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10 Jul
The still-developing, very British big story from the United Kingdom has rekindled my interest in the quintessential parliamentary system of government I wrote about here on June 25, 2016.
7 Jul
Boris Johnson rode his luck throughout his career, bouncing back from a succession of setbacks and scandals that would have sunk other less popular politicians. But the luck of a man once likened to a "greased piglet" for his ability to escape controversies finally ran out, after a slew of high-profile resignations from his scandal-hit…
22 Jun
Britain's exit from the European Union will further slash workers' wages in coming years, a study concluded Wednesday as the nation already faces a cost-of-living crisis from soaring inflation.
14 Jun
Air travel chaos in Britain is purely down to Brexit "shambles" by hobbling recruitment at airports, Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary said on Tuesday.
20 May
Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin was holding talks with Northern Ireland's political leaders on Friday to resolve a stand-off over post-Brexit trade, as Washington warned the UK its brinkmanship with Europe threatens peace.
9 May
Sinn Fein leader Michelle O'Neill, who is set to become Northern Ireland's first minister, warned Monday she "will not be held to ransom" by Brexit disputes currently holding up the formation of a power-sharing government.
20 Mar
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson found himself under fire on Sunday, including from his own MPs, after saying that Brexit showed that Britons shared the same "instinct" for freedom as Ukrainians.
14 Mar
Belfast's Appeal Court ruled on Monday that a Brexit protocol between Brussels and London is lawful, blocking a bid to scrap the controversial arrangement which governs trade in Northern Ireland.
9 Feb
Britain's trade with the European Union has been dented by Brexit, with businesses facing greater costs, paperwork and border delays since the UK's full withdrawal, a watchdog panel of MPs said Wednesday. A report by the cross-party Public Accounts Committee found that although it was difficult to disentangle the effects of the pandemic from those…
30 Jan
The Northern Irish city of Londonderry began commemorations Sunday of one of the darkest days in modern UK history when, 50 years ago, British troops without provocation killed 13 unarmed civil rights protesters.
13 Jan
UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss on Thursday hosted her first face-to-face meeting with European Commission vice president Maros Sefcovic, aiming to break months of deadlock over post-Brexit trade in Northern Ireland. Truss, who was appointed to take over from Brexit minister David Frost after his resignation last month, welcomed Sefcovic at the government country residence…
12 Jan
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced damning headlines Wednesday as he prepared to answer MPs' questions over new claims he and his top officials breached Covid restrictions by holding a drinks party.

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A Sri Lankan court on Monday released on bail top leftist trade union leader Joseph Stalin, whose arrest had sparked international condemnation and widespread protests.
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