Boris Johnson Is Hurtling the U.K. Toward Another Brexit Cliff

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks to his office on Downing Street after a Cabinet meeting in London, Sept. 15, 2020 (AP photo by Frank Augstein).
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks to his office on Downing Street after a Cabinet meeting in London, Sept. 15, 2020 (AP photo by Frank Augstein).
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Four years after Britons voted narrowly to leave the European Union, the Brexit drama continues. The United Kingdom formally left the EU in January, but trade and other arrangements remain the same while negotiators try to reach a final agreement by the end of the year on the terms of the post-Brexit trade relationship. So far, however, the deadline is looming with no agreement in sight. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson last week raised the stakes by threatening to stop talking if there is no agreement by Oct. 15. His government further complicated things by releasing draft legislation that Johnson’s […]

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