Saturday, July 24, 2021



EU lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade treaty

Brussels, April 28: European lawmakers have approved the final ratification of the post-Brexit trade deal between the European Union and the United Kingdom, nearly five years after Britain decided to leave the bloc. The deal, which was finalised on Christmas Eve, had already been ratified by the UK Parliament and conditionally came into force pending the European Parliament's approval, which marks the final legal hurdle.Lawmakers at the European Parliament voted in favour of the agreement sealed between the UK government and the EU. The vote took place Tuesday but results...

Can’t be deaf and blind to COVID-19 cases abroad, warns UK minister

London, March 22: The UK is warning citizens against booking summer holidays abroad at the moment, with a senior minister saying a spike in coronavirus cases in neighbouring European countries could put gains from the vaccination programme at risk. UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said there was a risk of travellers importing new variants of the deadly virus into the country if travel plans are not strictly controlled.We can't be deaf and blind to what's going on outside the UK, Wallace told Sky News'.We can't put at risk the gains...