United Kingdom Current Affairs, GK & News

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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England: First country to mandate new homes to install EV chargers

British government has announced to introduce legislation in 2021, under which all the newly built homes and offices will require to feature electric vehicle chargers in England. Highlights Under the legislation, all new homes and offices will be required to feature smart charging devices which can automatically charge vehicles during off-peak periods. According to it, ..

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Global Education Summit in London

Kenya and United Kingdom are co hosting a Global Education Summit in the city of London with the objective to raise 5 billion USD for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). GPE funds public education in up to 90 territories and countries. Key Points These countries which require public education funds are home to more ..

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UK reports cases of ‘Norovirus’ infection

The United Kingdom, is now reporting an outbreak of norovirus. Public Health England (PHE) recently issued a warning regarding Norovirus. Since the end of the month of May, England has recorded 154 cases of norovirus in the country. Increase in norovirus cases in educational settings has been reported.   About Norovirus According to the Centers ..

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PM Modi to participate in outreach session of G7 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in outreach sessions of UK led G7 virtual summit in Cornwall in June 2021. More in news PM Modi is expected to join G7 summit on 12 and 13 June. This is the second time that Indian Prime Minister will participate in G7 meet. India was invited by G7 ..

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