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Queen sets out PM Johnson's October 31 Brexit priority

14 Oct 2019

LONDON Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31 Brexit, a new deal with the European Union, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election. | Video

Brexit deal can be done by October 31, Ireland says after 'positive' Johnson meeting

11 Oct 2019

THORNTON MANOR, England A Brexit deal could be clinched by the end of October to allow the United Kingdom to leave the European Union in an orderly fashion, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said after what he called a very positive meeting with Boris Johnson. | Video

Last chance Brexit saloon: British and Irish leaders to meet

10 Oct 2019

LONDON, Oct 10 Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet his Irish counterpart on Thursday in a last-ditch attempt to revive a British proposal for a Brexit deal that the European Union said falls far short of what is needed for an orderly divorce.

EU tells PM Johnson to stop playing 'stupid' Brexit blame game

08 Oct 2019

LONDON/BRUSSELS The European Union accused Britain of playing a "stupid blame game" over Brexit on Tuesday after a Downing Street source said a deal was essentially impossible because German Chancellor Angela Merkel had made unacceptable demands. | Video

Johnson tells EU: Brexit ball is in your court now

07 Oct 2019

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the European Union on Monday that the Brexit ball was in its court and that the bloc should now urgently discuss in detail his proposal for breaking the deadlock in talks ahead of Britain's departure on Oct. 31.

Johnson makes final Brexit offer, draws guarded welcome from EU

03 Oct 2019

MANCHESTER, England British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a final Brexit offer to the European Union on Wednesday, pitching a possible compromise for a last-minute exit deal that was cautiously welcomed by the EU though the two sides still remain far apart. | Video

Final proposal: UK PM Johnson to unveil Brexit offer to EU

01 Oct 2019

MANCHESTER, England, Oct 1 Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Wednesday unveil his final Brexit offer to the European Union and make clear that if Brussels does not engage with the proposal, Britain will not negotiate further and will leave on Oct. 31.

PM Johnson to propose Brexit grand bargain but EU is sceptical

01 Oct 2019

MANCHESTER, England British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pitched new proposals on Tuesday for an amended Brexit agreement that would remove the contested insurance policy for the Irish border, but EU officials sounded sceptical about the chances of a breakthrough. | Video

PM Johnson vows to stay put to hit Oct. 31 Brexit deadline

30 Sep 2019

MANCHESTER, England Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would not quit as Britain's prime minister even if he fails to secure a deal to leave the European Union, insisting only his Conservative government can deliver Brexit on Oct. 31. | Video

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