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UK Universal Credit Benefit Applications Skyrocket

Posted: 1 April 2020
Benefit applications have exceeded a normal UK level by 10 times as people are losing jobs under coronavirus lockdown.
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WHO Declares Europe the Epicenter of the Pandemic

Posted: 13 March 2020
A new COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund has been launched today to coordinate the response to the deadly coronavirus.
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Monetary Policy Easing Rolled Out as Coronavirus Hits Asian Manufacturing

Posted: 3 March 2020
After China factory index hit record low on coronavirus, finance ministers and central bank governors from the leading western nations pledged to use "all appropriate policy tools" to maintain the stability of the financial system.
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Coronavirus Can Halve Global Economy Growth, Says OECD

Posted: 2 March 2020
The impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on economic prospects is severe and must be limited by coordinated action.
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2019 Was Record-Breaking Year for UK Exports

Posted: 1 March 2020
UK exports at an all time high, with goods exports to non-EU countries growing by 13.6% on 2018.
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Coronavirus Outbreak Weighs Heavily on Businesses Around the World

Posted: 27 February 2020
The deadly novel coronavirus that has devastated the Chinese economy is having a ripple effect across the globe.
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New UK Points-Based Immigration System Announced

Posted: 19 February 2020
On 19 February, Home Secretary Priti Patel launched a new points-based immigration system which will open up the UK to the brightest and the best from around the world.
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Africa to Outpace Other Regions in Population Growth by 2100

Posted: 17 February 2020
In 2020, half of the 10 most populous countries in the world will be in Asia, but by 2100, five African countries will be among the world's most populous.
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New Digital Tools to Help UK Businesses Trade Overseas

Posted: 15 February 2020
Two new digital trading tools, to be launched on GOV.UK, will help businesses find up-to-date, product and country-specific information to trade with more than 160 countries.
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Britain to Continue Contributing to EU Budget

Posted: 9 February 2020
The UK quit the European Union on 31 January 2020, but till the end of the year the country will continue to contribute to the EU budget.
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More Europeans Than Ever Are Living and Working Abroad

Posted: 4 February 2020
According to the European Commission's 2019 annual report on intra-EU labour mobility, 4.2% of the total working-age population in the bloc is living in a host Member State.
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Britain Leaves EU, Entering 11-Month Transition Period

Posted: 1 February 2020
The UK has entered the transition period due to last until 31 December 2020. During this period, the UK will remain in both the EU customs union and single market.
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It's Official: The UK Has Left the EU

Posted: 31 January 2020
The UK quit the bloc at 23:00 GMT today. Here's how the #BrexitDay unfolded on Twitter.
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Boris Johnson: "I know that we will succeed"

Posted: 31 January 2020
In his Brexit address to the nation on 31 January 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the public "to unleash the full potential of this brilliant country and to make better the lives of everyone in every corner of our United Kingdom."
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EU Parliament Gives Final Approval to Brexit Deal

Posted: 29 January 2020
The European Parliament gave today its final approval to Britain’s divorce deal from the bloc, paving the way for orderly Brexit to take place this Friday.
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