Monday, February 26, 2018

Politics

South African President Jacob Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma resigns.

South African President Jacob Zuma gave something of a Valentine's Day gift to his critics: After grimly clinging to power for weeks as his...
ANC 'decides Zuma must go'

South Africa: ANC ‘decides Zuma must go’

If Mr Zuma, 75, still does not budge, he will face a vote of confidence in parliament that he is expected to lose. In power since 2009, he has been dogged by corruption allegations.
Brexit 2018 new vote

Support Grows for 2nd Vote as Britain Stumbles Over Brexit

As the political Brexit stalemate drags on, and with business leaders issuing ever more urgent alarms about the threats to the economy, growing public doubts are beginning to register in some opinion polls. And opponents of Brexit are quietly cultivating what they see as that rising sentiment in their campaign to soften, if not reverse, the whole process.
Corbyn Hunt and Trump on Twitter

Corbyn & Hunt in Twitter row with Donald Trump as he attacks Britain’s ‘broke’...

Trump tweeted on Monday: “The Democrats are pushing for Universal HealthCare while thousands of people are marching in the UK because their U system is going broke and not working.
Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg takes dig at PM’s leadership and Vultures close in on Theresa May

Rees-Mogg was recently named favorite as next Tory leader in a survey of grassroots party members. Some 1,300 people were asked
House of Parliament

UK will have to keep European court… & foot the bill! EU’s tough Brexit...

Britain may have to pay off obligations to Brussels for years after Brexit, remain subject to EU courts and continue to let relatives of...

Tony Blair’s request for increase on £3mn taxpayer funding has been rejected by Boris...

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has turned down former-Prime Minister Tony Blair’s bid for extra resources as his total cost to the taxpayer hits...
Nigel Farage

Celebrity politician and the rise of Nigel Farage

He is the bombastic UK politician who realised his long-held dream of a British exit from the European Union, and who remains a thorn...

Tories have no Brexit plan… or enough staff to make it happen, leaked memo...

Brexit could pose an “existential threat” to the British government because there is simply not enough time to complete the process before the deadline...

Anti-Trump protests rock the US

Thousands across major US cities have been protesting the election of Donald Trump as the 45th US president. Demonstrators reportedly burned flags and smashed...
Trump Train is coming to the world

The Trump train is coming to change the world

“If you’re leaning toward giving the middle finger to the elites, then a vote for Trump makes sense,” he said.

‘Brexit’ named by Collins Dictionary word of 2016

Described as “the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union,” it was first recorded by Collins in 2013, however, the word had an unprecedented upsurge of over 3,400 percent in 2016 both before the referendum and as Brits continue to come to terms with the Brexit outcome.

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