Brexit Current Affairs, GK & News

Ireland: 50 years of bloody Sunday

On 30 January 1972, the British soldiers killed a group of unarmed civilians. These civilians were protesting in the Bogside area of Derry. This incident is referred to as bloody Sunday. In 2022, the people of Northern Ireland marked fifty years of Bloody Sunday. What happened on Bloody Sunday? A group of innocent civilians protested ..

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What is Northern Ireland Protocol?

The Northern Ireland protocol was designed to prevent checks across the border between Northern Ireland (US) and the Republic of Ireland (EU), following Brexit. Highlights The Protocol came into force in the beginning of 2021. It has resulted into disagreements between the UK and EU as it disrupted trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. ..

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Difficult Four Countries

The Chatham House recently published a report proposing a blueprint for foreign policy of UK after Brexit. The report classed India as one of the “difficult four” countries along with China, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Key Highlights of the report The report was titled “Global Britain, Global Broker”. The report points that the complex fragmented ..

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UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

The United Kingdom and Vietnam recently signed an agreement on trade. The agreement is to eliminate 99% of tariffs within seven years. Highlights With the elimination of 99% of tariff, Vietnam is to benefit from tariff savings of 114 million pounds, that is 151 million USD on its exports and British will benefit 36 million ..

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Impact of EU-UK Brexit Deal in India

India is to emerge as the net-gainer from the Brexit deal recently signed between the European Union and United Kingdom. Impact on India The gains for India from the EU-UK Brexit deal are mainly in the service sector. This is because, the UK currencies are becoming cheaper. Therefore, it will be less expensive for the ..

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