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Brexit Chaos: Dominic Raab and Esther McVey Resign

Brexit Chaos: Dominic Raab and Esther McVey Resign

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Live Updates: Work and Pension Secretary Esther McVey has resigned- an hour after Dominic Raab, Brexit Secretary quit stating: "he cannot in good conscience support" the UK's draft deal with the EU. In his resignation letter to the PM, Raab, states "I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the election." https://twitter.com/BBCBreaking/status/1062996799454109696 While McVey in her letter to Theresa May said: "The deal you put before the cabinet yesterday does not honour the result of the referendum." https://twitter.com/BBCBreaking/status/1063011228895846401 Dominic Raab's undersecretary and Tory MP for Fareham, Suella Braverman has also just resigned following the deal. She stated that this was "not an ea
Mental health > Youtube ?

Mental health > Youtube ?

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Lilly Singh aka IISuperwomanII, YouTube comedy star announced a break from creating videos to focus on her mental health, joining more content creators on hiatus.  https://twitter.com/CanadaMoments/status/1062493043272540160 Singh, 30 shared the news in a video titled "I'll see you soon" through her YouTube channel to over 14 million fans. She admits being "physically, emotionally and spiritually exhausted" after creating content for eight years and could be "mentally healthier".  She does not mention how long the hiatus will be saying it "could be a week, a month maybe more". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5OfFk5c01o The news follows after multiple youtubers reach a stage of burn out amidst peak popularity on the platform. In September, Lucy Moon, another vlogger and youtube
Nightlife too expensive for a third of Londoners

Nightlife too expensive for a third of Londoners

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36% of Londoners say that it is too expensive to go out at night, according to a new report by the London City Hall. The findings show that, outside of work, two-thirds of Londoners are “regularly active at night”, (the report defines “night” as the time slot between 6 pm and 6 am). This could involve taking part in activities such as going to the shops, exercising and socialising in public venues at least once a week. However, the biggest barrier for Londoners to enjoy culture and leisure activities at night is the cost. Chris Edwards, who was having dinner with his friends at Piccadilly Circus, believed that the cost in London is high because it is an attractive city. “Because of its safety and security, and its multicultural elements. [It’s] also because of its entertainment.
How’s the centenary Remembrance Day being marked this year?

How’s the centenary Remembrance Day being marked this year?

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Remembrance Day 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI. To celebrate the centenary Remembrance Day, events will be held across London, but the major one will be the 2018 Cenotaph Service and Parade on November 11. Royal families, political leaders, representatives of the Armed Forces, and local civic leaders will pay their respect and honour soldiers and citizens who sacrificed themselves in protecting this country’s freedom. Royal British Legion will arrive at the Cenotaph on Whitehall at 11 am, and a two minutes silence will be observed. Remembrance Day is a Memorial Day to honour the military soldiers who have died in the line of duty. The memorial was first held only in Commonwealth of Nations member states, but many countries outside of the Commonwealth have
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