Brexit news: HMRC told to weigh in on Brexit customs union row | Politics | News

The Prime Minister is said to be in favour of a “customs partnership” system after the split which would see the UK collect tariffs on behalf of Brussels. But it was reported yesterday HMRC is against the “incredibly complicated” idea, with one source saying officials from the Revenue had thought ministers were “having a laugh” when they heard the system was being considered. HMRC would ultimately be responsible for overseeing the collection and rebate of tariffs under the customs partnership plan. And now, tax bosses have been asked to appear…

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Mario Draghi backs Macron’s slush fund to top-up crumbling EU banks | Politics | News

Mr Draghi has thrown his weight behind French President Emmanuel Macron’s calls for a rainy-fund to solve the issue of crumbling Eurozone banks by offering them additional financial support. The fund would act as a kitty to bail out struggling banks who got into trouble by financial ineptitude. Mr Draghi said: “The people of Europe have come to know the euro and trust the euro. “But they also expect the euro to stability and prosperity it promised. “Our duty, as policymakers, is to return their trust and to address the…

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UK news: Turkey’s PM to receive a warm welcome in Britain despite EU criticism | Politics | News

Erdogan, who is seen as something of a tin-pot tyrant given to jailing his political enemies by many European nations such as Holland, is even tipped to meet the Queen during his three-day visit to the UK. Relations between London and Ankara are by far the warmest in Europe – many EU members openly boycott Turkey. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson praised the country last year expressing the UK’s support for its efforts regarding the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis. And Ankara still thanks Britain for the solidarity pledged after the failed…

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Virgin Atlantic flights: Hand luggage and checked baggage policies explained | Travel News | Travel

Virgin Atlantic announced a change to their economy fare travellers to lower prices. Earlier this year, the airline announced “economy light” fares would mean that cabin bags would no longer be included. Instead, it would be a hand luggage only ticket, like many airlines now offer, to offer “Virgin Atlantic’s lowest fare”. Seat reservations will also not be included in the ticket price, but food and drink are still included. What are the current rules for hand luggage and cabin bags with Virgin Atlantic? Hand luggage Virgin Atlantic travellers can…

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Labour should REBEL against Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘infantile leftist illusion’ says Lord Kinnock | Politics | News

The call to disobedience follows the order given by the Labour leader to abstain in parliamentary votes on Britain staying in the European Economic Area (EEA), a grouping that allows free movement of people, goods, services and capital within the European single market. Urging MPs and peers to rebel again against Mr Corbyn, Lord Kinnock explained that the Labour leader’s objections to EEA membership were based on an “infantile leftist illusion”. The former leader of the Labour Party said: “The objections to supporting EEA membership from some in the upper…

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13 Must-See Looks From Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Lingerie Line

Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty lingerie collection is here, and we’ve already picked out our favorites.  The much-anticipated line of intimates, which officially launched on Friday, includes a variety of bras, corsets, teddies and underwear. The collection comes in a range of colors, fabrics and styles, from basic to ultra-sexy, and many of the pieces ring in under $100.  We found love in these 13 pieces (but there are so many more):  Source link

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16 Delicate Necklaces That Are Perfect For Layering

Layered jewelry is one of the summer looks on our radar, as we scope out for simple, but statement-making pieces to perfect for everyday wear. But, understanding how to layer your necklaces is key. Our advice is to start small. Think about building your layered look by starting with a choker or delicate stone necklace, and then increase the length and size of pendants as you layer. Just make sure all of the layers are delicate that they don’t overpower one another. Easy enough! If you’re in search of necklaces that…

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Why you can land a £1,000 speeding fine while driving a van under the official speed limit | Cars | Life & Style

UK van drivers could land a fine for speeding, even if they are travelling under the legal road limit. This is due to the fact that different speed limits apply for vehicles of varying sizes. Regular van drivers will be probably be aware of this but people hiring a van for a short period of time could find themselves in trouble. Speed limits drop by 10mph for vans on single and dual carriageways to 50,ph and 60mph, respectively. However, 30mph speed limits and 70mph motorway speed limits are unchanged between…

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American UN inspector sparked fury bashing Brexit after two-week trip | Politics | News

After spending less time in the UK than most Americans on vacation Tendayi Achiume, the UN’s inspector on racism, sparked fury after she definitively concluded Britain’s decision to leave the EU has made the UK “more vulnerable to racial discrimination and intolerance”. The 36-year-old took a swipe at Britons after spending a fortnight with victims of race hate crimes in the UK, and concluding her brief trip by bashing Brexit. She said: “I think the environment leading up to the referendum, during the referendum and after the referendum has made…

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Black Panther Xbox Sweepstakes – How to pick up this ultra exclusive Xbox One X bundle | Gaming | Entertainment

Black Panther Xbox Sweepstakes are live for movie and gaming fans hoping to bag an amazing new console. And fans can get their hands on the ultra exclusive Black Panther Xbox One X simply by entering their email address. “To celebrate the digital and 4k Ultra HD disc release of ‘Black Panther,’ Marvel Studios and Xbox are excited to announce the Xbox One X Black Panther Custom Console Sweepstakes,” reads a Microsoft blog post. “After the death of his father, the king of Wakanda, young T’Challa returns home to the…

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