News > UK

Judges wait to decide if Boris Johnson's Brexit letters to EU were unlawful

21 days ago   |   By Metro

Boris Johnson refused to sign the letter he sent the EU
Judges at Scotland's highest court have delayed a decision on whether Boris Johnson fully complied with the Benn Act.
The act dictates that the Prime Minister must ask the EU for an extension to the Article 50 negotiation period if MPs do not support his deal.
At a hearing in the Court of Session, it was accepted that Boris has observed part of the legislation by sending a request letter to the EU.
However, he did not sign the document and also sent an accompanying letter, with his signature, stating that a delay would be a...
Read more ...

 

Top Scots court delays decision on Boris Johnson's Brexit extension letter

Top Scots court delays decision on Boris Johnson's Brexit extension letter

21 days ago   |   By Daily Record

Boris Johnson submitted an unsigned letter to EU requesting a delay after MPs voted to withhold a decision on the PM's Brexit deal.
Read more ...

 

Donald Tusk accepts UK Brexit extension as Boris Johnson's letter plot fails

Donald Tusk accepts UK Brexit extension as Boris Johnson's letter plot fails

21 days ago   |   By Daily Express

BRUSSELS has ignored Boris Johnson's attempt to scupper any further Brexit delay by refusing to sign the letter requesting to extend the EU's Article 50 exit clause.
Read more ...

 

Blow for PM as judge rules Brexit case will not be dropped until Benn Act 'fully complied' with

Blow for PM as judge rules Brexit case will not be dropped until Benn Act 'fully complied' with

21 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

Scotland's highest court has rejected calls to dismiss a case looking into the legality of Boris Johnson's Brexit extension request from the EU.
Read more ...

 

EU would agree to Brexit delay, says German minister

21 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Merkel ally Peter Altmaier says ‘it goes without saying' Brexit extension would be granted Latest Brexit news - live updates The unconventional “form” of Boris Johnson's extension request is irrelevant to the EU, the European commission has confirmed, as Germany's finance minister said “it goes without saying” that a further Brexit delay would be granted. Peter Altmaier, a key ally of the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, said he believed either a technical extension to allow extra-time for legislation to pass, or a longer period to accommodate a general election or second referendum would...
Read more ...

 

Brexit: EU says Boris Johnson's refusal to sign extension request 'changes nothing' and it is now being considered

21 days ago   |   By The Independent

Boris Johnson's attempt to block a Brexit delay by not signing his extension letter properly "doesn't change anything" about the request, Brussels has said.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   UK      Brexit      SNP      Law      Scotland      Boris Johnson      European Union      Politics      Angela Merkel      Offer      News      Finance      Election      Europe      Foreign policy      UK news      Germany      World news  


Why Nigel Farage's election gift isn't a game changer

Why Nigel Farage's election gift isn't a game changer

LONDON - Nigel Farage gave Boris Johnson an early Christmas present - but only half of one. The Brexit Party leader announced Monday he would stand his troops down in all seats... Read more ...

T-Mobile's chief executive is in talks to become WeWork's new boss 

T-Mobile's chief executive is in talks to become WeWork's new boss 

Read more ...

UK floods latest: Emergency meeting called by Boris Johnson as 'biblical'...

UK floods latest: Emergency meeting called by Boris Johnson as 'biblical' weather strikes

PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has called an emergency Cobra meeting in response to the severe flooding in the UK that has seen hundreds evacuated up and down the nation and led... Read more ...

Trump used his Veterans Day speech to honor Gold Star families, even though...

Trump used his Veterans Day speech to honor Gold Star families, even though he's publicly feuded with them

President Donald Trump spoke at New York City's Veterans Day parade on Monday, where he offered condolences to the families of slain service members. "To every Gold Star... Read more ...

Lewes Castle wall collapses into nearby house

Lewes Castle wall collapses into nearby house

Read more ...

Google is working on a top secret project to gathers millions of Americans'...

Google is working on a top secret project to gathers millions of Americans' health data

Google is working on a top secret project with a leading healthcare company to gather millions of Americans' health data without them knowing it. Read more ...

Apple just removed an iPhone app that made it easy for people to stalk the...

Apple just removed an iPhone app that made it easy for people to stalk the activity of their friends and partners on Instagram

Apple removed the app Like Patrol from the App Store this weekend, CNET first reported. Like Patrol let subscribers follow what other Instagram users were liking and commenting... Read more ...

Amazon has started hiring for its new type of grocery store that's nothing...

Amazon has started hiring for its new type of grocery store that's nothing like Whole Foods

Amazon has officially started hiring for its new grocery store. On Monday, the retailer posted four new positions for a store in Woodlands Hills, California, which is slated to... Read more ...

World's most expensive watch - a £24.2MILLION Patek Philippe - sells at...

World's most expensive watch - a £24.2MILLION Patek Philippe - sells at auction in Switzerland

The Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime, one of the most complex timepieces ever crafted, was won by a private phone bidder at the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues in Geneva. Read more ...

The biggest game company in the world is helping Nintendo break into the...

The biggest game company in the world is helping Nintendo break into the Chinese market, but it may be making a bold play for Nintendo's beloved characters in exchange

Nintendo , a 100-plus-year-old Japanese company, is making a major play for the massive Chinese gaming market. The Japanese gaming giant is teaming up with Tencent , a Chinese... Read more ...