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Give Brits your sympathy. The British government, not so much

While British people still have the sympathy of so many of the EU's half-billion citizens, the British state is not faring so favourably. Prime minister Theresa May in particular has become the focus of many of her EU partners' frustrations.

Theresa May has failed to offer sound leadership in this toxic Brexit phase | Phillip Lee

The PM has brought us to this crisis with a series of calamitous decisionsHow has it come to this? Theresa May and her husband, Philip, have long been friends of mine and I have in the past admired her sense of duty and commitment to her party and her country. So it grieves me that her stubborn choices have left both in peril.At a time when our politics needs statesmanship, not brinkmanship, when our divided people need time to heal and come back together, and when our country needs honest leade...
Tags: Theresa May, Politics, UK news, Brexit, European Union, Europe

Pro-remain MPs draw up plans to vote on revoking article 50

Talks come as the number who have signed petition on parliament website to stop Brexit passes 4.6 millionPro-Remain MPs are drawing up plans for a vote on revoking article 50 as an emergency measure to stop Britain crashing out of the EU, after an online petition to cancel Brexit became the most popular ever.By Saturday night more than 4.6 million people had signed the petition on the parliament website, which states: “A People’s Vote may not happen – so vote now”. Continue reading...
Tags: Article 50, Brexit, Theresa May, UK news

Corbyn’s team split over soft Brexit

Shadow cabinet will clash this week over Norway-style deal or second referendumJeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet is set to clash again over Brexit this week, with supporters of a second referendum concerned that the Labour leadership will opt to facilitate a soft Brexit. With senior Labour figures openly calling for another public vote at the anti-Brexit march in London on Saturday, other influential MPs believe Corbyn’s inner circle is actually warming to a Norway-style Brexit that would see Brita...
Tags: Labour, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Sadiq Khan, UK news, Politics, European Union

What To Know About The Cybersecurity Executive Order

In response to current risks that face data in federal agencies, the Presidential Executive Order 13636 was signed. This Executive Order contains guidelines covering how cybersecurity compliance should be followed in Federal Agencies. It was signed on May 11, 2017, and it primarily covers the strengthening of Cybersecurity standards in Federal Networks and other critical infrastructure. Executive Order 13636 will impact more than just federal agencies. While non-governmental companies aren’t leg...
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More than 100,000 Europeans march against #Article13

Today marksed the largest street protests ever in the history of internet freedom struggles, with more than 100,000 Europeans participating in mass demonstrations across the region -- more than 50 cities participated in Germany alone! From Netpolitik's early summary (English robotranslation): "In Berlin, the demonstration was about half an hour, if you waited along the way from the beginning to the end. We have experienced many network protests in Berlin. That was bigger today than any before, ...
Tags: Post, Artikel13, Article 11, Article 13, Copyfight, Copyright Directive, Eu, Eucd, Protests

Brexit EU ‘Worst Chart Ever Seen’

The EU is giving the UK a short extension on Brexit. I look at the transits to the revised deemed “Worst chart ever seen” EU chart and revised... The post Brexit EU ‘Worst Chart Ever Seen’ appeared first on Darkstar Astrology.
Tags: Pluto, Persephone & Politics

This Could Be It: Key Polish Political Party Comes Out Against Article 13

With only days to go before the final EU debate and vote on the new Copyright Directive (we're told the debate will be at 0900h CET on Tuesday, 27 March, and the vote will happen at 1200h CET), things could not be more urgent and fraught. That's why today's announcement by Poland's Platformy  Obywatelska —the second-largest party in the European People's Party (EPP) bloc—is so important. Platformy Obywatelska  has said that it will vote to block the entire Copyright Directive unless Articl...
Tags: Post, Article 11, Article 13, Copyfight, Copyright Directive, Eff, Eu

The General Assembly of European Youth adopts anti-#CopyrightDirective motion backed by socialists, conservatives, liberals and green youth organisations

