Wednesday, 12th February Daily Roundup - British Herald
August 13, 2020
Daily Roundup

Wednesday, 12th February Daily Roundup

Here’s a quick summary of what has happened around the world over the last 24 hours, brought to you exclusively by British Herald

Local News

Here come the brides! It’s finally Wedding ‘Belles’ in Northern Ireland- Robyn Peoples, 26, a healthcare worker from the city, and Sharni Edwards, 27, a waitress originally from Brighton, became the province’s first gay couple to wed, according to the Love Equality campaign group.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shall be reshuffling his senior ministers in the cabinet. This ministerial rejig has been in the pipeline for weeks. Many of the senior figures may likely be moved out of government in this post-Brexit reshuffle by Johnson. The new cabinet shall convene on Friday. 

Britain is to continue with building its High Speed 2 project. It has been given the green light by Johnson despite being several billion pounds above budget.

Under a fast-tracked legislation to be started in Parliament, Britain is to soon end the automatic early release of convicted terrorists. This law comes not long after an attack in early February by an Islami militant in South London. He was set free half-way through his jail sentence despite authorities believing he was a threat to the public.

World News

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, appearing before the United Nations Security Council, on Tuesday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace proposal as a gift to Israel and unacceptable to Palestinians.

Waving a copy of a map that the U.S. plan envisions for a two-state solution for Israel and Palestine, Abbas said the state carved out for Palestinians looked like a fragmented “Swiss cheese.”

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