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Jeremy Corbyn

Pound slips after election debate

20 November 2019, 3:10 PM

Sterling fell for the second straight day on Wednesday, dented by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s better-than-expected showing in a pre-election TV debate versus Prime Minister Boris Johnson who is perceived by markets as more business-friendly.

Boris Johnson

UK PM Johnson pledges to end Brexit uncertainty, says it has paralysed economy

18 November 2019, 6:38 AM

Britain’s Conservatives will deliver Brexit and end the uncertainty and confusion that has “paralysed” the economy if they are re-elected next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell business leaders on Monday.

UK Conservatives put $1.5 trillion price tag on Labour opposition plans

10 November 2019, 12:46 PM

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party said the opposition Labour Party would spend an extra 1.2 trillion pounds ($1.5 trillion) over the next five years if it wins power in an election on December 12, British newspapers reported on Saturday.

Sir-Lindsay-Hoyle

UK parliament elects Labour lawmaker Hoyle as Speaker

5 November 2019, 5:44 AM

 British lawmakers elected Labour’s Lindsay Hoyle as Speaker on Monday  to take on the role of refereeing the next parliamentary instalment of the protracted struggle over Brexit.

Trump: “Boris is the right man for the time”

4 November 2019, 10:25 AM

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson “is the right man for the time”, US President Donald Trump said on Sunday.

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