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1. Johnson refuses to sign delay letter sent to EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-refuses-to-sign-delay-letter-to-eu

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union on Saturday requesting a Brexit delay alongside a separate note saying that he did not want an extension...

2. Anti-Brexit protesters descend on London

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-descend-on-london-as-brexit-showdown-unfolds

Anti-Brexit protesters on Saturday used a bizarre array of humor to lampoon Britain’s leaders, casting Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s chief adviser as a manipulating devil behind a divorce that was the work of a privileged few...

3. EU fails to launch membership talks with Balkans hopefuls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-fails-to-launch-membership-talks-with-balkans-hopefuls

European Union leaders failed Friday to agree on launching membership negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia in an embarrassing climb-down that could risk inflaming the volatile Balkans region....

4. Brexit deal faces Saturday showdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brexit-deal-faces-saturday-showdown

European Union leaders unanimously backed a new Brexit deal with Britain on Thursday, leaving Prime Minister Boris Johnson facing a battle to secure the UK parliament’s backing for the agreement if he is to take Britain out of Europe on October 31...

5. Brexit deal agreed as EU summit begins

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brexit-deal-agreed-as-eu-summit-begins

Britain clinched a last-minute Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, but still faced a challenge in getting it approved by parliament...

6. Last straw as Johnson heads to Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-straw-as-johnson-heads-to-brussels

European Union leaders’ two-day summit in Brussels starting on Thursday will be dominated by last-gasp efforts to seal a deal on Britain’s exit from the bloc despite a raft of other pressing issues, from the crisis in the Middle East to the bloc’s budget...

7. Tell-all interview with Christopher Pincher

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/all-tell-interview-with-christopher-pincher

Brexit would not change the relationship between the United Kingdom and Cyprus, according to British Minister Christopher Pincher, who gave a tell-all interview to Kathimerini Cyprus...

8. Ayia Napa rape accuser back in court

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-back-in-court

The Ayia Napa rape accuser was expected back in court on Tuesday where she is facing charges of public mischief, with her defence taking issue with how the complaint was investigated and how their client was treated by police...

9. Bills for Brits clear House committee

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bills-for-brits-clear-house-committee

Two bills targeting post-Brexit rights for British residents in Cyprus have cleared the House labour committee, while the language of the bill reportedly provides for a start date that has been left blank...

10. UK deplores any drilling in the waters close to Cyprus, supports Cyprus' right to extract oils

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-deplores-any-drilling-in-the-waters-close-to-cyprus-supports-cyprus-right-to-extract-oils

Britain deplores any drilling in the waters close to Cyprus and supports Cyprus’ right to extract oils in its Exclusive Economic Zone, British Minister for Europe Christopher Pincher, said on Friday, adding at the same time that the oil wealth should be extracted for the benefit of all Cypriots on the island of Cyprus....

11. Judge cautions defence in rape accuser's trial

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-cautions-defense-in-rape-accuser-s-trial

The trial against a British young woman, who leveled rape accusations against Israeli teens and later withdrew her complaint, began Wednesday with the testimony of a police investigator...

12. Johnson vows to stay put to hit Oct. 31 Brexit deadline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-vows-to-stay-put-to-hit-oct-31-brexit-deadline

Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would not quit as Britain’s prime minister even if he fails to secure a deal to leave the European Union, insisting only his Conservative government can deliver Brexit on Oct. 31. ...

13. President flies back amid criticism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-flies-back-amid-criticism

The president of the Republic of Cyprus flew back to Larnaca on Monday following a private plane incident in New York, while political opponents are seeking clarification over his travel arrangements...

14. Johnson goads opponents to call election as tempers flare over Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-goads-opponents-to-call-election-as-tempers-flare-over-brexit

Waving his arms and yelling “come on, come on”, Johnson implored his opponents in a raucous House of Commons session to bring a vote of no-confidence in the government and trigger an election to finally break the Brexit impasse. ...

15. Mitsotakis, Erdogan to meet in New York

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mitsotakis-erdogan-to-meet-in-new-york

A day after Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted that Turkish troops will remain on Cyprus, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is on Wednesday scheduled to meet with Turkey’s President in New York. ...

16. UK Supreme Court rules PM Johnson's suspension of parliament was unlawful

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/supreme-court-rules-pm-johnson-s-suspension-of-parliament-was-unlawful

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to shut down the British parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit was unlawful, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in a humiliating rebuke to him. ...

