Boris Johnson implicitly warned lawmakers that he would seek an election if they tied his hands on Brexit, ruling out ever countenancing a further delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union.

Lawmakers opposed to the prime minister’s Brexit plans want to pass a law forcing him to ask for a delay to Britain’s exit from the European Union until Jan. 31 2020.

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UK manufacturers have recorded the sharpest drop in factory output for seven years as mounting concerns over a no-deal Brexitand the slowing global economy hit orders across the country.

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Retailer Marks and Spencer is heading for FTSE-100 relegation for the first time as talk of poor trading keeps the shares mired near two-decade lows.