Boris Johnson knocks over a Japanese child during an exhibition rugby tournament in Tokyo. Japan has not been bowled over by Britain’s decision to exit the European Union – an idea championed by the new British prime minister. Photo: AP

Fear of no-deal Brexit leaves Japanese firms considering a UK exit

  • With the confirmation of Boris Johnson as prime minister, Britain looks more likely than ever to exit the European Union without a deal by October 31
  • Such an outcome is what Japanese companies based in the country have long feared – but few have actively prepared for it
Topic |   Japan

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Boris Johnson knocks over a Japanese child during an exhibition rugby tournament in Tokyo. Japan has not been bowled over by Britain’s decision to exit the European Union – an idea championed by the new British prime minister. Photo: AP
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Britain’s newly appointed Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab (centre) arrives at the Foreign and Commonwealth buiding in London. Photo: AFP

British PM Boris Johnson brings in new team for Brexit challenge, sacking majority of previous cabinet

  • Appointments include Sajid Javid as finance minister and controversial hardliner Priti Patel as interior minister
Topic |   Boris Johnson

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Britain’s newly appointed Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab (centre) arrives at the Foreign and Commonwealth buiding in London. Photo: AFP
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