The Malta Independent 22 November 2019, Friday


Floods become UK election issue as parties spar over funding

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 07:02 Last update: about 11 days ago Associated Press

British political leaders swapped blame Saturday over floods that have drenched parts of England as the deluge became an issue in the campaign for the Dec. 12 election. Opposition Labour Party...

AP Interview: Ex-speaker Bercow brands Brexit a huge mistake

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 14:27 Last update: about 14 days ago Associated Press

John Bercow, the former House of Commons speaker who oversaw Britain's bruising parliamentary battles over Brexit, says leaving the European Union would be a historic mistake for the U.K., but it's...

UK's Boris Johnson apologizes for missing Brexit deadline

Sunday, 3 November 2019, 17:22 Last update: about 18 days ago Associated Press

Britain's election campaign heated up Sunday even before it officially started, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying he would apologize to Conservatives for failing to take the U.K. out of the...

UK to hold rare December election with Brexit on table

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 07:53 Last update: about 22 days ago Associated Press

Britain is to hold an early election on Dec. 12 after the House of Commons passed a bill authorizing the vote. Lawmakers voted 438-20 in favor of the bill to give Prime Minister Boris Johnson the...

Johnson's future, and UK's, rests on EU move on Brexit delay

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 07:54 Last update: about 28 days ago Associated Press

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has long argued that Brexit will let Britain "take back control" from the European Union. On Wednesday, Johnson's future, and his country's, rested on a decision from...

What next after Boris Johnson denied vote on Brexit deal?

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 09:05 Last update: about 30 days ago Associated Press

Britain's long and winding path out of the European Union has taken another twist — into another potential dead end. The U.K. is due to leave the EU in 10 days, and Prime Minister Boris...

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