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Apparently, COVID-19 is ‘Infecting’ Brexit as well

LONDON/BRUSSELS – The UK and the EU have “made very little progress towards agreement on the most significant outstanding issues between us”, the UK’s Brexit negotiator said. David Frost issued the downbeat assessment at the end of the third round of talks on the future relationship between the two sides, Sky News reported. EU negotiator […]

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EU Accuses UK of Stalling Brexit Negotiations

BRUSSELS/LONDON – European Union’s lead negotiator Michel Barnier accused the United Kingdom of refusing to “engage seriously on a range of fundamental points” after the second round of negotiations on their post-Brexit relations on Friday. “The United Kingdom cannot refuse to extend the transition and at the same time slow down progress in important areas,” […]

MAJOR: Scotland Eyes Independence Amid Brexit Conclusion

EDINBURGH – On the day the United Kingdom officially left the European Union, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told SNP activists that they must be patient in order to ensure that any future independence referendum is “legal” and “legitimate”. It may be necessary to test Scotland’s right to hold a consultative referendum on independence, Sturgeon […]

Johnson Set to Squeeze in Trade Talks with US Before Brexit Deal

LONDON – United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to formally open trade talks with the United States before he kick-starts a fresh round of Brexit negotiations with the European Union, The Telegraph reported, citing sources. British civil servants have come up with tips for ministers on the “pros and cons” of negotiating things […]

MAJOR: Britain Moves Closer to Leaving EU as MPs Scrutinise Brexit Deal

LONDON – The United Kingdom moved a step closer to leaving the European Union on Tuesday when Prime Minister Boris Johnson brought his Brexit deal back to Parliament, with MPs finally set to approve it after years of division and delay. Having scooped a parliamentary majority in the December 12 election, Johnson now faces little […]

Brexit Could See the Return of the Falkland Islands to Argentina

The Islas Malvinas, or more commonly known as the Falkland Islands, archipelago was invaded by the United Kingdom in 1833 and its occupation has continued to date. Argentina’s claim for sovereignty through diplomatic means has been a state policy since the failed liberation attempt through military means in 1982. Although it lost intensity during the […]