UK clinch narrow Brexit accord from European Union, week before deadline

LONDON/BRUSSELS: Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world`s biggest trading blocs in its most significant global shift since the loss of empire. The deal, agreed more than four years after Britain voted by a slim margin to leave the … Read more

Brexit trade deal sealed: EU and UK clinch narrow accord

LONDON/BRUSSELS: Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world`s biggest trading blocs in its most significant global shift since the loss of empire. The deal means it has swerved away from a chaotic finale to a tortuous divorce that has … Read more

European Union clears Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for first inoculations

Amsterdam: The European Union geared up to start mass vaccinations against COVID-19 just after Christmas after the shot developed by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech cleared regulatory hurdles on Monday (December 21). European Union countries including Germany, France, Austria and Italy have said they plan to start vaccinations from Dec. 27 as Europe tries … Read more

UK tells EU: Back down by Sunday night or we'll walk

Britain warned the European Union on Thursday that it must make significant concessions to break the impasse in Brexit trade talks by the end of the weekend to give some finality to the five year Brexit crisis. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Union`s chief executive gave themselves until the end of the weekend … Read more

After US, UK, Romania, new mysterious monoliths spotted in these two countries

After the United States, Romania and Britain, now monolith has been spotted in two different countries – Netherlands and Colombia. RTL Nieuws reported that the metallic column was spotted by a group of hikers in a nature reserve in a village in Oudehorne, Friesland. The monolith made up of steel was spotted by the hikers … Read more

COVID-19: Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine approved for use in UK, rollout begins next week

In a significant development, the United Kingdom (UK) on Wednesday (December 2) became the first country in the Western world to approve the use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. The British government said that the vaccine will be rolled out for use from early next week. “The government has today accepted the recommendation from the Independent … Read more

Guarantee fundamental rights to all citizens: UK PM to Pakistan

New Delhi: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked Imran Khan-led government in Pakistan to “guarantee fundamental rights” to all citizens of south Asian countries.  The matter was raised in the British Parliament by Minister for South Asia and the Commonwealth Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon with Pakistani’s Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari. The issue cropped … Read more

UK PM Boris Johnson's treaty-breaking Brexit laws defeated in parliament

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a heavy defeat in parliament`s upper chamber on Monday over proposed laws which would allow him to breach Britain`s EU exit treaty – a plan that has been criticised by US president elect Joe Biden. The Internal Market Bill is designed to protect trade between Britain`s four nations after … Read more

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