This in the ultimate analysis is the Brexit election and so the choice for the British electorate will be between Boris Johnson who is promising to deliver Brexit by January 31 and Jeremy Corbyn who will negotiate a new Brexit deal and then grant a new EU referendum.
Boris Johnson has succeeded in breaking the logjam in British Parliament on the deal by presenting a solution which has now much greater traction than ever before. However, that’s just not enough in overseeing Brexit.
With Brexit looming, the Boris Johnson-led government may be looking to attract more talented students into the country as the UK will now have to compete with Germany for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) students.
India will continue to be seen as an important partner for the UK post-Brexit. Boris Johnson is fond of India and considers Narendra Modi a “political phenomenon”.
Theresa May stepped down as the PM after failing to get the parliament to approve her Brexit deal
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May had announced her resignation earlier this week and is set to formally step down as Tory leader and PM on June 7, after a three-day state visit to the UK by US President Donald Trump.
May's term as UK PM has been crisis-driven as her Brexit plans were rejected three times by UK Parliament, and was due for another vote in June
Nearly three years since Britain voted 52% to 48% to leave the European Union, May is trying one last time to get her divorce deal approved by the British parliament before her crisis-riven premiership ends.
Nearly three years after the United Kingdom voted 52% to 48% in a referendum to leave the EU, it remains unclear how, when or even if it will leave the European club it joined in 1973. The current deadline to leave is October 31.
It had been announced earlier this week that May intends to bring her controversial Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, already defeated three times by British MPs, back for another vote in the week beginning June 3.
The collapse in support for the Conservative Party is piling pressure on May to set a date for her departure. Senior Conservatives want May to set out her plans this week.
Britain's departure date has been postponed from March 29 until October 31 while politicians scramble for a solution
Britain was originally due to leave the European Union on March 29, but that deadline was pushed back to April 12 and then again to October 31.
"EU27/UK have agreed a flexible extension until 31 October," European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted after eight hours of talks that went into the early hours of Thursday.
The British Prime Minister sought to defend her move to reach out to Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in an attempt to break the ongoing parliamentary deadlock over Britain's impending exit from the European Union.
Britain is due to leave the EU on April 12 unless May can secure another delay from the EU, which already agreed to postpone the Brexit day originally set for March 29.
Corbyn's comments came after May decided to seek a further "short" Brexit deadline extension from the European Union to give her time to forge a new approach and get her current deal with Brussels approved by parliament.
Goldman Sachs cut to 45 percent from 50 percent the chance that a modified version of the current withdrawal agreement is eventually approved in the House of Commons.
After a special sitting of parliament, lawmakers voted 344-286 against May's 585-page EU Withdrawal Agreement, agreed after two years of tortuous negotiations with the bloc.
May told her Conservative lawmakers she would step down if her Brexit deal was finally passed by parliament at the third attempt, in a last-ditch bid to win over many of her party's eurosceptic rebels.
The move came after Theresa May conceded that Parliament would defeat her twice-rejected divorce deal with the EU again if she put it to a third vote.
'It is with great regret that I have had to conclude that as things stand, there is still not sufficient support in the House to bring back the deal for a third Meaningful Vote,' May told the Commons.
May told Boris Johnson, Iain Duncan Smith, Steve Baker, Jacob Rees-Mogg, David Davis et al at Chequers that she will quit if they vote for her deal, the report said.
The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union was already slipping from May's weakened grasp as she struggled to increase support for her deal and parliament prepared to grab control of Brexit in the coming days.