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UK faces food, fuel and drug shortages, says contested leaked document

UK faces food, fuel and drug shortages, says contested leaked document

Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, according to leaked official documents

Migrants reach Europe via other routes as Italy closes ports

Migrants reach Europe via other routes as Italy closes ports

The number of migrants found to be crossing the Mediterranean Sea from northern Africa to Spain rose by 22 per cent in July, amid an Italian clampdown on arrivals at its shores

Italy wants EU to distribute 135 rescued migrants in fresh showdown

Italy wants EU to distribute 135 rescued migrants in fresh showdown

Italy's government wants other European Union countries to commit to taking in some 135 migrants rescued overnight before it allows their disembarkation on Italian shores.

Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain's next PM

Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain's next PM

Boris Johnson won the race to become Britain's next prime minister on Tuesday, but will face a confrontation over Brexit with Brussels and members of his own party as well as a tense diplomatic standoff with Iran.

Malta takes in Sea-Eye migrants before transfer to other EU countries

Malta takes in Sea-Eye migrants before transfer to other EU countries

A new stand-off over rescued migrants in the Mediterranean was resolved on Sunday as Malta accepted to take in 65 people picked up by a German charity, stressing they would "immediately" be flown to other European Union countries.

"Do or die" Brexit could destroy government, warns PM hopeful Hunt

"Do or die" Brexit could destroy government, warns PM hopeful Hunt

Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt took aim at rival Boris Johnson's "do or die" pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what, saying the frontrunner to become prime minister could destroy Brexit and the government.

EU on fake news alert as continent prepares to vote

EU on fake news alert as continent prepares to vote

Will Russian trolls, American social media giants and opportunistic fake news merchants combine to poison Europe's political landscape ahead of May's continent-wide election?

UK starts issuing passports without 'European Union' on cover

UK starts issuing passports without 'European Union' on cover

Britain has begun issuing passports with the words "European Union" removed from the front cover -- despite Brexit being delayed and uncertainty over when the country will leave the bloc.

EU weighs options for granting Brexit delay next week

EU weighs options for granting Brexit delay next week

European Union envoys on Friday discussed options for granting Britain another Brexit delay next week.

EU Commission says no-deal Brexit on April 12 "likely"

EU Commission says no-deal Brexit on April 12 "likely"

The European Commission on Friday said a no-deal Brexit on April 12 was now "likely" after UK parliament rejected for the third time British Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union.

Brexit up in the air as May faces possible plot, parliament tries to grab control

Brexit up in the air as May faces possible plot, parliament tries to grab control

The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was in disarray on Sunday as Prime Minister Theresa May faced a possible plot by ministers to topple her and parliament prepared to grab control of Brexit from the government.

As Brexit crisis deepens, tens of thousands gather in London to demand new referendum

As Brexit crisis deepens, tens of thousands gather in London to demand new referendum

Tens of thousands of people opposed to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union gathered to march through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked sinking Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership.