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General election 2019: Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan ‘presents major challenge’

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Putting Boris Johnson’s plan for Brexit into action will be a “major” challenge for government due to new customs arrangements for Northern Ireland, according to a leaked document. The PM has said the UK will fully exit the EU by December 2020 if he wins the election and MPs approve his…

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Northern Irish leader says Boris Johnson broke his word on Brexit

Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster | Charles McQuillan/Getty Images Northern Irish leader says Boris Johnson broke his word on Brexit The DUP has refused to support the Brexit deal Boris Johnson struck with the EU. By Emilio Casalicchio 12/9/19, 10:49 AM CET Updated 12/9/19, 10:53 AM CET LONDON — Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster accused…

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Boris Johnson’s women problem

LONDON — British women may not be convinced by Boris. If Boris Johnson fails to win a majority in the U.K.’s general election on December 12, many may look to his unpopularity among women for an explanation. While the Conservatives have consistently led the polls, the contest is still unpredictable, with one pollster, Datapraxis boss…

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General election 2019: Boris Johnson targets Labour Leave seats in final push

Image copyright PA Media Boris Johnson is touring Brexit-voting Labour-held seats in Humberside and north-east England, with three days to go before polling day.In a speech later in Sunderland – 61% of which voted to Leave – the PM is expected to tell voters: “The Labour party has let you down.”He will attack Parliament, saying…

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‘If HS2 doesn’t come to Crewe, what then?’

Image caption Crewe has changed a lot in recent years, say Ian Smyth, Mick Cartwright and Neil Jones Crewe and Nantwich is one of the UK’s most marginal constituencies, with Labour taking the seat from the Conservatives in 2017 by just 48 votes. With days to go until another general election, what issues are firing…