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Thursday, January 21, 2021



Brexit carnage: shellfish trucks protest in London over export chaos

January 19, 2021 5:03 am

Many fishermen have been unable to export to the EU since catch certificates, health checks and customs declarations were introduced at the start of this year, delaying their deliveries and prompting European buyers to reject them.

The liberal world order is yet to free itself from imperial bias, as a report that dubs India a 'difficult' country reveals

January 15, 2021 9:03 am

The Chatham House report groups India on the other side of a "new divide in international affairs — between open societies where citizens have the capacity to fight for their rights and those where these rights are denied".

Britain abolishes sales tax on sanitary products

January 02, 2021 6:26 pm

The country abolished the tax after it left the European Union. EU law stops most Member States from fully dropping VAT on sanitary products.

Explained: Why is Boris Johnson's father applying for French citizenship?

January 06, 2021 8:36 am

Stanley Johnson, the father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is applying for French citizenship just as the United Kingdom breaks away from the European Union. What is the reason for his decision?

British lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade deal with EU

December 30, 2020 8:53 pm

With just a day to spare, lawmakers voted 521-73 in favor of the agreement sealed between the U.K. government and the EU last week.

2020 in review: 10 landmark global events that shaped the year

January 01, 2021 9:45 pm

Here are ten moments that made global headlines in 2020. From the impact of coronavirus to Joe Biden getting elected as the US President, take a look at the events that stood out.

Explained: What will change for UK with the new post-Brexit deal?

January 01, 2021 12:46 pm

At 23:00 GMT on December 31, the UK will leave the EU Single Market and Customs Union, all EU policies and international agreements.

With just days to go, Britain urges business to prepare for end of Brexit transition

December 28, 2020 7:54 am

“There are practical and procedural changes that businesses and citizens need to get ready for, and time to make these final preparations is very short.”

New Britain

December 28, 2020 9:33 am

Brexit deal will lead to rearrangement of UK’s foreign economic policy and international relations, offers India an opportunity.

How Brexit talks overcame suspicion, resentment and fish

December 26, 2020 12:08 pm

Over 200 officials spent more than 2,000 hours shut in rooms with little or no natural light as negotiators confronted each other in London and Brussels while Brexit was overshadowed by the human and economic cost of the coronavirus pandemic.


United Kingdom votes to decide the fate of Brexit, again

December 13, 2019 7:05 am

Voting was underway across the country in a contest that pits Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who says he will take Britain out of the European Union by Jan. 31, against opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who promises another referendum on Brexit.

Britain's Brexit-beaten Theresa May announces resignation

May 24, 2019 4:54 pm

An embattled Theresa May announced that she will resign as the UK's Conservative leader on June 7 "in the best interests of the country", paving the way for a contest to decide the new Prime Minister after she failed to win over her ministers with a revised strategy to withdraw Britain from the European Union.

Theresa May meets Opposition's Jeremy Corbyn to forge Brexit compromise

April 03, 2019 10:38 pm

Prime Minister Theresa May met Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn in a bid to avoids a potentially chaotic "no-deal" departure from the EU. May sought Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's support in a surprise last-minute move.

With British government, parliament and people divided, a disorderly Brexit looms

April 02, 2019 8:25 pm

The European Union said on Tuesday that Britain could be heading for a potentially disorderly exit in just 10 days time as Prime Minister Theresa May met with ministers to thrash out ways to break the Brexit deadlock.

City that voted for Brexit is still waiting

March 25, 2019 9:28 am

In Britain's 2016 EU membership referendum, Sunderland voted by 61 per cent to 39 per cent to leave a bloc from which many residents — rightly or wrongly — believe they have received little benefit

Brexit: A timeline of the UK crisis

January 18, 2019 7:03 am

Britain will leave the European Union at 2300 GMT on March 29, 2019. Here is a timeline of key events related to Britain's decision of opting out of the European Union in photographs

Stop Brexit: One man's daily protest against UK-EU divorce

December 12, 2018 9:55 am

While Brexit supporters are also regularly outside the building, Steve Bray has become well-known for his tactics.

Dogs owners march on UK parliament demanding new Brexit 'Wooferendum'

October 10, 2018 7:28 am

Around a thousand dogs and their owners marched on Britain’s parliament on Sunday demanding an end to Brexit via a second vote on the terms of the country’s exit from the European Union