Monday, December 10, 2018

Brexit will mean Brexit

Throughout the long and drawn-out process of leaving the EU, the most baffling thing has been how some seem to regard the pronouncements of that wondrous body, the European Commission. For lo, these are holy writ. When the Commission says...
A chain of french  supermarkets offered 70% discount on Nutella. After the discount, the price went down to 1.40 euros. The police were called when people began fighting and pushing one another. "They were like animals. A woman had her hair pulled,...

Halfway to Brexit

The Brexit negotiations are now at their halfway stage but, as any mountaineer knows, the hardest part of reaching the summit is the final, punishing ascent. With most of the basic ‘housekeeping’ issues of the Brexit divorce deal now resolved,...
The head of MI5 will appeal to European leaders on Monday not to put at risk their “shared strength” by weakening security and intelligence sharing after Brexit. In a speech to European security chiefs, Andrew Parker, MI5’s Director General, will...
Italy’s election comes at a crucial time for the EU. French President Emmanuel Macron has set out ambitious plans for reforming the eurozone and integrating more closely in security, defence and migration. Italy’s election won’t derail these plans, but it...
Michael Gove is concerned the EU will use the Northern Ireland border issue to "hold us hostage" and keep the UK in the Single Market and Customs Union. The Environment Secretary raised concerns at a private dinner of Tory Eurosceptics that...

Soros backing secret plot

George Soros, the billionaire known as the man who “broke the Bank of England”, is backing a campaign to overturn Brexit. The investor is one of three senior figures linked to the Remain-supporting campaign group Best for Britain who plan...
Rival protests over a murder in the east German city of Chemnitz have ended with several people injured as objects were hurled by both sides, police say. Far-right activists had gathered in the centre for a second day as a...
French President Emmanuel Macron has asked Prime Minister Edouard Philippe to meet with heads of political parties and representatives of the so-called "yellow vests" in an attempt to defuse tensions that erupted into violent protests over the weekend. Around 36,000...
The time will come when Britain regrets Brexit, Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday before warning that, with a year left until the UK leaves the EU, now was the moment to turn speeches into binding treaties. Mr Juncker was speaking in...

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