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European Parliament approves Brexit agreement

GBNEWS24 DESK// Members of the European Parliament have overwhelmingly backed the terms of the UK's departure from the EU. MEPs ratified the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement by 621 votes to 49 following an emotional debate in Brussels.…

Harry and William deny ‘offensive’ bullying claims

GBNEWS24DESK// The Duke of Sussex and the Duke of Cambridge have denied "false" claims in the Times that their relationship was damaged by bullying. A statement on behalf of Princes Harry and William described the story's…

Britain votes in ‘Brexit election’

GBnews24desk// Britain goes to the polls on Thursday to determine the immediate future of Brexit, in a vote described as the most important in a generation. More than 4,000 polling venues across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern…

Doctors fear Assange ‘could die’ in UK jail

GBnews24desk// More than 60 doctors wrote an open letter published Monday saying they feared Julian Assange’s health was so bad that the WikiLeaks founder could die inside a top-security British jail. The 48-year-old Australian is…

UK defends Brexit deal after Trump criticism

GBnews24desk// The government has defended the UK's Brexit deal with the EU, following criticism from the US president. Donald Trump said the US "can't make a trade deal with the UK" under Boris Johnson's EU withdrawal agreement.…

UK set for 12 December general election

GBnews24desk// The UK is set to go to the polls on 12 December after MPs backed Boris Johnson's call for an election following months of Brexit deadlock. By a margin of a total of 438 votes to 20, the House of Commons approved…

Brexit: PM to push for election if EU offers longer delay

GBnews24desk// The PM will push for a general election if the EU proposes to delay Brexit until January, No 10 has indicated. Boris Johnson "paused" his Brexit bill on Tuesday after MPs rejected his plan to get it signed off in three…

British police find 39 dead in truck container

GBnews24desk// The discovery was made in the early hours after emergency services were alerted to people in the truck container, on a gritty industrial site in Grays, about 20 miles from central London. "The truck was thought to have…

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