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U.K officially leaves EU on 31 January 2020

After nearly four years of the referendum voted by the British people for Brexit, the United Kingdom officially left the European Union, at 11.00 p.m on January 31, 2020. After Britain left the bloc, the European Union has 27 more countries. The process by which the member state leaves the Union has expired and UK ..

50 Pence Brexit Coin to be circulated in United Kingdom from 31st January

To mark the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid has unveiled a new 50 pence coin with the inscription of “Peace, prosperity, and friendship with all nations” and the Brexit date of 31 January 2020. The coin is known as ‘Brexit Coin’ have been ..

UK to offer Fast-track Visa for Scientist and Researchers following BREXIT

The Prime Minister of United Kingdom, Boris Johnson has recently announced the new scheme of fast- track visa to attract world’s best scientists, mathematicians and researchers which will be open from 20th February 2020 for those who work in a qualifying field and who have been recognized by a United Kingdom body. UK Research and ..

UNWTO World Tourism Barometer Released

UNWTO released its comprehensive report on global tourism titled ‘UNWTO World Tourism Barometer report’ on Monday 20th January 2020. According to the report which is seen as a barometer of global economic health, 1.5 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded in the year 2019 around the globe, which makes it the slowest rate since 2016 ..

Conservatives win UK’s Third General Election in less than Five Year

The Conservative Party under the leadership of incumbent Prime Minister, Boris Johnson returned to power by winning 365 seats in the 650 seats House of Commons. The Previous general election in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017 where the Conservative’s under the leadership of Theresa May, falling 9 short of the majority mark by winning ..

Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson set to be UK’s next Prime Minister

The Conservative Party of the UK has selected the Boris Johnson as the next leader of the Conservative Party and thus, the next Prime Minister of the UK. While Boris Johnson received the support of 92,513 members, his competitor, and current Foreign Secretary of the UK, Jeremy Hunt received the support of 46,656 members. Boris ..

Global Economic Prospects 2019

The Global Economic Prospects 2019 released by the World Bank makes the following observations: Global real GDP growth forecast has been reduced to 2.6% for 2019. The estimate was down by 0.3%age points from its previous forecast in January. There could be a marginal increase to 2.7% in 2020. Global economy continues to soften and ..

European leaders offer 6-month extension to its Brexit departure

European leaders have offered Britain an extension till the end of October,  which is a 6 month delay to its Brexit departure. Mrs May welcomed the extension, which will be flexible to enable Britain to leave the EU on June 1 and avoid taking place in European Parliamentary elections on May 23, should an agreement ..