Iran nuclear deal: May warns Trump Britain IS committed to pact | Politics | News

Downing Street said Mrs May used the telephone talks to stress that the UK remains “firmly committed” to the international agreement that Mr Trump has condemned. The two leaders agreed for their teams to hold discussions on the potential impact of US sanctions on firms doing business in Iran. A spokesman for Mrs May said: “The Prime Minister reiterated the Government’s position on the Iran nuclear deal, noting that we and our European partners remain firmly committed to ensuring the deal is upheld, as the best way of preventing Iran…

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brexit news: Tory MP Dominic Grieve says he supports a second referendum | Politics | News

Former attorney general Dominic Grieve admitted he did not give the EU referendum in 2016 much thought as he branded his Brexiteer colleagues “fundamentally illogical”. Mr Grieve said: “This is a personal opinion and I have to stress that. But I think there is an argument, at the end of all this, for asking the public: is this what you really want?  “Because it seems to me that the difficulty with the 2016 referendum was that we asked an abstract question and people gave an abstract answer. “I want to…

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Brexit news: Liechtenstein EU customs union EFTA EEA May Boris Johnson | Politics | News

The little land-locked principality between Austria and Switzerland – which has a population of only 38,000 – straddles two separate economic spaces with conflicting standards on goods, just like post Brexit Britain and the EU. But Liechtenstein solves the tricky problem using a system of “parallel marketability”.  The pressure is on for the UK to look for creative solutions on future trading deals with Europe as well as the thorny issue of avoiding a hard border with Ireland.  Now Carl Baudenbacher, the former president of the European Free Trade Association…

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Google Maps Street View: Street party throws this at the vehicle | Travel News | Travel

Google Maps Street View was created 11 years ago in 2007, just two years after the invention of Google Maps. The vehicles, fitted with 360-degree cameras, use clever technology to take images that are knitted together. This creates a seamless effect when using the website to find an address. As part of the job, it means driving through some unsavoury and dangerous areas. Images were captured down a side road in Pennsylvania when the driver had something thrown at them. The side road was found in Pittsburgh in the US…

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Tony Blair: Remainer receives huge tax payer funded pension despite only just turning 65 | Politics | News

The former Prime Minister turned 65 on Sunday, but is already in the money thanks to an astonishing deal from when he left Number 10. The vocal Remainer is thought to get £80,000 a year from the taxpayer, giving him a bumper sum since he left office in 2007. The amount is calculated as half of his £130,000 annual salary during his years as PM. However, he is still earning a sizeable income, through public speaking and personal businesses. Mr Blair is thought to have been worth of more than…

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7 Of The Best Places To Buy Glasses Online For Cheap

If you wear glasses, you know first-hand just how frustrating it can be to buy a new pair of frames. Chances are your doctor’s office has a slim selection of styles, but what they do have is overpriced.  Before you purchase new glasses online, you’ll need a copy of your most recent glasses prescription. (And no, your contact prescription won’t work for new glasses, sorry). You’ll also want to learn how to measure your PD, or pupillary distance. It’s the distance in millimeters between the center of one pupil to the…

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Abuse Of Opioid Alternative Gabapentin Is On The Rise

Doctors who are cutting back on prescribing opioids increasingly are opting for gabapentin, a safer, non-narcotic drug recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By doing so, they may be putting their opioid-using patients at even greater risk. Recently, gabapentin has started showing up in a substantial number of overdose deaths in hard-hit Appalachian states. The neuropathic (nerve-related) pain reliever was involved in more than a third of Kentucky overdose deaths last year. Drug users say gabapentin pills, known as “johnnies” or “gabbies,” which often sell for less…

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Brexit blocker Heseltine pocketing £90,000 a year in EU land subsidies | Politics | News

Yesterday the Daily Express told how the Duke of Wellington, ringleader among the aristocracy in the battle against Brexit, receives thousands of pounds of annual handouts from Brussels for his 7,000-acre Hampshire estate. Now it can be revealed that Lord Heseltine, who supported all four anti-Brexit amendments in the Lords on Tuesday, has also been a beneficiary of EU largesse. Michael Heseltine, 85, has amassed a fortune estimated at £300million largely through his Haymarket publishing empire. He and his wife Lady Anne bought Thenford House, a then overgrown estate on…

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Martin Lewis Money Saving DEALS: eBay trick can help Britons make hundreds | Life | Life & Style

Martin Lewis appeared on This Morning today to tell Eamonn and Ruth how Britons can save cash with this weekly deals. The financial expert told the couple of a quick tip that can help Britons make lots more money on line. Martin Lewis eBay trick Martin told viewers: “If you’ve got something with a barcode on it like a DVD, CD, book or something in its original packaging, and you want to know how much it’s worth – I’ve got an quick trick for smartphone users to see what identical…

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Chrissy Teigen’s Favorite Recipes Are Coming To Blue Apron

If you can’t get enough of Chrissy Teigen’s mouthwatering food pics and tasty Instagram videos, here’s some juicy news that’ll make you drool. The “Cravings” author will serve up six of her all-time favorite recipes for Blue Apron members starting next month, including one sneak-peek recipe (pork banh mi sandwiches with pickled cucumbers and carrots) from her upcoming second cookbook. The collaboration is part of a promotion for “Cravings 2”, which launches in September. “It’s no surprise to anyone that I love cooking at home,” Teigen said of the partnership. “I’m constantly experimenting with…

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