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Judges Have Thrown Out An Attempt To Prosecute Boris Johnson Over Allegations He Lied To The Public About Brexit

Johnson's lawyers had argued that the private prosecution was "politically motivated and vexatious".

The Government Deployed Civil Servants Across Europe In Anticipation Of A No-Deal Brexit That Never Happened

EXCLUSIVE: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office spent more than £800,000 training and deploying more than 200 civil servants to dozens of locations across the continent to help British expats and tourists.

Tory Leadership Candidates Claim Ministers Are Planning To Release New No-Deal Warnings That Could Derail Their Campaigns

Candidates in favour of keeping a no-deal Brexit alive claim departments are trying to influence the race to become prime minister, but the government insists updates will be routine and "sensible".

Tory Leadership Hopefuls Are Piling Into Social Media But Mostly Their Campaigns Have Fallen Flat

Analysis by BuzzFeed News shows that Boris Johnson is way ahead of the dozen-or-so other contenders at driving the conversation online, even when he's not trying.

The Tories And Labour Suffered Their Worst Election Results In Living Memory

Jeremy Corbyn is under huge pressure to support a second Brexit referendum as the pro-Remain Lib Dems declare they're "back in business".

Inside The Number 10 Bunker: How Distrust And Division Helped Sink Theresa May's Premiership

The relationship between May and her top aides through three turbulent years was defined by paranoia about potential enemies, a total and unswerving belief that Number 10's plan was the only one that would work, and confusion over what the PM was really thinking.

首相は唇を震わせながら背を向け、官邸に戻っていった

イギリスのテリーザ・メイ首相が辞意を表明。涙を堪えて演説した。

Millions Of Young Women Are Being Targeted By Facebook Ads Depicting Nigel Farage As A Bloody-Eyed Vampire

Businesswoman Gina Miller's new group has spent almost £30,000 on the anti-Farage scare campaign, which aims to reach millions of young people.

Theresa May Has Offered MPs A Vote On Whether To Have A Second Brexit Referendum

Conservative Brexiteers who previously backed the deal are now saying they're going to vote against it.

New Video Shows Nigel Farage Courting Fringe Right-Wing Figures At A Private Tea Party Hosted At The Ritz

Farage was a guest at the event alongside people who have praised Putin and spread far-right memes. The Brexit Party leader asked them for money and “all the help we can get”.

Who Will Be The Next Prime Minister?

Here is your definitive list of everyone who has confirmed they're running, says they're considering it, or has ruled themselves out.

Brexit: What The Hell Happens Now?

TLDR: It all continues to go brilliantly.

Change UK’s Top Donors Are Funding A Firm Behind Facial Recognition Software Used To Register EU Citizens

Exclusive: The facial recognition software has been compared to “border guards knocking on every door in the U.K. and forcing EU nationals to show documentation."

The Brexit Party’s Most Senior Election Official Says Tommy Robinson Has Been “Persecuted” And Islamophobia Is “Made Up”

Nigel Farage distanced himself from his party's national election agent after BuzzFeed News uncovered the posts.

Under Siege For His Comments About Rape, UKIP’s Star Candidate Carl Benjamin Has Recruited Milo Yiannopoulos To Join His Campaign

The former Breitbart editor and conservative troll is returning to the UK for a week to support Carl Benjamin's bid for a seat in the European Parliament.

I Know You've Heard This Before But The Next Few Weeks Could Be Pivotal For Brexit. Here's Why.

We've entered the stage that Number 10 aides and political journalists are embarrassingly calling the "death zone".

Theresa May Believes She Can Now Do A Brexit Deal With Jeremy Corbyn

The government has offered Labour a customs arrangement and "dynamic alignment" on workers' rights, sources familiar with the talks told BuzzFeed News.

Theresa May's Former Universities Minister Has Warned The Government Risks Being Seen As ‘Against Young People”

Proposals to raise university fees for EU students — revealed by BuzzFeed News — have caused a major Cabinet row.

The Government Is Planning To Make EU Students Pay Higher Tuition Fees To Study At English Universities

Exclusive: Home fee status and financial support for EU nationals will be withdrawn as of 2021 in a new crackdown on foreign students by Theresa May.

A YouTuber Standing As A UKIP Candidate Invited Supporters To A Gaming Community That Has Chatrooms Filled With White Supremacist And Anti-Semitic Content

Sargon of Akkad – one of UKIP’s candidates for the European elections – invited supporters to join a Discord server from a video on his YouTube channel last week.

Tory MPs Had A Plan To Get Rid Of Theresa May And Deliver Brexit. Now They’re Freaking Out.

“It is now clear that MPs would vote to revoke rather than allow no deal, and that the government is seriously considering a vote on a second referendum,” one Tory MP told BuzzFeed News.

Here's What Happened When Nigel Farage Officially Launched A Hard Brexit Political Party

The Brexit Party's MO is "principle heavy, policy light", a spokesperson said.

EU Leaders Have Agreed To Delay Brexit To October 31

Theresa May had requested an extension until June, but at a summit in Brussels the leaders rejected both that and a longer delay to the end of the year many had argued for.

