EU Insurance Contracts Should Stay in Place Post-Brexit-Lloyd’s of London – New York Times

Britain and the European Union started talks on Brexit last week, with Britain due to leave the bloc in March 2019. Advertisement Continue reading the main story British finance minister Philip Hammond called last week for transitional arrangements to ease the Brexit process after that date. But Beale said transitional arrangements alone would not be […]

UK prime minister wins N Ireland party’s support govt – Washington Post

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal Monday with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party to support her minority government and ensure passage of her legislative agenda later this week. As part of the deal, the government will provide funds to boost Northern Ireland’s economy, while investing in infrastructure, health and education. The package […]

All 60 Of The Tower Blocks Tested Have Failed Safety Checks. Here’s What Councils Are Doing About Them – BuzzFeed News

Manchester Suspected combustible cosmetic panels were removed from a tower block in Wythenshawe’s ‘Village 135’ complex on Saturday. Now work has begun to remove similar panelling from the lower buildings in the development. The measures came after Greater Manchester Fire Service and Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) conducted a comprehensive review of all ten tower […]

Chinese Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo released from prison, suffering from liver cancer – Washington Post

BEIJING — China’s only Nobel Peace Prize winner and most famous dissident, Liu Xiaobo, was released Monday from prison on medical grounds to treat his advanced liver cancer, his lawyer told The Washington Post. Liu, 61, who participated in the 1989 pro-democracy Tiananmen Square demonstrations, became the first citizen of the People’s Republic of China to […]

Supreme Court Turns Down Case on Carrying Guns in Public – New York Times

Since then, the court has said little else about what other laws may violate the Second Amendment. In the lower courts, very few challenges to gun control laws since the Heller decision have succeeded. Advertisement Continue reading the main story But legal experts say that it is only a matter of time before the court […]

Trump just ended a long tradition of celebrating Ramadan at the White House – SFGate

All around the Muslim world everyone is getting ready for Eid al-Fitr, the great festival that ends the holy month of Ramadan. Media: Euronews News In the early days of December 1805, a handful of prominent politicians received formal invitations to join President Thomas Jefferson for a White House dinner. Such entreaties were not uncommon: […]

White House blames Obama for failing to stop Russia collusion – Washington Post

Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, pictured last week, said Sunday that the Obama administration was “responsible” for the failure to stop Russian meddling in the 2016 election. (Alex Brandon/AP) The White House blamed the Obama administration Sunday for failing to tackle possible Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election, sticking with a new strategy […]

Oil Tanker Fire in Pakistan Leaves More Than 140 Dead – New York Times

Photo Burned bodies and the wreckage of an oil tanker that caught fire after overturning on a highway in central Pakistan on Sunday. Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — An oil tanker caught fire and exploded after overturning on a road in eastern Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least 140 people and […]

Cyber Security Threats: How Hackers Hacked the World’s Most Powerful People – Newsweek

The U.K. Parliament became the latest Western government to be targeted in a cyber attack Friday. Parliamentary officials said the attack was aimed at all parliamentary email accounts and hackers sought to identify weak passwords. It prompted parliament to temporarily block all remote access to the email accounts of MPs, members of the House of Lords and […]

6 injured as car hits crowd celebrating Eid in the UK – CNN

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