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EU nations agree Brexit delay until Jan. 31 as PM Johnson seeks election

EU nations agree Brexit delay until Jan. 31 as PM Johnson seeks election

The European Union on Monday agreed a 3-month flexible delay to Britain's departure from the bloc as Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for an election after opponents forced him to request an extension he had vowed never to ask for.

UK sends documents to Vietnam to help identify truck victims

UK sends documents to Vietnam to help identify truck victims

Britain has sent documents to Vietnam to help identify some of the 39 people found dead in a truck near London, Hanoi said Monday, as fears mount that most of the dead were Vietnamese.

More Vietnamese feared among 39 UK truck victims

More Vietnamese feared among 39 UK truck victims

More Vietnamese citizens are feared among 39 people found dead in a refrigerated truck in Britain this week, families and community organisers said Saturday

EU agrees Brexit extension but sets no date as UK squabbles over election

EU agrees Brexit extension but sets no date as UK squabbles over election

The European Union agreed on Friday to London's request for a Brexit deadline extension but set no new departure date, giving Britain's divided parliament

UK police say 39 found dead in truck were Chinese

UK police say 39 found dead in truck were Chinese

British police said on Thursday that 39 people found dead in a truck near London were all believed to be Chinese nationals, in a case that has triggered national outrage over the people trafficking business.

British PM pushes for Brexit deal vote after being forced to seek delay

British PM pushes for Brexit deal vote after being forced to seek delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will again try to put his Brexit deal to a vote in parliament on Monday after he was forced by his opponents to send a letter to Brussels seeking a delay to Britain's departure

British MPs vote to delay Brexit deal decision

British MPs vote to delay Brexit deal decision

British MPs on Saturday voted to delay a decision on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, arguing they needed more time to study its contents before an October 31 deadline.

Britain clinches Brexit deal; Johnson must secure parliament's backing

Britain clinches Brexit deal; Johnson must secure parliament's backing

Britain secured a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson must still win a knife-edge vote in parliament ...

Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week

Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week

Britain and the European Union on Monday entered a pivotal week that will determine if they are still on course to reach amicable divorce terms -- and when Brexit might finally occur.

Brexit hangs in the balance as talks between EU and Britain intensify

Brexit hangs in the balance as talks between EU and Britain intensify

Brexit talks with the European Union aimed at striking a last-minute divorce deal are getting serious, Britain said on Sunday, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepared to update his cabinet on the state of negotiations.

No-deal Brexit on Oct 31 still 'most plausible' scenario: French minister

No-deal Brexit on Oct 31 still 'most plausible' scenario: French minister

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Tuesday that a no-deal Brexit on October 31 remained the ‘most plausible’ scenario, adding that Britain had yet to come up with acceptable proposals ...

UK's Johnson rallies party with vow to 'get Brexit done'

UK's Johnson rallies party with vow to 'get Brexit done'

After a bruising week, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson entered the warm embrace of his Conservative party's annual conference on Sunday vowing to ‘get Brexit done’.