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Day: August 9, 2019

PM may ignore no confidence vote
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PM may ignore no confidence vote

    Boris Johnson has left the door open to ensuring Brexit happens on 31 October even if he loses a no-confidence vote in the run-up to Britain's scheduled EU exit. Asked whether he would call a possible election required if no new government can be formed if he is ousted by MPs, the prime minister said: "We are going to leave the EU on 31 October, which is what the people of this country voted for. "It's what MPs voted for and that's what I think the parliamentarians of this country should get on and do." Pressed on whether he would be happy to disregard the will of parliament if it did express no-confidence in him, Mr Johnson replied: "I think that MPs should get on what they have promised over and over and over again to the people of this country. "They will deliv...
BA chaos destroys newlyweds £10k Maldives honeymoon
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BA chaos destroys newlyweds £10k Maldives honeymoon

    A newlywed couple were forced to abandon their dream honeymoon after British Airways’s IT system went into meltdown, with holidaymakers facing more chaos today. Muhammad and Sanya Ismail, from Essex, were among thousands stranded when the airline’s check-in technology failed yesterday. BA warned that passengers faced further disruption on Thursday after yesterday’s glitch led to almost 130 flights being cancelled and around 300 delayed. Mr and Mrs Ismail were due to transfer from Italy to Heathrow before travelling to the Maldives for the second leg of their honeymoon yesterday. © Provided by Independent Digital News & Media Limited Muhammad and Sanya Ismail were forced to abandon their dream honeymoon to the Maldives (Muhammad Ismail ) But they were stuck at ...