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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Democratic Unionist Party (DUP): What You Need to Know

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Democratic Unionist Party (DUP): What You Need to Know

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Vision: The DUP wants Northern Ireland to celebrate its centenary as beacon of achievement within United Kingdom. Read more.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Aisha Buhari Returns From UK With Message From Mr. President

NIGERIA POLITICS: Aisha Buhari Returns From UK With Message From Mr. President

“Mr. President thanked Prof. Yemi Osinbajo for his loyalty and called on Nigerians to continue to support the acting President,” Aisha Buhari said.

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UK POLITICS: UN Secretary-General António Guterres Condemns London Terror Attack

UK POLITICS: UN Secretary-General António Guterres Condemns London Terror Attack

Guterres: “This is a struggle in many parts of the globe that compels international community to bring to justice those who use such inhuman tactics.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Why Buhari Could Not Be Treated in Nigeria: Isaac Folorunso Adewole Explains

NIGERIA POLITICS: Why Buhari Could Not Be Treated in Nigeria: Isaac Folorunso Adewole Explains

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole, assured Nigerians there is no cause for concern over President Muhammadu Buhari’s health.

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UK POLITICS: Gordon Brown Biography

UK POLITICS: Gordon Brown Biography

Gordon Brown was born in Glasgow, Scotland on February 20, 1951, to mother Elizabeth Brown and father John Brown. Read Gordon Brown Biography.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit Rising Payment Raises Negotiating Stakes

UK POLITICS: Brexit Rising Payment Raises Negotiating Stakes

EU negotiators have hiked possible payment demands for Brexit over recent weeks, officials say, widening the divide between Brussels and London, which questions whether it owes anything at all before talks start next month.

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UK POLITICS: Gaffe! Theresa May: ‘We Want to Lead the World in Preventing Tourism’

UK POLITICS: Gaffe! Theresa May: ‘We Want to Lead the World in Preventing Tourism’

Politics student Peter Marshall said on Twitter: “I’m terrified of the rising scourge of tourism tbh, glad Theresa May is taking a strong stance on it.”

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Good Friday Agreement

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Good Friday Agreement

Good Friday Agreement came into force in December 1998 when Northern Ireland’s politicians took their seats at the assembly in Stormont, but it would not be plain sailing from this point on.

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GIBRALTAR POLITICS: ‘EU Helping Spain Act Like Bully’: Fabian Picardo Says

GIBRALTAR POLITICS: ‘EU Helping Spain Act Like Bully’: Fabian Picardo Says

“Mr Tusk is behaving like a cuckolded husband who is taking it out on the children,” Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo.

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SPAIN POLITICS: British ‘Implacable’ in Support for Gibraltar: Boris Johnson

SPAIN POLITICS: British ‘Implacable’ in Support for Gibraltar: Boris Johnson

“As ever, the UK remains implacable and rock-like in our support for Gibraltar,” British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wrote on Twitter.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK-EU Divorce Takes Center Stage

UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK-EU Divorce Takes Center Stage

Forty-four years ago UK joined EU. Nine months ago voters opted to leave in a national referendum. Britain seeks to regain sovereignty. Continue reading.

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UK POLITICS: Good Morning Britain! Brexit Article 50 Triggered!!

UK POLITICS: Good Morning Britain! Brexit Article 50 Triggered!!

Brexit has begun, with Britain formally filing Article 50, a letter to the European Union giving notice of the United Kingdom’s intention to leave the EU.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Daily Political News in Brief

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Daily Political News in Brief

“Scotland, like the rest of the UK, stands at a crossroads,” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the Edinburgh assembly at the start of Tuesday’s debate.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Parliament Begins Debate On New Independence Referendum

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Parliament Begins Debate On New Independence Referendum

“It will simply not be acceptable for the UK government to stand as a roadblock to the democratically expressed will of this parliament,” said Sturgeon.

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UK POLITICS: 29 March: Theresa May to Trigger Brexit Article 50

UK POLITICS: 29 March: Theresa May to Trigger Brexit Article 50

Brexit: United Kingdom has informed European Council President Donald Tusk’s office of May’s intention, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said..

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Starts Brexit Tour Before Triggering Article 50

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Starts Brexit Tour Before Triggering Article 50

Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Wales on Monday to engage with nations of United Kingdom before she launches Britain’s departure from European Union.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Ignoring Scottish Referendum Mandate Would ‘Shatter’ UK Structure: Sturgeon

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Ignoring Scottish Referendum Mandate Would ‘Shatter’ UK Structure: Sturgeon

Sturgeon will press on with plans to hold a new Scottish independence referendum as announced earlier this week, and expects to get authorization from the devolved parliament on Wednesday to seek a new vote once the terms for Brexit are clear but before Britain leaves the EU.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Rebuffs Scoxit Referendum

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Rebuffs Scoxit Referendum

“Our Plan for Britain is a plan for a brighter future,” UK Prime Minister Theresa May said.

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NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Gerry Adams to U.S. Congress: Support Northern Ireland Stay in EU

NORTHERN IRELAND POLITICS: Gerry Adams to U.S. Congress: Support Northern Ireland Stay in EU

Northern Ireland, the only part of UK with a land border with EU, is seen as the region most exposed to the economic and political fallout from Brexit.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Who Decides Whether Scotland Holds Independence Referendum?

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Who Decides Whether Scotland Holds Independence Referendum?

Scotland joined England in a political union in 1707. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon demanded new independence referendum be held in 2018 or 2019.

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