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Johnson refuses to meet EU leaders unless they scrap backstop

21 days ago   |   The Guardian   |   4 articles

Some supporters had hoped PM would tour capitals explaining alternatives to withdrawal agreement Boris Johnson is refusing to sit down for talks with EU leaders until they...
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Boris Johnson stands up to Angela Merkel in first phone call as PM - 'Only ONE solution!'

Boris Johnson stands up to Angela Merkel in first phone call as PM - 'Only ONE solution!'

24 days ago   |   Daily Express

BORIS Johnson has had a tense first conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel hours after he locked horns with French President Emmanuel Macron as the new Prime...
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Boris Johnson branded ‘bully' by Angela Merkel's MP over £39bn no deal threat

Boris Johnson branded ‘bully' by Angela Merkel's MP over £39bn no deal threat

24 days ago   |   Daily Express

BORIS JOHNSON has been accused of failing to “reach out to country and continent” and of being a “bully” by a member of Angela Merkel's party.
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Angela Merkel lays down gauntlet for Boris Johnson with threat to frustrate Brexit

Angela Merkel lays down gauntlet for Boris Johnson with threat to frustrate Brexit

1 month ago   |   Daily Express

ANGELA Merkel has warned Britain's new prime minister his future relationship with Brussels depended on how he engages with the EU Commission and its new president Ursula von...
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Johnson's August 1) He must spend time in Scotland

1 month ago   |   Conservative Home

It is now overwhelmingly likely that Boris Johnson will be the next Conservative Party leader and become Prime Minister. He may well face a no confidence vote in September, and...
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Angela Merkel must give health update after shaking, third of Germans say

Angela Merkel must give health update after shaking, third of Germans say

1 month ago   |   Daily Express

ANGELA Merkel should bare all about her health following three disturbing shaking episodes caught on camera, more than a third of Germans have demanded.
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An Ursula von der Leyen presidency would be a huge victory for Angela Merkel

An Ursula von der Leyen presidency would be a huge victory for Angela Merkel

1 month ago   |   The Spectator   |   2 articles

German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen has been put forward by European leaders as the candidate to succeed Jean-Claude...
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Germany says it will stand in 'full solidarity' with Ireland over Brexit

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

German president echoes Angela Merkel in saying the backstop will not be revisited Germany will stand fully in “solidarity” with Ireland over Brexit, the country's president...
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With Brexit just one of EU's headaches, Merkel avoids rocking the boat

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

As another five-year term begins, the bloc is straining for unity across a range of issues When the German chancellor was asked this week why she would not railroad Italy and...
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The farcical horse-trading of the EU's top job is a stark reminder of why we must leave

1 month ago   |   Conservative Home

Well, it's been a nail-biting race from start to finish. The polls have swung back and forth between the hopefuls. Each one has laid out their manifesto and vision of the...
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Newslinks for Monday 19th August 2019

Newslinks for Monday 19th August 2019

Johnson points finger at ex-ministers over No Deal planning leak... “Boris Johnson has accused Remain-supporting former ministers of leaking details of no-deal planning in an... Read more ...

Boris Johnson loses 40 rebel Tories to Remainers Hammond and Gauke in no...

Boris Johnson loses 40 rebel Tories to Remainers Hammond and Gauke in no deal Brexit block

AT LEAST 40 Tory MPs are said to be backing with former Remainer cabinet ministers to prevent a no deal Brexit. Read more ...

Boris Johnson rips apart Irish backstop in brutal blow-by-blow attack on...

Boris Johnson rips apart Irish backstop in brutal blow-by-blow attack on May's Brexit deal

BORIS Johnson has sensationally ripped apart former Prime Minister Theresa May's controversial Brexit deal with the EU in a scathing letter to Donald Tusk. Read more ...

Inheritance tax fury: How PM Corbyn plans to ‘steal' YOUR money ‘before...

Inheritance tax fury: How PM Corbyn plans to ‘steal' YOUR money ‘before you've even died'

JEREMY CORBYN's plans to overhaul inheritance tax have been roundly rejected by experts - with one claiming Labour will “steal our hard-earned money before we've even gotten to... Read more ...

Social media is making it harder to hear legitimate criticism

Social media is making it harder to hear legitimate criticism

When was the last time you were in a Twitter mob? We know these maelstroms of anger so well now,... Read more ...

Poetry competition: An ode to Brexit

Poetry competition: An ode to Brexit

‘Poetry makes nothing happen,' a famous poet once said. But Mr S is still disappointed to hear that the nation's official poet won't... Read more ...

Telling anti-vaxxers they're idiots won't work

Telling anti-vaxxers they're idiots won't work

Boris Johnson declaring war on anti-vaxxers is the sort of thing that no-one will disagree with unless, of course, they... Read more ...

Why was a GCSE student disqualified for criticising halal meat?

Why was a GCSE student disqualified for criticising halal meat?

We have to talk about the schoolgirl who was disqualified from a GCSE exam on the grounds that she had... Read more ...

Brexit a ‘huge opportunity' for UK farmers to rid themselves of EU...

Brexit a ‘huge opportunity' for UK farmers to rid themselves of EU regulations - Tory MP

BREXIT will present British farmers with a “huge opportunity” to smash into new markets and benefit from the latest agricultural innovations, a Tory MP has claimed. Read more ...

71 current members of Congress were there for the Clinton impeachment...

71 current members of Congress were there for the Clinton impeachment inquiries. Here's what they think about impeaching Trump

In the wake of the Mueller investigation that wrapped up earlier this year, Democrats have wrestled with whether President Donald Trump should be impeached. Today, there are 71... Read more ...