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Brexit will happen on Oct. 31 despite PM's unsigned delay request, UK says

LONDON The British government insisted on Sunday the country will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 despite a letter that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced by parliament to send to the bloc requesting a Brexit delay. | Video

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Labour will try to amend Brexit deal legislation

LONDON Britain's opposition Labour Party will try to amend legislation to ratify Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, the party's finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Sunday.

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Raab: we have the numbers to pass a Brexit deal

LONDON British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the government seemed to have the numbers in the House of Commons to pass Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal.

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Brexit delay and election better than Johnson's deal - Farage

LONDON Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Sunday a short delay to Brexit in order to hold a national election would be better than accepting Prime Minister Boris Johnson's deal.

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Text of Brexit delay letter Johnson had to send to EU

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union on Saturday requesting a Brexit delay alongside a separate note saying that he did not want an extension, a British government source said.

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EU sick of Brexit, but likely to grant an extension

BRUSSELS European Union chiefs are so fed up of Brexit that when they clinched a new divorce deal with Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week they did not want to entertain the need to delay Britain's departure beyond Oct. 31.

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China's central banker says yuan level 'appropriate', trade tensions risk to global economy

WASHINGTON China's top central banker said on Saturday that potential escalation of trade tensions and policy uncertainty were the major risk factors facing the world economy, and market forces were keeping China's yuan at an appropriate level.

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Johnson will ask for Brexit delay after losing parliament vote -EU official

LONDON Boris Johnson will send a letter on Saturday requesting a further extension to Britain's departure from the European Union, an EU official said, with the British prime minister obliged to ask for a delay after losing a vote in parliament. | Video

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Johnson sends unsigned Brexit delay request to EU - source

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union on Saturday requesting a Brexit delay and a separate note saying that he did not want an extension, a British government source said.

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EU's Tusk gets British request for third Brexit extension

BRUSSELS The chairman of European Union leaders Donald Tusk said on Saturday he received a request from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for an extension of the Brexit deadline of Oct. 31, as required by the British parliament.

Johnson sends photocopied letter to EU asking for Brexit delay - S.Times

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union on Saturday asking for a Brexit delay and sent another message in which he said he did not want an extension, the Sunday Times reported.

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Dutch PM Rutte: spoke with UK's Johnson, wished him success in 'next steps'

AMSTERDAM Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Saturday he had spoken with Boris Johnson after parliament forced the British prime minister to seek a further delay to Brexit before it votes on the new divorce deal.

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Johnson says: I'll tell the EU that Brexit delay is not a solution

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to lawmakers on Saturday saying he would tell the European Union that a further Brexit delay was not a solution and that the bloc might well reject what he said was parliament's request for an extension.

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France's Macron calls on Johnson to clarify Brexit

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron pressed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday to clarify his country's position over Brexit after Johnson lost a vote in parliament, obliging him to seek a delayed departure from the European Union.

Ireland warns any UK request for Brexit extension not straightforward

DUBLIN Ireland's position remains that granting an extension to Brexit is preferable to Britain crashing out of the European Union without a deal but there is no guarantee that view is shared throughout the bloc, its foreign minister said.