Brexit:UK leaves the European Union

News:Britain has officially left the European Union(EU) and has become the first country to leave the 28-member bloc. Facts: UK-EU Brexit withdrawal agreement: As part of the withdrawal agreement,there will be a transition period until December 31st,2020. The transitional period is designed to make the separation process smoother and will be used by UK and… Continue reading Brexit:UK leaves the European Union

U.K. opens up two-year post-study work permit visa again

News:United Kingdom has decided to re-introduce the two-year post-study work visa for international students. Facts: The new visa rules will allow International students to stay in the UK for two years after graduation to find a job. The move reverses a decision made in 2012 by the UK Government that forced overseas students to leave… Continue reading U.K. opens up two-year post-study work permit visa again

Theresa May seeks further Brexit extension from EU until June 30

UK Prime minister has written to the European Union to request a further delay to Brexit until 30 June.The UK is currently due to leave the EU on 12 April and as yet no withdrawal deal has been approved by British Parliament. Earlier,British Parliament had approved a bill that will force UK Prime minister to… Continue reading Theresa May seeks further Brexit extension from EU until June 30

European Union offers UK more time to leave the bloc

The European Union has agreed to grant Britain a short Brexit delay.It removes the immediate threat of the United Kingdom leaving the EU without a deal by March 29,2019. EU has told UK Prime Minister that if she gets her Brexit deal passed through the Parliament next week,the UK PM will have until May 22… Continue reading European Union offers UK more time to leave the bloc

Indians to get more time to find work in U.K.

Indian and International students will benefit from an improved post-study visa regime announced by the UK government.It is a part of a new “International Education Strategy” launched by the UK government in preparation for its post-Brexit policies. The strategy is aimed at increasing the total number of international students from around the world choosing to… Continue reading Indians to get more time to find work in U.K.

U.K. unveils tariff plan for ‘no-deal’ scenario

UK Government has announced temporary tariff plans if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal.The tariff plans are (a)eliminate import tariffs on a wide range of goods and (b)keep the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland free of customs checks. The tariff plans would apply both to imports from the EU and from… Continue reading U.K. unveils tariff plan for ‘no-deal’ scenario

May’s deal faces another crunch test today

UK Parliamentarians will vote on Brexit deal after UK prime minister has said that she had secured “legally binding” changes to the backstop agreement with the European Union(EU).She said that this would mean that the European Union(EU) cannot keep the UK in the [Irish] backstop indefinitely. The “backstop” agreement reached between the EU and the… Continue reading May’s deal faces another crunch test today

May’s Brexit deal faces another defeat

British Prime Minister is set to face another Brexit deal defeat after two major eurosceptic factions in UK parliament have said that they would vote against her deal.It was because she had failed to get any concessions from the European Union(EU).A Eurosceptic is someone who is opposed to closer links between Britain and the European… Continue reading May’s Brexit deal faces another defeat

London mayor for Brexit delay to break deadlock

London Mayor has urged United Kingdom Prime Minister to delay Brexit by either extending the notice period for Article 50, or by withdrawing Article 50. Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon gives any EU member state the right to quit unilaterally and outlines the procedure for doing so. It gives the leaving country two… Continue reading London mayor for Brexit delay to break deadlock