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Brexit: EU leaders criticise UK proposals – BBC News

EU leaders have pulled apart the UK’s Brexit proposals, accusing Boris Johnson of putting forward untested ideas to solve the Irish border crisis. Chief negotiator Michel Barnier said the EU needed workable solutions “today not tomorrow”. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told MEPs that while he would “not exclude” a …

Boris Johnson tries a more conciliatory tone on Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought Thursday to build a coalition in the House of Commons to support his fresh Brexit approach as the exit deadline looms _ even as European leaders offered a guarded welcome to the measure. Johnson pitched his message to lawmakers whose constituencies …

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow says he will step down, as lawmakers prepare for critical Brexit vote – The Washington Post

LONDON — The colorful and controversial speaker of the British House of Commons announced a surprise resignation Monday, hours before Parliament was expected to again reject Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s call for early elections. John Bercow — known for his enthusiastic shouting of “order, order” and his stalwart defense of …