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UK completes split with EU; takes leap into unknown

The end of the transition period at 11 p.m. in London on Thursday launched the UK on a new path on its own, free from EU laws.

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UK clinches post-Brexit trade agreement with EU

The agreement will allow for tariff and quota-free trade in goods after Dec. 31.

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Analysts remain optimistic that Manulife US REIT can weather the Covid-19 crisis

The counter jumped 26% to close at 70 US cents on March 24, after the US Federal Reserve swooped in with a sweeping rescue plan to shelter the US economy from the coronavirus.

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Three new year's wishes for Britain and the EU

(Dec 31): The end of the year is a time for closure and new beginnings. As 2019 winds down, that is certainly the case with Brexit. Following the victory of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Tories in the general election this month, it is now

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Making the best of a bad Brexit

(Dec 30): The United Kingdom’s general election this month not only settled the question of Brexit, but also put paid to Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s extreme vision of socialism. Corbyn’s electoral demise comes as a relief to all who reject t

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The UK's electoral system has failed

(Dec 17): On the most important issue in the United Kingdom’s modern history – whether to leave the European Union or remain – the UK’s electoral system produced an absurd result. A majority of the UK public wants to remain in the EU, and actually

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Boris Johnson's next Brexit steps: Get it done, then define it

(Dec 13): Boris Johnson’s election victory will allow him to get Brexit done. He now has to decide what it means in practice.

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Johnson suffers surprise blow to campaign as Morgan quits ahead of UK election battle

(Oct 31): Boris Johnson suffered a surprise blow to his election campaign on day one of the contest when senior Cabinet minister Nicky Morgan announced she was quitting politics.

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Boris Johnson eyes election after Parliament forces Brexit delay

(Oct 23): Boris Johnson looked set to try for an election, after Parliament blocked his plan to rush the Brexit deal into law.

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UK, EU agree on 'great new' Brexit deal

SINGAPORE (Oct 17): The British pound rallied and UK stocks turned higher as Britain and the European Union on Thursday finally reached a historic Brexit deal.
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