Britain unveils new Brexit plan

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(Manchester) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson published his "final" Brexit proposals, warning EU leaders that Britain will walk out without a deal on October 31 if they do not accept his terms. Officials in Brussels and UK opponents of Brexit…

Johnson to table new Brexit plan very soon

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(Manchester) - Britain will table new proposals on a Brexit deal 'very soon', Prime Minister Boris Johnson said, while distancing himself from a leaked plan about the Irish border. "We are going to make a very good offer. We will be tabling…

Meghan Markle support higher education for women

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(Johannesburg) - Meghan, wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, said that empowering women through education could be transformational for communities during a visit to Johannesburg University in South Africa. “When a woman is empowered it…

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry visit South Africa’s oldest mosque

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited the oldest mosque in South Africa during their tour that has garnered attention from all across the globe. The royals who are in the country to voice support for various…

UK supermarkets test plastic-free zones

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(London) - Bowing to pressure from environmentally conscious consumers, big brand shops have begun taking steps to strip their shelves of plastic wrapping over concerns about saving the oceans from waste. "Nude zones" and "Food in the Nude"…

UK to end EU free movement immediately after Brexit

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Britain said it will immediately end freedom of movement for people from the European Union after Brexit on October 31, in a policy shift under Prime Minister Boris Johnson. "Freedom of movement as it currently stands will end on October…

Johnson offers new health funds to meet Brexit promise

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(London) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised new funds for Britain´s state-run national health service (NHS), seeking to fulfill one of the promises of his 2016 Brexit campaign. Johnson pledged an extra £1.8 billion (2.0 billion…

Boris Johnson takes charge as Britain´s new PM

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(London) - Boris Johnson takes charge as Britain´s prime minister on Wednesday, on a mission to deliver Brexit by October 31 with or without a deal. A politician with celebrity status best known for his gaffes and rhetorical flourishes,…

UK unveils draft law to tax tech giants

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(London) - Britain unveiled draft legislation for a "digital services tax" on global tech giants, which it plans to impose until leading economies reach an agreement on the contentious issue. The proposed levy, which will be consulted on…

Brexit minister urges EU to reopen withdrawal deal talks

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(London) - Britain´s Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay warned the EU must reopen the withdrawal agreement reached with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May but rejected by MPs, so as to avoid a "disruptive" no-deal divorce in October. "We…

Prince Harry, Meghan and baby to visit South Africa

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(London) - Britain's Prince Harry, his wife Meghan and their infant son Archie will visit South Africa later this year in their first official tour as a family, Buckingham Palace said. "The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will undertake an official…

Next British PM to be announced on July 23

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(London) - The winner of the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain´s ruling Conservatives and prime minister will be announced on July 23, the ruling party said. Former foreign minister Boris Johnson is the favourite in the…

Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid, Queen Elizabeth II at Royal Ascot opening

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(London) - Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid along with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William witnessed Blue Point’s victory at the Ascot Racecourse. The UAE Prime Minister watched the opening day of the five-day…

Johnson faces Hunt in battle to be British PM

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(London) - Boris Johnson will face Jeremy Hunt in a run-off to become Britain´s next prime minister after a final ballot of MPs, with the winner tasked with guiding the country through Brexit. In the fifth ballot of MPs in the governing…