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Day: January 17, 2020

Wife discovers husband is gay after 20 years of marriage
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Wife discovers husband is gay after 20 years of marriage

    An Irish woman has opened up about the pain of discovering that her husband of 20 years was gay. Speaking on RTÉ Radio One’s Liveline, the woman who only gave her first name, Mary said she thought she was happily married until she discovered her husband’s sexuality. He was a good, decent, kind man. But he was living a lie, she revealed. I found out by accident and in that second I knew that my marriage was over. She continued: I loved him. Love doesn’t die easily, it takes time, like it does for it to grow, and it takes time to die. Mary didn’t tell anyone for three months after she found out that her husband was gay Mary said she was shocked and heartbroken when she found out about his sexuality. I hid in the closet for three months, she said. I didn’t want t...
UK will rejoin the EU: European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator
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UK will rejoin the EU: European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator

    Britain will rejoin the EU because the younger generation will realise the country has made a mistake, senior MEP Guy Verhofstadt claimed today. The European Parliament's Brexit coordinator said the only question was how long it would take for the UK to align with the bloc again. The comments just a fortnight before Britain is due to leave and despite an election landslide for Boris Johnson - came as the two sides drew battle lines over citizen's rights and future trade. Mr Verhofstadt had a bruising meeting with Steve Barclay in Westminster last night, with the Brexit Secretary accusing him of scaremongering over the protections for EU citizens staying in the UK after January 31. A spokesman for Mr Barclay said: He reminded Mr Verhofstadt of the impact of scaremo...
Portsmouth and Sylhet in Bangladesh become sister cities
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Portsmouth and Sylhet in Bangladesh become sister cities

    City representatives were 'proud' to visit Bangladesh last week and form a permanent bond with Sylhet where many of Portsmouth's 10,000-strong Bangladeshi community have roots. As part of a twinning trip members of Portsmouth City Council, the Portsmouth Bangladesh Business Association (PBBA), the University of Portsmouth, the port and other groups arrived in Bangladesh on November 16. Portsmouth City Council leader, Councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson, said: This has long been my ambition and the newly formed PBBA has given us the perfect way to make the twinning of our two great cities really meaningful. The firms who have joined us on this trip have found it very beneficial and we all hope it will help grow jobs and opportunities for business at home and here in Ba...