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Britain exits EU amid night of parties and protests

Amid pro-Brexit celebrations and anti-Brexit protests, the United Kingdom officially left the European Union at 23:00 GMT on Friday more...

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Britain to leave EU today: A timeline of what happens next

January 31, 2020. That’s the date Brexiteers have been looking forward to for some time now. After four years of false-starts and stalled...

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How much will Brexit cost the UK economy? Over GBP 200 billion, estimates this report

With an expensive Brexit looming on the horizon, business analysts estimate that the costs to the British economy have already passed the...

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Indian-origin medical association chief warns UK PM about NHS crash

The Indian-origin chief of one of the United Kingdom's leading medical associations has urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ramp...

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Boris Johnson appoints Indian-origin academic to look into anti-Muslim bias among Tories

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed an Indian-origin academic for an independent review into allegations of...

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Four newcomers, 11 returning Indian-origin MPs in UK 2019 polls

The United Kingdom 2019 elections might have seen the Conservatives gain a record majority, but they are in a photo finish with the Labour...

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UK polls: Tories hammer Labour to get largest majority in 33 years

With results in for almost all constituencies across the United Kingdom (641 out of 650 seats), it is clear that Boris Johnson will return...

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UK election: Pre-poll survey gives Johnson lead but hung Parliament still a possibility

With a total of 3,322 candidates standing across 650 seats in the House of Commons, this election is expected to throw up the most diverse...

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Your one-stop guide to the UK elections

As the UK heads to polls, Connected to India tells you everything you need to know about the British elections.

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Reactions to pro-Johnson Hindi campaign song range from amused to outraged

In line with the 2015 and 2017 elections in the United Kingdom, a Hindi music video urging people to vote for Conservatives and Boris...

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Kashmir a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan, UK’s stand unchanged, says Boris Johnson

Johnson's statement came in the wake of a two-day trip to Kashmir by 23 members of European Parliaments to assess the situation.

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Boris Johnson to ask Parliament for elections on December 12

Johnson has said that he will ask the UK Parliament to vote on Monday to approve an early national poll to be held on December 12.

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Ball in EU’s court as UK Parliament blocks Boris Johnson’s Brexit timetable

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has hit the pause button on his Brexit legislation after Members of Parliament (MPs) rejected...

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Johnson asks UK Parliament to open debate on his Brexit deal

The United Kingdom (UK) government has published its 110-page bill to turn Boris Johnson's Brexit deal into law.

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Johnson’s letters to EU president Tusk show he is scrambling to make Brexit deadline

Following his Parliamentary setback, United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reportedly sent three contradictory letters to the...

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Boris faces setback as UK MPs vote to delay Brexit

Beleaguered United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit hopes were dealt a further blow as the UK Parliament voted to delay...

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Britain and the European Union reach a Brexit deal

The deal still has to be formally approved by the economic bloc and ratified by the European and UK Parliaments.

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Brexit on October 31 a 'priority' for British government, says Queen Elizabeth

The Queen announced in a speech to lawmakers a list of 26 new bills ranging from implementing a yet-to-be finalised EU divorce agreement to...

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Brexit talks on the verge of collapse: Reports

Britain and the European Union have accused each other of intransigence and sabotage.

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UK Parliament insiders claim Johnson won’t resign even if he misses Brexit deadline

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is reportedly making plans to virtually "squat" in Downing Street, media reports quoting Cabinet...

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Report: Boris Johnson apologised to Queen after court ruled Parliament suspension unlawful

Reports also suggest a breakdown of trust between Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street.

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British Parliament to resume after UK Supreme Court rules suspension “unlawful”

Britain's highest court had ruled on Tuesday that Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks was illegal.

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Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament “unlawful”, rules UK Supreme Court

The UK Supreme Court said that Johnson's suspension of Parliament is "void and of no effect".

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Supreme Court verdict on Boris Johnson’s suspension of UK Parliament to come next week

The United Kingdom's (UK) Supreme Court will deliver its verdict next week in a landmark case on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to...

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UK PM Boris Johnson denies lying to the Queen over suspension of Parliament

Boris Johnson's denial comes after a Scottish court ruling that his decision to suspend Parliament so was unlawful.

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