World News: 14:48 GMT Thursday 29th August 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
Opposition to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament crystalized Thursday amid protests, legal action and a petition that has gathered more than 1 million signatures. Johnson's maneuver gives his political opponents even less time to prevent a chaotic no-deal Brexit before the Oct. 31 withdrawal deadline. 'We will seek to try and put through the appropriate legislation in this constrained timetable that the government has now put before us,' said Barry Gardiner, the opposition Labour Party's spokesman on international trade.
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