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Developing Countries More Vulnerable to Climate Change

    THE impact of Covid-19 has magnified global issues and now more than ever, there needs to be focus on climate change especially for developing countries. For this reason, United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has appointed the former Secretary of State for International Development, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, MP, as the UK’s International Champion on […]Read More

Boris Johnson Wins Largest Majority Since Margaret Thatcher in 1987

  LONDON – BORIS JOHNSON and the Conservative party have won the largest majority in the House of Common since Margaret Thatcher won a third term in 1987. And Jeremy Corbyn said he would not fight another elections a Labour leader as the opposition suffered heavy defeats in its traditional heartlands in the Midlands and […]Read More

After London Bridge Killings: UK to Review 74 Released Early

  AFTER a convicted terrorist kills two people on London Bridge on Friday, the UK Government is to review 74 people jailed for terror offences and released early. This was revealed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in an interview with the BBC. The BBC is reporting that the Ministry of Justice has launched an urgent […]Read More

Boris Johnson says Supreme Court is Wrong

  UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the Supreme Court was “wrong to pronounce on a political question at a time of great national controversy”. And he urged smaller parties to table a vote of no confidence in his government to trigger a general election. Tory MPs applauded as he goaded Jeremy Corbyn over his […]Read More

Supreme Court: Suspending UK’s Parliament was Unlawful

LONDON: THE decision by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament was unlawful, according to a ruling of the Supreme Court. Earlier this month Johnson suspended or prorogued Parliament for five weeks. The court said it was wrong to stop MPs carrying out duties in the run-up to Brexit on October 31. Supreme Court […]Read More

UK MPs Reject Boris Johnson’s Call for Early Elecction

  WESTMINSTER – MEMBERS of Parliament have turned down on Wednesday a motion by Prime Minister Boris Johnson for an early general election. This was a second defeat for him as MPs earlier backed a bill aimed at blocking a no-deal Brexit if Johnson hadn’t agreed a plan with the EU ahead of the October […]Read More

Tory MP Defects: PM Johnson No Longer has Majority in

Dr Phillip Lee WESTMINSTER: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson no longer commands a majority in the House of Commons. As Johnson was addressing the Commons, Conservative MP Dr Phillip Lee took his seat on the opposition benches. Lee has defected to the Liberal Democrats ahead of a showdown between Boris Johnson and Tory rebels over […]Read More

Suspension of UK’s Parliament Sparks Protests

  LONDON – THE United Kingdom is now witnessing a backlash from the decision of Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament. It has sparked country-wide protests that include a legal challenge and a petition with more than a million signatures. The government said the five-week suspension in September and October will still allow time […]Read More

UK Parliament Suspended for Queen’s Speech

  LONDON – THE United Kingdom Parliament will be suspended just days after MPs return to work in September. And this will be only a few weeks before the Brexit deadline. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said a Queen’s Speech would take place after the suspension, on October 14 to outline his “very exciting agenda.” But […]Read More

Boris Johnson Becomes Prime Minister of the UK

    LONDON: BORIS Johnson has been sworn in as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, saying, “It was time to change the record.” He is a staunch supporter of Britain withdrawing from the European Union and promised that his country will leave by October 31. Johnson met with Queen Elizabeth II who invited […]Read More