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This has a strong whiff of the 1930s about it – it is a right wing, nationalist government’s attempt to suppress dissent.
Downing Street’s attempt to dodge Benn Act falls flat.
Scotland's highest court is to consider whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson has fully complied with a law requiring him to ask for a Brexit delay.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union on Saturday requesting a Brexit delay and a separate note saying that he did not want an extension, a British government source said.
The prime minister has requested a further extension to the Article 50 negotiating period to 31 January 2020. / Boris Johnson has written to the EU requesting a three-month delay to Brexit - despite telling them he doesn't want one and vowing to press on with taking the UK out of the bloc on 31 October.
Boris Johnson has sent a request to the EU for a delay to Brexit - but without his signature.
Donald Tusk confirms letter has arrived – though reports suggest it was unsigned photocopy with a conflicting view in a second letter.
Boris Johnson has been dealt a humiliating double blow as MPs ordered him to delay Brexit while up to a million voters marched on parliament to demand a Final Say referendum.
Brexit secretary says PM will obey the Benn Act if no deal is reached by the deadline.
Brexit secretary suggests PM will send letter to Brussels in absence of agreement.
Prime minister famously said he would ‘rather be dead in a ditch’ – but Brexit secretary now admits he ‘will comply’ with the law.
UK citizens fear ‘consequences’ of British government’s announcements after Brexit.
The European Commission head does not know whether Boris Johnson plans to obey the law and ask for an extension, if no deal is agreed.
EU gives go-ahead to weekend meetings after PM appears to backtrack on customs stance.
Hate crime spiked during parliamentary debates around what Boris Johnson labelled a "surrender bill" aiming to prevent a no-deal Brexit.
Taoiseach’s talks with Johnson in Liverpool defined as focusing on Brexit deal ‘process’.
Prime Minister battles to contain growing backbench revolt.
When he arrives October 17th, I ask that our European friends give Boris NOTHING and give the British people EVERYTHING! / Let's stop No-Deal, secure an extension and give the British people a #FinalSay
One Nation leader Damian Green says PM ‘looked him in the eye’ as he said party will not endorse no deal.
Campaigners have argued the PM cannot be trusted to obey the law.
Dominic Cummings is accused of hostile briefings aimed at persuading the EU to block any delay to Brexit.
Labour's Keir Starmer says No 10 briefing shows PM "never takes responsibility for his own actions", accusing him of a "reckless blame game" with the EU.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson was urged to rein in his tax-cutting plans amid warnings that a no-deal Brexit could blow a 100 billion-pound ($123 billion) hole in the public finances and lift government debt to its highest for half a century.
Union members join civil rights body Liberty in legal bid to stop PM breaching Benn act.