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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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UK PM’s top aide Cummings defies calls to quit

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s top aide Dominic Cummings defied calls to resign on Monday over allegations that he broke coronavirus rules and undermined the government’s response to the health crisis. The Brexit campaign strategist told reporters he had acted “reasonably and legally” when he …

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