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Nov 16, 2019, 05.31 AM IST

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More Indians, including diaspora, heading to Ireland

Ireland enables free access to the EU. Further, on acquiring Irish citizenship under the ‘Common Travel Area Agreement’ between Ireland and UK, individuals can live and work in the UK without requiring any further visa or work permit. This makes Ireland the only country in the world, whose citizens have free access to all EU countries and the UK.

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  • The event will allow Indian students, researchers and academics to interact with European universities and 18 European Union (EU) member state representatives through 47 webinar sessions as well as a number of thematic sessions and country presentations.

    British eurosceptic politician Nigel Farage tried to ramp up pressure on Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday, saying his Bre...

    The Intelligence and Security Committee report was sent to the Prime Minister on Oct. 17, and it needs govt approval before it is made public. Unless the report is released by early Wednesday when Parliament is dissolved, it won't be made public before the December general election. Lawmakers from a range of parties, urged the government to publish the report.

    Immediate issues that need attention are likely to be discussed during the visit in the run up to a larger trade deal, sources said. While India and the US have ruled out any structural reason or major issue holding back a bilateral trade deal, the two have been embroiled in a series of trade spats, both bilaterally and at the World Trade Organization.

    For years, India has shot down suggestions of a free trade agreement with the US and had denied that there was any move when President Donald Trump hinted at it a few months ago. It comes at a time when India and the US are seeking to cover the gap that separates the two sides on high tariffs on several products.

    "I have no discretion under the UK's European Union (Withdrawal) (No. 2) Act 2019, which was imposed on this government against its will, to do anything other than confirm the UK's formal agreement to this extension," Johnson said.

    Johnson, who had promised to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31 “do or die”, has repeatedly demanded an election to end what he casts as a nightmare paralysis that is sapping public trust by preventing any Brexit outcome at all.

    Britain has laws setting out a fixed schedule for an election every five years, with provisions for holding an early election. The next election is scheduled for 2022, so how can one be called before then?

    The National Institute of Economic and Social Research study released Wednesday says the agreement would deliver a 70 billion-pound ($90 billion) blow to the UK.

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes a fresh bid for an election to break the Brexit deadlock on Tuesday after nearly three-and-a-half years of wrangling in parliament has left Britain's exit from the European Union in turmoil.

    Britain and the European Union said Thursday that they have struck an outline Brexit deal after days of intense see-saw negotiations, though...

    Opinion polls give Prime Minister Boris Johnson a 10-points plus lead over Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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