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UK post-Brexit rules to ‘turn off tap’ of low-skilled foreign labour

LONDON: Britain will “turn off the tap” of foreign, low-skilled labour and require all skilled workers wishing to come to the country to have a job offer and meet salary and language requirements as it sets post-Brexit rules from next

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Britain finally leaves EU, future uncertain

The UK finally cast off from the European Union yesterday for an uncertain Brexit future, turning its back after 47 years on the post-World War Two project that sought to build the ruined nations of Europe into a global power.

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EU clears Brexit deal, UK set to leave today

BRUSSELS:  On behalf of the European Union (EU) member states, the Council of the European Union has adopted the decision to conclude the United Kingdom’s (UK) withdrawal agreement, the Council said in a statement yesterday. Xinhua news agency reported that

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Explainer: Brexit ‘done’ at last – now for the hard part

BRUSSELS : At the stroke of midnight in Brussels on Friday, Britain will leave the European Union and Prime Minister Boris Johnson will deliver on his election promise to “Get Brexit Done”. But he won’t have long to savour the

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UK all set for Jan 31 Brexit as Johnson wins vote on deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval for his Brexit deal in Parliament yesterday, the first step towards fulfilling his election pledge to deliver Britain’s departure from the European Union by Jan 31 after his landslide victory. Lawmakers voted by 358

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Johnson promises to wrap up Brexit for X’mas, Parliament votes today

The British Parliament will vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal today, a move the prime minister described as delivering on his promise to “get the Brexit vote wrapped up for Christmas” following his landslide election victory. After suffering several heavy

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Welcoming new lawmakers, Johnson vows a speedy Brexit

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson will welcome 109 new Conservative lawmakers to Parliament today, promising to honour his election pledges to get Brexit done as soon as possible and boost funding to the state health service. After winning a commanding

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‘Bad news for Europe’: EU reluctantly congratulates Johnson

EU leaders welcomed Boris Johnson’s election triumph and called for a quick Brexit vote in the British parliament, but the Czech prime minister warned it was ‘bad news for Europe’. “It is obviously a giant success for Boris Johnson. He

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No posters or street campaigns, UK goes for landmark election

MANCHESTER: The United Kingdom goes for a landmark general election today as it would set the country’s future direction in the region and the world. This is UK’s second general election since 2017 and the third in under five years.

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UK destined for Brexit as election triumph looms for Johnson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party was set for a resounding victory in Britain’s election, allowing him to deliver Brexit on Jan. 31 in what would be the country’s most significant geopolitical move in 70 years. For Johnson, whose brief

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