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"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.

Four top British authors in novel anti-Brexit European crusade

Four top British authors in novel anti-Brexit European crusade

Ken Follett, Lee Child, Kate Mosse and Jojo Moyes, four heavyweights of British literature, are launching a "Friendship Tour" of Europe to represent the 48 percent who voted against Brexit.

Then there were two: Johnson and Hunt fight for British PM job

Then there were two: Johnson and Hunt fight for British PM job

Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson odds-on favourite to win next month.

UK foreign minister says EU willing to renegotiate Brexit deal

UK foreign minister says EU willing to renegotiate Brexit deal

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU would be willing to renegotiate ...

Trump promises 'phenomenal' trade deal, praises May's Brexit handling

Trump promises 'phenomenal' trade deal, praises May's Brexit handling

President Donald Trump promised Britain a ‘phenomenal’ trade deal with the United States once it leaves the European Union, praising Prime Minister Theresa May's handling of Brexit talks.

Brexit uncertainty a persistent drag on the UK economy: QNB

Brexit uncertainty a persistent drag on the UK economy: QNB

Uncertainty around Brexit has been a persistent drag on the UK economy ever since the June 2016 referendum when the UK narrowly voted to “Leave” the European Union rather than “Remain” in the EU.

No-deal Brexit warnings multiply as Trump praises PM candidate Boris Johnson

No-deal Brexit warnings multiply as Trump praises PM candidate Boris Johnson

Britain's finance minister on Thursday warned those in his party vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job that a no-deal Brexit would endanger the economy ...

After EU poll disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle

After EU poll disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle

Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage ...

May resigns; Britain's new PM in place by July 20: Conservatives

May resigns; Britain's new PM in place by July 20: Conservatives

Britain's governing Conservatives said Friday that Theresa May's successor as party leader and prime minister was expected to be in place by parliament's summer recess -- set for July 20.

Britain's May offers ‘new deal’ to try to break Brexit deadlock

Britain's May offers ‘new deal’ to try to break Brexit deadlock

Prime Minister Theresa May set out on Tuesday a ‘new deal’ for Britain's departure from the European Union, offering sweeteners to opposition parties in her fourth attempt to break an impasse in parliament over Brexit.

Britain's Brexit talks collapse as May's premiership crumbles

Britain's Brexit talks collapse as May's premiership crumbles

Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May's crumbling government.

Boris Johnson says will stand as UK PM agrees to set exit date

Boris Johnson says will stand as UK PM agrees to set exit date

Britain's Boris Johnson confirmed Thursday he will seek to become prime minister when Theresa May quits, reports said, as she promised to set out a departure timetable early next month.