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Priti Patel: Britain’s first Indian-origin Home Secretary

Newly elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Indian origin Priti Patel as the Home Secretary of Britain. With this she has become Britain’s first Home Secretary of Indian origin. She has her roots in Tarapur in Gujarat. Former Home Secretary Sajid Javid would take over from Philip Hammond as Finance Secretary (or Chancellor). ..

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Boris Johnson takes charge as new Prime Minister of United Kingdom

Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson officially took charge as new Prime Minister of United Kingdom (UK), he met Queen Elizabeth II, who invited him to form the new government. He defeated Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Johnson, a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP), former foreign minister, and former mayor of London replaced outgoing Prime Minister ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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