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Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to get Parliament to approve his divorce deal with the European Union was thrown into doubt Saturday, as lawmakers were first given a vote on whether — yet again — to delay their final decision on Brexit.
British MPs gathered on Saturday for a knife-edge vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal for a decision that could see the UK leave the EU this month or plunge the country into fresh uncertainty.
Sterling fell Friday as investors fret over Boris Johnson’s chances of pushing his Brexit deal through parliament, while Asian markets were mostly down after data showed China’s economy expanded at its slowest pace in nearly three decades.
Oil prices rose on Wednesday, tracking gains in equities, as investors pinned hopes on a potential Brexit deal between Britain and the European Union and on signals from OPEC and its allies that further supply curbs could be possible.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday set out his government’s priorities at a parliamentary ceremony full of pomp and pageantry attended by the queen, with Brexit top of the agenda.
French President Emmanuel Macron will host German Chancellor Angela Merkel for a working dinner on Sunday, just days before an EU summit seen as the last chance for reaching a deal on Britain’s looming exit from the bloc.
The Irish Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, said on Wednesday it would be “very difficult” for the United Kingdom and the European Union to reach a Brexit agreement before the October 31 deadline.
The dollar found support on Tuesday while investors awaited the outcome from crucial Sino-U.S. trade talks in Washington, with many staying cautious as neither side has shown signs of giving ground at the negotiations.
The European Commission has said it needs Britain to put forward “a workable solution now” ahead of next week’s summit of EU leaders with Brexit negotiations at a crucial stage, not “untried and revokable” arrangements at the Irish border.
“What a day! 250,000 behind us marching for independence,” Scottish National Party lawmaker Joanna Cherry tweeted from the event, where many people carried Scottish flags.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met his senior ministers on Thursday before setting out on a delicate mission to convince sceptical EU leaders to back his new Brexit plan.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson will submit “final” proposals for a new Brexit agreement on Wednesday, officials said, warning that if the European Union did not engage with them, Britain would leave the bloc this month with no divorce deal.
Britain will table new proposals on a Brexit deal “very soon”, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday, while distancing himself from a leaked plan about the Irish border.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth Leaders across the 21 Local Government Area Councils in Kogi have signed a peace pact as the governorship election in the state draws close.
Mr Ayodele Ajibola, the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi, has dissociated himself from the purported endorsement of Governor Yahaya Bello of the APC for second term.
The Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) has appealed to water consumers in Lagos Island, particularly residents of Onikan and its environs to bear with the corporation as it reassured of regular water supply soon.
Andreas Pereira hopes a Manchester United victory over Liverpool on Sunday will kick start their poor start to the season.
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has warned its members in Nasarawa State against deliberate encroachment on farmlands.
A group, Delta Peoples Mandate, DPM, has called on the Nigerian Senate to confirm the appointment of Mr. Bernard Okumagba as the new Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board.
A painting by the Nigerian artist responsible for the "African Mona Lisa" sold at auction in London on Tuesday for £1.1m (1.3m euros, $1.4m) after the family who owned it googled the signature and realised its importance.
John Nnanyerem Aguiyi Ironsi, son of the former Nigerian Head of State, Aguiyi Ironsi, has died.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, said that the Federal Government does not play politics with the security and welfare of Nigerians.
German second-tier side St Pauli have released Cenk Sahin after the midfielder showed support for Turkey's military operation in Syria on Instagram.