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No Brexit deal would cause 8.5 per cent drop in Scotland GDP: Study

Scotland's economy would contract by 8.5 per cent if Britain leaves the EU without a deal, Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said today as she unveiled an economic impact study.

published on : 15th January 2018

Britain's first woman Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill appointed shadow minister

The Shadow Cabinet is the team of senior parliamentarians chosen by the Leader of the Opposition to mirror the Cabinet in Government.

published on : 13th January 2018

UK trade deficit worsens, sparking new Brexit concern

Britain's trade deficit has risen to a five-month high, official data showed today, sparking concern over looming Brexit talks.

published on : 10th January 2018

Controversial columnist Toby Young quits UK universities regulator

A controversial columnist whose appointment to Britain's universities regulator sparked widespread protest announced his resignation today, a day after a shambolic cabinet reshuffle.

published on : 9th January 2018

British government set for reshuffle on Monday

Deputy prime minister Damian Green is set to be replaced after stepping down last month over a pornography scandal, amongst other reshuffles.

published on : 7th January 2018

European lawmakers urge Britain to stay in single market

A group of European politicians released a letter on Saturday calling on Britain to remain a member of the single market.

published on : 7th January 2018

EU will 'survive' Brexit, remain strong: Chief Federica Mogherini

Britons voted 52 to 48 percent in June 2016 in favor of quitting the EU, putting their country on track to become the first to leave the bloc.

published on : 4th January 2018

Britain interested in joining Trans-Pacific trade deal after Brexit: Financial Times

Britain is interested in joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade bloc after it leaves the European Union, the Financial Times newspaper said.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Prince Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle 'set to boost UK economy'

Prince Harry's wedding to American actress Meghan Markle could provide a 500 million pound boost to Britain's economy as tourists flock to the country and Britons celebrate.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Indian economy to be fifth largest in 2018: World Economic League

India's economy is expected to overtake that of Britain and France to become the world's fifth largest in dollar terms in 2018 and third largest in 2032.

published on : 27th December 2017

UK passports changing back to blue after Brexit

Politicians in favour of Britain's departure from the EU were thrilled by the highly symbolic change, while those who wanted Britain to remain in the bloc mocked their excitement.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Russia ready for 'dialogue' with Britain on equal terms: Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today Moscow was ready for dialogue with London on equal terms after talks with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson seeks to thaw Russia ties during Moscow trip

Boris Johnson on Friday sought to open up communication channels with Russia after years of hostility on the first official visit by a foreign minister from London in five years.

published on : 22nd December 2017

UK passports to change from burgundy to blue after Brexit

Britain will return to a blue and gold passport design after the country leaves the European Union in 2019 "to restore our national identity", its interior ministry announced today.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Finally, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's official engagement photos released

Britain's Kensington Palace has released two official photos of Prince Harry and his fiancee, Meghan Markle, to mark the couple's engagement.

published on : 22nd December 2017
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