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Sadiq Khan CANCELS London New Year fireworks display over coronavirus – on the day UK leaves EU rules

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Natasha Clark Invalid Date, SADIQ Khan has CANCELLED London's annual New Year fireworks display over coronavirus fears - on the day Britain will finally leave behind the EU's rules. The city's mayor said the annual event, which attracts around 100,000 people, can't go ahead this year because of the spread of the deadly virus. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates 3 Last year's firework display over London Credit: Reuters 3 Around 100,000 spectators pack the streets on New Year's Eve for the display Credit: AFP He claimed today that "we simply cannot afford" to have people congregating in the middle of the city to celebrate the new year - and the new future Britain w...

Amal Clooney quits UK envoy role over 'lamentable' Brexit bill | World news | The Guardian

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Exclusive: Prominent human rights lawyer writes to foreign secretary with stinging denunciation. Amal Clooney , the high-profile human rights lawyer, has resigned from her position as the UK’s special envoy on media freedom in protest at the government’s intention to breach international law through the internal market bill. In a stinging denunciation of Boris Johnson’s threat to override Britain’s international treaty obligations in the EU withdrawal agreement, the barrister described the government’s actions as “lamentable”. Q&A What is the UK internal market bill? Show Hide The internal market bill aims to enforce compatible rules and regulations regarding trade in England, Scotland, Wale...

Amal Clooney quits UK envoy role over 'lamentable' Brexit bill | World news | The Guardian

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Exclusive: prominent human rights lawyer writes to foreign secretary with stinging denunciation...