# politics

Britain voted to leave the European Union in a referendum in June 2016. Photo: Justin Tallis/AFP
Britain voted to leave the European Unio […]

Britain ‘turbo-charges’ no deal Brexit plans

London – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government has hit the ground running and held a series of meetings designed to ramp up preparations to leave the European Union without a Brexit deal on October 31. Government departments and businesses made extensive preparations ahead of the original March 29 deadline for Brexit, but after two […]
Britain's PM Boris Johnson (L), accompanied by CEO of Transport for the North, Barry White (R) and Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry (C), leaves the site of an under-construction tramline in Stretford, greater Manchester, northwest England on July 27, 2019. Photo: Ben Stansall / AFP
Britain's PM Boris Johnson (L), accompan […]

Who blinks first? Boris Johnson’s risky Brexit bet

Britain's incoming prime minister Boris Johnson has bet big on a risky Brexit strategy that he hopes will take the UK out of the EU on favourable terms