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Day: March 17, 2019

May seeks patriotic backing
Featured, United Kingdom

May seeks patriotic backing

    Theresa May has urged MPs to vote as democrats and patriots as part of a desperate effort to get her twice-rejected Brexit deal approved by parliament. It comes as ministers continue efforts to win the backing of the DUP, and more Tory Brexiteers indicate they may be prepared to reluctantly vote for Mrs May's deal next week. Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, the prime minister called on politicians to look beyond the categories of Leave and Remain and resolve this question now. Having suffered another substantial parliamentary loss in the second meaningful vote on the Brexit withdrawal agreement last Tuesday, Mrs May is expected to bring the deal back to the Commons for a third time on Tuesday next week. In the aftermath of the 2017 general election, a confidence a...
Mosque in east London attack investigated
Featured, London

Mosque in east London attack investigated

    Police are investigating a hammer attack on a motorists outside an east London mosque. During the incident three men reportedly exited a ford Fiesta and turned on a man, 27, with weapon, believed to be a hammer or a similar object. The trio then returned to their car and fled the scene in Cannon Street Road, Whitechapel shortly after 1pm on Friday. Footage on social media showed the group shouting in the street with one man clinging to the car's bonnet as it drove away from the scene with its back window smashed. Some people claimed the attackers had branded worshippers at the mosque terrorists. However police said a motive had not yet been established and that initial witness reports suggested that it was not a hate crime but they were retaining an open mind. T...