Syria chemical gas attack: Farage warns May and Trump not to take action over Assad | World | News

Speaking on his LBC show from Brussels, the former Ukip leader cited previous UK military interventions as he issued a warning against UK action in Syria.  Mr Farage warned against rushing into taking military action against Bashar al-Assad’s regime as he looked back at Britain’s previous record in Iraq and Libya. He said: “This is the same British establishment who lined up and formed a pretty big consensus over Iraq. “It was about regime change, it wasn’t really ever about weapons of mass distraction,” he blasted with sarcasm.  “And I…

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Marie Stopes anti—abortion protesters BANNED from Ealing clinics | UK | News

Ealing Council’s cabinet today voted unanimously in favour of a Public Spaces Protection Order, which will create a protest-free ‘safe zone’ outside a Marie Stopes clinic in the west London borough. Richard Bentley, managing director at Marie Stopes UK, described it as a “landmark decision” and said women had a right to access services without facing “harassment”. He said: “This is a landmark decision for women. We are incredibly grateful to Ealing Council for recognising the emotional distress that these groups create, and for taking proportionate action to protect the…

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Sex offenders could face CHEMICAL CASTRATION under new plans for Government crackdown  | Politics | News

GETTY Ministry of Justice is considering proposals to massively increase the use of chemical castration The Daily Express has learnt that Justice Minister Phillip Lee asked officials to look at ways of increasing the use of the medical treatment to stop sexual urges because international evidence suggests it is the best way to stop reoffending. It is understood that Dr Lee, a practising GP, has said that there needs to be “an evidence-based approach” to making offenders safe enough to release in society. The work by officials has come in the wake of the John Worboys…

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Gibraltar news: Spain issues warning over tax concerns as Brexit looms | World | News

Spain’s Director of Customs, Pilar Jurado, said Gibraltar needs to be more honest about its taxes as she demanded “effective cooperation” from the Rock and said there will be “other rules” as the UK exits the European Union. She has said that Spain is unhappy with the huge level of information exchanged on people who live in Spain but are taxed in Gibraltar. She said: “What we want is effective cooperation from Gibraltar, in all areas. “You can sign tax information agreements with four countries and leave the list of…

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Brexit news: German professor blames Brexit on ‘ego-tripping men’ Cameron and Boris | UK | News

Speaking to the European Committee of the Regions, the German professor claimed both David Cameron and Boris Johnson “ran away” after the Brexit referendum result, leaving nobody accountable for the “catastrophe”. Ms Guérot, founder and director of think tank European Democracy Lab, also blamed EU leaders for lacking the courage to fight the British decision to leave the bloc.  She said: “The catastrophe is that things continue and that nobody has apparently neither the courage nor the power to really speak up against. “And I mean it because we all saw the British courts…

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Good Friday Agreement 20th anniversary: Bill Clinton calls for Ulster compromise | Politics | News

But he warned that the current 15-month stalemate at Stormont which has left Ulster without a government would eventually reach its limit. Mr Cinton called for voters to back politicians willing to compromise, saying it was easy to underestimate the fragility of the peace system set up after the 1998 Good Friday Agreement which he helped create. He told a Dublin audience: “No one will drop off the face of the Earth with any of the reasonable compromises that have been discussed. “The only thing that would be calamitous would…

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World War 3: US needs to step up and LEAD to stop Syria, warns Congressman | World | News

Donald Trump and his administration need to make Assad a target because he is “creating chaos”, said US Congressman Adam Kinzinger.  Mr Kinzinger, a Republican congressman from Illnois, told Fox News: “I would love to see Assad as a target.  “I don’t think the administration necessarily do that and will go attack his airforce, his infrastructure, helicopter facilities, airbases, etcetera.” This comes after US President Donald Trump described the Syrian President as “an animal” and threatened retribution after up to 150 people were killed on Saturday night in Douma, Eastern Ghouta.…

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Brexit news: Michel Barnier mocks ‘stimulating’ meeting with Nigel Farage | UK | News

Speaking at the Is Brexit a threat to the future of the EU’s environment conference, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator said he would not want to comment on the domestic political situation in the UK, but claimed it was all “very stimulating” to watch. He said: “There is a lot of speculation on the political situation in the UK. “I follow carefully this political debate in the UK, it seems to me very stimulating. “Even when I met Mr Farage in my office at his request I thought it was…

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Barry Gardiner slams Labour’s Brexit policy as ‘B***OCKS’ in rant | Politics | News

He said:”Well let’s just take one test – the exact same benefits. B***ocks. “Always has been b***ocks and it remains it. “We know very well that we cannot have the exact same benefits and actually it would have made sense – because it was the Tories that said they were going to secure the exact same benefits – and our position should have been to say they have said they are going to secure the exact same benefits and we are going to hold them to that standard.” Mr Gardiner…

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World War 3: Russia will strike back if US hits Syria | World | News

Russia will respond if the US hits back at Syria, but Washington should not get to a “point of direct confrontation”, warned Walid Phares, after the recent chemical attack in Douma, Syria.  Mr Phares told Fox News: “Well look, the Russians are today stronger in Syria than they were a year ago and certainly six years ago. “So they are trying to say to us and our partners that there will be a response maybe directly by the Russians or as they do usually, task the Iranians to do it.”…

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