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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announcing agreement yesterday.
October 18, 2019
Yesterday morning, after a week-long negotiating marathon and only a few hours before the meeting of the European Council, the EU and the UK agreed on a withdrawal agreement...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar discussing the backstop at Wirral last Thursday.
October 16, 2019
For more than a week after the UK gave the EU a 44-page draft legal text of a new Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, it appeared highly unlikely they would be able to...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking at the Conservative party conference yesterday.
October 3, 2019
With the Brexit clock continuing to tick, second by second, toward midnight on Oct. 31, and time running out as well for submission by the UK of a proposal regarding the...
September 25, 2019
Extraordinary! Historic! Stunning! Those were the words that first came to mind yesterday morning as Lady Hale, the President of the UK Supreme Court, read the court’s...
September 24, 2019
This is “everything that is wrong about how we think about international development,” said Rory Stewart, British MP and former Secretary of State for International...
Spanish Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez in the Congress of Deputies.
September 23, 2019
Since 1946, Italy has had more than 65 governments, on average about one every 13 months. And over the last four years, Spain has had three elections. It’s perhaps not...
The justices of the UK Supreme Court in front of the Middlesex Guildhall where the Court is located.
September 17, 2019
Today, the UK Supreme Court will start hearing appeals of the conflicting decisions of three lower courts in regard to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue,...