February 26, 2021

Brexit: Theresa May’s landmark EU Withdrawal Bill passes first parliamentary hurdle

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From Independent.ie Britain’s parliament backed a second reading of legislation to sever ties with the European Union early on Tuesday, a reprieve for British Prime Minister Theresa May who now faces demands by lawmakers for concessions before it becomes law. After more than 13 hours of speeches for and against the legislation, which May says […]

St George’s Day ‘rose ban’ attempt at Stockport market

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From BBC Officials tried to ban market traders from handing out red roses on St George’s Day, it has been claimed. Stallholders at Stockport Market said they had been warned the blooms – which are used in the Labour Party’s logo – could breach election rules. Traders said they have been giving out the free […]

Isle of Man chief predicts ‘anti-offshore activity’

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By Mark Battersby From International Adviser Isle of Man Government chief minister Allan Bell has predicted a wave of negative campaigning focused on the Isle of Man and the other crown dependences, if Jeremy Corbyn wins the leadership of the UK’s Labour Party. Bell identified Corbyn’s chief economic adviser as the offshore critic Richard Murphy, […]