Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Blue UK Passport to Return after EU Exit

After Brexit, the UK travel document will no longer be required to conform to EU standards. So in a move to symbolise our national identity, the cover will be changing from the standard EU burgundy colour to a blue and … Continue reading

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UK ‘Eliminates Measles’ for First Time

The elimination of measles has been achieved in the UK for the first time, the World Health Organization says. The global health body classes a country as having eliminated the disease when it has stopped it freely circulating for at … Continue reading

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UK-US Trade Deal to Happen Quickly

US President Donald Trump has said he expects a trade deal with the UK to be completed “very, very quickly”. Speaking at the G20 summit in Hamburg, he also said he will come to London. The US president is holding … Continue reading

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Zombie Knives Banned in England and Wales

The amendment to the Criminal Justice Act 1988 will ban the sale, manufacture, rental or importation of knives often referred to as ‘zombie knives’, ‘zombie killer knives’ and ‘zombie slayer knives’. The knives can have cutting blades of up to … Continue reading

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UK Offered Brexit Free Trade Deal with Australia

Australia has called for a free trade deal with Britain following its exit from the European Union. Theresa May described the move as “very encouraging” and insisted it showed Brexit can work for Britain. In a phone call to the … Continue reading

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No Article 50 Trigger until UK Wide Approach is Agreed

Prime Minister Theresa May has said that the Government will not trigger Article 50, the formal trigger of divorce talks with the European Union, until a “UK approach” has been agreed. Mrs May, speaking after a meeting with Scottish First … Continue reading

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EU Referendum Date Set for 23 June 2016

David Cameron has announced the United Kingdom will vote on whether to remain in the EU on Thursday 23 June. The Prime Minister made the historic announcement in Downing Street after briefing the cabinet. Speaking outside Downing Street, Mr Cameron … Continue reading

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