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Stormont: Who’s who in the NI Assembly and Executive?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow does Stormont work? Last week the Northern Ireland Assembly and executive were restored after three years of political deadlock.Since then, political parties and officials have been working to get the institutions operating as they did before devolution collapsed.That means appointing new ministers and establishing committees, as…

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Immigration system will ‘put people before passports’ – PM

Image copyright EPA The UK’s post-Brexit immigration system will put “people before passports”, Boris Johnson has said. Speaking at the UK-Africa Investment Summit, the PM said immigration would become “fairer… treating people the same wherever they come from”.Freedom of movement between the UK and EU is expected to end after the Brexit transition period on…

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Gordon Brown: Give regions a ‘voice’ or UK may end, ex-PM warns

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Conservatives election win was not ‘a signal that the country is at ease’ warns Brown Gordon Brown has warned the United Kingdom is at breaking point and could end unless the nations and regions get a real “voice” in decision-making.The ex-prime minister told the BBC too…

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Brexit: UK rules out Gibraltar-EU travel deal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There is just one crossing point from Spain into Gibraltar The UK government says Gibraltar cannot negotiate a separate deal with the EU on passport-free travel after Brexit.On Friday, Chief Minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo said joining the EU’s Schengen zone would be advantageous for the tiny UK territory.All…

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As Brexit nears, UK’s Johnson pushes for deeper trade ties with Africa

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London, Britain January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Henry NichollsLONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for deeper investment ties between Britain and Africa at a summit for leaders of 21 African countries on Monday that comes days before his country will leave the European…

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As Brexit nears, Johnson pushes for deeper trade ties with Africa

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives at the Libya summit in Berlin, Germany, January 19, 2020. REUTERS/Michele TantussiLONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will call for deeper investment ties between Britain and Africa at a summit for leaders of 21 African countries on Monday that comes days before his country will leave the European…