# Brexit

Michael Gove (L) and Boris Johnson hold a press conference at Brexit HQ. Britain's Conservative government can conclude negotiations on future trade with the European Union by the end of next year, senior cabinet minister Michael Gove insisted on Sunday.
Michael Gove (L) and Boris Johnson hold […]

Britain can agree quick Brexit trade deal with EU, minister insists

Britain's Conservative government stated that a future trade deal with the European Union should be expected by the end of this year and before the Brexit deadline on January 31.
A pedestrian walks past a billboard in west Belfast on December 8, 2017 erected by Republican Party Sinn Fein calling for a special status for Northern Ireland with respect to Brexit and no hard borders in Ireland. Photo: Paul Faith / AFP
A pedestrian walks past a billboard in w […]

‘Brexit election’ raises hopes and fears in Northern Ireland

PM Boris Johnson's crushing election victory gives Britain a chance to move past years of Brexit gridlock -- especially in Northern Ireland, where social and political divides run deep
A Brexit activist holds a Union Flag-themed umbrella as he demonstrates outside of the Houses of Parliament in central London on October 21, 2019. Photo: Isabel Infantes / AFP
A Brexit activist holds a Union Flag-the […]

UK general election: what could happen?

Britain votes in a crucial general election on Thursday, with latest opinion polls showing Prime Minister Boris Johnson locked in a tight battle to win a majority and deliver his Brexit plans
Britain's main opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn talks to students at Lancaster University on November 15, 2019 regarding the party's plans to deliver free full fibre broadband if they win the general election. Photo: Peter Byrne / Pool
Britain's main opposition Labour party l […]

Youth vote an unpredictable factor in UK election

Young voters are the most europhile and left-wing in Britain, yet also the least likely to vote, representing an unknown factor in Thursday's battle for Downing Street
Boris Johnson (l), Prime Minister of Great Britain, and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, address the opening sessions of the Summit of EU Heads of State and Government.
Boris Johnson (l), Prime Minister of Gre […]

EU extends Brexit deadline ahead of parliamentary vote on poll date

EU member states have agreed to grant Britain a three-month delay on its departure from the European Union called "flextension", with the possibility of exiting earlier than January 31 if the withdrawal agreement is ratified.