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Brexit: British Pensioners Leaving for Europe

14 Aug 2017
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British pensioners and individuals on the way to retirement are leaving the UK to settle in countries such as Cyprus, France and Spain before the Brexit deadline, in fear that emigrating will become a lot more difficult in the future. Some experts believe that any deal after Brexit would unlikely include any concessions to allow […]

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Trump Pulls out of Paris Climate Agreement

02 Jun 2017
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President Donald Trump confirmed on Thursday that he will remove the US from the Paris Climate agreement. His move to withdraw from the agreement will see the US join Syria and Nicaragua as the only countries to not be part of the agreement.   Withdrawing from the Paris agreement, means that the world’s second largest […]

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New Kids on The Block – G7 Leaders Meet

26 May 2017
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The 2017 G7 summit will be taking place in Sicily on Friday and there are a few new faces since last year’s meeting. Four out of the seven countries – the UK, US, France and Italy are under new leadership; however, all eyes will be fixed on Donald Trump. Italy chose Sicily as a venue […]

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UK Terror Threat Level Critical

24 May 2017
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In the wake of the atrocious attack on Manchester Arena, prime minister Theresa May, confirmed that the UK terror threat level was raised to its highest level of “critical”, on Tuesday evening.   The critical terror threat level means that a terrorist attack is imminent, and has resulted in military personnel being deployed to protect […]

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Arrest Made After Heartless Manchester Attack

23 May 2017
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Greater Manchester police have arrested a man in connection with the heartless Manchester Arena bomb attack that took place on Monday evening. On Tuesday, police detained a 23-year-old man in the south of the city in relation to the brutal attack, which killed 22 people, including children, who were enjoying the Ariana Grande concert prior to […]

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Ford CEO Parts Company

23 May 2017
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Car giant Ford confirmed on Monday that CEO, Mark Fields will be entering retirement with immediate effect and will be replaced by James Hackett, Ford’s head of its self-driving car development unit. The decision was in response to Ford’s investors’ growing apprehension over the carmaker’s stock performance and its prospects. Field’s departure comes as Ford […]

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Greece Approves Austerity Measures

19 May 2017
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In an effort to release additional loans, the Greek parliament has approved for more austerity measures. The governing coalition of Syriza-Anel has agreed for more tax cuts on pensions and increases in taxes on Thursday, in the hope that it will convince its EU creditors to release a €7.5bn bailout tranche and allow for further […]

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Tory Manifesto Reveal

18 May 2017
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Theresa May has unveiled plans for the “greatest expansion of workers’ rights” by any conservative government in history. The Conservative manifesto, published on Thursday, highlights that the party was committed to increase wages in line with earnings, giving employees a voice on company boards and giving workers transparency about their company’s future as shareholders. The […]

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Trump Impeachment on The Horizon?

17 May 2017
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Speculation on president Donald Trump being impeached is gathering pace, in the wake of Trump’s meeting with Russian officials, and the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey and revelations that have surrounded the decision. It has been uncovered this week, that Trump tried to persuade Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser […]

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Lloyds Bank Pays Tab

17 May 2017
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The UK government has sold its remaining stake in Lloyds Banking Group, almost a decade after it gave £20.3bn of tax payers’ money to bail out the high-street bank during the 2008 financial crisis. The Treasury confirmed on Wednesday that Lloyds will be finally taken out of public ownership, after the government owned 43% of […]

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