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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?
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”
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been named as the new foreign secretary after Boris Johnson resigned over the prime minister’s Brexit strategy. Culture Secretary Matt Hancock replaces Mr Hunt as health secretary, as Theresa May carries out a mini-reshuffle. This is a developing story, so more to follow… By Berk Bektas Like our articles?… Continue reading Jeremy Hunt named as new Foreign Secretary
The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, has resigned. This is the second cabinet minister who has resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May’s Government. The PM is now under pressure to not only keep the rest of her cabinet in check, but to convince the country that she is the right person to lead Britain into the… Continue reading BORIS RESIGNS
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