Jeremy Corbyn faces BRUTAL grilling from OWN MP in Syria Commons rant | Politics | News

Theresa May defended her decision for the UK to join a military coalition with the US and France with airstrikes on Syria on Friday evening. The British strikes were in response the alleged chemical weapons attack from President Bashar al-Assad. Labour Party leader 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 taking military action without a vote in Parliament. Speaking in the Commons, Labour MP Mike Gapes pointed out…

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LOW SKILLED jobs should be done by STUDENTS not EU migrants | UK | News

Alp Mehmet, vice chair of Migration Watch, said EU migrants were “not all about to leave” in the wake of the Brexit vote but those who move to the UK should be those who already have jobs. Speaking on LBC, he said: “They’re not all about to leave, so we’re not going to have a cliff edge. We’re not going to fall over the cliff suddenly because they’re all going to go home.” But radio presenter Iain Dale stepped in and asked: “But we will still need people from the…

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Meghan and Harry: Artist creates royal wedding using nuts | UK | News

A captivating video captures the world’s only nut-based artist painstakingly moulding and painting the famous faces onto an array of almonds, cashews, hazelnuts and coconuts. Steve Casino spent 362 hours recreating landmarks including Westminster Abbey and the Buckingham Palace balcony to create his impression of the biggest moment of the year for the Royal Family on May 19. Mr Casino, of Ohio in the US, has previously painted realistic miniature caricatures on items as small as a Tic Tac sweet. Each nut used in the four compositions was painstakingly painted…

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EU news: Juncker suggests EU integration of Balkans needed to save Europe from war | World | News

EU Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker suggested integrating the Balkan states into the European Union could be a necessary step to avoid conflict kicking off again in the region. During the 1990s the Balkans were involved in a series of ethnically motivated wars which that unleashed chaos across the continent that saw at least 130,000 people dead. Mr Juncker told Deutsche Welle that admitting the former Yugoslav states into the EU might help prevent spiralling Europe into a new conflict. He said: “People in the EU need to be made aware…

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George Osborne mocked for announcing proudest moment in politics on BBC Newsnight | UK | News

George Osborne was referred to as a “next generation Tony Blair” on Twitter and belittled for being “bitter” about leaving politics. Viewer Anne Deter tweeted: “We need sugar to counteract Osborne’s bitterness. Fast becoming next generation Tony Blair – desperate for the limelight.” Another tweeter wrote: “You are not Chancellor, sugar. Get over it.” Presenter Kirsty Wark asked if the sugar tax was “in his time as Chancellor one of the most important things” he did? The Evening Standard Editor said: “Well it’s certainly one of the things I’m proudest…

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North Korea news: Kim Jong-un ready to nuke US in July says MoD | World | News

North Korea could have developed nuclear missiles capable of reaching the United States by mid-summer 2018, with experts predicting the earliest attack could take place by July 23. The British Ministry of Defence warned of the increasing threat in its report Rash or rational? North Korea and the threat it poses, suggesting Pyongyang could be on the verge of outfitting intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) with nuclear warheads. In a hearing discussing the findings in January, defence minister Earl Howe said: “We judge that North Korea is now certainly capable of reaching…

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