Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says the Brexit debate has stalled over the choice between a "pointless" Brexit and a "painful" one. He spoke to DW at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The new UK prime minister will attempt to convince the French and German leaders to restart Brexit talks, according to British media. A longtime Brexiteer, Johnson has made his career criticizing the EU.
In a bid to thwart a no-deal Brexit, the opposition Labour Party plans to call a no-confidence vote against Boris Johnson's government. With Corbyn as an interim leader, Labour said it would hold a new Brexit referendum.
The contraction was the first since 2012 and comes ahead of the UK's planned exit from the European Union. Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid promised the "fundamentals of the British economy are strong."
A penchant for gaffes, extramarital affairs and fanning the flames of euroskepticism: Meet the man who is set to become Britain's next leader. Paola Totaro reports from London.
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