Brexit: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

UK Enters into First Major Post-Brexit Deal with Japan

The UK has signed its first major post-Brexit trade pact by signing a deal with Japan. The deal aims to boost trade between these two countries by about £15bn. The deal would boost UK GDP by 0.07%, though, it is just a fraction of the trade that was lost with the European union (EU). Significance ..

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 ..