Trump Flees D.C. Witch Hunt for World Tour

May 22, 2017

… support for Brexit, or his sympathy with European politicians like French presidential loser Marine Le Pen who want to blow the European Union apart. Trumps one-on-one working lunch with the new French president, Emmanuel Macron, on Thursday should be interesting. It will pit the aging reality TV star against a man more than 20 years younger who is emerging as the leader of a rational, centrist movement in France and Europe. Then its off to the G-7 meeting in Taormina, Sicily, where Trump also …

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General election 2017: Greens ‘to hold Tories to account’ – BBC News

May 22, 2017

Co-leaders Ms Lucas and Jonathan Bartley are set to focus on young people, claiming that a generation has been let down by a government “hell-bent on an extreme Brexit” and an economy that “fails the majority”. Guide to the Green Party Election 2017 poll tracker The party will pledge to immediately guarantee the rights of EU citizens, protect freedom of movement and give the British public, rather than just Parliament, the final say on any EU deal. Mr Bartley, …

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Brexit barriers ‘would harm science’, say universities – BBC News

May 22, 2017

Mr Barnier expects the talks to begin immediately after June’s general election. Related Topics Brexit More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsWeb Traffic Wildfire Reseller Insider one-on-one interviews, transcripts, cheatsheets and checklists from the marketplace leaders on web traffic mastery!List Janitor ELITE Bolt Publisher – Multi Facebook Page Personal License helloRepwarn Resellers Account Repwarn Keyword monitoring will scour the internet and social media – …

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Has the North East forgotten Margaret Thatcher? – BBC News

May 21, 2017

… comparing the reconciliation process to what happened in Northern Ireland or South Africa. Like Mr Blackham he voted for Brexit in last year’s EU referendum. Most of the older working class people I spoke to – the traditional bedrock of Labour support in the area – needed no prompting to criticise what they saw as Jeremy Corbyn’s lack of leadership ability and charisma. He seemed to go over much better with younger, more cosmopolitan voters. Image caption Josh …

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General election 2017: The mystery of the three million ‘extra’ voters – BBC News

May 17, 2017

… election. Are they people who are totally dissatisfied with the political system and became serial non-voters but were unable to resist the chance to give the establishment a thoroughly good kicking at the referendum? If so, there seems little chance that they will appear again on 8 June 2017. On the other hand, some may be tempted to vote for the party they consider most likely to put the brakes on Brexit; others to support the party they think truly believes in the UK outside Europe. If only …

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Pay will continue to be squeezed, employers’ survey suggests – BBC News

May 15, 2017

With inflation at 2.3% – a figure that is expected to rise sharply when April’s number is published on Tuesday – employers are clearly not preparing for higher wage settlements. Why? Well, according to the Bank of England, much of it comes down to uncertainty about the Brexit process. Companies are still nervous about an economically disruptive exit from the European Union and are hoarding cash rather than rewarding employees. Slow lane People in work are also suffering an …

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Eurovision Song Contest: Bluff your way through this year’s show – BBC News

May 9, 2017

… } Click to see content: eurovision_winners 4) The UK hasn’t won lately This year it will be Lucie Jones who’ll be representing us with Never Give Up on You, a tender ballad co-written by a Danish singer-songwriter who won the contest in 2013. Jones, 26, has dismissed suggestions she might suffer as a consequence of Britain’s decision to leave the EU, insisting she is “not worried” about a potential Brexit backlash. 5) Australia’s in Europe …

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Banksy revealed as artists behind new UK Brexit mural

May 9, 2017

… the flag. The small touch is likely a reference to not only Brexit, but the unfolding election in France, in which Marine Le Pen ran as a candidate intent on following the UK’s lead in breaking away from the EU. Dover, England. A post shared by Banksy (@banksy) on May 7, 2017 at 6:40am PDT On Sunday, Banksy posted a photo of the mural on his Instagram account, but it was The Independent that received direct confirmation from the artist’s representatives that the art was in …

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General election 2017: NHS pay cap ‘must be lifted’ – BBC News

