Category: General Interest

The EU Keeps Firm Position Over Citizens’ Rights

21 Apr 2017
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There will be no Brexit deal if citizens’ rights are not guaranteed, according to the president of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, who met with Theresa May yesterday. Tajani came to London to discuss the EU parliament’s position in the Brexit negotiations. He emphasized how important is to the institution he represents to keep the […]

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Corbyn Will Stand Alone

20 Apr 2017
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Jeremy Corbyn is determined to prove wrong the prediction of a certain Tories victory. That became clear of his first election speech in London this morning. The Labour leader opposed the results published in the media in the last few days, which are giving about 40% support for the Conservative party compared to only about […]

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The USA and New Zealand Also With Visa Restrictions

19 Apr 2017
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Two more countries joined Australia in an effort to provide more opportunities for local workers by tightening the visa applications. Donald Trump signed an executive order to restrict the visa program H-1B, used widely be tech companies such as Apple, Facebook and Google, while New Zealand’s immigration minister cooled off thousands of skilled workers by […]

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Theresa May Has a Cunning Plan

18 Apr 2017
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Theresa May pushed things forward once again in a surprising announcement this morning. She said that in the morning meeting of the cabinet it was decided that the UK General elections, scheduled for 7th of May 2020, will be held in a much shorter period of time. Much, much shorter. In just two months – […]

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Hard-core EU Opposition on Brexit

13 Apr 2017
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Almost half of EU member states want Britain to pay a high price upon leaving the Union, a survey developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shows. Among the countries opposing easy negotiations and pushing for a costly bill for the UK are the oldest members of the organisation like Germany, France and Belgium, but […]

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Brexit Referendum Lacked Preparation

12 Apr 2017
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The UK Government didn’t meet its “constitutional and public obligation to prepare for both outcomes from the referendum” and hasn’t learned the lesson from 1975’s referendum, concludes a critical report, prepared by the Public administration and constitutional affairs committee (PACAC). The Government didn’t do Its Homework The report was published on the official Parliament page […]

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The EU Foreign Ministers Stopped Proposed Sanctions to Russia

11 Apr 2017
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Germany and Italy stopped Boris Johnson’s initiative for additional sanctions towards Russia and Syria during the G7 meeting in Lucca, Italy on Tuesday. The Italian foreign minister, Angelino Alfano, expressed his satisfaction with the decision, admitting that it covered the initial position of his country. According to Alfano, Putin “must not be pushed into a […]

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Are We Heading to a New Cold War?

10 Apr 2017
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Donald Trump’s missile attack didn’t help the devastating situation in Syria but certainly stirred the pot of international politics. His move was supported by almost the entire world, including Saudi Arabia. The only two countries which saw the bombing of the Syrian base as “violation of international law” was Russia and Iran. Just a few […]

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European Leaders Tet-a-Tet Brexit Meetings

07 Apr 2017
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Theresa May welcomed Donald Tusk on Downing Street 10 for a tet-a-tet meeting to discuss the hottest topic in the first round of the Brexit negotiations – Gibraltar. The meeting helped in decreasing the tension which had been risen over the week after the EU council stated that the Brexit deal will not apply to […]

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Brexit Will Not Be Smooth But the Door is Still Open

06 Apr 2017
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All hopes for smooth and effortless negotiations over Brexit were abandoned yesterday when the European parliament (EP) voted a resolution in support of the original guidelines drafted by the leaders of EU27. According to the MEPs the UK is first to make steps towards having clearer position over the rights of the 3 million EU […]

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