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Theresa May prepares for Brexit showdown in Parliament

The marathon debate is set to last five days before a crunch vote on the Withdrawal Agreement struck with the European Union on December 11.

published on : 4th December 2018

European Union court adviser says Britain can stop Brexit

The court is assessing the issue under an accelerated procedure, since Britain is due to leave the bloc on March 29. The final verdict is expected within weeks.

published on : 4th December 2018

UK PM Theresa May faces fresh constitutional row over Brexit legal advice

Keir Starmer, Labor's Brexit spokesman, said on Sunday that all parties would press for contempt proceedings if MPs are not given access to the advice given by the attorney general previously.

published on : 3rd December 2018

Brexit deal: The end of a loveless 46-year marriage between UK and EU

The eurozone crisis, large-scale immigration from the EU and the refugee crisis of the past few years stoked the discontent, pushing prime minister David Cameron to call the June 2016 referendum.

published on : 25th November 2018

Black Friday: Amazon employees in Europe go on strike to protest working conditions

The employees, many of whom are following the hashtag #Amazonwearenotrobots, had already staged a similar work stoppage in July during another sales day for the retailer.

published on : 23rd November 2018

Brexit crisis: UK PM Theresa May soldiers on, appoints new ministers

May promoted Steve Barclay from minister of state in the Department of Health to take charge as the new Brexit secretary after his predecessor, Dominic Raab, stepped down in protest.

published on : 16th November 2018

Gold prices reach 1-week high amidst Brexit chaos

Investors sought safe passage amidst speculations of upcoming exit of Britain from European Union

published on : 16th November 2018

Countries raise concerns at WTO over Britain's post-Brexit trade plans

The WTO in Geneva -- which has 164 countries as members -- is where countries negotiate the rules of international trade and settle disputes.

published on : 26th October 2018

UK minister Sajid Javid apologises to Gurkhas for forced DNA tests

The relatives of Gurkhas and Afghan nationals who worked for the UK's armed forces were among those caught up in the scandal, which involved the UK Home Office illegally demanding DNA.

published on : 25th October 2018

UK firms near point of no return for Brexit contingency plans, CBI warns

The Confederation of British Industry said its findings showed how the lack of a breakthrough in negotiations between London and Brussels was endangering British jobs.

published on : 21st October 2018

Brexit transition must be short or allow 'route out': London

The shift aims to break an impasse in negotiations between London and Brussels over how to keep the Irish border open after Brexit, by giving the two sides more time to agree to their future relations

published on : 21st October 2018

India leads UK's Scotch whisky exports boom

The customs figures also show the volume of exports of the exclusive drink from Scotland increased by 5.6 per cent to almost 558 million bottles.

published on : 21st October 2018

Brexit or not, India will be reliable ally of Britain: Indian envoy

Speaking at one of many farewell events being organised here to mark his retirement from the Indian Foreign Service at the end of this month, the diplomat

published on : 19th October 2018

UK PM Theresa May says open to longer post-Brexit transition

EU negotiator Michel Barnier raised the idea as a way of breaking the deadlock on how to keep Britain's border with Ireland open after Brexit, the key issue holding up the divorce talks.

published on : 18th October 2018

Britain records surge in religious hate crime: Home Office data

The figures also indicate that most religious hate crime, 52 per cent of all offences, was aimed at Muslims or so-called Islamophobic hate crime.

published on : 16th October 2018
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