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About 12 hours ago

Johnson refuses to disavow racist advisor

Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is defying calls to sack a controversial advisor who has espoused incendiary views on sensitive subjects. The growing controversy centres on Andrew Sabisky, a newly-recruited advisor to Downing Street. Sabisky, 27, was recruited as an aide following a call by Dominic Cummings – Johnson’s controversial chief strategist - for "misfits and weirdos" to apply for jobs in Downing Street. It has come to light that Sabisky has espoused ...
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About 15 hours ago

France warns of tough Brexit-related negotiations ahead

In the latest sign the UK can expect tough trade negotiations with the European Union (EU) throughout 2020, France’s foreign minister has warned of a bruising battle ahead. In a rhetorical flourish, Jean-Yves Le Drian, predicted the two sides would 'rip each other apart' in the quest for negotiating advantage. Speaking at a security conference in Munich yesterday, Le Drians’s colourful language contrasts sharply with the UK government’s stated view ...
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About 19 hours ago

Boris Johnson faces outrage over plan to ditch BBC license fee model

Boris Johnson is facing harsh criticism from Tory MPs after plans to scrap the BBC’s license fee model were described as 'cultural vandalism'. Conservative backbenchers, decrying the suggestion that No 10 Downing Street could 'compel’ the BBC to downsize its operations and take on a Netflix-style subscription service, urged the prime minister against pursuing an 'unedifying vendetta'. This is comes amid escalating tensions between Downing Street and the BBC, with ministers boycotting ...
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About 21 hours ago

Storm Dennis wreaks havoc in UK

Storm Dennis has had a chaotic effect on Britain, resulting in hundreds of air and rail travel cancellations, and the deaths of at least two people on Saturday. Streets have been evacuated by lifeboat in some of the worst-hit areas and people moved to emergency rescue centers after their properties and businesses were devastated by water from overflowing rivers. With more than 300 flood warning still in place across the UK, including ...
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About 1 day ago

Starmer defends Labour Brexit policy

Labour party leadership contender, Keir Starmer, has strongly defended his party’s Brexit policy despite the disastrous outcome of last December’s general election. In a surprising development, Starmer has described Jeremy Corbyn’s approach as the 'right policy' even though friend and foe alike attribute Labour’s crushing defeat in last December’s general election, at least in part, to its Brexit policy. In an interview with Sky News’ Sophy Ridge on Sunday programme, ...
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About 1 day ago

Tories underline opposition to indyref2

The Conservative party in Scotland has gone on the offensive against the Scottish National Party (SNP) by underscoring their vehement opposition to a new Scottish independence referendum (known as indyref2). As part of that political offensive, the new Scottish Tory leader, Jackson Carlaw, has said he is 'totally opposed' to a fresh referendum. Speaking to the BBC’s Politics Scotland programme, Carlaw ruled out a second independence poll on the grounds that the ...
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About 1 day ago

UK post-Brexit rules to 'turn off tap' of low-skilled foreign labor

Britain will no longer accept low-skilled labor from overseas and make it a requirement for anyone wishing to come to the country to have a job offer and meet salary and language requirements. On January 31, the United Kingdom officially left the European Union after 47 years of membership, in a step cast by Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the dawn of new era. Despite the withdrawal, a transition period is still ...
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About 2 days ago

Prince Andrew in fresh scandal

Britain’s embattled royal family has been caught up in fresh controversy centred on the disgraced Prince Andrew. It has been reported the Duke of York intensively socialized with a billionaire accused of raping 10 women and girls, some as young as 14. In what is being billed as yet another major blow to Buckingham Palace, Prince Andrew has been linked to the Finnish-Canadian fashion executive, and suspected sex offender, Peter Nygard. ...
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About 2 days ago

Another near-miss near RAF Croughton

Northamptonshire police are investigating a near accident on the same road where local teenager, Harry Dunn, was killed last August. In a statement, Northamptonshire police said it is 'aware of footage shared on social media on Friday relating to a near-miss close to RAF Croughton". The force said a 'full investigation' is being carried out and 'witnesses' are being sought. The video being circulated on social media – which was filmed on ...
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