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Angry over Brexit, thousands gather in London demanding new referendum

Angry over Brexit, thousands gather in London demanding new referendum

The battle over Brexit spilled onto the streets of London on Saturday when tens of thousands of people gathered to demand a new referendum while lawmakers decided the fate of Britain's departure from the European Union.

EU warns about cybersecurity risks from state-backed entities

EU warns about cybersecurity risks from state-backed entities

The European Union warned on Wednesday of increased cyber attacks by state-backed entities and groups from outside the EU, saying it was crucial to assess the risks posed by telecoms equipment suppliers with a significant market share in the bloc.

Hungary will remain part of the European Union, PM Orban says

Hungary will remain part of the European Union, PM Orban says

Hungary has no plans to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Sunday, adding however that eastern and western members of the bloc must find a compromise over the bloc's future.

UK's Johnson, likening himself to Incredible Hulk, vows Oct. 31 Brexit

UK's Johnson, likening himself to Incredible Hulk, vows Oct. 31 Brexit

The Mail on Sunday newspaper reported that Johnson said he would find a way to circumvent a recent parliament vote ordering him to delay Brexit

UK lawmakers opposed to no-deal Brexit to bring forward legislation

UK lawmakers opposed to no-deal Brexit to bring forward legislation

British lawmakers opposed to no-deal Brexit will attempt to pass a law this week to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson allowing Britain to crash out of the European Union on October 31

British parliament to be suspended before Brexit

British parliament to be suspended before Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will suspend Britain's parliament for more than a month before Brexit, enraging opponents and raising the stakes in the country's most serious political crisis in decades.

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.