Can an election stop a no-deal Brexit?

World / Politics Aug 8, 2019

Can an election stop a no-deal Brexit?

Will he, won't he — and can he be stopped? Westminster is abuzz with talk of whether Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson will use an election to force through his Brexit plan. Many MPs are deeply opposed to his threat to take Britain out ...

Trump administration to seek Britain trade deal after Brexit

Business Aug 8, 2019

Trump administration to seek Britain trade deal after Brexit

The Trump administration will pursue a free-trade agreement with Britain as soon as possible after it leaves the European Union, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday as the country's new foreign secretary made his first official visit to the United States. Pompeo also thanked ...

Boris Johnson pledges $2.2B more for Britain's public health system

Business Aug 5, 2019

Boris Johnson pledges $2.2B more for Britain's public health system

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will pump an additional £1.8 billion ($2.2 billion) into the National Health Service, feeding speculation he wants an early election to bolster his one-seat majority in Parliament and support for his Brexit plans. Conservative Party chairman James Cleverly ...