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“Flagship” Conservative policy defeated- is the Tory government of Theresa May about to fall?”

Brexiters jump ship after their fantasy unravels before their eyes

"In politics, there are Realists and there are Romantics", William Hague wrote in the Telegraph today. His words echo those printed in a Guardian editorial last week before the Chequers outcome unravelled, pointing to the collection of rudderless populists that have been left in charge of running the country for the past ...

Theresa May calls General Election due to Brexit opposition

Tory backbencher reveals “new leader is on its way”

A Tory backbencher has revealed that Theresa May could be on her way out after David Davis resigned as the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union. The Brexit secretary became the fifth cabinet minister to step down in under a year after Amber Rudd, Michael Fallon, Priti Patel and Damian Green vacated ...

Cat Cafes: The Hottest New Thing in New York

Cat Cafes: The Hottest New Thing in New York

Call the FeLine!  Cat lovers are finally getting their wish. New York City now boasts multiple places where you can dine with your favorite feline. From adoptable fur balls such as Chewy, Lola, Marley, and Willow, these feline cafes pack some serious fur. “New York City is a place chock-full ...

Is the Brexit Dividend another lie?

With confidence in a divided Conservative government’s ability to negotiate a Brexit that makes sense for Britain, Europe and Northern Ireland at an all-time low – both at home and abroad, Theresa May urgently needed some good news. And according to the front pages of the newspapers that have been ...

Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump agree to meet in historic first

How would Trump handle Brexit? Just ask North Korea

In Boris Johnson's recent leaked remarks, for which he has still not been sacked, the Foreign Secretary said “Imagine Trump doing Brexit. I have become more and more convinced that there is method in his madness.” Most people laughed off this comment as yet another example of Johnson's toadying up ...

Police numbers and violent crime: An open letter to Amber Rudd

  Chris Hobbs is a former officer of the Metropolitan Police who served for 32 years   Well Home Secretary, you certainly stirred up a hornet’s nest with your carefully timed statement over the weekend that spiralling violent crime involving shootings and stabbings is not as a result of reductions in police numbers. ...

Knives out over Nornickel

Knives out over Nornickel

Environmental groups are upping the pressure on Whitehall to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles (EVs), with the Green Alliance urging the government last week to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2030. That highly ambitious timeframe for phasing out combustion engines would do wonders for reducing air pollution. Unfortunately, ...

Silvio Berlusconi’s comeback is bad news for Europe

Silvio Berlusconi’s comeback is bad news for Europe

By Robert Seiler As if Europe did not have enough corrupt, charismatic politicians who expertly undermine democratic norms to their own benefit behind a charming facade, Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi is currently enjoying a political renaissance that is bad news for Italians but also for the whole of the European Union – Britain included. Italians may have known better, but the rest of the EU thought it was rid of ...

From the Notebook: Thoughts on a Possibly Improving Year

From the Notebook: Thoughts on a Possibly Improving Year

Well hi there, and how's tricks? My apologies, and they are reasonably sincere, for having been absent from these (web) pages for two months. Since summarizing 2017 as the year that was I've taken a well-needed break from iPhone journalism to do some generally tedious yet altogether better paying work. ...

Bulgaria’s EU presidency overshadowed by corruption and crime

Bulgaria’s EU presidency overshadowed by corruption and crime

By Robert Seiler Influential Bulgarian businessman Petar Hristov, who had assisted with the dismantling of a kidnapping ring and who was closely tied to senior members of Bulgaria’s ruling GERB party, was shot in broad daylight on the 8th of January in an upmarket area of Sofia, the Bulgarian capital. This fatal shooting, coming six days ...

Research links Brexit vote to xenophobia and narcissism

Research links Brexit vote to xenophobia and narcissism

British citizens who fear immigrants and thought they threatened their values and way of life were more likely to have voted Brexit And the results, partly driven by narcissism, were regardless of their age, gender or level of education. The research, published in Frontiers in Psychology, identified 'collective narcissism' as ...

Trump Watch: Caesars, The Appresident and Dead Cats

Trump Watch: Caesars, The Appresident and Dead Cats

When Hunter S. Thompson was writing the article series for Rolling Stone that became the book Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72, for my money still the best book ever written on US politics, he combined factual reporting, interviews and out-and-out hallucinatory fantasies to give both the facts ...

How will fracking, climate, pollution affect my constituency?

How will fracking, climate, pollution affect my constituency?

This interactive map below features the climate, fracking and environmental issues in your constituency with a breakdown below of where candidates stand on these issues. With the general election upon us, these are the constituencies where candidates’ positions on fracking, energy, air pollution, airport expansion and climate change issues could be decisive if you are ...

BREAKING: Theresa May Calls Devastating Early Election Despite Fixed Term Parliament Act

Theresa May’s Call For A Snap Election Hypocrisy-Checked In Full

A vicar's daughter exuding sincerity and humility, understandably, the nation trusts Theresa May above all others to steer us through the chaotic divorce from the EU that she warned against, but now believes in whole-heartedly. And we also trust her fully now she has announced she needs even more of that ...

Britain Wants to Avoid another Cold War with Russia

Britain Wants to Avoid another Cold War with Russia

We live in an age of contradictions – we know that the only constant thing in life is change; yet, the more things change, the more they remain the same. The Cold War triggered some economic problems in the global economic landscape and four decades later, economists can still point ...

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