17. Thomas Cook crash is dry run for Brexit failures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thomas-cook-crash-is-dry-run-for-brexit-failures

Social historians will mourn the demise of the world’s oldest travel company, founded by a Baptist carpenter in northern England in 1841; their corporate counterparts will not. With more than 500 high street outlets, Thomas Cook demonstrated a stunning inability to adapt to changing travel habits. The rise of budget airlines and disruptors like Airbnb combined with the weak pound and the unusually hot summer of 2018 to kill off the company which had suffered a near-death experience in 2011. ...

18. Cyprus hotels to take a €60 million hit as thousands stranded by Thomas Cook collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hotels-to-take-a-€60-million-hit-as-thousands-stranded-by-thomas-cook-collapse

Officials at the Deputy Ministry of Tourism are scrambling to ascertain the impact of the collapse of Thomas Cook on the Cypriot hotel industry. ...

19. Thomas Cook goes bust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thomas-cook-goes-bust

The world’s oldest travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed on Monday, leaving hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers stranded around the world including Cyprus ...

20. Britain's Thomas Cook scrambles for £200 million to avert collapse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-s-thomas-cook-scrambles-for-£200-million-to-avert-collapse

Britain’s Thomas Cook needs to find an extra 200 million pounds to satisfy its lenders or one of the world’s oldest holiday company risks collapse, potentially stranding thousands of holidaymakers across Europe. ...

21. Johnson calls Anastasiades to touch base

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-calls-anastasiades-to-touch-base

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with President Nicos Anastasiades over the phone on Wednesday, discussing the latest developments regarding UK’s withdrawal from the European Union...

22. Speaker Bercow, champion of Britain's parliament in clash with Johnson, bows out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speaker-bercow-champion-of-britain-s-parliament-in-clash-with-johnson-bows-out

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, champion of Britain’s parliament in its move to rein in Prime Minister Boris Johnson over Brexit, said on Monday he would stand down, issuing a warning to the government not to “degrade” parliament. ...

23. Johnson again bids for snap poll as Brexit delay bill to become law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-again-bids-for-snap-poll-as-brexit-delay-bill-to-become-law

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try for a second time on Monday to call a snap election, but is set to be thwarted once more by opposition lawmakers who want to ensure he cannot take Britain out of the European Union without a divorce agreement. With no majority in parliament, which is determined to prevent what many businesses fear would be a calamitous way to quit the EU, Johnson wants to hold an election to keep his promise of leaving by Oct. 31, with or without an agreement. ...

24. Johnson's brother quits parliament, torn between family loyalty and national interest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-s-brother-quits-parliament-torn-between-family-loyalty-and-national-interest

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s younger brother, Jo, has resigned as a junior minister and said he would also step down as a lawmaker, citing a conflict between family loyalty and the national interest...

25. Brexit plans at breaking point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brexit-plans-at-breaking-point

The British parliament voted on Wednesday to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal on Oct. 31, but rejected his first bid to call a snap election two weeks before the scheduled exit...

26. Johnson demands October 15 election after defeat over Brexit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/johnson-demands-october-15-election-after-defeat-over-brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday demanded an Oct. 15 snap election after lawmakers seeking to prevent a no-deal Brexit dealt him a humiliating defeat in parliament which he cast as an attempt to surrender to the European Union...

27. Churchill's grandson to be expelled from Conservative Party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/churchill-s-grandson-to-be-expelled-from-conservative-party

Nicholas Soames, the grandson of Britain’s World War Two leader Winston Churchill, will be expelled from the Conservative Party after voting against Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Brexit...

28. As prospect of election looms, MPs begin no-deal Brexit battle

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-prospect-of-election-looms-mps-begin-no-deal-brexit-battle

UK lawmakers will decide on Tuesday whether to shunt Britain towards a snap election when they vote on the first stage of their plan to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson from pursuing a no-deal Brexit. ...

29. Ayia Napa rape accuser free on bail

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-rape-accuser-free-on-bail

The British young woman accused of making false statements in a rape complaint in Ayia Napa will be free on bail this week, while her legal team is expected to include high-powered British attorneys...

30. Standstill over 'disputed waters' in Akamas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/standstill-over-disputed-waters-in-akamas

A recent boating incident has highlighted a local controversy in Akamas, where a leisure boat captain is at odds with visitors and authorities over his speedboats pulling too close to bathers...

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