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A trade deal with Trump will change Britain for the worse

The EU has opposed brutal animal welfare and rampant tech monopolies. Post-Brexit Britain will be exposed to both A trade deal with the US would be a defining moment for the UK. It is not an exaggeration to say it would reveal the country’s direction of travel more than any other decision in the aftermath …

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Nearly half of UK voters back no-deal Brexit and no PM Corbyn, poll finds

Almost half of British voters would prefer the country to leave the European Union without a Brexit deal and Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn not to become prime minister, according to a YouGov poll. When asked to choose between that scenario and one in which Corbyn becomes the country’s next leader and holds a second referendum on …

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Carrie Symonds warns politicians of 'gigantic' climate crisis responsibility

Boris Johnson’s partner makes first solo public appearance since moving into No 10 Boris Johnson’s partner Carrie Symonds said politicians had a “gigantic responsibility to make the right decisions” over the climate crisis, in her first solo public appearance since moving into Downing Street. Symonds also condemned “cruel” trophy hunters, but expressed optimism that the …

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#TrudeauMustResign vs. #IStandWithTrudeau

After Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion released a bombshell report this week that found Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act in the SNC-Lavalin scandal, many Canadians on all sides of the political spectrum took to—where else?—Twitter.  As conversation around the topic raged on, various Trudeau-related hashtags trended, which only fanned the flames of …

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Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks with attendees at a campaign event in Fairfield, Iowa on Thursday August 15, 2019.

Pete Buttigieg met a woman who shook hands with Robert Kennedy and it soon got awkward

Pete Buttigieg had an extremely awkward encounter with a woman who previously met the late Robert F. Kennedy. The gay Presidential hopeful was campaigning at the Iowa State Fair when he met the woman, who recalled a previous encounter with Kennedy in 1968. Speaking to Buttigieg on Tuesday (August 13), she said: “I shook Robert …

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Unheeded words

KING FELIPE’S speech following Cataluña’s unauthorised and illegal referendum on October 1 2018 wasn’t his best although his best are hardly stirring. His words sounded as though they were written by Mariano Rajoy’s speechwriters and, not surprisingly, they made no impression on the Catalan separatists Spain’s king had another shot at mediation recently during the …

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