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UK PM contender Johnson challenges rival to commit to Oct. 31 Brexit date

Added: 25.06.2019 17:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Boris Johnson, front-runner in the race to become British prime minister, has challenged his rival Jeremy Hunt to commit to leaving the European Union on Oct. 31, whether he has agreed a Brexit deal or not.


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

Added: 25.06.2019 11:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

Boris Johnson, the favorite 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.


PM candidate Johnson: Would be bizarre for EU to impose post-Brexit tariffs on UK

Added: 25.06.2019 10:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

It would be bizarre for the European Union to impose tariffs on British goods flowing into the bloc after Brexit rather than agree a standstill agreement on trade, Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to be Britain's next prime minister said.


UK PM favorite Johnson reiterates desire for October 31 Brexit

Added: 22.06.2019 22:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next British Prime Minister, reiterated his desire to leave the European Union in October with or without a deal as he avoided questions at a campaign event on Saturday about a police visit to his home.


Greece Calls For Sanctions Against Turkey Over Oil Drilling Off Coast Of Cyprus

Added: 21.06.2019 19:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

Greece and Cyprus called on the European Union to issue sanctions against Turkey after it sent a second drilling ship off the coast of Cyprus on Friday, according to The Cyprus Mail. Ankara said the vessel is exploring for oil and gas in a location that falls under the jurisdiction of Turkish Cypriots, but Cyprus says the area is in its territory. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said Turkey could face consequences from the EU if it went ahead with challenging Cyprus's right to explore for gas.“There is an upsurge in Turkish aggression, something we don’t only observe in the relations of Turkey with Greece and Cyprus, but also important countries like the United States, and with Europe,”...

EU concerned over Gulf developments, but sees no need to intervene

Added: 21.06.2019 17:35 | 1 views | 0 comments

European Union leaders are very concerned about the tensions between Iran and the United State in the Gulf, but see no reason to intervene with a specific statement of their own, their chairman Donald Tusk said on Friday after an EU summit.


Bank of England chief dismisses Johnson's Brexit trade claim

Added: 21.06.2019 13:45 | 1 views | 0 comments

LONDON (AP) - The head of the Bank of England on Friday dismissed suggestions from Boris Johnson, favorite to become Britain's next prime minister, that tariffs on trade with the European Union can be avoided even if the country leaves the bloc without a withdrawal agreement. Johnson, who is expected to defeat Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the election to become the next Conservative Party leader and British prime minister, has said Britain can rely on a provision in international trade rules to make sure trade relations remain unchanged. However, Carney told the BBC that was not possible if...

Bank of England's Carney dismisses Johnson trade claim on no-deal Brexit

Added: 21.06.2019 8:08 | 1 views | 0 comments

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has dismissed a claim by Boris Johnson, the frontrunner in the race to become prime minister, that Britain can avoid the hit of European Union trade tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit.


EU leaders fail to agree on candidates for top posts

Added: 21.06.2019 7:41 | 1 views | 0 comments

European Union (EU) leaders on Friday failed to reach a deal on candidates for the bloc's top jobs and announced that they will meet again on...

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EU fails to set a firm deadline for its zero carbon emissions goal

Added: 20.06.2019 20:59 | 1 views | 0 comments

The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a proposal to slash EU carbon emissions to net zero by 2050.

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