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EU braces for no-deal Brexit or another delay under Boris Johnson

16 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS/LONDON The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a deal the bloc says it will not reopen.

EU braces for no-deal Brexit or another delay under Boris Johnson

16 Jul 2019

BRUSSELS/LONDON The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a deal the bloc says it will not reopen.

UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source

12 Jul 2019

LONDON Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Royal Navy warship had to stop three Iranian vessels from blocking the passage of a BP-operated tanker.

UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions - source

11 Jul 2019

LONDON Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Royal Navy warship had to stop three Iranian vessels from blocking the passage of a BP-operated tanker.

UPDATE 2-UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source

11 Jul 2019

LONDON, July 11 Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Royal Navy warship had to stop three Iranian vessels from blocking the passage of a BP-operated tanker.

United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil: special envoy

28 Jun 2019

LONDON The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the U.S. special envoy for Iran said on Friday.

Johnson warns EU against any 'Napoleonic' tariffs in no-deal Brexit

26 Jun 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson, the favourite to become British prime minister, said he was prepared to lead Britain out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31 and said any EU attempt to impose trade tariffs would be akin to a Napoleonic-era blockade. | Video

Britain bans sales of tear gas to Hong Kong after violence at protests

25 Jun 2019

LONDON Britain banned sales of crowd-control equipment such as tear gas to Hong Kong on Tuesday and called for an investigation after police clashed with demonstrators opposed to a bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial.

Johnson is a 'coward' for avoiding debates on Brexit - Hunt

24 Jun 2019

LONDON Jeremy Hunt, one of the two candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday that rival Boris Johnson was a coward for avoiding public head-to-head debates on what to do about Brexit.

Then there were two: Johnson and Hunt fight for British PM job

21 Jun 2019

LONDON Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson odds-on favourite to win next month. | Video

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