The Malta Independent 18 August 2019, Sunday


Boris Johnson's party suffers defeat in UK special election

Friday, 2 August 2019, 07:58 Last update: about 16 days ago Associated Press

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's governing Conservative Party lost a special election early Friday, leaving it with a one-vote working majority in Parliament as Brexit looms. In the...

Johnson trying to pressure EU to give ground on Brexit

Monday, 29 July 2019, 13:33 Last update: about 19 days ago Associated Press

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to pressure the European Union to give ground on Brexit by intensifying preparations for the U.K. to leave the bloc in three months without a divorce...

Boris Johnson tells Cabinet it's full steam ahead for Brexit

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 11:17 Last update: about 24 days ago Associated Press

Boris Johnson held his first Cabinet meeting as Britain's prime minister on Thursday, pledging to break the Brexit impasse that brought down predecessor Theresa May. Johnson told his...

EU braces for Boris Johnson as UK leader - and Brexit

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 11:41 Last update: about 25 days ago Associated Press

Brussels is bracing for Boris and Brexit. Three decades ago, journalist Boris Johnson wrote stories for London's Daily Telegraph playing up stereotypes about bumbling bureaucrats in the European...

UK's Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 21:03 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Britain's main opposition Labour Party said Tuesday that the country's soon-to-be chosen new leader should hold a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc, as the...

EU rules out reopening Brexit deal whoever replaces May

Saturday, 22 June 2019, 07:04 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

The European Union insisted Friday that it will not reopen the Brexit withdrawal agreement with the U.K. government whoever succeeds Theresa May as British prime minister. Jean-Claude Juncker,...

UK Conservatives fear wipeout in Brexit-dominated EU poll

Sunday, 26 May 2019, 17:46 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

Anti-EU and pro-EU parties look set to make gains in a Brexit-dominated election for British seats in the European Parliament, while the governing Conservative Party is bracing for one of its...

Theresa May is latest Conservative leader swamped by Europe

Saturday, 25 May 2019, 07:48 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

Theresa May has joined the ranks of Conservative prime ministers whose time in office has been overwhelmed — and cut short — by the issue of Europe. Ever since Edward Heath took the...

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