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UK ministers deny plan to weaken workers' rights after Brexit

UK ministers deny plan to weaken workers' rights after Brexit

Britain's government denied a newspaper report on Saturday that it will seek to weaken workers' rights after Britain leaves the European Union, with one minister describing the idea as ‘completely mad’.

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

EU considers Brexit delay; Johnson says that would lead to election

EU considers Brexit delay; Johnson says that would lead to election

EU leaders considered on Wednesday whether to give Britain a three-month Brexit extension, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that if they do so he would call an election by Christmas.

EU's Juncker brands Brexit a "waste of time and energy"

EU's Juncker brands Brexit a "waste of time and energy"

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday that Brexit has been a "waste of time and energy"

Brexit will happen on Oct. 31 despite PM's unsigned delay request, UK says

Brexit will happen on Oct. 31 despite PM's unsigned delay request, UK says

Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union requesting a delay to Britain's exit from the bloc but added another note

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.

Angry over Brexit, thousands gather in London demanding new referendum

Angry over Brexit, thousands gather in London demanding new referendum

The battle over Brexit spilled onto the streets of London on Saturday when tens of thousands of people gathered to demand a new referendum while lawmakers decided the fate of Britain's departure from the European Union.

UK urged to stop human traffickers exploiting Brexit uncertainty

UK urged to stop human traffickers exploiting Brexit uncertainty

Britain must ensure human traffickers do not exploit uncertainty surrounding Brexit, from its future migration policy to cooperation with European law enforcement agencies, the nation's anti-slavery commissioner said on Friday.

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 ...

Brexit talks go down to the wire ahead of EU summit

Brexit talks go down to the wire ahead of EU summit

British and EU officials were to resume talks to clinch a Brexit deal on Wednesday just a few hours after late-night negotiations wound up, but it was far from clear they would reach an agreement before a leaders' summit ...

Brexit deal ‘more and more difficult’ this week, EU summit to mull delay

Brexit deal ‘more and more difficult’ this week, EU summit to mull delay

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator said on Tuesday that reaching a deal on Britain's departure from the bloc before the scheduled date of Oct. 31 had become ‘more and more difficult’ ...

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.