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In trade talks, Britain moves away from European Union

On Monday (March 2), Britain and the European Union (EU) start negotiations on a trade deal, with the two sides having very different visions of the future.

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Boris Johnson Aide Quits After Furor Over Racial Comments

The warning signs may have been there last month when Dominic Cummings, the influential and iconoclastic aide to Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain, invited “weirdos and misfits” to apply to work at Downing Street.

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France warns of bloody Brexit talks, warns both sides would ‘rip each other’

France on Sunday warned Britain to expect a bitter, bloody battle in Brexit trade talks with the EU, saying the two sides would “rip each other apart.”

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Boris Johnson Wants to Be a Free Trade Grandmaster

It’s an odd paradox of Brexit that having won its trade freedom, the U.K. may find it harder to pursue free trade. The former was an oft-cited objective of Brexit, but the latter has been made a central pillar of Boris Johnson’s desire to create a “Global Britain.”

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Danger lurks in complacency about Ireland’s place in the EU

as Brexit killed off Irish Euroscepticism? After Britain’s shambolic effort to extricate itself from the European Union, Irish attachment to membership has seldom been stronger, according to opinion polls.

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The World’s Most Expensive Railway is in a Hole

Large infrastructure projects are almost always delivered late and massively over-budget. Then everyone forgets about the fuss and marvels at the achievement. Few people regret today that Britain and France built a rail tunnel under the English Channel, yet it cost a fortune and nearly caused the owner to collapse.

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French “yellow vests” protest for Assange outside Belmarsh prison in London

Today, hundreds of “yellow vests” from France and protesters from other countries across Europe, including Belgium and Britain, are protesting outside Belmarsh maximum security prison in London to demand the freeing of WikiLeaks founder and journalist Julian Assange.

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Boris Johnson announces celebration to mark Brexit

Now that Britain is finally on track to leave the European Union on Jan.

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Britain’s Johnson says confident of tariff-free trade deal with EU

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday (13 January) said he was confident that he could secure a zero-tariff, zero-quota trade deal with the European Union, which would ensure no checks on goods being moved from Britain to Northern Ireland, writes Ian Graham.

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British ambassador to Iran briefly detained for participating at Tehran protest

Iranian authorities briefly detained Britain’s ambassador in Tehran on Saturday, according to British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, after he was reportedly arrested during last night protests.

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Boris Johnson ‘to take charge of EU trade talks’ with new ‘Taskforce Europe’

The unit – reportedly dubbed ‘Taskforce Europe’ – will replace the Department for Exiting the European Union when it shuts down on 31 January, the date on which Britain is due to leave the EU.

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Brexit civil war will not be over by Christmas

In August 1914, Great Britain ruled over an empire the likes of which the world had never seen and one upon which the sun never set. A quarter of the earth’s population acknowledged George V as their king and Britain was the only true global superpower. If you messed with the British back then, you did so at your peril.

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First 16 victims of UK truck tragedy arrive back in Vietnam

The first 16 victims of 39 Vietnamese found dead in a truck in Britain last month arrived in Vietnam early on Wednesday, an airports security official said.

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Boris Johnson promises Brexit bill before Christmas

Legislation required for Britain’s departure from the European Union will be brought back to the House of Commons before Christmas if the Conservatives win next month’s general election.

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EU set to grant extension to UK

EU member states are expected this morning to grant an extension of Britain’s membership of the EU until January 31 next year.

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۸ migrants found in refrigerated lorry in France

Eight migrants including four children were found suffering from light hypothermia Sunday inside a refrigerated lorry that was about to travel from a French port on the ferry to Britain..

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