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Boris Johnson defends England's tier-based lockdown in letter to rebel Conservative Party colleagues
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Boris Johnson defends England's tier-based lockdown in letter to rebel Conservative Party colleagues

Most of England's population will fall under the two toughest tiers when the second national lockdown ends on 2 December. Around 32 million people, including in London, will fall into Tier 2

Jeremy Corbyn reinstated to UK's Labour Party after three-week suspension over anti-Semitism row
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Jeremy Corbyn reinstated to UK's Labour Party after three-week suspension over anti-Semitism row

Labour has been grappling with allegations that anti-Semitism was allowed to fester under Corbyn, a long-time supporter of Palestinians and a critic of Israel, who led the party for almost five years from 2015

Boris Johnson's top media aide Lee Cain resigns amid reports of power struggle at 10 Downing Street
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Boris Johnson's top media aide Lee Cain resigns amid reports of power struggle at 10 Downing Street

Cain announced he would step down after ministers and advisers, including Johnson's fiancee Carrie Symonds, reportedly protested over his planned promotion to the post of chief of staff

While Boris Johnson sinks in response to COVID-19, Rishi Sunak continues to rise
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While Boris Johnson sinks in response to COVID-19, Rishi Sunak continues to rise

Not only is Rishi Sunak a smooth communicator, but, with his Indian heritage, he is a walking success story of modern multiracial Britain.

Who protects British democracy from Russia? No one, concludes UK Parliament report
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Who protects British democracy from Russia? No one, concludes UK Parliament report

The report described how British politicians had welcomed Russia's oligarchs to London, allowing them to launder their illicit money through what it called the London “laundromat”

Hard to prove Russia's influence on Brexit, but UK govt did nothing to protect referendum, finds report
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Hard to prove Russia's influence on Brexit, but UK govt did nothing to protect referendum, finds report

The Labour Party has accused the British govt of failing to publish the report because it would lead to further questions about links between Russia and the pro-Brexit campaign, which Johnson helped lead

Dominic Cummings lockdown row: Boris Johnson defies calls to sack senior advisor from Conservative Party, risks backlash
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Dominic Cummings lockdown row: Boris Johnson defies calls to sack senior advisor from Conservative Party, risks backlash

British prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings on Sunday, despite calls from within his own Conservative Party for the aide to resign for driving 250 miles during the coronavirus lockdown.

New UK finance minister Rishi Sunak should resist rewriting fiscal rules; avoiding spend cut may lead to tax hike: Report
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New UK finance minister Rishi Sunak should resist rewriting fiscal rules; avoiding spend cut may lead to tax hike: Report

Another research institute, the Resolution Foundation, said on Monday that Sunak would have to raise taxes if he wants to increase spending.

Britain's exit marks first stage of Brexit saga, UK to follow bloc rules during 11 months 'transition period'; EU to recover from 'historic blow' as ex-member becomes competition
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Britain's exit marks first stage of Brexit saga, UK to follow bloc rules during 11 months 'transition period'; EU to recover from 'historic blow' as ex-member becomes competition

With little fanfare, Britain left the European Union on Friday after 47 years of membership, taking a leap into the unknown in a historic blow to the bloc.

'We will always love you': EU Parliament clears Brexit deal; Britain set to leave European Union after 47 years of membership today
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'We will always love you': EU Parliament clears Brexit deal; Britain set to leave European Union after 47 years of membership today

European Union grudgingly let go of the United Kingdom with a final vote Wednesday at the EU's parliament that ended the Brexit divorce battle and set the scene for tough trade negotiations in the year ahead.

Britain will not automatically deport EU nationals post June 2021 deadline, says UK's Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt
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Britain will not automatically deport EU nationals post June 2021 deadline, says UK's Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt

Britain will not automatically deport European Union citizens who have not applied for the right to remain in the country after Brexit, European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt said on Friday

UK govt plans special events to mark Brexit on 31 Jan; businesses may suffer, warns treasury chief
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UK govt plans special events to mark Brexit on 31 Jan; businesses may suffer, warns treasury chief

The British government has announced plans for special events on the night of 31 January when the country officially leaves the European Union but the country's treasury chief has admitted that some UK business sectors will suffer as a result.

EU chief warns UK must compromise to get Brexit trade deal, says Boris Johnson's 2020 deadline makes negotiations 'basically impossible'
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EU chief warns UK must compromise to get Brexit trade deal, says Boris Johnson's 2020 deadline makes negotiations 'basically impossible'

Three weeks before Britain is due to leave the European Union, the president of the European Commission warned Wednesday that the UK won’t get the 'highest quality access' to the European Union's market after Brexit unless it makes major concessions

Indian-origin British MP Lisa Nandy formally launches bid to replace Jeremy Corbyn as leader of Labour Party
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Indian-origin British MP Lisa Nandy formally launches bid to replace Jeremy Corbyn as leader of Labour Party

In articles written in The Guardian and the Wigan Post, the 40-year-old MP said said she wanted to "bring Labour home" to voters that have abandoned the party in its traditional strongholds.

Boris Johnson on track for Brexit, but trade talks with EU and Scotland’s contentions could prove challenging
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Boris Johnson on track for Brexit, but trade talks with EU and Scotland’s contentions could prove challenging

After a remarkable political turnaround, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on the verge of taking Britain out of the European Union with the enthusiastic support of a strong majority in Parliament.

Donald Trump poised to become third US president to be impeached; Democratic-led House set to hold historic vote this week
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Donald Trump poised to become third US president to be impeached; Democratic-led House set to hold historic vote this week

Donald Trump is likely this week to become the third US president to be impeached when the Democratic-led House of Representatives votes on charges stemming from his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden.

Indian-origin MP Lisa Nandy in race to replace Jeremy Corbyn after Labour Party's shattering poll defeat
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Indian-origin MP Lisa Nandy in race to replace Jeremy Corbyn after Labour Party's shattering poll defeat

Lisa Nandy, one of the Indian-origin MPs who was re-elected in Thursday's general election amid a disastrous performance by her Labour Party, on Sunday confirmed plans to throw her hat in the ring to replace party leader Jeremy Corbyn

Boris Johnson's big win in UK polls, 'special relationship' with Narendra Modi lays base for closer ties between Britain and India
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Boris Johnson's big win in UK polls, 'special relationship' with Narendra Modi lays base for closer ties between Britain and India

Boris Johnson’s retention of the prime minister’s seat with a greater majority should set the tone for a bilateral relationship between Britain and India that is based on mutual respect and understanding.

House judiciary panel approves articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, sends charges for a House Vote
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House judiciary panel approves articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, sends charges for a House Vote

A longer trial could feature witnesses presenting a robust defense of Trump, but it could also risk undermining the gravity of the impeachment process.

'Let healing begin': Boris Johnson calls for closure on Brexit in first speech after landslide win in UK general election
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'Let healing begin': Boris Johnson calls for closure on Brexit in first speech after landslide win in UK general election

Boris Johnson emerged on to the steps of 10 Downing Street as prime minister of a majority Conservative Party government after winning a landslide victory in the UK general election.