UK parliament opens officially with Queen's speech

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has laid out Prime Minister Theresa May's programme for the next two years during the official opening of parliament. Brexit, along with bills on immigration, trade, customs and fisheries, were high on the agenda.

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    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has laid out Prime Minister Theresa May's programme for the next two years during the official opening of parliament.

     

    Brexit, along with bills on immigration, trade, customs and fisheries, were high on the agenda.

    But most of the key points in May's election manifesto were missing.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from the UK capital, London.


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