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Luciana Berger Brexit vote: Who is Luciana Berger? Did she vote Brexit | Politics | News

[ad_1] Luciana Berger has joined a band of Labour rebels today in resigning from their posts and establishing their own independent organisation. In total, seven MPs resigned from the party today, citing anti-semitism and leadership problems as the core motivators. Those who resigned today were Luciana Berger, Ann Coffey, Mike Gapes, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Gavin Shuker and Chukka Umunna. While many of these faces are senior Labour backbenchers, the
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Gibraltar STANDS UP to Spanish ‘BULLIES’ after menacing warship enters British waters | Politics | News

[ad_1] Gibraltar's leader said an incursion into British waters by a Spanish warship over the weekend was nothing more than a quixotic attempt at intimidation. Fabian Picardo, Gibraltar's chief minister, pledged the people of Gibraltar would stand up to bullies both before and after Brexit from the March 29 looming deadline. He said: “Anyone who believes in the rules-based international legal order will have been shocked by the cavalier and
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Brexit news: Theresa May infuriates Brexiteers as EU gets its way – ‘FLOWERY WORDS!’ | Politics | News

[ad_1] Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay took details of “Plan C”, drawn up by Brexiteers and Remainers, to talks with his counterpart in Brussels. But the call for “alternative arrangements” to a backstop preventing a hard Irish border was sidelined in favour of legal assurances. Mr Barclay and Attorney-General Geoffrey Cox will return to Brussels on Wednesday to present EU officials with a “legal way forward”.Mr Cox will aim to secure
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Derek Hatton REJOINS LABOUR after Neil Kinnock banned him for Militant Tendency membership | Politics | News

[ad_1] Neil Kinnock, leader of the Labour Party from 1983 to 1992, banned Mr Hatton from Labour in 1986. But tonight, sources claimed the former councillor has been re-admitted to the party after a three-people panel chaired by Jim Kennedy heard his case last week. And, while refusing to “talk about particulars”, Mr Hatton, 71, confirmed his return himself, saying: “I am a member of the Labour Party. “During that 30-odd
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Do Trump’s claims of European fighters in Daesh ring true? – Beril Dedeoğlu

[ad_1] U.S. President Donald Trump called on European countries to take back over 800 Daesh fighters that they captured in Syria and put them on trial. Trump insists that Daesh is about to be eradicated, and the remaining areas still under the control of this gory terrorist group will soon be conquered. Trump had already announced that he will bring U.S. troops back home as soon as Daesh is completely
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Resurrecting anti-Semitism – Emre Gönen

[ad_1] It is an undeniable fact, supported by dependable data: anti-Semitism is growing and becoming a real threat in Europe again. In France, the United Kingdom and Germany, hosts of three of the biggest Jewish minorities in western Europe, anti-Semitic rhetoric of the extreme-right has become "politically correct" for most of the population.Jewish communities in the said countries feel threatened by the resurgence of old demons. The Guardian, in a
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US an EU ally; Russia, China enemies? – Ozan Ceyhun

[ad_1] Like every year, last week during the Munich Security Summit that was held in Germany, we once again witnessed tension between the U.S. and the EU.Actually, not only in the Munich summit but lately with European politicians we have spoken to, we have witnessed major concern about Russia and China, especially a "China fear" among our German colleagues. There is both major mistrust in Russia and concerns about China.
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Brexit news: Who is MP Ann Coffey and what did she say about Labour? | Politics | News

[ad_1] Seven Labour Party MPs have departed from under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership as of this morning, as accusations of anti-semitism continue unabated among the party’s ranks. The resigning members - Chuka Ummuna, Luciana Berger, Gavin Shuker, Mike Gapes, Chris Lesie, Angela Smith and Ann Coffey - have decided to form their own cluster of MPs named the Independent Group in Commons. Mrs Berger resigned from her post on the backbench
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Turkey to deal major blow to YPG terrorists east of Euphrates soon

[ad_1] President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made it clear Monday that Turkey will completely root out the People's Protection Units (YPG) – the PKK terrorist group's Syrian affiliate – east of the Euphrates River. Emphasizing that this is a matter of survival for the country during a local election rally in southwestern Burdur province, Erdoğan said, "We will inflict a heavy blow to this terrorist organization tomorrow, if not today." He