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EU deplores UK’s “unilateral action” and admits to going to court
Brussels warns that it “will not renegotiate” the Northern Ireland Protocol and is already signaling the possibility of going to court to guarantee compliance with the agreement it had agreed with London. The European Union deplored today’s decision by the British Government to move forward with legislation to unilaterally amend
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United Kingdom celebrates the 40th anniversary of the “liberation” of the Falklands
The United Kingdom declared the 40th anniversary of the “liberation” of the Falklands, an archipelago of the South Atlantic controlled by the United Kingdom after an armed confrontation with Argentina that left marks. “Forty years ago (…) the British forces liberated the Falklands. We fought bravely to defend or direct
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Boris Johnson stays. British prime minister wins motion of censure
Shaken by the scandals of the “Partygate” – the parties on Downing Street during the confines of the pandemic – Boris Johnson was subject to a motion of censure by his own party. But he won. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson today resisted an internal vote of no confidence in
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Music stars pay tribute to Elizabeth II with a party in front of the palace in London
To the rhythm of “Superwoman”, by Alicia Keys, and with images of the life of Elizabeth II projected on the facade of Buckingham Palace, the music world paid tribute this Saturday to the Queen of England for her 70 years on the throne. Dozens of British musicians, dancers, and representatives
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5 Things to know about the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
#1 The history of the National Cyber Security Centre The UK’s first cybersecurity strategy was launched in 2009 and outlined that whatever the shape of the cybersecurity mission, it made no sense to silo it away from other aspects of national security. To be effective, it had to be able to take
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UK and Sweden sign mutual defense agreement against aggression
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Swedish counterpart Magdalena Andersson announced on Wednesday an agreement for mutual defense and protection in the event of aggression, ahead of Sweden’s decision to join NATO. At a press conference, Johnson specified that “If Sweden were attacked and asked us for help and
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UK : Boris Johnson loses over a hundred seats in local elections
Labor won several historic townships from Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party in Thursday’s local elections, including Westminster, Wandsworth and Barnet. The three London townships had been Tory-controlled for several decades, in the case of Westminster since its creation in 1964. The mayor of London City Council, Sadiq Khan, stressed
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SMi MRAS 2022: 16 Air Assault Brigade to be British Army’s first robotics-enhanced brigade
16 Air Assault Brigade has been chosen to become the British Army’s first robotic autonomous systems (RAS)-enhanced brigade, it was announced on 6 April. Speaking at SMi Military Robotics and Autonomous Systems 2022 (SMi MRAS 2022) conference in London, Lieutenant Colonel Iain Lamont, SO1 Robotics and Autonomous Systems, British Army, confirmed
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UK orders more Boxer armoured vehicles
The United Kingdom has ordered 100 more Boxer Mechanised Infantry Vehicles (MIVs) for the British Army. The UK government, represented by Europe‘s Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR), and Rheinmetall-Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) consortium Artec signed an extension to the original GBP2.8 billion (nearly USD3.7 billion) contract between OCCAR and Artec
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UK adds nine symptoms to covid-19 including sore throat
The official list of Covid-19 symptoms has been expanded to include nine other signs of infection by the UK Health Safety Agency, including sore throat, muscle aches, and diarrhea. The information update takes place more than two years after the start of the pandemic and includes other new symptoms, such
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UK warns Moscow not to recognize breakaway Ukraine regions
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss attends a joint news conference following their talks with Ukrainian Foreign Minister in Kyiv, on February 17, 2022. (Photo by Efrem Lukatsky / POOL / AFP) Photo by AFP The UK government on Thursday warned the Kremlin on Feb. 17 against formally recognizing two pro-Moscow separatist
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US B-52 bombers in the UK for planned exercise
The aircraft, from Minot, North Dakota, landed at Fairford, 150 kilometers west of London. US B-52 bombers arrived in the UK this Thursday to participate in a “long-planned” exercise with NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) allies, the US Air Force announces. These aircraft, from Minot base in North Dakota, landed
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