Last spring, a coalition of young European political activists adopted this motion opposing the upload filters and link taxes in the new Copyright Directive, which the EU Parliament is about to vote on. With only days to go before that vote -- it'll probably happen on Tuesday the 26th at 12:30 PM, after a debate that starts at 9AM CET, following a day of mass, EU-wide street demonstrations -- -- the youth coalition have reminded their adult colleagues in the Socialist, Conservative, Green ...
Tags: Post, Saveyourinternet, Article 11, Article 13, Copyright Directive, Eu, The Kids Are All Right

Keep Farage out: Weber wants no EU vote in UK

Speaking to Reuters after EU leaders agreed with Prime Minister Theresa May that Britain would elect its own members to a new European Parliament if it has not left before the May 23-26 vote, Manfred Weber of the European People's Party (EPP) said the summit had provided needed clarity on Brexit. Leaders hardened their insistence that Britain should be out of the European Union before the election, so as to avoid casting doubt on the EU legislature's legitimacy. Weber, who leads the EPP in the...

Weekly Roundup, Friday 22 March 2019

Bet you can’t name this distinctive capital city. See item, below. Good morning“I’m sorry, I’m having difficulty understanding that right now.  Please try again later.”That was the regular response, during the last nightmarish couple of weeks, to my regular morning request “Alexa, turn on David Bed Light”.  An intermittent problem with my new Netgear router often meant it had frozen overnight, so when it came time to turn on the light in the morning as part of a regular getting out of bed routin...
Tags: Airlines, Current Affairs, Destination, Hotels, Miscellaneous, Newsletter, Science, Security Horror Stories, Weird and Wacky

Goldman Sachs raises chances of no-deal Brexit after UK PM's late reprieve

Goldman Sachs on Friday lowered its expectations of UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal getting ratified, and hiked its estimate of the chances of a "no-deal" exit from the European Union. The changes to the bank's previous predictions came after the EU agreed to grant the UK a short reprieve, until April 12, before Britain could lurch out of the EU if May fails to persuade lawmakers to back her withdrawal treaty.

With clock ticking, EU grants Britain Brexit delay

European Union leaders on Thursday granted the United Kingdom an extension to its departure from the bloc – scheduled in eight days.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Eu, European Union, United Kingdom, Usa Today, Britain Brexit

Newspaper headlines: Brexit 'emergency' and 'Break-xit' campaign

Brexit dominates Friday's papers, after the EU confirmed a delay plan.
Tags: UK, News, Eu, Brexit

European Union and Theresa May Agree on Plan for Short Brexit Extension

EU leaders grudgingly offered the U.K. more time to ease itself out of the bloc
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Eu, European Union, Brexit, Onetime, Theresa May Agree

EU agrees to delay Brexit until 22 May if deal is passed, or to 12 April if it isn't – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May at the Brussels summit where EU leaders have agreed to delay Brexit by extending article 50 Macron says UK heading for no deal if MPs reject May’s planCorbyn refuses to rule out revoking article 50‘Revoke article 50’: petition exceeds 1m signatures amid site crashes 11.17pm GMT May is asked to rank in order of preference her choices – leaving the EU with or without a deal, delaying Brexit and revoking ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, TUC, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Emmanuel Macron

Brexit: EU leaders agree Brexit delay plan

Brexit can be postponed until 22 May if MPs back deal next week, or 12 April if they do not.
Tags: News, Eu, Brexit

May's appeal falls flat as EU seizes control of Brexit date

PM ‘dismally’ fails to offer answers in Brussels, as EU leaders take matters into their own hands in late night talks EU leaders moved to seize control of Britain’s exit date from the bloc after an unconvincing appeal by Theresa May on Thursday for a three-month Brexit delay.In an address to the leaders described by one source as “90 minutes of nothing”, the prime minister failed to persuade leaders that she had a plan to avoid a no-deal Brexit. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, Britain, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Jean-claude Juncker, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit, Emmanuel Macron

Brexit: EU draft plans propose Brexit delay until 22 May

But draft conclusions say if MPs do not approve PM's deal next week, a delay until 12 April could be offered.
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More And More Art Auctions Are Moving Online

