- Title: British newspapers' punning headlines wade into suspension of parliament
- Date: 29th August 2019
- Summary: VARIOUS OF DAILY MIRROR HEADLINE READING (English): "PROROGUE" THE SUN NEWSPAPER READING (English): "HEY BIG SUSPENDER" THE SUN NEWSPAPER READING (English): "HE SHUTS COMMONS TO DRIVE THROUGH BREXIT" THE SUN NEWSPAPER READING (English): "BALLSY BORIS COMES OUT FIGHTING" THE SUN NEWSPAPER FRONT-PAGE THE NEW EUROPEAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINE READING (English): "BREXIT'S TINPOT DESPOT" THE NEW EUROPEAN NEWSPAPER FRONT-PAGE VARIOUS OF DETAILS ON THE NEW EUROPEAN NEWSPAPER DAILY MAIL NEWSPAPER FRONT-PAGE DAILY MAIL NEWSPAPER HEADLINE READING (English): "BORIS TAKES THE GLOVES OFF" DAILY MAIL NEWSPAPER FRONT-PAGE VARIOUS OF I NEWSPAPER FRONT-PAGE, HEADLINE READING (English): "MPS OUTRAGED AS JOHNSON SHUTS DOWN PARLIAMENT" DAILY EXPRESS NEWSPAPER HEADLINE READING (English) "BREXIT: THE DIE IS CAST" DAILY EXPRESS NEWSPAPER READING (English): "COMMONS SHUTDOWN SHOCKS REBEL ALLIANCE" DAILY EXPRESS NEWSPAPER FRONT-PAGE VARIOUS OF THE TIMES NEWSPAPER READING (English): "JOHNSON GOES FOR BROKE" THE TIMES NEWSPAPER READING (English): "CONSTITUTION? SPEAKER CAN'T STOMACH THE PM'S PLANS" THE TIMES NEWSPAPER FRONT-PAGE
- Embargoed: 12th September 2019 10:21
- Keywords: Newspaper headlines British newspapers on suspension of parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspension of parliament
- Location: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
- City: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM
- Country: United Kingdom
- Topics: Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA002AU9U2BR
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: British newspaper front-pages joined on Thursday (August 29) a heated debated about British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament.
In his boldest step since becoming prime minister last month, Johnson enraged opponents of a no-deal Brexit on Wednesday (August 28) by ordering the suspension of parliament for almost a month.
Known as the Queen's Speech, the formal event will be held on Oct. 14 and be preceded by a suspension of the House of Commons, meaning parliament will not sit between mid-September and mid-October.
Britain is weeks away from leaving the EU but has yet to secure a deal with Brussels to soften the impact of breaking away from its biggest trading partner. Johnson says he wants a deal, but will leave without one if necessary.
More than three years since the Brexit referendum, the United Kingdom is heading towards its gravest constitutional crisis in decades and a showdown with the EU over Brexit due in just 63 days' time.
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