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Day: August 20, 2018

New Zealand minister cycles to hospital to give birth
Europe, Featured

New Zealand minister cycles to hospital to give birth

    New Zealand’s minister for women has cycled herself to hospital to give birth to her first child. Julie Genter, 38, posted pictures of her beautiful Sunday morning ride to the hospital in Auckland with her partner. The Green Party politician said she opted to cycle because there wasn’t enough space in the car. She wrote: Beautiful Sunday morning for a bike ride, to the hospital, for an induction to finally have this baby. This is it, wish us luck My partner and I cycled because there wasn’t enough room in the car for the support crew but it also put me in the best possible mood. She added that the journey was mostly downhill and that she used an electric bike, but joked: Probably should have cycled more in the last few weeks to get the labour going. Ms Genter is...
EU migrants will get to stay in event of no deal Brexit
Featured, United Kingdom

EU migrants will get to stay in event of no deal Brexit

    EU migrants living in the UK will reportedly be given the right to remain in the country in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Leaked Cabinet papers seen by The Daily Telegraph reveal that ministers plan to take the moral high ground by unilaterally granting the 3.8 million EU nationals in the UK the right to stay. However the move was also said to reflect concerns of potential labour shortages in key sectors of the economy once Britain is outside the EU. The newspaper said the details would be set out in one of around 80 technical notes due to be published by the government, starting on Thursday. The papers aim to help inform the public and businesses what to do in the event of a no deal. It will mean EU citizens in the UK would be able to continue accessing the NHS...