EU to rule on Brexit extension as UK faces possible election – CNBC

But the immediate focus has now shifted from Westminster to Brussels. The other 27 countries need to decide if they will say yes to the U.K.’s request for an extension. Johnson had grudgingly informed the EU on Saturday that the U.K. Parliament needs more time, until the end of January 2020, to leave the EU. […]

39 Found Dead in Truck in U.K., Prompting Murder Investigation – The New York Times

“If the lorry came from Bulgaria, getting into Britain via Holyhead is an unorthodox route,” Seamus Leheny, Northern Ireland policy manager for the Freight Transport Association, told the Press Association. He noted that as security checks have increased at ports like Dover and Calais, some may see it as an easier smuggling route to travel […]

EU to rule on Brexit extension as UK faces possible election – CNBC

But the immediate focus has now shifted from Westminster to Brussels. The other 27 countries need to decide if they will say yes to the U.K.’s request for an extension. Johnson had grudgingly informed the EU on Saturday that the U.K. Parliament needs more time, until the end of January 2020, to leave the EU. […]

39 Found Dead in Truck in U.K., Prompting Murder Investigation – The New York Times

“If the lorry came from Bulgaria, getting into Britain via Holyhead is an unorthodox route,” Seamus Leheny, Northern Ireland policy manager for the Freight Transport Association, told the Press Association. He noted that as security checks have increased at ports like Dover and Calais, some may see it as an easier smuggling route to travel […]

U.K. science minister says DARPA-like agency is in the works – Science Magazine

U.K. science minister Chris Skidmore says a new U.K. funding agency, modeled after the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, would have minimal bureaucracy. David Mirzoeff/PA Images via Getty Images By Erik StokstadOct. 22, 2019 , 12:55 PM The U.K. government is working to establish a “blue sky” funding agency similar to the U.S. Defense […]

If the UK heads to the polls before Brexit, MP says it could ‘very much backfire’ on the Labour party – CNBC

On Tuesday, lawmakers voted, in principle, for the government’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill to proceed — it was the first time members of parliament have, by a majority, backed any Brexit deal agreed between London and Brussels. But, that victory was shortlived as MPs then rejected the limited time frame for reviewing the full legislation, which […]