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UK to release Iranian oil tanker soon – Official

Over the past several weeks, Britain’s move in seizing an Iranian oil tanker has overshadowed Tehran-London ties, with the risk of further escalation in common maritime areas in sight. The tensions, however, are expected to be cooled down as report suggest that the Iranian tanker is going to be released in the coming days.

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MPs can’t stop no-deal Brexit, says Boris Johnson’s top aide

Britain’s MPs will be unable to prevent a no-deal Brexit on October 31 even if they dismiss Britain’s government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s top aide has advised.

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Boris Johnson visits N.Ireland, heart of Brexit battle

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Wednesday meet leaders in Northern Ireland, the key battleground in Britain’s fight to leave the European Union and the focus of increasingly tense rhetoric on both sides of the Irish Sea.

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EU must move faster to prepare for no-deal Brexit risk – CBI

The European Union is less prepared for a no-deal Brexit than Britain, potentially leaving British firms at a disadvantage if there is no transition agreement and weakening London’s hand in future trade talks, a British employers group said.

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Oman to mediate in tanker row with UK

Oman is to play a mediating role in the row over impounded tankers between Britain and Iran, Iranian state media reported Friday.

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Johnson: I would Not Back U.S. Military Action Against Iran

The leading candidate to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, lawmaker Boris Johnson, said on Monday he would not currently back the United States if it took military action against Iran.

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UK Police Identify Suspect Behind Leaked Envoy Memos

The suspect behind the leak of confidential memos from Britain’s Washington ambassador, which sparked a major diplomatic rift with the United States, has been identified, the Sunday Times newspaper reported.

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Brexit has sent ‘not as important’ Britain into decades of decline, Irish PM Varadkar says

Brexit is a symptom of a Britain that has “struggled” to accept it is “not as important in the world” as it once was, Ireland’s prime minister has said.

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The race to be Britain’s next prime minister

Boris Johnson has edged closer to a final face-off to in the contest to select Britain’s new prime minister, as Conservative MPs battle it out for the top spot.

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No hope of avoiding tariffs in ‘no deal’ Brexit – EU’s Malmstrom

Supporters of Brexit are “completely wrong” if they think recourse to an obscure trade rule will stop tariffs springing up overnight if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Friday.

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Race to replace May leaves Brexit in limbo

Contenders to succeed Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister prepared to launch their leadership campaigns on Saturday, leaving Brexit shrouded in uncertainty.

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Germany’s Weber urges Britain not to take part in EU vote

The German center-right candidate hoping to become the next head of the European Union’s executive branch is urging Britain not to take part in the European Parliament elections in May.

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May says greater risk of no Brexit the longer it takes to find compromise

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday that the longer it takes to find a compromise with the opposition Labour Party to secure a parliamentary majority for a Brexit deal, the less likely it is that Britain will leave the European Union.

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France says ‘Non!’ to Brextension deal

France on Friday maintained its tough stance on Britain’s revised exit from the European Union after the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, asked for a 10 week extension to the 12 April departure.

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Theresa May’s Brexit deal in tatters as MPs vote against it for second time

Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a heavy Brexit defeat on Tuesday, casting into doubt Britain’s prospects of ever leaving the EU.

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Now Tory Brexiteers plan a ‘hop, skip and jump’ exit from EU on March 29

Tory Brexiteers are prepared to settle for what they call a “hop, skip and jump” Brexit – paving the way for a deal as early as this week so Britain leaves the EU on time.

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