Brexit: Corbyn’s MPs ‘plotting deal to KEEP UK under EU rule FOREVER’ | Politics | News

Brexit minister Steve Baker has accused Labour MPs of trying to frustrate the will of the British people with a blueprint provided by hard left Greek politician Yanis Varoufakis. The former Greek chief finance minister was the “star speaker” at an event earlier this week organised by Labour Remainer MPs led by Chuka Umunna where he gave the “leftist, Marxist case” for Britain remaining in the EU customs union and single market under Brussels rule. The row came as ministers agreed to a Labour demand to publish a “flawed and…

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Eclipse 2018: Super Blue Blood Moon dazzles over London | UK | News

NASA TV broadcast the Super Blue Blood Moon, however, over social media captured the eclipse 2018 in their own impressive video footage. One social media user sped up the Super Blue Moon event as it passed over London, UK on Wednesday. The lunar eclipse is the first of its kind since 1866, as it appears alongside a blue moon – a second full moon in a calendar month. BBC meteorologist Simon King explained the phenomenon and revealed the best place to see the event. Simon King said: “So, we’ve got…

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Archaelogists discover Mayan grave containing 2,400-year-old skeletons near Mexico City | World | News

The skeletons were found ritually “intertwined” and examinations showed all their heads had been damaged and teeth mutilated. They were buried along with bowls, pots and basins. Some also had ceramics and stones in their hands.  Lead anthropologist Lucia Lopez Mejia said the bodies were laid out in a spiral shape and were “interacting”. They were placed directly on the earth with their bodies were linked so the arm bones of one individual appear under the spine of another. Archaeologists said they would have been among the earliest settlers near…

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Lords Bates: Minister resigns at the despatch box after arriving late for debate | Politics | News

Lord Bates claimed he was “thoroughly ashamed for failing to be in place to respond to a question”, then walked straight out of the House of Lords chamber.  As peers became aware of what the International Development minister was announcing, cries of “no” were heard.  The bizarre incident which left colleagues stunned happened after the Tory peer had been listed to respond to a question from Labour’s Baroness Lister of Burtersett.  He failed to appear at the appointed time of 3pm, finally arriving at the despatch box nearly 30 minutes…

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SNP Green Budget deal: Nationalists slammed for yet ANOTHER tax raid | UK | News

NC / GETTY SNP finance spokesman Derek Mackay was slammed over his party’s latest tax raid The SNP was branded “arrogant” today after announcing the higher 41 pence rate will now be paid on a salary of £43,430 – down from £44,273 proposed just last month. Finance Secretary Derek Mackay had already ignored warnings from business leaders over the economic consequences of pressing ahead hikes with that would leave 1.1 million Scots who earn more than £26,000 worse off than those paid the same south of the Border. The last-minute…

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EU & Denmark square off over CHEESE | World | News

And the European Commission has signalled its intention to get tough with the Scandinavian nation by issuing an ultimatum warning them to stop selling the dairy product to non-EU countries – or face the consequences. According to EU regulations, only the Greek variety can be labelled as feta, which is defined as as a brined cheese made in Greece from sheep milk, sometime mixed with up to 30 percent of goat’s milk. In contrast, the Danish variety is made with cow milk and is smoother, creamier and not as crumbly.…

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‘Keep it to yourself!’ Justice minister scolded after calling for Brexit to be REVERSED | Politics | News

Dr Lee, the Under-Secretary of State for Youth Justice, Victims, Female Offenders & Offender Health, took to Twitter to talk down Brexit after a draft of the Government’s impact reports was leaked online.  Insiders have now revealed the minister has been told “to air his views in private”. Dr Lee wrote: “The next phase of Brexit has to be all about the evidence. We can’t just dismiss this and move on.  “If there is evidence to the contrary, we need to see and consider that too “But if these figures…

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Gang murder: Wormwood Scrubs prisoner stabbed to death in gang violence | UK | News

An inmate contacted the Daily Express after the knife attack in the prison in west London at about 3pm on an upper landing. He claimed the victim, believed to be a Somalian aged about 20, was ambushed outside his cell by up to 10 members of what he described as a rival “postcode” gang from north London.  He said: “I was on the floor below and heard the fighting. Someone who actually saw it happen was absolutely distraught. “There was complete confusion because there aren’t enough staff here and they…

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Switzerland REFUSES to meet treaty deadline as Zurich defies EU | World | News

The Bern government still needs to clarify exactly what it wants from an accord which would replace current agreements, new Swiss foreign minister Ignazio Cassis told reporters after a meeting of a cabinet sharply divided over European policy. Mr Cassis had previously vowed to hit the “reset” button with regard to ties to the EU, but has since softened his stance by saying he would like to see a deal on a new treaty within months. However, in a strong indication Switzerland is not prepared to be railroaded by the…

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BREXIT: William Hague warns Lords not to force ‘referendum merry-go-round’ on public | Politics | News

The former Conservative party leader hit out at calls from Europhile peers including Lord Adonis for a second referendum. Lord Hague: ”We could have made a success of the UK in the EU and we can make a success, with some cost and upheaval, of being outside the EU. “But we cannot possibly make a success of being in a national state of bewilderment about when we’re going to have another referendum and which direction we are going in.” While Lord Hague admitted the bill had not been delivered to…

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