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Can I still work in the EU after Brexit?

UK citizens can still work in the EU following the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020, but they do…

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What is the Article 7 process?

The Article 7 process of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) can be activated by the EU when a member state breaches…

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What is AUKUS?

AUKUS is a trilateral security partnership between the USA, UK and Australia to provide Australia with nuclear-powered submarines in the Indo-Pacific region….

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What is Strategic Autonomy?

Strategic Autonomy is a policy objective of the EU – put simply, the capacity to act independently. It started out as a…

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Which countries have nuclear warheads?

Nine countries have nuclear warheads: the USA, Russia, the UK, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea. These states possess a…

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Who is Liz Truss?

Liz Truss was appointed as Foreign Secretary in September 2021. She is the second woman to be in the role, after Margaret…

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What is the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a UN body whose objective is to provide governments with the scientific information they…

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What is Fit for 55?

‘Fit for 55’ is the name for a package of EU policy measures which are designed to ensure the EU reaches its…

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What is CBAM?

CBAM stands for ‘Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism’, which is the EU’s planned new carbon border tax. It will require importers of certain…

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What is a gerontocracy?

The government’s decision to increase National Insurance to pay for social care has led to suggestions that the UK is becoming a gerontocracy….

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What is the E3?

Since 2003, the E3 group – a loose diplomatic coalition comprising of the UK, France and Germany – has met to discuss…

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What is the Integrated Review?

The Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy is a UK government policy paper, published in March 2021. It sets…

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