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EU-ston we’ve got a problem

EU-ston we’ve got a problem

Brexit, Featured, Investigations, UK
Norwegian, Hard or Soft Brexit: Where do we go now. With the prime minister unveiling a 585-page draft Brexit deal that was ‘dead-on-arrival’ it is unclear what will now happen with UK's exit from the European Union. The Voice of London has broken down what could happen, This is your definitive guide to the future of Brexit. NORWAY: The Nor-way would see the United Kingdom remain in the EFTA (European Free Trade Area) and the EEA (European Economic Area). The country would maintain access to the free market, allowing goods to flow freely as they currently do. However, to join the EEA, you have to be an EU member state or a member of the aforementioned EFTA. To satisfy these requisites the United Kingdom has to apply to the free trade area, and once accepted apply to join the e
Are conspiracy theories a side effect of Brexit?

Are conspiracy theories a side effect of Brexit?

Lifestyle, Society, UK
Pro-Brexit individuals are considerably more likely to believe in conspiracy theories – recent research says. The study, funded by a non-profit British organisation, Leverhulme Trust, has found that approximately 60% of Britons give credence to at least one conspiracy theory. The bizarre ideas are often related to how the government runs the country and the way mass-media presents the information to audiences. Almost half of Brexit voters (47%) believe that the number of immigrants living in the UK was concealed by authorities. Not less than 31% of leave voters believe that Muslim immigration was part of a wider scheme to make Islamic population a majority in the country.     According to the study, the most popular conspiracy belief in the UK was that “ev
The Great (Invisible) Divide

The Great (Invisible) Divide

Brexit, Europe, Finance, News, Politics, UK, World
Nigel Farage, the face of Euroscepticism, told Leading Britain’s Conversation (LBC) that the Irish border issue was “the greatest hoax in modern history”. This 499km ‘hoax’ has been a thorn in every Brexiteer’s side for almost 900 days now. But did anyone know about it when they voted? Do they know about it now? Voice of London took to the streets of London to ask people what they knew about the Irish border, and what they thought of Brexit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2we8REeR_tA&feature=youtu.be Brexit negotiations are at a ‘critical point’ according to Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of an EU summit in Brussels this week and together with the EU, the UK said that they would consider technological solutions to replace a border backstop.    https://twitte
#BrexitChaos: Stephen Barclay and Amber Rudd as new cabinet ministers

#BrexitChaos: Stephen Barclay and Amber Rudd as new cabinet ministers

News, UK
Live Updates: Stephen Barclay has been appointed as the new Brexit Secretary post Raab resignation. While, Amber Rudd returns to the cabinet as Work and Pensions Secretary, after McVey quit yesterday.  https://twitter.com/BBCBreaking/status/1063469672178360320 https://twitter.com/BBCBreaking/status/1063463262019293185 Friday, 11 am: 20 MPs have reportedly submitted their letters of no confidence in the Prime Minister but Michael Gove stands his ground. After surviving a tough grilling in the House of Commons on Thursday, the PM now has to defend herself from betrayal in her own party. 48 letters of no confidence must be sent to the backbench 1922 Committee for a change in Conservative leader to be made. That's 15% of the Conservative party. Michael Gove environment secretary,
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