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PM Johnson assures Brexit deal by 31 January next year

PM Johnson assures Brexit deal by 31 January next year

Breaking News, brexit, Politics, UK news
After a historic landslide win, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reiterated his Brexit promise and stated that Britain will retain control of their trade, money and borders. There is minimal doubt that the British PM will face any obstacle to pave a way for Britain’s exit after securing a majority in the elections. Credit: Sera Mathews Following a crushing election victory on Friday, Mr Johnson assured his Conservative backers that the UK would exit the European Union by the end of January 2020. The win was a “powerful new mandate to get Brexit done” Mr Johnson said at his victor’s speech on Friday. Deputy director general of the CBI, Josh Hardie, embraced the hope of an end to the three-year issue because “a government with a mandate and a strong majority brings a bit more c
Uber attempts to regain London operating licence

Uber attempts to regain London operating licence

Breaking News, London, TFL, Transport, Uber, UK news, Uncategorized
Uber app (Image: thesun) Uber fights back against U.K. regulator’s decision to revoke its operating license in London which will put its biggest market in Europe at risk.  Uber Technologies Inc. has appealed against Transport for London's (TFL) decision to revoke its operating license to work in the UK's capital due to a “pattern of failures” in safety and security.  Following this news, Uber released a statement describing the decision as "extraordinary and wrong”. The taxi app firm’s regional general manager for northern and eastern Europe, Jamie Heywood, said safety is its “top priority” after the appeal was filed at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on the 13 December. “We are committed to Londoners and are working closely with TfL to address their concerns and reques
General Election: how will UK’s winning party influence Brexit?

General Election: how will UK’s winning party influence Brexit?

Breaking News, brexit, News, Opinion, Politics, UK news, UK Political parties
Westminster students are divided and “confused” but believe their chosen parties will stick to their Brexit pledges. Brexit legislation is on hold while the UK votes in this year’s general election. The Conservative party, under Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s leadership, wants to leave the European Union (EU) with its most recent revised deal. Mr Johnson has been pushing to “get Brexit done” and has previously promised to leave the union, on 31 October 2019 as “do or die”. Government’s attempt to get a new deal through Parliament, was frustrated after members of parliament failed to approve the deal, thus forcing the Prime Minister to ask for an extension of the deadline to the EU. Divisions over Brexit has remained high in the Conservative party, even after Mr Johnson managed to se