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UK to exit EU on March 29, 2019 at 11 pm: May
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UK to exit EU on March 29, 2019 at 11 pm: May

The United Kingdom will leave the European Union on March 29, 2019 at 11 pm (local time), British Prime Minster Theresa May announced on Friday as she set out plans to enshrine in law the exact date and time for Britain’s exit from the economic bloc. The prime minster said the EU Withdrawal Bill will be amended to formally commit to a Brexit date and time deadline before the amended version of the proposed legislation comes up for scrutiny by MPs in the House of Commons next week.   ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago

British MPs ask Twitter for details on Russian-linked accounts

A House of Commons committee investigating "fake news" and its influence on British politics have asked Twitter for details of Russian-linked accounts, days after making a similar request of Facebook.Damian Collins, the chairman of the digital, culture, media ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Splurging on wine and whisky is a smart investment!

Avantika Bhuyan uncorks the business of vintage wines and spirits. Fine wines have now emerged as an alternative commodity investment.Photograph: Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images.   A few years ago, several dusty bottles of an unknown spirit were discovered in the ancient cellars of Harewood House in Yorkshire. The owners of the 18th-century country house called in experts from Christie's to assess the find. The explorations that followed led the auction house team to a cellar book ...
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Oxford college drops Suu Kyi from common room name

The students at the prestigious Oxford University college where Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi studied have voted to remove her name from the title of their Junior Common Room for her inability to condemn severe human rights abuses against Rohingyas in Myanmar.Students of St Hugh's College voted to remove the Nobel Peace Prize laureate's name from the junior common room with immediate effect.'Suu Kyi's inability to condemn the mass murder, gang rape and severe human rights abuses in ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

EU sets Brexit transition period deadline as Dec 31, 2020

The European Union today set December 31, 2020 as the deadline for the Brexit transition period to end, after which the UK will be considered completely out of the 28-member economic bloc. The cut-off date for what Britain terms as the "implementation phase" of Brexit has been laid out as part of the EU's guidelines for the next round of negotiations on Britains future relationship with the EU as a non-member,released by EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussels today. The ...
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Why the FRDI Bill must be JUNKED!

Why do we need a cure here for peculiarly Western diseases when we don’t have those diseases, and which the West itself is not trying to cure, asks Debashis Basu. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The Indian justice system offers us a steady source of bizarre solutions. But we haven’t yet come across a judge telling the creditor of a failed insurance company: “Forget your money. Here, take some shares of the insurance company in exchange.”   Or to a depositor of ...
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Brexit will not be derailed, says Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May today said she will not allow Brexit to be "derailed" as she claimed that her government had proved doubters wrong by moving negotiations with the European Union to the next phase. Writing in UK newspapers today, May said she is determined to get the most "ambitious" deal for Britain as it prepares to leave the 28-member economic bloc by March 2019. "This is a government that is getting on with the job. We are proving the doubters wrong and we will stick to ...
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May says Trump 'wrong' on anti-Muslim videos

Britain Prime Minister Theresa May repeated Thursday that US President Donald Trump was wrong to retweet anti-Muslim videos posted by a British far-right group, but stressed that the US-UKs "special relationship" would endure. Mays initial condemnation ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago 'Don't focus on me': Trump hits out at May over anti-muslim video tweets  Sify1 month ago
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Why the Jagtar Johal arrest is continuing to hog international limelight

The arrest of 30-year-old Jagtar Singh Johal, a British national of Punjabi ethnicity, in the cases pertaining to killings of persons affiliated to various religious outfits in Punjab is all set to snowball into a major international issue. Johal's arrest has ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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Justice Bhandari re-elected to world court

Britain's withdrawal from the election to the world court means there will not be a British judge on the UN's most powerful court for the first time in its history. IMAGE: Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, India's permanent representative at the United Nations, with Justice Dalveer Bhandari, left, after the Indian judge was re-elected to the International Court of Justice. Photograph: Mohammed Jaffer/SnapsIndia Justice Dalveer Bhandari -- India's nominee to the International Court of Justice -- was ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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