Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrive at the Houses of Parliament in London on Monday. Photo: Reuters

UK PM Boris Johnson doggedly determined for early election after EU grants Brexit ‘flextension’

  • UK leader Boris Johnson seeks third general election in a tumultuous four years
  • Comes as EU grants three-month delay to the UK’s departure from the bloc, postponing it until January 31
Topic |   Boris Johnson

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrive at the Houses of Parliament in London on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth delivers the Queen’s Speech during the State Opening of Parliament in London in June 2017. Photo: AFP

Did Queen Elizabeth’s ‘EU hat’ carry coded Brexit message? Dresser Angela Kelly explains choice of outfit

  • Worn at opening of parliament in 2017, bold blue hat with yellow flowers bore uncanny resemblance to EU flag
  • Queen’s attire often interpreted as relaying subliminal messages from monarch constitutionally bound to remain mute on political issues of the day
Topic |   Royalty

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth delivers the Queen’s Speech during the State Opening of Parliament in London in June 2017. Photo: AFP
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