British would be 'big losers' from no-deal Brexit, Juncker says

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He claimed it would be an "anti-democratic abuse of power" if the drastic departure was forced through amid an election campaign.

If Mr Johnson is defeated in a no-confidence motion he would have 14 days, under the Fixed Term Parliaments Act, to win another vote of confidence or, if no other government could be formed, face a general election.

It comes amid threats from rebel Tory MPs to oust Mr Johnson in a vote of no confidence and set up a government of national unity with Labour and the Lib Dems.

He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "The problem there is with the prospect of Jeremy Corbyn taking up the role of leading an emergency government is he can not command a majority among his own MPs, never mind others like Conservative rebels who would refuse to give him confidence".

Corbyn wrote to Mark Sedwill, the cabinet secretary, on Thursday, accusing the prime minister of planning an "unprecedented, unconstitutional and anti-democratic abuse of power", after it was reported that Johnson could hold a general election the day after Brexit.

Boris Johnson said: "Britain has a proud history of innovation, with home-grown inventions spanning from the humble bicycle to the lightbulb".

In his letter, he demanded urgent clarification of the purdah rules, which are meant to prevent the government taking major policy decisions, including no-deal Brexit, during an election campaign.

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Amnesty International said the travel advisory is being issued in light of ongoing high levels of gun violence in the country. The warning tells travelers to be extra vigilant at all times and "be wary of the ubiquity of firearms among the population".

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Moreover, they are in for a better and a bigger tomorrow and are looking forward to a long-lasting and an ever closer union. Like its rival Apple, Samsung removed the standard headphone jack, but included USB-C headphones in the box.

Despite the trade dispute, China's exports rose 3.3% during July
While China has stepped in to stabilize the yuan in recent sessions, markets remain on edge in case of further weakness. But the figure for the first seven months of this year was up by around 4 percent, indicating a continuing imbalance.

The government led by former Prime Minister Theresa May last year created five business councils who would meet about three times a year - twice with the prime minister and once with a senior minister.

Corbyn's letter was released after Downing Street repeatedly refused to rule out delaying an election until the few days after Brexit on October 31, even if MPs trigger one beforehand by voting to oust Johnson in a bid to stop a no-deal exit.

"We want Britain to be the most prosperous economy in Europe with an immigration system that attracts the brightest and best global talent", Home Secretary (interior minister) Priti Patel said.

Many MPs determined to stop a no-deal Brexit believe that a confidence vote which triggers a general election is now the last mechanism available to prevent the United Kingdom from crashing out of the European Union with no deal.

It follows reports that if Mr Johnson is defeated in a vote of confidence when MPs return to Westminster in September, he will seek to delay polling in an election until after October 31, by which time the United Kingdom will be out of the EU.

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