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Location: Western Europe, islands including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of France
Capital: London
Population: 60,609,153
Independence Day: 10 June
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Currency: British pound (GBP)
Total Area: 244,820 sq km
Languages: English, Welsh, Scottish form of Gaelic
Head of the Government: Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Since 24 July 2019)
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Brexit talks deadlocked: UK plans to override parts of EU withdrawal deal

The UK government is planning legislation that will override key parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement, British newspaper the Financial Times reported Sunday. The so-called internal market bill, due to be published Wednesday, is expected to "eliminate the legal force of parts of the withdrawal agreement" in areas relating to state aid and Northern Ireland customs, according to the newspaper. 

News Source:dw.com
News Type:News Published date: 07-September-2020

Former Teesside MP James Wharton nominated for seat in House of Lords

Former Teesside MP James Wharton said he is 'honoured and grateful' after being nominated for a seat in the House of Lords. The Conservative joins The Prime Minister's brother Jo Johnson and cricketing star Sir Ian Botham among 36 people nominated for a seat in the list of peerages published on Friday. The list includes Boris Johnson's picks of former MPs from both his own party and Tory grandees, as well as ex-Labour MPs who rebelled over Brexit. At 36, Mr Wharton would become the youngest male peer

News Source:gazettelive
News Type:News Published date: 13-August-2020

British PM Meets Irish and Northern Irish Officials

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson traveled to Northern Ireland Thursday where he held talks with his Irish counterpart and other Irish officials to promote British unity and a strong rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic. Johnson met Irish Prime Minister – also known in Ireland as Taoiseach - Micheal Martin, arriving at Hillsborough Castle and bumping elbows with each other for reporters. It was the first time the two leaders had met in person since Martin was elected to his position as part of a new Irish coalition government in June.

News Source:voanews
News Type:News Published date: 14-August-2020

Boris Johnson considers law change amid rising migrant crossings

The UK needs to consider changes to asylum laws to deter migrants from crossing the English Channel, Boris Johnson has said. The prime minister said it was currently "very, very difficult" to legally return people who arrive in the UK from France using small boats. More than 4,000 people have successfully crossed the English Channel this way so far this year. Immigration Minister Chris Philp is in Paris for talks with French officials. He has been accompanied by the UK's

News Source:bbc
News Type:News Published date: 13-August-2020

Boris Johnson warns 'long, long way to go' for UK economy

Boris Johnson has warned the UK has a "long, long way to go" before the economy improves, after official figures showed the largest drop in employment in over a decade. "Clearly there are going to be bumpy months ahead and a long, long way to go," the Prime Minister said. However, he said parts of the economy were "showing great resilience". Between April and June, the number of people in work fell by 220,000, the Office for National Statistics said. The drop in the number of people

News Source:bbc
News Type:News Published date: 12-August-2020

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