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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has angered opposition lawmakers by asking Queen Elizabeth II to suspend Parliament for a time — a move that would allow him more leeway to secure a no-deal Brexit. Markus Schreiber/AP hide caption

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Queen Will Suspend U.K. Parliament At Boris Johnson's Request

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French President Emmanuel Macron (left) and President Trump participate in a G-7 working session. Trump is in Biarritz, France, for the G-7 summit of the world's biggest economic powers. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is determined to bring the U.K. out of the European Union at the end of October, deal or no deal. Dominic Lipinski/AP hide caption

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Can U.K.'s New Prime Minister Pull Off Brexit? Here's What To Know

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Boris Johnson, who has been elected the U.K.'s incoming prime minister, arrives at the Conservative Party's headquarters in central London on Tuesday. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Boris Johnson To Lead Britain As Its Next Prime Minister

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Conservative Party leadership candidate Boris Johnson speaks at a hustings event at Carlisle Racecourse on June 29, in Carlisle, England. The winner of the party's leadership vote, to be announced on July 23, will also take up the post of prime minister. Ian Forsyth/Getty Images hide caption

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'He's A Flawed Character And They Do Not Care': The Rise Of U.K.'s Boris Johnson

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Prime Minister Theresa May announces her resignation outside No. 10 Downing St. in London on Friday. Leon Neal/Getty Images hide caption

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U.K.'s Theresa May Resigns Acknowledging Failure To Deliver Brexit

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Nigel Farage (left, with megaphone), leader of the new Brexit Party, which went into Thursday's European elections ahead in the opinion polls, addresses crowds in Clacton-on-Sea, England, last month. Farage routinely excoriates the European Union in his stump speeches. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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U.K. Votes For European Parliament, Even As Many Long For The Day Outside The EU

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Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, speaks to reporters on Wednesday in Brussels. He told British Prime Minister Theresa May that an extension for withdrawal from the EU is possible, but with a caveat. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Families of victims of Bloody Sunday, in which 13 unarmed protesters were killed in 1972, marched before the prosecutor's announced charges against a former British paratrooper. Liam McBurney/AP hide caption

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The Packhorse is a pub in the village of South Stoke, in the west of England. Villagers came together to buy back the pub after it had been sold for development into residential and office space. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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It Takes A Village To Save A British Pub

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British politician Luciana Berger speaks Monday at a news conference to announce the formation of the Independent Group, as seven British members of Parliament quit the Labour Party because of its approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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Rosa Ashby runs Rosa Flowers in the English market town of Witney. Every flower in her shop, including lilies, chrysanthemums and lisianthus, is either grown in or distributed through the Netherlands. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Florists Fear A 'No Deal' Brexit Would Wilt The Flower Business

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A billboard, in the northeast London district of Walthamstow, quotes former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson as saying this in the House of Commons in 2017: "There is no plan for 'no deal,' because we're going to get a great deal." Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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As Brexit Deadline Looms, Billboards Call Out Politicians' 'Quick And Easy' Claims

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Demonstrators hold placards in London on Friday. Alastair Grant/AP hide caption

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Here's What You Need To Know About Brexit After A Tumultuous Week In The U.K.

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Pro-European Union protesters demonstrate against Brexit outside the House of Parliament on Tuesday in London, as Prime Minister Theresa May was reaching an agreement with the EU. Jack Taylor/Getty Images hide caption

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U.K. And EU Finally Agree On Brexit Text, But It's Already Getting Slammed

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Tibetans cheer on a Tibetan team at a soccer tournament in London. Fans say they were pleased and surprised that the tournament organizers didn't succumb to pressure from potential sponsors and dump the Tibetan team to avoid angering the Chinese government. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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How The Chinese Government Works To Censor Debate In Western Democracies

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