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by Berk Bektas We all remember the morning after Britain’s E.U referendum – shock and horror, or delight and joy, depending which way you voted. Brexit certainly shook up British politics, but it also had a major impact in Europe and the World. It showed the crumbling trust in the British political establishment by a growing… Continue reading Frexit after Brexit?
It’s official, the Conservative Party receive twice more money from the dead than it does from the living “Legacy payments” as they call it totalled £1.69m, while membership fees contributed only £835,000, according to the party’s 2017 accounts. Among the bequests the party received was £582,358 from German-born Gerda Winder, who died aged 86 last… Continue reading Tories receive twice more money from the dead than it does from the living
As Britain looks to create new trade deals, immigration could go up as part of a deal with nations such as China and India. Relaxing requirements for Visa’s and Work Permits might be a key negotiation tactic for many nations when Britain seeks to create new trade deals, especially as Britain seems to be heading… Continue reading Brexit could lead to MORE Immigration
Boris Johnson has refused to apologies for comparing muslims who wear the burqa as “letter boxes.” Mr Johnson’s remarks, in a Daily Telegraph article, have provoked criticism from Muslim groups, some Tory MPs and opposition parties. In the article, Mr Johnson said full-face veils should not be banned but looked “ridiculous”. According to the BBC,… Continue reading Boris refuses to apologise over burqa comments
Opium, YouGov, and Deltapoll, the 3 most recent polls to be released, put Corbyn’s Labour way ahead in the lead, after the disaster and infighting of Theresa May’s government. Both opinion polls put Labour 5 points ahead, with YouGov putting Labour on 41 and the Tories on 36, while Deltapoll puts Labour on 42 and… Continue reading THREE Opinion Polls puts Labour way in the lead
After facing harsh criticism, even some calling Trump a traitor, Trump seems to be trying to fix his reputation. When talking about Russia: “In a key sentence in my remarks I said the word would instead of wouldn’t,” Trump said. He explained he reviewed a transcript and video of his remarks. “The sentence should have… Continue reading Trump now says he misspoke about Russia: “I said would instead of wouldn’t”
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