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Confused by Brexit and Boris Johnson? Join the club. Here’s a cheat sheet to the ongoing Brexit brouhaha

Frustration and anxiety over a possible no-deal Brexit boiled over in parliament yesterday in a rather dramatic way. Here's what you need to know.

People in the UK are calling for the monarchy to be abolished with a viral hashtag after the Queen agreed to shut down Parliament

#AbolishTheMonarchy began trending on Twitter after the Queen agreed on Wednesday to suspend Parliament.
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

The pound is plunging on ‘no-deal’ Brexit fears after Boris Johnson moves to shut down Parliament

The pound was down 0.7% against the dollar as of 1:30 pm in London.
George Osborne

Former British chancellor George Osborne is reportedly aiming to become the next head of the IMF

The Financial Times reported that he has told allies he would be well suited to take over the Washington-based role after Christine Lagarde's departure.
Boris Johnson

The absurd life of Boris Johnson, the man who backed Brexit and could be the UK’s next prime minister

Boris Johnson is a clownish character, but he's been a prominent figure in British politics for years and could be the UK's next prime minister.
It was fun while it lasted.

The EU will happily punish delusional Britain for Tuesday night’s Brexit defeat

There is a huge risk that Britain will fool itself into thinking that Tuesday night's parliamentary vote "changes everything." It has not.

The downtrodden pound could be a big winner from the UK’s Brexit chaos, but investors are expecting a bumpy ride

May's defeat makes a second referendum, or Britain never leaving the EU at all, more likely. Those scenarios would be a godsend for pound bulls.
Crispin Odey

A Brexit-backing hedge fund titan now says Britain won’t actually leave the EU, and is betting big on the pound

"My view is that it ain’t going to happen," Crispin Odey said. "I just can’t see how it happens with that configuration of parliament."
Theresa May.

Theresa May believes a Conservative leadership contest could threaten Brexit

Theresa May said on the Sky News programme "Ridge on Sunday" that there were not enough no-confidence letters posted to trigger a leadership contest.
The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Jeremy Corbyn says a second EU referendum could be ‘an option for the future’ but does not know how he’d vote

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn appeared on the Sky News programme Sophy Ridge on Sunday to oppose Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement.