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It’s time for our independence from the British monarchy

With most of Australia taking a well-deserved break, it is once again time to reflect on Australia’s future under the British Monarchy and the need for our independence from the Crown. In 2020, the Australian Republic Movement called for the Queen’s Birthday Holiday to be reallocated to recognize the tens …

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with EU leaders amid Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of a G-7 summit, as post-Brexit turmoil strain relations between Britain and the ‘EU. Johnson also met with bloc leaders, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles …

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UK government turns children’s prisons into schools

June 12, 2021 MORE THAT a century ago, a prison in Borstal, Kent, reserved a wing for its youngest inmates. The teens had ended up with older delays, but officials hoped special treatment would help them recover. As Evelyn Ruggles-Brise of the Prison Commission said, education and exercise would save …

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UK opens inquiry into British Airways and Ryanair into refunds

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has opened an investigation into the national carrier, British Airways (BA) and Irish airline Ryanair to find out whether they violated consumer law by not offering of reimbursement to customers who could not legally take flights due to Covid-19 Blockages. During the closures, …

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