Emmanuel Macron Doesn’t Want Brexit Delayed Beyond December 2019 At The Latest

The French president also wants checkpoints every three months to ensure the UK is not disrupting EU business, according to European diplomats privately briefed on his thinking.

The EU Wants The UK To Approve The Brexit Deal This Week Or Face A Long Delay

A draft memo prepared ahead of this week’s EU summit says the UK would be held to enhanced “sincere cooperation” terms in the event of a 9- or 12-month extension.

The EU Thinks That Theresa May’s Request For A Short Delay To Brexit Is “Very Risky”

Several EU governments have doubts about a long extension too, according to a diplomatic note of an EU27 ambassadors meeting seen by BuzzFeed News.

Theresa May Has Asked For Article 50 To Be Extended To June 30

The move means Britain could have to participate in elections to the European Parliament.

The UK Might Have To Withdraw Troops From A Military Operation In Bosnia In The Event Of A No-Deal Brexit

Command of the operation has already been transferred to a French lieutenant general.

Theresa May And Jeremy Corbyn Could Give Scotland, Wales, And Northern Ireland A Veto On Future Changes To A Brexit Deal

The plan would place a significant hurdle on a Brexit-supporting future prime minister to rip up a customs union deal.

EU Leaders Are Unlikely To Allow A Short Extension If British MPs Don’t Approve The Brexit Deal By Next Week

In the event of a long extension, negotiations would likely be frozen until the end of the year, giving the UK's bitterly divided parliament time to approve the withdrawal agreement.

Theresa May Says She Wants Another Brexit Extension And To Enter Talks With Jeremy Corbyn

"I've always been clear that we could make a success of no deal in the long term, but leaving with a deal is the best solution," May said.

Two Secretive Campaigns Using Facebook To Push A Hard Brexit Are Facing Scrutiny By MPs

Britain's Future and We Are the 52% have spent heavily on Facebook ads. Now senior MP Damian Collins has told BuzzFeed News that a new subcommittee investigating disinformation will look into their activity.

Parliament Has Again Failed To Agree On Any Alternatives To Theresa May’s Brexit Plan

After MPs rejected all the alternative proposals for the second time in a week, a leading Conservative MP announced he was quitting the party because it “refuses to compromise”.

Hard Brexit, Dark Money: Links Between These Secretive Campaigns Raise New Questions For Facebook About Political Ads

We Are The 52% has spent more on Facebook ads recently than the Labour Party, while saying almost nothing about its origins or donors. MPs say it’s another example of why the social media giant's transparency measures don't work.

Here's Everything That Happened In Another Week Of Brexit Chaos

In which a Tory MP votes to remain, becomes a Brexiteer, votes against the deal, votes for the deal, suggests he doesn't back the deal, and then votes for it again.

Theresa May Is Planning To Bring Her Brexit Deal Back Again And Threatening An Election If It Fails

A senior government source insisted to BuzzFeed News: “The deal is not dead”.

Parliament Has Once Again Rejected Theresa May's Brexit Deal

On the day that Britain had initially been scheduled to leave the European Union, the deal was voted down by 58 votes, deepening Britain's political crisis.

The European Union Thinks The UK Is Left With Two Choices After The Last 24 Hours Of Brexit Chaos

BuzzFeed News has seen a diplomatic note of an EU27 ambassadors meeting on Thursday that states that the UK’s remaining options are no-deal or a long delay to Brexit.

How Theresa May Went From “The New Iron Lady” To The Leader Who “Betrayed Brexit”

The prime minister’s promise to stand aside if her Brexit deal passes will bring an end to one of the shortest and most turbulent premierships in modern British history.

Theresa May Says She’ll Quit As Prime Minister If Her Brexit Deal Goes Through

May told Conservative MPs: "I am prepared to leave this job earlier than I intended in order to do what is right for our country and our party."

Quiz

Which Brexit Plan Are You?

MPs will be holding a series of "indicative votes" this week to see if they can find a new Brexit plan. But which option are you?

Here Are The 35 Tory MPs Still Opposed To Theresa May's Brexit Deal

This number needs to come down significantly this week if there is any hope of getting the deal over the line.

MPs Will Vote On Alternative Brexit Plans On Wednesday — But Theresa May Says She Won’t Be Bound By The Result

Parliament will now consider alternative options that could include no-deal, a second referendum, a softer Brexit and cancelling the whole thing.

21 Very British Signs From The Massive Protest Against Brexit

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of London on Saturday to demand a say before the Brexit deal is finalised.

Cabinet Ministers Are Plotting To Oust Theresa May As Even Her Fed-Up Whips Say Her Brexit Deal Is Doomed

BuzzFeed News can reveal explosive details of an extraordinary showdown between the prime minister and her whips office. “It was like the Murder on the Orient Express.”

Here's The Full Story Of The Most Calamitous Week In Brexit Yet

In which Britain slips in a dog turd and then falls down a flight of stairs towards the finish line.

The EU Has Set Britain A Deadline Of April 12 If MPs Don't Back May's Brexit Deal

Article 50 can be extended until May 22 but only if MPs approve the deal. If they don't, the UK has until April 12 to come up with a plan or crash out without a deal.

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