On Monday, Britain's Conservative Party announced that its members had elected Liz Truss as the party's new leader. That means Ms. Truss will become the next prime minister of the United Kingdom. She'll replace Boris Johnson, who stepped down in July.
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At 11 pm on December 31, the United Kingdom finally ended its close ties with the European Union, finishing the Brexit process that started almost four years ago. The UK now no longer needs to follow EU rules.
News Roundup: Brexit Deal?, Vaccine Approval, & Bad Bunny
In today's news roundup, it's unlikely that the UK and the EU will reach a Brexit deal in time, the US and Canada give emergency approval to a coronavirus vaccine, and Bad Bunny has the first US #1 album with all the words in Spanish.
Yesterday, the United Kingdom's House of Commons passed a bill which would allow changes to the Brexit deal the country signed with the European Union just last year. The bill, which would break international law, has upset many people.
In today's news roundup, United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union, a telescope in Hawaii takes amazing pictures of the sun, and Billie Eilish wins big at the Grammys.
News Roundup: Brexit, Impeachment, & Cookies in Space
In today's news roundup, the United Kingdom finally passes Brexit, Democrats make the case against President Trump in the US Senate impeachment trial, and for the first time ever, astronauts bake cookies in space.
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative party has won the UK election, taking control of the House of Commons. This clears the path for Mr. Johnson to push through his plan to leave the European Union.
News Roundup: Vote Delays, Protests, and Thinking on a Horse
In today's news roundup, the UK Parliament delays a vote on a Brexit deal, Santiago, Chile is struggling with violent student protests, and North Korea releases pictures of Kim Jong-un thinking on a horse.
The United Kingdom and the European Union have announced a new deal, which could allow the UK to leave the EU more smoothly. But the deal must first be approved by the UK Parliament, something that seems unlikely.
News Roundup: Egyptian Protests, Tough Koalas, and Other News
In today's news roundup, the United Kingdom's Parliament starts up again, Egypt cracks down on protests, and a koala that was hit by a car on a highway makes an amazing recovery.
Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend Parliament, limiting its power to stop his plans for a "no-deal" Brexit. As a result, the future of the United Kingdom in the European Union is more uncertain than ever.