This development reflects broader trends in the retail industry, where high-street shops are disappearing as more and more sales take place online. According to figures from Eurostat, the EU’s statistics office, the ranks of e-shoppers are constantly swelling—about 80% of consumers in the Netherlands, the UK and Sweden purchase goods online.  – The Art Newspaper
Tags: Art, UK, Sweden, Eu, Netherlands, Visual, Eurostat, 03.20.19

Elon Musk just emailed every single Tesla employee saying car deliveries should be their 'primary priority' in what he's calling the biggest wave in company history (TSLA)

Tesla is racing to deliver cars before the end of the first quarter on March 31.  Elon Musk told all employees in an email seen by Business Insider that deliveries should be their "top priority." As the company ramps up sales in Europe and China in addition to North America, Musk said this is the biggest wave of deliveries in its history.  Elon Musk sent an email to all Tesla employees on Thursday afternoon informing them that car deliveries should be everyone's top priority until the end of ...
Tags: Europe, Elon Musk, California, China, Trends, Tesla, Eu, TSLA, Jordan, North America, East Coast, Musk, Business Insider, Europe China, Sanjay Shah, Ashley Harris

Two Russia-backed hacker groups target Europe ahead of elections, FireEye reports

Security services firm FireEye says two hacker groups known to be sponsored by the Russian government of Vladimir Putin are waging cyber-attacks currently against European government systems. FireEye says these internet-based digital attacks are focused on the member states of NATO, the European security alliance that both Putin and Trump disparage. The two hacking groups are believed to be coordinating their efforts, but they're using different tools, FireEye reports, adding it noticed a “s...
Tags: Europe, Post, Politics, Technology, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Nbc News, Tech, Eu, Nato, Hackers, Fireeye, Gru, Trump

At last May manages to unite the Commons and the country | John Crace

After triumphantly turning everyone against her with a televised speech, the PM comes back to Earth in BrusselsFor any other person, the EU council meeting would have been shit or bust. But given that Theresa May has long since treated the last-chance saloon as a drop-in centre for the soon-to-be homeless, we are now well beyond that. The Leader in Name Only has taken herself to the realms of shit and bust. A space-time continuum where she has failed upwards and upwards to the point where there ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Cbi, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Earth, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Bob Geldof, Jean-claude Juncker, TUC, Brexit, John Crace, Lino

Brexit talks in turmoil as Theresa May fails to win over EU leaders

Talks to agree a delay to the tortuous Brexit process were in turmoil on Thursday, after EU leaders were apparently spooked by another lackluster performance by the British Prime Minister Theresa May.
Tags: Eu, Cnn, Theresa May

Over 1 million signatures petition to cancel Brexit

Brexit might get canceled / put on hold as the gov websites crash from overload of petitions to stay in the EU. A British petition to cancel Brexit and remain in the European Union is drawing too much support for the U.K. government's website to handle, with the petition site crashing repeatedly on Thursday. More than 1 million people have signed the petition to revoke the triggering of Article 50 — blowing past the 100,000 signatures neede...
Tags: Eu, European Union, Weapon, Political News and Discussion, Brexit

Brexit extension talks run on as France and Belgium push for 7 May deadline - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May at the Brussels summit where EU leaders will decide whether to delay Brexit by agreeing an article 50 extensionMacron says UK heading for no deal if MPs reject May’s planCorbyn refuses to rule out revoking article 50‘Revoke article 50’: petition exceeds 1m signatures amid site crashes 8.16pm GMT Here in Brussels, where it’s now past 8pm, we’ve been patiently awaiting a joint press conference from Jean-...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, TUC, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brussels, Article 50

Brexit: Talks overrun as EU leaders discuss UK request for article 50 extension - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May at the Brussels summit where EU leaders will decide whether to delay Brexit by agreeing an article 50 extensionMacron says UK heading for no deal if MPs reject May’s planCorbyn refuses to rule out revoking article 50‘Revoke article 50’: petition exceeds 1m signatures amid site crashes 7.18pm GMT More reports on what seems to be going on in the EU27 discussion.These are from the Sun’s Nick Gutteridge.La...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Sun, TUC, Brussels, Article 50, European Parliament, Brexit

Brexit: EU draft plans propose Brexit delay until May

A draft EU document says the delay would come with the condition MPs approve the PM's deal next week.
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