May 8, 2017

… He added that uncertainty surrounding Brexit meant that “vital recruitment from EU countries is dropping rapidly”, saying: “Pay restraint must end.” While NHS Providers represents only English hospital, ambulance and mental health trusts, any move on the pay cap would have implications elsewhere as pay recommendations are made on a UK-wide basis. Nurses consider strike action over low pay 10 charts that show why the NHS is in trouble The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) …

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General election 2017: Theresa May ‘not taking victory for granted’ – BBC News

May 6, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May responds to the Conservative’s success in the local elections Theresa May has sought to play down talk of a landslide general election victory after the Conservatives made major gains at local elections. The Tory leader said she would fight for every vote on 8 June to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said his party faced a challenge on a “historic scale” to win back …

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Nuclear oversight needs ‘urgent’ action, MPs say – BBC News

May 2, 2017

… dogma of the Conservative Brexit ultras that they are prepared to risk power supplies, trade and research just for misguided ideological reasons,” Sir Vince said. Related Topics Brexit Energy More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsBleuPage Pro One Click Social Media Publisher For White Label Now no need to drudge all day long posting content on your social media accounts, pages, groups and blogs anymore, BleuPagePro finds and posts the most engaging content according to …

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Orban Scolded by EU Over Law Targeting Soros’s University

April 30, 2017

… Britain’s Brexit vote. April 26. Frans Timmermans, its principal vice president, vowed to ensure it produces results. “We’re very firm on this,” Timmermans said on Saturday. “I will not drop this ball.” The Hungarian government said it was willing to consider “each and every legal argument” put forward by the commission and denied that the law posed a threat to the CEU in Budapest. Orban, 53, has enjoyed a degree of political protection …

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Brexit university brain drain warning – BBC News

April 25, 2017

The cross-party committee of MPs, investigating the potential impact of Brexit on the higher education sector, heard warnings about the negative impact if EU staff, worried about their future status, were poached by universities in other countries. The report from MPs said their right to work and stay should be given unilaterally before the end of this year if there is no reciprocal deal with other EU countries Mr Carmichael said: “Higher education in the UK is a world leader but …

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Britain’s ‘big bang’ in Heligoland, 70 years on – BBC News

April 19, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHeligoland: When Britain blew up an island Brexit may have triggered a political earthquake in Europe, but 70 years ago the UK sent real shockwaves across the seas with the largest non-nuclear explosion of that era. As one of the four victorious allied powers after World War Two, Britain was governing a large area of occupied Germany. The British sector included the tiny island of Heligoland, which had long been a source of …

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Why some Brits are opting for Belgian citizenship – BBC News

April 16, 2017

… not have contributed enough to the Belgian state coffers, for example. Then there are the EU agencies’ own regulations. A letter from a British official, circulating among the European civil service trade unions, is calling on the EU Commission to clarify whether it will apply or ignore the paragraph of the staff handbook that specifies that only citizens of an EU member state can be employed by the organisation. Related Topics Belgium Brexit More From this publisher : HERE …

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Michael Caine: ‘I voted for Brexit.’ Everyone: ‘UGH.’

April 8, 2017

Michael Caine, Brexit voter.Image: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for SiriusXM We’ve got some bad news, everyone. Michael Caine voted for Brexit. Yeah, yeah, and that’s not all. In an interview with Sky News on Thursday, the legendary actor revealed a fair share of enlightening thoughts about politics that sparked some serious references to Caine’s classic film, The Italian Job. Lovely. SEE ALSO: Ice age waterfalls caused the original ‘Brexit,’ scientists say …

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Brexit vote a ‘bad decision’, says Irish minister – BBC News

April 7, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBrexit will be painful for Britain Irish Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan Voting to leave the European Union was a “bad decision” for the UK, the Irish foreign minister has said. Charlie Flanagan said Brexit could be “painful” for the UK and his country, which he added should not be “placed in a position of more disadvantage”. He also urged negotiators to keep the Common Travel Area between …

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PM suggests free movement extension – BBC News

April 5, 2017

UK migration ‘may not fall’ post-Brexit ‘Not pursuing hard immigration policy’ Davis backs variable migration post-Brexit Speaking to journalists during her visit to Jordan and Saudi Arabia, the PM said: “You’ve used the phrase transitional phase; I have used the phrase implementation period. “Once we’ve got the deal, once we’ve agreed what the new relationship will be for the future, it will be necessary for there to be a period of …

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