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#Brexit on a knife edge as PM Johnson stakes all on ‘Super Saturday’ vote

#Brexit on a knife edge as PM Johnson stakes all on ‘Super Saturday’ vote

| October 18, 2019

Britain’s exit from the European Union hung on a knife-edge on Friday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson scrambled to persuade doubters to rally behind his last-minute European Union divorce deal in an extraordinary vote in parliament, write Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton. In one of the most striking flourishes of the three-year Brexit drama, Johnson […]

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#Environment needs saving through innovation, not starvation

#Environment needs saving through innovation, not starvation

| October 18, 2019

As the winter times come closer, people resume their arguments about the thermostat at home. While there is great convenience that comes with heating, it also comes at an environmental cost. Environmental protection and development is, undoubtedly, both a necessary and noble cause, and while we may sometimes disagree with the fearmongering or reactionism that […]

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Britain clinches #Brexit deal, Johnson now faces #UKParliament challenge

Britain clinches #Brexit deal, Johnson now faces #UKParliament challenge

| October 17, 2019

Britain clinched a last-minute Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday (17 October), but still faces a challenge in getting it approved by parliament, write Gabriela Baczynska and Marine Strauss. “Where there is a will there is a deal – we have one. It’s a fair and balanced agreement for the EU and the […]

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Britain struggles on two fronts to agree last-ditch #Brexit deal

Britain struggles on two fronts to agree last-ditch #Brexit deal

| October 17, 2019

Negotiators struggled on Wednesday (16 October) to clinch an eleventh-hour Brexit deal on the eve of an EU summit, raising the chances that Prime Minister Boris Johnson will have to seek an extension of the 31 October deadline for Britain’s exit from the bloc, write Gabriela Baczynska and Padraic Halpin. Talks in Brussels on Tuesday […]

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#DaphneCaruanaGalizia murder, two years on: ‘The situation is desperate’

#DaphneCaruanaGalizia murder, two years on: ‘The situation is desperate’

| October 16, 2019

Seven hundred and thirty days ago, Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was brutally assassinated in a carefully planned attack that to date has not been solved, writes Alice Elizabeth Taylor.One of Malta’s most prominent figures, Daphne spent her life and career unearthing the rot that runs right to the heart of Maltese government. Her […]

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#Brexit – Johnson to meet party lawmakers on Wednesday night

#Brexit – Johnson to meet party lawmakers on Wednesday night

| October 16, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (pictured) is to address a meeting of his lawmakers from the Conservative Party on Wednesday evening (16 October), the chief political correspondent of the Daily Telegraph reported, writes Kate Holton. Johnson has been meeting the most pro-Brexit members of his party, and the small Northern Ireland party which supports him […]

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#Brexit talks go down to the wire ahead of EU summit

#Brexit talks go down to the wire ahead of EU summit

| October 16, 2019

British and European Union officials resumed talks to clinch a Brexit deal on Wednesday (16 October) just a few hours after late-night negotiations wound up, but it was far from clear they would reach an agreement before a leaders’ summit on Thursday (17 October), write John Chalmers, Gabriela Baczynska. Officials involved in the complex divorce between […]

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