who are split over its future.
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