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Brexit news: House of Lords’ ‘horrifying’ plot will fuel talk of abolition, warns MP | Politics | News

David Jones MP, the deputy-chairman of the eurosceptic European Research Group (ERG) has predicted any amendments peers make will be swiftly overturned when the legislation returns to the House of Commons. And Robert Oulds, director of the pro-Brexit Bruges Group, warned it was no surprise the unelected chamber is “siding with the undemocratic EU”. The […]

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Brexit latest: French fishing captain threatens ‘naval battles’ if Boris walks away | Politics | News

Stéphane Pinto said the UK cannot “just click their fingers” and say the French “can’t fish in British waters any more”. It comes as the UK and EU’s chief negotiators, David Frost and Michel Barnier say they are inching towards a deal ahead of an October 15 deadline, but important gaps remain on fishing, level […]

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Two girls found safe after Amber Alert issued, investigation ongoing

TORONTO — An Amber Alert has ended after two young girls went missing in Kitchener, Ont.  Waterloo Regional Police tweeted early Tuesday that the children were found safe as a result of the Amber Alert. Police say that one woman has been arrested, and an investigation is ongoing. Waterloo Regional Police tweeted late Monday during […]

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How Trump’s attacks on science led to over 200,000 dead from coronavirus – National

“I did the best I could,” President Donald Trump said. Huddled with aides in the West Wing last week, his eyes fixed on Fox News, Trump wasn’t talking about how he had led the nation through the deadliest pandemic in a century. In a conversation overheard by an Associated Press reporter, Trump was describing how […]

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The UK towns and cities facing ‘double distress’ as coronavirus recession bites

Communities already gripped by unemployment are set to be plunged deeper into misery as the coronavirus jobs crisis unfolds, a report warns tonight. Neighbourhoods battling “employment deprivation” face being hit harder by looming job cuts, according to a study by the Communities in Charge campaign. It says: “We found that 44% of neighbourhoods in the […]

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Terry Fox honoured with Google Doodle on anniversary of first tribute run

TORONTO — Sunday’s Google Doodle pays tribute to famed Canadian athlete and cancer activist Terry Fox on the anniversary of the first run event organized across Canada in his honour. The Doodle, illustrated by Toronto-based artist Lynn Scurfield, replaces the usual Google logo with an image of Fox running in a valley near a lake. […]

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Power, People and Politics: Understanding the Belarusian Crisis

On 9 August 2020 Belarusians went to the polls to vote for a new president. Prior to the election, there were already signs of growing state intervention manifest through the extrajudicial violence and imprisonment of political candidates, as well as ordinary citizens. How far was the state prepared to go, to ensure another landslide victory […]

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