Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he leaves 10 Downing Street on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

British MPs back Boris Johnson’s December 12 election to break Brexit deadlock

  • Prime minister is hoping to win majority in House of Commons so he can push through his Brexit plan
  • EU formally agrees to postpone Britain’s departure from bloc, but warns delay ‘may be the last one’
Topic |   Britain

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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he leaves 10 Downing Street on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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A British one pound sterling coin is arranged in front of a Union flag for a photograph in London. Photo: AFP

Brexit meltdown: Britain scrapping coins minted to commemorate October 31 departure from EU

  • Date no longer a milestone after Britain given extension of stay in European Union
  • Surviving coins could become collectors’ items worth hundreds of dollars
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A British one pound sterling coin is arranged in front of a Union flag for a photograph in London. Photo: AFP
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