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EU citizens urged to apply to stay in UK as deadline looms

Europeans seeking post-Brexit residency status in the UK must apply by midnight on Wednesday or risk losing rights London, UK | Xinhua | European Union (EU) citizens living in Britain have until the end of Wednesday to apply to stay or lose their rights, under post-Brexit rules, known as the EU …

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Five years on, Brexit remains vexing for Britain

London, UK | Xinhua | Five years after Britain decided to leave the European Union (EU) in a referendum, Brexit remained a vexing headache for the country, though politicians said Brexit has been done. Brexit has dominated British politics and divided the nation for years. On June 23, 2016, Britain voted …

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British PM defends post-Brexit move on Northern Irish protocol

London, United Kingdom | THE INDEPENDENT | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday that the decision to suspend parts of the Northern Irish Brexit protocol was lawful and right. “What we’re doing is taking some lawful, some technical measures to build up confidence in the east-west operation (of the …

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BREXIT, COVID-19 killing European market

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Ugandan exporters are crying over the business disruption caused by the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union alias Brexit as they were coming to terms with the effects of Covid-19. The UK voted to leave the EU in 2016. While it officially …

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UK, EU to resume trade talks later this week in London

London, UK | XINHUA |    Britain announced on Wednesday that it will resume talks on future relationship with the European Union (EU) later this week in London, a few days after Downing Street said the post-Brexit negotiations were over. “We are ready to welcome the EU team to London to …

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UK farmers concerned over low quality meat imports after Brexit

London, UK | Xinhua | For Alan West, a recently retired sheep farmer and agricultural lecturer based in South East England, concern is growing over Britain’s position on the standards of imported meat and the fate of the British farm industry. Earlier this week, MPs rejected the latest attempt to require …

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EU not acting in good faith over Brexit deal

London, UK | XINHUA | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told a parliamentary committee Wednesday he did not believe the European Union (EU) was negotiating a Brexit deal with Britain in good faith. Johnson spent more than an hour being grilled by the House of Commons Liaison Committee, made up …

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UK publishes controversial Brexit bill amid growing anger from Brussels

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |   The British government on Wednesday published a controversial bill which overrides elements of the Brexit deal with Brussels, despite a senior minister explicitly acknowledging that the plan would “break international law”. The UK Internal Markets Bill is intended to ensure Northern Ireland can continue to …

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