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Sadiq Khan

Fresh push for second Brexit vote faces race against time

Britain’s main anti-Brexit party ramped up calls Tuesday for a second referendum — but time could be running out as Britain approaches the last six months before leaving the EU.
Jim Ratcliffe

UK’s richest man Jim Ratcliffe forced out of the shadows

Reclusive titan of industry Jim Ratcliffe has found himself under unusual scrutiny after being declared Britain’s richest man, with his political leanings and tax affairs coming under the microscope.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May reacts during her meeting with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, at 10 Downing Street in London on July 24, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Matt Dunham

Theresa May’s Brexit blueprint shot down by Brussels

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces being hobbled by the EU's rejection of key planks of her departure plan, stoking fears of a hard Brexit as calls grow for a second referendum.
Anti-Brexit Protest in London

Thousands march in London for second Brexit vote

Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in London on Saturday calling for a second vote on Britain’s departure from the European Union.

Britons to pay more when renouncing citizenship

The Home Office has hiked fees sharply for UK nationals to renounce their British nationality, following a Brexit surge in people adopting the citizenship of other European countries.

EU citizens urged to sound ‘cry for help’ in UK local polls

Local elections don't usually stir fierce emotions, but for EU citizens in Britain polls on Thursday could be their last chance to impact policy and make their voices heard.

UK opposition chief wants government probed over Malabu payments

A Liberal Democrat and former British Business Secretary, Vince Cable, has called on the UK Home Office and National Crime Agency to explain themselves over the revelation that the country’s anti-money laundering agency allowed JP Morgan to transfer $875 million to a former Nigerian oil minister, Mr. Dan Etete.

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EU ‘no-deal’ Brexit plan has bad news for travellers

The EU published contingency plans for a “no-deal” Brexit on Tuesday, outlining a host of travel rights Britons would lose, from recognition of driving licences to loss of pet passports.

INEC: 13,000 PVCs unclaimed in Kuje

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 13,000 registered voters were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Kwara bye-election: PDP warns against use of security to intimidate voters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned against “plot’’ to use the police as a tool to intimidate voters and rig the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin Federal Constituency by-election in Kwara scheduled for Saturday.
Second Niger Bridge

Federal government awards N206 billion contract for 2nd Niger Bridge to Julius Berger

The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.

Rob Shuter: MTN to acquire banking licence in Nigeria

Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.