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UK fuel crisis: Army on standby as petrol stations run dry

The UK army has been put on standby to supply the country’s petrol stations running dry after some of them closed as their ability to transport fuel from refineries was hit by an industry-wide shortage of truck drivers, triggering a spate of panic-buying. The government announced late on Monday that a …

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UK PM Johnson to reshuffle his team of ministers

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will reshuffle his team of ministers on Wednesday to put in place a “strong and united team” to deliver on his 2019 election promise to tackle regional inequality, a source in his office said. “The Prime Minister will be appointing ministers this afternoon with a …

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UK to extend Northern Ireland’s Brexit grace periods

Britain plans to further extend post-Brexit grace periods on some goods imports to Northern Ireland, Brexit minister David Frost said on Monday, in a move designed to give London and Brussels more time for talks about trade with the province. The fate of British-ruled Northern Ireland was the most contentious …

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