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UK signs Joint Declaration on future cooperation with Germany
The UK has this week signed a Joint Declaration with Germany to ensure closer future cooperation on issues such as foreign and security policy.Read more
Mixed response to Spain’s removal from quarantine-free listHealth minister Helen Whately has said the government made the “right” choice and acted “rapidly and decisively” by removing Spain from the UK’s quarantine free list over the weekend, despite criticism from the travel industry and Labour.
More stringent security laws considered following Russia reportThe government is weighing up strengthening security laws after a report by MPs suggested that it has “badly underestimated” the threat of Russian interference in the UK.
PM wishes to avoid second nationwide lockdownPrime minister Boris Johnson told The Sunday Telegraph that he does not want to trigger a second nationwide lockdown should there be a second spike of Covid-19 cases.
Foreign secretary to lay out new Sanctions Act in ParliamentForeign secretary Dominic Raab is set to lay out the UK’s new sanctions framework which will come into force after Brexit, by naming the first offenders whose assets will be frozen.
Hong Kong citizens offered route to UK citizenshipPrime minister Boris Johnson has said that up to three million British National Overseas [BNO] Passport holders in Hong Kong will have the opportunity to settle in the UK and apply for full citizenship.
Cross-party group calls on PM to form international alliance against China’s plans for Hong KongA cross-party group of former UK foreign secretaries have written to prime minister Boris Johnson, calling on him to establish an “international contact group” which will muster a response to China’s controversial plans for Hong Kong.
Clinically vulnerable people allowed to leave home as of this weekFrom Monday, people in England and Wales who are deemed vulnerable to Covid-19 will be able to venture outdoors for the first time in ten weeks.
Raab hints at future policy change paving the way to British citizenship for BNO holders in Hong Kong