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Boris Johnson’s not-so-grand tour

LONDON — Boris Johnson is heading to Europe, but his officials are heading out. The U.K. prime minister will touch down in Berlin on Wednesday for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel as part of his pledge to work with “energy and determination” to reach an agreement with the European Union before the Brexit date…

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Further improvement in Scotland’s public finances

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Gers figures estimate the total amount of money spent on public services in Scotland Scotland’s public spending deficit has fallen by a further £1.2bn over the past year, according to Scottish government statistics.The Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (Gers) estimated the country spent £12.6bn more on public services…

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Brexit: Boris Johnson’s letter to the EU

Image copyright Getty Images Prime Minister Boris Johnson has written to European Council President Donald Tusk, calling for the Irish backstop to be scrapped. BBC Northern Ireland’s economic and business editor, John Campbell, and the Reality Check team have been looking at some of the key passages and what they mean. Boris Johnson’s focus here…

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PM Johnson urges Merkel to budge on Brexit

BERLIN (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain will leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks as he meets with health professionals during his visit…

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British PM should have left letter if he wanted results in Berlin, Paris – German lawmaker

FILE PHOTO: German Chairman of the parliamentary subcommittee for foreign affairs Norbert Roettgen holds a news conference at the German Embassy in Washington July 9, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron BERLIN (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson should not have sent his letter urging the European Union to reopen the Brexit divorce deal if he wanted…