Tears and relief as the UK’s MEPs bid goodbye Brexit Party dominates in EU elections The poll saw the Brexit Party and the anti-Brexit Lib Dems gain at the expense of the Conservatives and Labour.
With just 11 months left of a status-quo transition period designed to smooth the Brexit process, fresh negotiations will begin soon on a new relationship — covering everything from trade to security — between the two sides. (Additional reporting by Jakub Riha, Writing by Gabriela Baczynska, Editing by Catherine Evans)
Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Asia fears dramatic setbacks Sights in Asia are particularly affected by travel restrictions for Chinese tourists. Hotspots such as the Senso-ji temple (picture) in Tokyo and the temple complexes of Angkor Wat in Cambodia are reporting a sharp drop in visitors. On March 9, the Ministry of Tourism in Thailand […]
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Today, that change seems to be approaching. “I have now come to the conclusion that this is the right time to review the scheduling of cannabis,” said Javid on Tuesday, overturning decades of needless, damaging inertia. Dame Sally Davies, the chief medical officer for England, will oversee medical applications to use the drug on a […]
As Tusk was at pains to note later in remarks to reporters, it was “not a happy day” for most Europeans, including nearly half of Britons. But across the road at a British-style pub, UKIP lawmakers were toasting their victory at a “Brexit Party”.
When a Labour MP raised the case of a man with learning difficulties who could not tell the time but had been sanctioned for being four minutes late for an interview, he replied: ‘It is important that those who are seeking employment learn the discipline of timekeeping, which is an important part of securing and […]
“There are no blue teams or red teams. There are no more unions or bosses. There are just Australians now. That is all that matters. An Australian national interest and all Australians working together and I thank all of those who are coming together in that spirit.”
‘So we really do have to be clear (about) those Conservative MPs who say they will act in the nation’s best interest – even to the extent of voting down their own Conservative Government – because they like we are so concerned about the impact of no deal on the future of our country.’
The country was one of the first outside of the China to report cases of COVID-19 infection, but broad testing and early isolation measures helped to prevent the virus from spreading broadly. However, authorities are now working to combat a second wave caused by individuals returning from Europe and the United States, where the virus […]