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Boris Johnson calls India-China border conflict 'very serious and worrying', says UK is closely monitoring situation
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Boris Johnson calls India-China border conflict 'very serious and worrying', says UK is closely monitoring situation

The first official statement of Johnson came during his weekly Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) in the House of Commons on Wednesday.

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford wants UK government to continue kids' food vouchers
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Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford wants UK government to continue kids' food vouchers

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has asked the government to continue providing free meals for vulnerable children during the school holidays.

Island of irony: How UK politicians’ ranting on CAA and Delhi riots is quite British in its humour
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Island of irony: How UK politicians’ ranting on CAA and Delhi riots is quite British in its humour

British politicians are lecturing India on how to deal with matters of citizenship when Brexit, the biggest challenge the UK faces after World War II, is mainly predicated on Britons voting to end rampant immigration under liberal European Union laws.

Boris Johnson backs Priti Patel as ‘fantastic’ home secretary amid allegations of bullying against her; govt launches inquiry into accusations
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Boris Johnson backs Priti Patel as ‘fantastic’ home secretary amid allegations of bullying against her; govt launches inquiry into accusations

UK prime minister Boris Johnson said Priti Patel is a "fantastic" home secretary as he backed his senior Cabinet minister amid a row over the resignation of her top civil official, while the government announced an internal inquiry into the issue.

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.

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

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.

Keith Vaz, longest-serving UK MP of Indian origin, announces retirement in wake of drugs scandal
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Keith Vaz, longest-serving UK MP of Indian origin, announces retirement in wake of drugs scandal

Vaz had been the Labour Party's MP for Leicester East since 1987 but announced in a statement overnight on Sunday

In a win for Boris Johnson, UK set for General Election on 12 December as British MPs clear Parliament 'stasis'
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In a win for Boris Johnson, UK set for General Election on 12 December as British MPs clear Parliament 'stasis'

The prospect of an election became more and more likely after the European Union (EU) had agreed on a three-month extension to the 31 October Brexit deadline. This meant Johnson's "do or die" pledge to leave the economic bloc by Halloween was effectively dead.

Boris Johnson to make fresh attempt to force early election after EU agrees to postpone Brexit until 31 January
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Boris Johnson to make fresh attempt to force early election after EU agrees to postpone Brexit until 31 January

Boris Johnson had previously said he would rather be 'dead in a ditch' than extend the tortuous Brexit process started by the 2016 EU referendum

Boris Johnson says UK parliament can take more time to scrutinise Brexit plan if MPs back election on 12 December
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Boris Johnson says UK parliament can take more time to scrutinise Brexit plan if MPs back election on 12 December

Boris Johnson said Thursday he would give parliament more time to scrutinise his Brexit plan if it agrees to hold a snap general election on 12 December.

UK House Speaker John Bercow denies Boris Johnson second vote on Brexit deal, says it would be 'repetitive and disorderly'
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UK House Speaker John Bercow denies Boris Johnson second vote on Brexit deal, says it would be 'repetitive and disorderly'

Boris Johnson's plan to lead Britain out of the European Union at the end of this month hit another roadblock Monday when the speaker of the House of Commons rejected his attempt to hold a new vote.

EU fed up of Brexit, but likely to grant extension after call between Boris Johnson, European Council president Donald Tusk
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EU fed up of Brexit, but likely to grant extension after call between Boris Johnson, European Council president Donald Tusk

Once Britain sends a letter to seek an extension for the divorce, there is very little chance that the other 27 member states would refuse

UK Parliament's House of Commons to vote on Brexit decision at first Saturday sitting since 1982 Falklands War
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UK Parliament's House of Commons to vote on Brexit decision at first Saturday sitting since 1982 Falklands War

Boris Johnson's plan to get Parliament to approve his divorce deal with the EU was thrown into doubt on Saturday, as UK lawmakers will vote on whether to delay their final decision on Brexit.

Indian Overseas Congress claims India's image wasn't sullied during meet with Jeremy Corbyn; accuses BJP, media of spreading misinformation
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Indian Overseas Congress claims India's image wasn't sullied during meet with Jeremy Corbyn; accuses BJP, media of spreading misinformation

It is a fact that the main topic of discussion was Kashmir and we all were well aware of the sensitivity of the issue, writes IOYC vice president Taffazzel Hossain.

Queen Elizabeth says Brexit on 31 October a 'priority', reopens new parliamentary session with first speech since June 2017
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Queen Elizabeth says Brexit on 31 October a 'priority', reopens new parliamentary session with first speech since June 2017

'My government's priority has always been to secure the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union on 31 October,' said Queen Elizabeth while addressing the UK parliament.

EU remains 'unconvinced' by UK's Brexit proposals, but has not dismissed them, say officials
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EU remains 'unconvinced' by UK's Brexit proposals, but has not dismissed them, say officials

The EU is 'unconvinced' by Britain's new Brexit proposals but has not immediately dismissed them, with officials and diplomats saying Thursday there were positive points alongside the many problematic ones

Boris Johnson expected to unveil new Brexit plan at Conservative party conference in Machester today
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Boris Johnson expected to unveil new Brexit plan at Conservative party conference in Machester today

Boris Johnson will unveil his plan for a new Brexit deal at his Conservative party conference Wednesday, warning the EU it is that or Britain leaves with no agreement this month