Brexit news: Michel Barnier SOFTENS Brexit stance over fear Theresa May will walk away | Politics | News

After months of prevarication and refusal to compromise, Mr Barnier has reportedly come under pressure from member state governments who have realised Britain is prepared to walk away with no deal on World Trade Organisation terms. The EU chief’s negotiator’s issued noticeably warmer words on Thursday, in an opinion piece and on Twitter ahead of Theresa May’s crucial meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday. Mr Barnier tweeted: “Brexit negotiation can reach good outcome. We must solve withdrawal issues incl. Ireland/NI.  “EU wants new partnership w/ UK on security…

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15 Purses That Convert To Backpacks To Give You Way More Options

Most two-for-one situations in life are worth getting excited about, like two-for-one margs, or two-for-one shoe sales. These two-in-one bags can transition to a backpack from a tote, crossbody or handheld purse. Though there are plenty of other styles of practical purses for travel, the idea of having two bags in the form of one is just about the most perfect thing a traveler, working professional or busy parent could ask for. Take a look below at some of our favorite convertible backpacks to find the right fit for your…

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How to get rid of catarrh: Take sips of cold water when you need to clear your throat

Catarrh is usually caused by the immune system reacting to a cold, infection or irritation. Other causes can include hay fever and allergic rhinitis – inflammation of the inside of the nose caused by an allergen such as dust or an animal. While it will often pass in a few days or weeks, the condition can be frustrating, particularly with its symptoms. Catarrh can lead to a constant need to clear your throat, feeling that your throat is blocked, a runny nose, a reduced sense of smell and taste, and…

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Meet a cancer survivor who’s riding the race of her life for charity

Camilla Hickish, aged 24, was diagnosed in her teens with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. (Image: NC) These brave women are not professional jockeys and, for some, horse riding is a relatively new passion, but they have all spent months training and enduring rigorous fitness campaigns to ensure they’re ready for the challenge ahead. Each rider has a common goal in sight: to raise as much money as possible for their charity, Cancer Research UK. Cancer Research UK’s pioneering work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer has helped save millions of…

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Google Pixel 3 UPDATE: Great release date news for Android fans

The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are arguably two of the most eagerly anticipated Android smartphones being released in the second half of 2018. The devices have been the subject of much speculation, with rumours the Pixel 3 XL could sport an iPhone X-style notch. It’s also expected that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL will be up there with the biggest smartphones that money can buy. It had been expected that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL would launch in October, as that is when…

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Brexit news: Former UK ambassador sparks Remainer fury over no deal Brexit claim | Politics | News

He also expressed his exasperation with the ignorance and aggression of Remainers attacking the World Trade Deal option of relying on World Trade Organisation rules. Comparing their project fear campaign to the infamous Spanish Inquisition. After a series of scare stories by Remainers, including insulin supplies for diabetics drying up, lorries being trapped for hours at the borders and even sandwiches being taken off the British menu because food will not be imported, Sir Christopher Tweeted out the specific international law which proves they were all fake. He said: “What’s…

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Election watchdog REJECTS claim Remain campaign broke spending rules in blow to Vote Leave | Politics | News

Pro-Europe demonstraters (Image: GETTY) The Electoral Commission said there was no evidence that Britain Stronger in Europe (BSIE) breached “joint spending” rules on declaring the cost of work with other groups. Earlier this month, the Commission fined the official Brexit campaign, Vote Leave £61,000 and referred it and a smaller group to police over “significant evidence” of coordination and a large donation to the group which it said Vote Leave should have declared. BSIE was reported to the Commission by pro-Brexit Conservative former Cabinet Minister Priti Patel. She said there…

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Lidl sets the pace in fitness market with new low-cost activity tracker | City & Business | Finance

The Silvercrest model, some £70 less than comparable products, is designed to motivate the masses whether that is reluctant couch potatoes, parents with younger children seeking out a healthier lifestyle or those looking to up their steps and even start training for a race this autumn. In black, purple and pink, the water-resistant tracker has an impressive array of features including step count, distance covered, calories burned, activity duration and sleep times. Connecting to a free health app via Bluetooth, it offers smartphone notifications for incoming calls and texts, a…

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Brexit news: Free movement could CONTINUE after Brexit | Politics | News

Home Office officials in the government have discussed retaining free movement for EU citizens in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Border Force officials reportedly met in January to discuss contingency plans for different Brexit outcomes, which include the increasingly likely possibility of the UK leaving the bloc without a deal. According to the Business Insider, one possibility is that the government will implement “no more checks at the border”. A Home Office source claimed that the Border Force would have to treat EU citizens preferentially as they do not…

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Megan McKenna reveals all on fame, family and following her dreams | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Megan hopes her candid memoir will continue to challenge people’s misconceptions about her. (Image: GETTY) Detailing her life so far, from being bullied as a teenager at school to her previous failed relationships, Megan also writes about her dream of becoming a professional country singer – something she began to achieve last September when she knocked Taylor Swift off the top of the iTunes chart with her debut single, High Heeled Shoes. Megan hopes her candid memoir will continue to challenge people’s misconceptions about her and says she has gone…

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