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Day: June 23, 2018

Boris Johnson call for full British Brexit
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Boris Johnson call for full British Brexit

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said the country demands a full British Brexit  not a bog roll Brexit that's soft, messy and never ending. The Foreign Secretary warned Theresa May that she needs to be tough and fulfill the mandate of the voters. They don't want a half-hearted Brexit, the Foreign Secretary wrote in the Sun. They don't want some bog roll Brexit soft, yielding and seemingly infinitely long. Mr Johnson acknowledged the NHS funding package announced last week - which equates to more than the £350m per week which he promised during the Referendum campaign - saying Theresa May had honoured a key Vote Leave pledge. He said Brexit had defied the 'doomsters' who had predicted economic collapse after Britain's departure from the EU. He also fired a warning sho...
Britain should cancel Trump visit to UK
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Britain should cancel Trump visit to UK

    Donald Trump is due to visit the UK on 13 July. Theresa May has ample reasons to cancel Donald Trump’s visit to the UK next month, Jeremy Corbyn has said. The Labour leader said the escalating trade dispute between US and the EU, as well as the US treatment of child migrant detainees separated from their parents, were reasons enough to rescind the invitation to the US president. Donald Trump needs to understand that declaring a trade war by putting tariffs on aluminium and steel and then building up a series of tit-for-tat series of retaliations, in which the US retreats in on itself and starts a trade war with the rest of the world, is going in a very bad and dangerous direction, Corbyn said. Interestingly, it’s been downgraded time after time from a state visit t...
Anti Brexit demonstration to draw attension outside of British Parliament
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Anti Brexit demonstration to draw attension outside of British Parliament

    Supporters of Britain’s continued membership of the EU hold placards outside the Houses of Parliament. Tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on Westminster for an anti-Brexit demonstration on Saturday that organisers say is the start of a strategic pivot away from opposing it in parliament towards mobilising public opinion in favour of a referendum on the final deal. The People’s Vote protest, due to start at 12pm and go from Pall Mall to Parliament Square, has been organised by increasingly well-funded anti-Brexit groups based at Millbank Tower and led by Open Britain, the successor to the remain campaign. A People’s Vote spokesperson said the two years since the referendum had been characterised by arcane parliamentary manoeuvres about this amendmen...
London Marathon man get jailed who cheat swiped number from floor
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London Marathon man get jailed who cheat swiped number from floor

    Stanislaw Skupian was pictured celebrating at the end of the race with Jake Halliday's race number A homeless man who crossed the London Marathon finish line with a lost race number he'd swiped from the floor has been jailed for 16 weeks. Stanislaw Skupian picked up the number belonging to Jake Halliday around three miles from the end of the race in the capital on April 22. Mr Halliday was removed from the course just 300 metres from the end, with Skupian picking up his number at the 23-mile mark, a court heard. The defendant was pictured celebrating at the end of the 26.2-mile race.. Uxbridge Magistrates' Court heard Mr Halliday, who was running for charity Bloodwise, dropped his number after stopping to take off his T-shirt during the hottest London Marathon on ...
Revellers flee to safety in Euston fire after blaze breaks out
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Revellers flee to safety in Euston fire after blaze breaks out

    Revellers were reportedly seen fleeing to safety after a fire broke out at a pub in Euston. London Fire Brigade sent ten fire engine to the Somers Town Coffee House pub on Chalton Street, Euston, after the roof and first floor of the building set alight. Images of the area showed huge plumes of smoke billowing into the air over the busy street. Unknown as to whether any casualties as yet. Extensive road closures in place drivers please avoid area. Half of the roof and part of the first floor are alight. The Brigade was called at 8.06pm. Fire crews from Soho, Islington, Kentish Town, Shoreditch and surrounding fire stations are at the scene. The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.