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Britain unveils plans to impose EU border checks in stages

Britain unveils plans to impose EU border checks in stages

Britain will introduce border checks with the European Union in stages from Jan. 1, reversing an original plan so it can now give companies struggling with the coronavirus crisis more time to fill out forms and pay tariffs.

Malta refuses to let migrant ship dock, awaits EU deal

Malta refuses to let migrant ship dock, awaits EU deal

Malta plans to keep 57 rescued migrants aboard a private ship anchored just outside territorial waters until the European Union

Air travel resumption will require social distancing, says EU

Air travel resumption will require social distancing, says EU

The European Commission will next month present a set of rules for the safe reopening of air travel when coronavirus pandemic lockdowns end, including social distancing in airports and planes, the EU's transport chief said on Wednesday.

HBKU holds seminar on platform economy

HBKU holds seminar on platform economy

A number of issues shaping and surrounding the platform economy provided the basis for a colloquium held recently at the College of Law, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU).

Last train to Europe: all aboard the Eurostar as Britain bids goodbye

Last train to Europe: all aboard the Eurostar as Britain bids goodbye

On the last train to Europe before Britain left the EU on Friday evening, passengers leaving London expressed sorrow, optimism and anger, reflecting the emotions of a nation conflicted ahead its great leap into the unknown.

Britain cuts loose from the EU in joy and sadness

Britain cuts loose from the EU in joy and sadness

The United Kingdom leaves the European Union on Friday, its most significant change of course since the loss of its empire - and a major blow to 70 years of efforts to forge European unity from the ruins of two world wars.

Through the Brexit looking glass: What changes and what stays the same?

Through the Brexit looking glass: What changes and what stays the same?

Brexit is the United Kingdom's biggest geopolitical move in decades. What will change and what will stay the same when Britain officially leaves the European Union on Friday at 2300 GMT?

QNB sees 'extension of transition arrangement' as most likely scenario on UK's Brexit

QNB sees 'extension of transition arrangement' as most likely scenario on UK's Brexit

A rapid trade deal between the United Kingdom (UK) and European Union (EU) is unlikely and allowing transition arrangement to end in 2020 with no-trade-deal

Turkmenistan Airlines flies to EU again after ban

Turkmenistan Airlines flies to EU again after ban

National carrier Turkmenistan Airlines resumed flights to the European Union on Saturday after a 10-month hiatus triggered by an EU ban.

Amir receives credentials of EU ambassador

Amir receives credentials of EU ambassador

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani received at the Amiri Diwan office yesterday the credentials of the ambassador of the European Union to Qatar

EU's Barnier says risk of no-deal Brexit still exists, trade talks will be "difficult"

EU's Barnier says risk of no-deal Brexit still exists, trade talks will be "difficult"

The European Union's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Wednesday the risk of Britain's chaotic departure from the bloc without a divorce agreement still existed

EU agrees Brexit extension but sets no date as UK squabbles over election

EU agrees Brexit extension but sets no date as UK squabbles over election

The European Union agreed on Friday to London's request for a Brexit deadline extension but set no new departure date, giving Britain's divided parliament