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British Prime Minister Theresa May Is Again Trying To Forge A Consensus Over Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her latest plan to take Britain out of the European Union on Monday. Critics say her statement contained little that might move the process forward.
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Islamic State group targets U.S. convoy in northeastern Syria

By BASSEM MROUE BEIRUT — An Islamic State suicide bomber targeted a joint convoy of U.S. and allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria on Monday, marking the second attack against U.S. troops in less than a week and further highlighting the dangers surrounding U.S. plans to withdraw forces after a declaration that the extremist group had been defeated. The attack happened on a checkpoint on the edge of the town of Shaddadeh in the Hassakeh province, on a road used by local Kurdish fighters and the...
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Theresa May Offered Plan B for Brexit. It Looks a Lot Like the Defeated Plan A.

The prime minister may be hoping that as the Brexit deadline approaches, lawmakers will vote for her plan despite misgivings.
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Youth-run agency AIESEC exposed over 4 million intern applications

AIESEC, a non-profit that bills itself as the “world’s largest youth-run organization,” exposed more than four million intern applications with personal and sensitive information on a server without a password. Bob Diachenko, an independent security researcher, found an unprotected Elasticsearch database containing the applications on January 11, a little under a month after the database was first exposed. The database contained “opportunity applications” contained the applicant’s name, gender, ...
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May claims EU second referendum would threaten 'social cohesion'

PM faces a looming revolt over a no-deal Brexit as Corbyn criticises her talks as ‘PR sham’Theresa May doubled down on her opposition to a second Brexit referendum on Monday night, claiming it would threaten Britain’s “social cohesion” and insisting the centrepiece of her strategy remained negotiating changes to the Irish backstop.With just 67 days to go until Britain is due by law to leave the European Union, May exasperated MPs and business groups by offering scant evidence that she was willin...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Britain, Ireland, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Yvette Cooper, Article 50, Brexit


May claims second referendum on Brexit would threaten UK's 'social cohesion'

The PM faces a looming revolt over a no-deal Brexit as Corbyn criticises her talks as ‘PR sham’Theresa May doubled down on her opposition to a second Brexit referendum on Monday night, claiming it would threaten Britain’s “social cohesion” and insisting the centrepiece of her strategy remained negotiating changes to the Irish backstop.With just 67 days to go until Britain is due by law to leave the European Union, May exasperated MPs and business groups by offering scant evidence that she is wil...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Britain, Ireland, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Yvette Cooper, Article 50, Brexit


EU sanctions four Russians accused in Skripal poisoning

Russia has threatened "retaliatory measures" after the European Union slapped sanctions on senior members of its intelligence agency over last year's poisoning of ex-Russian double agent Sergei Skripal.
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Blue Monday for MPs as May strategy proves futile once more

The prime minister seems to have no understanding about the imminence of BrexitTell me why I don’t like Mondays. The sense of futility is getting to everyone. Though many MPs usually welcome the chance to do next to nothing other than repeat themselves, even they have their limits of despair. And a Theresa May statement in which she reiterates her determination to pursue a Brexit strategy that has already been voted down by parliament is a step too far for everyone. We’ve now reached the point w...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


Theresa May Unveils Brexit Plan B. It Looks A Lot Like Roundly Rejected Plan A

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A. May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament after securing changes from the EU to a contentious Irish border measure. May’s opponents expressed incredulity: British lawmakers last week dealt the deal a resounding defeat, and EU leaders insist they won’t renegotiate it. Opposition leader Jerem...
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The Guardian view on Brexit and Ireland: a danger to peace | Editorial

Electoral contingency and political expediency cannot be allowed to break up BritainThe Derry bombing this weekend is a stark reminder of what is at stake in Northern Ireland with Brexit: decades of peace where arguments are settled with words not weapons. In reopening the question of whether the physical border between the North and South of Ireland might return, Brexit threatens to turn back the clock to a far more dangerous era. That past, where symbols summon deadly emotions, has been revive...
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Google fined $57 million by France for lack of transparency and consent

The French data protection watchdog CNIL has issued its first fine of €50 million (around $57 million) under the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law that came into force in May last year. The fine has been levied on Google for "lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding the ads personalization," the CNIL (National Data [Author: [email protected] (Mohit Kumar)]
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France fines Google $57 million for European privacy rule breach

France's data protection watchdog fined Alphabet's Google 50 million euros ($57 million) on Monday for breaching European Union online privacy rules, the biggest such penalty levied against a U.S. tech giant.
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Theresa May Offers Plan B for Brexit. It Looks a Lot Like the Defeated Plan A.

The prime minister may be hoping that as the Brexit deadline approaches, lawmakers will vote for her plan despite misgivings.
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Theresa May tells MPs she has identified 'three key changes' needed to her Brexit policy – Politics live

Theresa May sets out to MPs her plan B following the Commons defeat of her Brexit planFrom backstop tweaks to no no-deal: possible amendments to May’s next Brexit motionLunchtime summaryTheresa May’s Brexit statement - Summary and analysis 5.24pm GMT Business groups have expressed alarm that parliament does not seem to be getting any closer to agreeing a Brexit deal.This is from Carolyn Fairbairn, the CBI director general.While the government’s move to consult more widely is welcome, as is t...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Cbi, David Cameron, Eu, George Osborne, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Francois Hollande, Labour, Parliament, Emily Thornberry, Brexit


