Olly Robbins, senior civil servant and Europe adviser to Prime Minister Theresa May, arrives at the Cabinet Office, in London, Britain January 28, 2019. Photo: Reuters

London denies plotting last-minute Brexit vote

  • British television channel reported that it had overheard chief Brexit negotiator saying the EU would let Britain extend its March 29 departure date
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Olly Robbins, senior civil servant and Europe adviser to Prime Minister Theresa May, arrives at the Cabinet Office, in London, Britain January 28, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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Britain's Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson. Photo: Reuters

Brexit could boost UK’s military standing against China and Russia, says defence secretary Williamson

  • He intends to argue in a speech at the Royal United Services Institute that a post-Brexit UK should redefine itself as a global power prepared to intervene against countries that ‘flout international law’
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Britain's Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson. Photo: Reuters
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