‘The war is over,’ Farage celebrates the independence of the United Kingdom from the European Union

United Kingdom 12/25/20, 12:12

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Dec. 23 that negotiations for the United Kingdom's independence from the European Union finally came to an end, with an agreement that Conservative Nigel Farage, leader of the Brexit Party, said "is not perfect but it is a big moment." https://twitter.com/Nigel_Farage/status/1342056303661879297 Farage was cautious about ...

Referencing Brexit Boris Johnson said, ‘We made it’

United Kingdom 01/23/20, 17:48

Brexit is just one step away from becoming a reality after the British Parliament ratified the legislation on Wednesday, Jan. 22, the BBC reported. The bill states that the UK will leave the European Union (EU) on Jan. 31. On Dec. 12, 2019, the Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, ...

Brexit could end the EU, warns Brussels a recognized expert

Europe 01/02/20, 12:04

Brexit driven by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is a threat to the integrity of the EU, political expert Richard Werly warned Brussels. According to the Daily Express, Werly explained that Johnson's position as Brexit's negotiator is now stronger than it was in 2019, and could become "unpleasant" for the EU ...

UK road signs indicate that Brexit is imminent

Politics 12/30/19, 10:41

A former adviser to Brexit party leader Nigel Farage warned of signs directing truck drivers crossing between the EU block and the UK to a special lane, suggesting that the French believe Brexit is imminent, reported Express. "They’re finally starting to get it," said former adviser Trixy Sanderson. The signs—marked Sanitary-Phyto ...

UK exit poll suggests majority for Johnson’s Conservatives

Europe 12/12/19, 12:41

An exit poll in Britain’s election projected Thursday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party would likely win a solid majority of seats in Parliament, a decisive outcome that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month. The survey, released just ...

Parliament vote forces UK to postpone Brexit beyond Oct. 31

Europe 10/19/19, 14:47

A defiant Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday that he would resist attempts to delay Britain's departure from the European Union beyond the end of the month, though he appeared to have no choice but to seek an extension after Parliament postponed a decision on whether to back his Brexit ...

US supports UK through the upheaval of Brexit

U.S. 08/13/19, 15:24

The United States is willing to "enthusiastically" support the United Kingdom once Brexit is complete. In statements to the media last Monday, National Security Adviser John Bolton said the UK could count on Washington in the face of implied expectations after the end of agreements with the European Union (EU). According ...

President Trump, first lady meet with queen at Buckingham Palace

Politics 06/03/19, 07:02

President Donald Trump met with Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, June 3, during a three-day visit to Britain that's meant to strengthen ties between the two nations. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump flew to Buckingham Palace in Marine One, landing on a lawn where they were greeted by Prince Charles ...

President Trump: UK should be ready to leave EU without a deal

Politics 06/02/19, 02:58

President Donald Trump has waded into the most controversial issue in British politics by urging the U.K. government to leave the European Union without a deal if it can't get better terms from EU leaders. Trump told the Sunday Times in an interview published Sunday that Britain should "walk away" from ...

John Bolton warns Iran, comments on Brexit

U.S. 05/30/19, 22:26

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton made it clear when speaking with Sky News Thursday, May 30, that if Iran continues its aggressive actions and attacks in the Persian Gulf, they will face repercussions from the United States and that if any harm comes to U.S. citizens or interests, Iran ...

Boris Johnson to face court questions about Brexit claims

Europe 05/29/19, 05:31

A British judge has ruled that former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will be summoned to court to answer questions about his possible misconduct in public office during the Brexit referendum campaign in 2016. District Judge Margot Coleman said Wednesday that Johnson will be questioned about whether he lied during the campaign ...

Contenders to be next UK leader divided over no-deal Brexit

World 05/28/19, 04:22

The race to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May is becoming a battle over whether Britain should leave the European Union without a divorce agreement — or whether that would cause economic and political mayhem.May's Conservatives are reeling after the upstart Brexit Party won Britain's election for European Parliament seats. The ...

Farage claims pro-Brexit momentum after divisive UK vote

World 05/27/19, 14:23

British euroskeptic Nigel Farage said Monday that his new Brexit Party's victory in the European election should spur Britain to leave the European Union even without a divorce deal — a call echoed by many senior Conservatives, stung by their party's humiliating defeat.Farage's single-issue party and pro-EU forces combined to ...

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