Syria bombing: Theresa May defends UK air strikes | Politics | News

GETTY/AFP The Prime Minister spoke in a debate called by Jeremy Corbyn The Prime Minister spoke in a debate called by Jeremy Corbyn where he argued for a War Powers Act requiring the Government to get MPs’ advance approval for major military action, except in emergencies. The Labour leader said Britain joining the weekend’s US and French air strikes on Syria to punish its use of chemical weapons on the rebel-held town of Douma without first recalling Parliament had showed a “flagrant disregard” for the convention that MPs are consulted…

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Syria bombing: How Westminster reacted to missile strikes | Politics | News

The House of Commons has been dominated by discussion of whether it should have been consulted before military action in Syria was approved by the Prime Minister. The UK took part in a united effort, alongside France and the US, to launch precision missile strikes against suspected chemical weapons facilities in Syria.  Prime Minister Theresa May has come under intense scrutiny after she authorised the attack, with some MPs questioning the legality of the attack.  The missile launches were in response to an alleged chemical attack on civilians in the…

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Labour MP STUMPED by question as he attempts to ATTACK Theresa May for strikes in Syria | Politics | News

A Labour Party MP was shut down after failing to answer a question on Daily Politics show, and accusing Theresa May of launching military action in Syria  without substantial evidence. Mr Williamson, MP for Derby North told Jo Coburn on the show: “I don’t think that the strikes will do anything to alleviate the suffering. “I’ve got three concerns: evidence, legality and motive. “There are very eminent people, much more eminent than people, people like Lord West, the former First Sea Lord, and former General Shaw, have actually questioned the…

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Jacob Rees-Mogg BRILLIANTLY educates Corbyn on simple British law | Politics | News

Jacob Rees-Mogg said Parliament is doing its “correct duty” in debating the decision to take military action in Syria following a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of people. During an emergency debate in the Commons on Tuesday, Mr Rees-Mogg said: “These constitutional issues are not new. “Indeed, it is at the heart of the glorious revolution and one of the clauses of the Bill of Rights – which is still our law is that the raising or keeping of standing army within the kingdom in time of peace and…

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Corbyn HOWLED DOWN after side-stepping question over Syria airstrike | Politics | News

Theresa May yesterday defended her decision for the UK to join a military coalition with the US and France with airstrikes on Syria on Friday evening in response the alleged chemical weapons attack from President Bashar al-Assad. Labour Party leader on Tuesday demanded Parliament be given the power to stop the Government going to war without a vote. On Monday Jeremy Corbyn claimed the action on Syria was “legally questionable” after calling for new “war powers” over the weekend that could strip Mrs May and any future Prime Minister from…

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Syria news: Jeremy Corbyn ROASTED by Tory MP – ‘He would NOT defend Isle of Wight!’ | Politics | News

Andrew Bridgen, MP for North West Leicestershire, claimed Jeremy Corbyn would almost certainly have lost the Falkland Islands if he had been left to decide upon military intervention in 1982. The Tory MP speaking during an emergency Commons debate regarding airstrikes in Syria, said: “The Leader of the Opposition said many times that the duty of members of Parliament is to represent those who elected us. “If this is the limit of our powers it leaves the many citizens in our overseas territories and dependencies, who are not represented in…

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Amber Rudd apologies for ‘appalling’ treatment of Windrush generation | Politics | News

She said a new task force would speed up the process of adjusting the immigration status of people who arrived in the UK as long ago as the 1940s. Ms Rudd’s statement to MPs came as immigration minister Caroline Nokes appeared to suggest some people may already have been deported in error. But Ms Rudd said she was unaware of “any specific cases” and would raise the issue with high commissioners. Earlier, Downing Street said Prime Minister Theresa May wanted to ensure “no one with the right to be here…

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Labour antisemitism row: Corbyn faces fresh criticism as billboard protest hits London | Politics | News

Three billboards protesting against Labour leader Mr Corbyn’s lack of action against the antisemitism emerged from members of his party have travelled around the capital this morning. Displaying three slogans, the billboards is driving past the Labour Party’s headquarters and the Houses of Parliament on the day Parliament will debate over the antisemitism issue. The billboards read “Holocaust deniers harboured by Labour”, “Failure to act on antisemitism”, and “Institutional antisemitism in Corbyn’s Labour”. The protest was organised by the Community United against Labour Party antisemitism, known as Culpa, which after…

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EU news: ‘Europe is going backwards’ due to GLARING lack of diversity | Politics | News

Fewer than two per cent of high-level employees in EU institutions are from ethnic backgrounds, and just 20 of its 751 MEPs are people of colour. The shocking lack of diversity has been condemned by critics both inside and outside Brussels, who say the issue needs more focus. One critic said the bloc was “going backwards” due to refusal to acknowledge and rectify the issue, which has been highlighted by Euroactiv. Madi Sharma of the European Economic and Social Committee told Euractiv: “Europe is going backwards because it is not…

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Cruise news: Royal Caribbean and Norwegian entertainment update | Cruise | Travel

GETTY Cruise ships not only take you to explore new countries, but also keep guests entertained Cruising is big business, with almost two million Britons setting sail on a cruise in 2017. But, when cruise goers are enjoying some down time between exploring new destinations, they like to be kept entertained with onboard activities. In fact, entertainment is such an important part of cruise ship life that 58 per cent said they value on-board entertainment options when going on a cruise, according to the Association of British Travel Agents. Some…

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