Talking about life after the divorce: EU and Britain set for new talks

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union kick off talks on Monday on how their relationship will shape up after Brexit, with half a trillion euros worth of annual trade and close security ties at stake in what are … Read More

Church of England apologizes for saying sex is only for married heterosexuals

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PHOTO: Justin Welby is one of the Archbishops who apologized. (Reuters: Thomas Mukoya) Key points: The apology recognized “the division and hurt this has caused” However, the statement did not retract the “pastoral guidance” issued by the Bishops In an … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 31 January 2020

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Greetings from Tyler, The worldwide scare over the spread of the coronavirus continues to prompt concern if not panic.  China publicly admits they may have as many as 10,000 cases of the deadly sickness.  But they’ve quarantined whole cities, recommended … Read More

Britain leaves the European Union, leaps into the unknown

An image of the clock face of ‘Big Ben’ is projected onto the exterior of 10 Downing street, the residence of the British Prime Minister, in London as Britain left the European Union, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. With little fuss … Read More

Brexit Is Here, and It’s a Texas-Size Defeat for the E.U.

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The loss of such a rich, sizable, powerful member state will weaken the European Union’s momentum and its diplomatic weight. A pro-Brexit rally in London last September. Britain will officially withdrawal from the European Union on Friday.Credit…Andrew Testa for The … Read More

Queen agrees to let Harry, Meghan move part time to Canada

FILE – In this Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017 file photo, Britain’s Prince William, left, and Prince Harry arrive for an event at the memorial garden in Kensington Palace, London. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is set to hold face-to-face talks Monday, … Read More

Brexit Britain Is Still the Promised Land for Desperate Migrants

Kurdish-speaking migrants line up for food in Dunkirk, on Dec. 19. Photographer: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/Bloomberg , Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — Night is falling on the small Belgian town of Gembloux and with the darkness comes another shot at completing an epic … Read More

UK must suffer knockout blow if EU is to thrive

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Europe underestimates Britain’s ability to adapt to a post-EU environment. British prime minister Boris Johnson during a stop on his general election campaign trail at a boxing academy in Manchester on Tuesday. Photograph: Frank Augstein/Getty Images In Brussels, Brexit is … Read More

The Queen ‘summoned Prince Andrew to Buckingham Palace to strip him of royal duties’ over Jeffrey Epstein scandal

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The Queen summoned Prince Andrew to Buckingham Palace to strip him of his royal duties, it is claimed. Prince Andrew last night announced he was stepping back from public life in a move that followed a “car crash” BBC interview in which he … Read More

Macron Blocked EU’s Decision to Delay Brexit for Three Months

Emmanuel Macron, France’s president, speaks during a news conference at a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, on Oct. 18, 2019. , Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — French President Emmanuel Macron blocked the European Union’s attempt to delay Brexit … Read More

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