The UK government’s settled status app for EU nationals is an embarrassment

Brexit is imminent. While the debate around the terms of the UK’s departure from the European Union is framed as a battle between “leavers” and “remainers,” it’s often easy to forget that there are over three million EU citizens caught in the middle. Some of these people have lived in the UK for over 40 years. They’ve bought homes here. They’ve raised kids here. And now, freedom of movement, the very mechanism that allowed them to make Britain their home, is being removed. The British government...
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Brexit: May says £65 fee for EU nationals applying for settled status to be abolished – Politics live

Theresa May sets out to MPs her plan B following the Commons defeat of her Brexit planFrom backstop tweaks to no no-deal: possible amendments to May’s next Brexit motionLunchtime summary 4.21pm GMT Here is the full text of May’s statement to MPs. 4.21pm GMT Hilary Benn, the Labour chair of the Commons Brexit committee, says May’s door may be open, but her mind is closed. She is ruling out rejecting no deal, and ruling out a customs union. He urges her to accept the plan in the committee’...
Tags: Europe, Politics, David Cameron, Eu, George Osborne, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Francois Hollande, Labour, Emily Thornberry, Hilary Benn, Brexit, Donald Tusk, May


May drops £65 fee for EU nationals seeking post-Brexit settled status

Fee waiver one of six ‘lessons’ laid out in prime minister’s statement on Brexit plan BFollow the day’s political developmentsThe government is to waive the planned fee for EU nationals living in the UK to apply for settled status after Brexit, Theresa May has said in an update to the Commons in which again rejected either a second referendum or an article 50 extension.Making a statement to MPs after her Brexit deal was voted down by a vast majority last week, the prime minister laid out what sh...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit, Brexit Theresa May


Kosovo’s president will go to Hague court, if summoned

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s president says he will respond positively if summoned by a European Union-funded court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the 1998-99 independence war with Serbia. Hashim Thaci on Monday said that “if there is any invitation at any moment I will respond with full transparency,” and urged others […]
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EU will have agreed a tech tax by March, says French finance minister

Bruno le Maire confident despite 'hesitant' nations The French finance minister has said he expects the European Union to agree on a digital services tax by March – a year after the bloc's initial proposal.…
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Rights group criticizes Italy, EU’s Libya migrant policy

CAIRO (AP) — Human Rights Watch is urging Italy and the European Union to condition their support to Libya on tangible improvements in detention conditions for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. The New York-based rights group says in a report Monday that unquestioning foreign support for Libya’s coast guard leads to migrants being held in […]
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Cameron told me privately Lib Dems would block referendum he promised, Tusk claims - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s statement to MPs about what she plans next following the Commons defeat of her Brexit planJacob Rees-Mogg’s LBC interview - SummaryDowning Street lobby briefing - Snap summary 2.17pm GMT I asked David Cameron, ‘Why did you decide on this referendum, this – it’s so dangerous, so even stupid, you know,’ and, he told me - and I was really amazed and even shocked - that the only reason was his own party,...
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Skripal poisoning suspects put on European sanctions list

Two suspected intelligence officers included on list alongside fellow Russians and five SyriansTwo Russians blamed for poisoning the former Russian agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, have been put on a European sanctions list, alongside the top leaders of Russia’s military intelligence agency, as the EU stepped up its response to the Salisbury attacks.A total of nine individuals, four Russians and five Syrians, have been included on a sanctions list that targets those accused of chemi...
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No second vote on Brexit deal likely before February, says No 10

Vote next week will not be ‘meaningful’ as Theresa May continues to seek solutionFollow all the day’s developmentsParliament is unlikely to have a second binding vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal until February, Downing Street has said, playing down the significance of the motion that will be voted on next week.May’s spokesman said the vote due to be held on 29 January was not “a second meaningful vote” and the government’s motion would not spell out in detail the next stage of the prime ministe...
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EU slaps sanctions on Syrians, Russians over attacks

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is imposing sanctions on Russians blamed for a nerve agent attack in Britain and a Syrian research center as the bloc steps up its action against the use of chemical weapons. EU foreign ministers on Monday slapped travel bans and asset freezes on nine people and on Syria’s Scientific […]
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Work on new Eurotunnel border inspection post begins in Calais

Checkpoint for horses and other large animals part of £20m no-deal Brexit contingency planWork has begun at the Calais Eurotunnel exit for a new border inspection post for horses and other large animals as part of a £20m no-deal contingency plan.Controls are also prepared for the nearby port of Boulogne, to cater for the 200,000 tonnes of fish the UK exports through France. Continue reading...
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UK: 2019 Planning Predictions - Gowling WLG

2019 is likely to be an unpredictable and turbulent year in the UK and abroad, and few will be confident enough to predict whether Great Britain and Northern Ireland will leave the European Union in March;
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The Latest: UK starts program to register EU citizens

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):10:25 a.m.Britain is rolling out a program to help register an estimated 3.5 million European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom as... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Latest: Brexit: EU official welcomes scrapping of fee

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):4:40 p.m.The European Parliament's chief Brexit official has welcomed British Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to scrap the 65 pound ($84)... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Latest: Poland suggests time limit on Irish backstop

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):2 p.m.Poland's foreign minister has suggested the Brexit impasse could be broken by setting a five-year time limit on an Irish border guarantee... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Latest: UK to scrap application fee for EU citizens

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):3:50 p.m.Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain is scrapping a fee it was due to charge European Union citizens applying to settle permanently... [Author: [email protected]]
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