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British MPs Prepare To Seal Brexit Deal

British MPs Prepare To Seal Brexit Deal

After years of bitter arguments, British MPs will on Thursday finally approve the terms of Brexit, paving the way for the UK to leave the EU on January 31. The House of Commons will complete…

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UK Minimum Wage To Increase By Four Times In April —Boris Johnson

UK Minimum Wage To Increase By Four Times In April —Boris Johnson

Britain’s minimum wage is to increase by more than four times the rate of UK inflation from next year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government announced Tuesday. A 6.2 per cent increase from April takes the…

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UK Lawmakers Set To Vote On Boris Johnson’s Brexit Bill

UK Lawmakers Set To Vote On Boris Johnson’s Brexit Bill

British lawmakers were set to hold their first major vote Friday on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal, a bill that is all but certain to be approved by the country’s new Conservative-dominated Parliament. The…

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Nigerians Spent €5.3m On Visa Applications To Europe In 2018 —Report

Nigerians Spent €5.3m On Visa Applications To Europe In 2018 —Report

Statistics by SchengenVisaInfo have shown that in 2018, Nigerians spent €5,315,220‬ on visa applications to Europe. The report added that €2,644,560‬ of the stated amount was spent by applicants who were refused visa. The statistics…

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UK Brexit Laws To Be Put Before Parliament Friday

UK Brexit Laws To Be Put Before Parliament Friday

The laws needed to enact Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) will be put before parliament on Friday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman has said. The spokesman said that the bill would aim to…

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World Leaders Laud Boris Johnson’s British Election Victory

World Leaders Laud Boris Johnson’s British Election Victory

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party secured a majority in a landslide election victory, results showed on Friday. Following is reaction from leaders around the world: Trump said Johnson’s win meant Britain and the…

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Ending Gender Violence In Nigeria Our Top Priority ― EU Ambassador

Ending Gender Violence In Nigeria Our Top Priority ― EU Ambassador

The European Union Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ambassador Ketil Karlsen, says ending gender-based violence and sexual assault remains a top priority of the mission in Nigeria. But to make the plan to work, the…

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UK Will Leave EU By 31 January – Jean-Claude Juncker

UK Will Leave EU By 31 January – Jean-Claude Juncker

The outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has told the BBC he believes the UK will leave the UK by 31 January 2020, the end of the current extension period. He told BBC Europe Editor…

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British Lawmakers To Elect New Speaker After John Bercow’s Retirement

British Lawmakers To Elect New Speaker After John Bercow’s Retirement

British lawmakers are electing a new House of Commons speaker on Monday to replace the influential but controversial John Bercow. Bercow retired last week after a decade as speaker that saw him become a central…

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Barnier Warns Risk Of No-Deal Brexit ‘Still Exists’

Barnier Warns Risk Of No-Deal Brexit ‘Still Exists’

European Union’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, Wednesday said the UK’s chaotic departure from the EU without a Brexit deal “stills exists.” Should parliament fail to ratify the Brexit deal that was agreed with the EU27,…

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