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While Boris Johnson sinks in response to COVID-19, Rishi Sunak continues to rise
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While Boris Johnson sinks in response to COVID-19, Rishi Sunak continues to rise

Not only is Rishi Sunak a smooth communicator, but, with his Indian heritage, he is a walking success story of modern multiracial Britain.

'UK govt shaming itself': Two former prime ministers pen op-ed panning Boris Johnson's proposed Brexit legislation
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'UK govt shaming itself': Two former prime ministers pen op-ed panning Boris Johnson's proposed Brexit legislation

In an article in The Sunday Times, John Major and Tony Blair, who played a crucial role in bringing peace to Northern Ireland, warned that the Internal Market Bill imperils that peace

Former England all-rounder Ian Botham made member of House of Lords
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Former England all-rounder Ian Botham made member of House of Lords

Legendary England all-rounder Ian Botham has been made a member of the House of Lords of the British Parliament.

Britain's Brexit shrug: With historic departure from EU hours away, country calls for leaders to just 'get on with it'
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Britain's Brexit shrug: With historic departure from EU hours away, country calls for leaders to just 'get on with it'

Britain formally exits the European Union on Friday night, casting off from the Continent after nearly half a century and ending a debate that had convulsed the country for more than three years. Yet for all the gravity of the moment, there is a palpable sense of anticlimax.

UK Election 2019: As Britain goes to the polls, here's a look at key players, issues and process of picking the next PM
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UK Election 2019: As Britain goes to the polls, here's a look at key players, issues and process of picking the next PM

For the second time since Britain voted to withdraw from the European Union, and with the country still deeply divided over the outcome, voters head to the polls today for a General Election

Brexit delay looms over UK Parliament after British MPs reject Boris Johnson's bid to force new divorce deal, demand more time to debate pact
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Brexit delay looms over UK Parliament after British MPs reject Boris Johnson's bid to force new divorce deal, demand more time to debate pact

European Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday he will recommend EU leaders grant another Brexit extension, hours after British MPs rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bid to force his divorce deal through parliament this week

EU, Britain inch closer to Brexit deal ahead of summit today; France, Germany claim negotiations in 'final stretch'
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EU, Britain inch closer to Brexit deal ahead of summit today; France, Germany claim negotiations in 'final stretch'

The European Union and Britain inched ever closer to a Brexit deal, with the leaders of France and Germany saying they expected an agreement could be sealed at Thursday's EU summit

EU, Britain fail to each a breakthrough in Brexit talks; discussions likely continue today, claim sources
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EU, Britain fail to each a breakthrough in Brexit talks; discussions likely continue today, claim sources

European Union and British negotiators failed to reach a breakthrough in Brexit talks during a frantic all-night session and will continue seeking a compromise on the eve of Thursday's crucial EU summit

Britain, EU claim 'lot of work' to be done to secure agreement on new divorce deal as Brexit talks to continue today
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Britain, EU claim 'lot of work' to be done to secure agreement on new divorce deal as Brexit talks to continue today

Britain and the European Union said on Sunday a lot more work would be needed to secure an agreement on Britain’s departure form the bloc

After public row between London and Brussels, EU and Britain begin 'intense' Brexit talks
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After public row between London and Brussels, EU and Britain begin 'intense' Brexit talks

A flurry of activity has brought the fraught bargaining process to a new level as Britain’s scheduled departure date of 31 October grows ever closer

UK ‘may well’ leave EU without a Brexit deal on 31 October, says British health minister Matt Hancock
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UK ‘may well’ leave EU without a Brexit deal on 31 October, says British health minister Matt Hancock

British health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday the country “may well” leave the European Union without a deal.

EU lawmakers, UK Supreme Court slam Boris Johnson for failing to negotiate Brexit, call PM 'father of lies'
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EU lawmakers, UK Supreme Court slam Boris Johnson for failing to negotiate Brexit, call PM 'father of lies'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been accused by European Union officials of failing to negotiate seriously and branded the 'father of lies' by a lawyer in the UK Supreme Court

UK Parliament suspension: Few takers for Boris Johnson's 'progress' claim as another Tory MP defects; Lib Dems vow to scrap Brexit 
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UK Parliament suspension: Few takers for Boris Johnson's 'progress' claim as another Tory MP defects; Lib Dems vow to scrap Brexit 

Opposition lawmakers chanted "Shame on you" and held up signs reading "Silenced" as Parliament was formally shut down

On P Chidambaram's 74th birthday, Karti wishes father in two-page letter, compares his detention in Tihar to Kashmir's 'unfair' lockdown
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On P Chidambaram's 74th birthday, Karti wishes father in two-page letter, compares his detention in Tihar to Kashmir's 'unfair' lockdown

Chidambaram, who turns 74 on 16 September, was sent to judicial custody for 14 days on 5 September in a corruption case related to the INX Media group

Boris Johnson could be heading 'full-speed' toward no-deal Brexit; EU skeptical after first in-person talks with UK fall through
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Boris Johnson could be heading 'full-speed' toward no-deal Brexit; EU skeptical after first in-person talks with UK fall through

On a day of commotion and conflicting signals, Johnson pulled out of a news conference because of noisy anti-Brexit demonstrators

Countdown to Brexit: From 2016 referendum to suspension of UK Parliament, here's a timeline of events
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Countdown to Brexit: From 2016 referendum to suspension of UK Parliament, here's a timeline of events

The UK parliament was suspended till 14 October last month with the country set to leave the European Union with a no-deal Brexit on 31 October

Ex-PM David Cameron expresses no regrets on sparking Brexit referendum, accuses Boris Johnson of 'appalling' behaviour during pre-vote
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Ex-PM David Cameron expresses no regrets on sparking Brexit referendum, accuses Boris Johnson of 'appalling' behaviour during pre-vote

Former British prime minister David Cameron said Friday he had no regrets about launching the Brexit referendum but accused current PM Boris Johnson of behaving 'appallingly' during the pre-vote campaigning

British Parliamentary speaker warns Boris Johnson to not disobey law by refusing to ask for Brexit delay, vows to thwart any attempt to sidestep legislation
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British Parliamentary speaker warns Boris Johnson to not disobey law by refusing to ask for Brexit delay, vows to thwart any attempt to sidestep legislation

Britain's parliamentary speaker has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson not to disobey the law by refusing to ask for a Brexit delay and vowed to thwart any attempt to circumvent legislation

Scottish court rules Boris Johnson's suspension of UK Parliament 'unlawful', refers matter to Britain's Supreme Court
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Scottish court rules Boris Johnson's suspension of UK Parliament 'unlawful', refers matter to Britain's Supreme Court

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the country must leave the EU on 31 October, with or without a divorce deal to smooth the way

Queen Elizabeth II approves law that would force UK govt to delay Brexit, says House of Lords
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Queen Elizabeth II approves law that would force UK govt to delay Brexit, says House of Lords

Queen Elizabeth II has given her formal approval to a law that would force the government to delay Brexit if it is not able to strike a divorce deal with Brussels.