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Trump on the Offensive with media over Tax Return Leaks

15 Mar 2017
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The National Security briefing room must have run out of colouring books, as Trump was back on Twitter to condemn the media once again, amid recent revelations of his leaked 2005 tax returns. It was confirmed early on, that the revelation was quite a mundane one, but, regardless of his son, Donald Trump Jr previously […]

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Budget U-turn – NIC rise scrapped

15 Mar 2017
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Chancellor of the Exchequer, Phillip Hammond, has scrapped proposed plans to raise national insurance for self-employed workers, after admitting that it breached the “spirit” of the manifesto. Hammond was on the receiving end of a heap of unequivocal furore by Tory back-benchers, after using his Budget to announce plans to raise the National Insurance contributions […]

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Dutch go to the polls

15 Mar 2017
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Millions of Dutch voters are heading to the polls today in a general election rife with controversy and hateful rhetoric. Regardless, the election has been recently overshadowed by a diplomatic standoff between the Netherlands and Turkey. It’s a situation that some analysts believe that has played in the Dutch prime minister’s favour. On Tuesday, late […]

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Trump’s Tax Returns Leaked

15 Mar 2017
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Two pages of Donald Trump’s 2005 tax returns were published on Tuesday, by Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, David Cay Johnston. The revelation was also broadcasted exclusively on “The Rachael Maddow” show on MSNBC, which also included an interview with Johnston. The partial reveal of the president’s tax returns, shows that he paid $38m in federal income […]

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Sturgeon v May – PM to block indyref2

14 Mar 2017
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Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to disallow a second Scottish independence referendum until Brexit has taken place. This news comes after SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon, announced on Monday that she intends to hold another vote. It was an announcement that stole the thunder from May’s Brexit bill passing through the House of Commons on […]

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Brexit Bill Passed – Article 50 on course

14 Mar 2017
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Parliament passed Theresa May’s Brexit bill on Monday night, paving the way for article 50 to be triggered by the end of March. Peers in the House of Lords backed down over the issues of EU residency rights and a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal, when MPs in the House of Commons quashed […]

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Brexit bill – The Final Push

13 Mar 2017
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The government faces a final push from rebel backbenchers to guarantee a final vote in parliament on a Brexit deal before triggering article 50, with growing concerns on what would happen if no agreement was reached with the EU.   The government’s bill allowing it to trigger article 50, returns to the House of Commons […]

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You Shall Not Pass! – Netherlands blocks Turkish Ministers

13 Mar 2017
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Turkish minister for families, Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya, was blocked from entering her consulate in Rotterdam over the weekend. In consequence, tensions between the two countries has risen considerably. In response, Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, stated that the Netherlands would “pay the price,” described the treatment of the minister as shameless and accused the […]

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Is Trump’s wall pledge tumbling?

10 Mar 2017
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Trump Wall has not even been built yet, but cracks are already starting to emerge. President Donald Trump claims that the ambitious, and hugely controversial construction plan is “way, way, way ahead of schedule,” but in the ‘land of the living,’ there is growing evidence that Trump’s main campaign pledge, is in danger of collapse. […]

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Corruption & Cover-ups – South Korean Leader Ousted

10 Mar 2017
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South Korean President, Park Geun-hye was forced out of office on Friday, after the country’s constitutional court upheld a parliamentary vote to impeach her over corruption and nepotism scandals which could see her face criminal charges. Park is the first democratically elected South Korean president to be removed from office. It’s a historic development that […]

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