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With a backup to the backup, insulin makers say they're primed for Brexit

Sep 17 2019

LONDON For two men trained as scientists, the bosses of Britain's major insulin providers have had to become experts in ferry schedules, trucking laws and warehouse capacity as they seek to guarantee the supply of life-saving drugs through a chaotic Brexit. | Video

Why are you not in parliament? Heckler interrupts UK PM Johnson

Sep 13 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson was heckled by a protester in northern England on Friday over his controversial decision to suspend parliament for more than a month in the weeks before Britain is due to leave the European Union. | Video

UK's Labour likely to extend reach of planned financial transaction tax

Sep 12 2019

LONDON Britain's opposition Labour Party would seek to broaden a tax on financial transactions to cover foreign exchange, interest rate derivatives and commodities to raise further funds from London's powerful financial center if elected.

Factbox - UK government ensnared in court battles over suspending parliament

Sep 12 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament for more than a month before Brexit was ruled unlawful by Scotland's highest court of appeal on Wednesday, one of three legal challenges facing the British prime minister.

Factbox: UK government ensnared in court battles over suspending parliament

Sep 11 2019

LONDON Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament for more than a month before Brexit was ruled unlawful by Scotland's highest court of appeal on Wednesday, one of three legal challenges facing the British prime minister.

RPT-Stockpiles of tomatoes? UK retailers bristle at demands of no-deal Brexit

Sep 09 2019

LONDON, Sept 8 A British demand for supermarkets to prepare for a potentially chaotic no-deal Brexit by stockpiling food is stoking anger in the industry, with bosses saying they should not be blamed if people can't find everything they want on the shelves.

Stockpiles of tomatoes? UK retailers bristle at demands of no-deal Brexit

Sep 08 2019

LONDON A British demand for supermarkets to prepare for a potentially chaotic no-deal Brexit by stockpiling food is stoking anger in the industry, with bosses saying they should not be blamed if people can't find everything they want on the shelves.

UK PM Johnson defeats court challenge over suspension of parliament order

Sep 06 2019

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted lawfully when he ordered the suspension of parliament for five weeks before Brexit, London's High Court ruled on Friday, but it allowed the the legal challenge to be taken to the Supreme Court.

PM Johnson defeats court challenge over suspension of parliament order

Sep 06 2019

LONDON British Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted lawfully when he ordered the suspension of parliament for five weeks before Brexit, London's High Court ruled on Friday, but it allowed the the legal challenge to be taken to the Supreme Court.

Johnson to suspend parliament before Brexit, opposition denounces 'coup'

Aug 29 2019

LONDON Prime Minister Boris Johnson will suspend Britain's parliament for more than a month before Brexit, enraging opponents and raising the stakes in the country's most serious political crisis in decades. | Video

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