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What is going on in Ireland this St. Patrick’s Day?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 4:00pm 3/17/2018 at 4:00pm
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Thank heavens that the Irish aren’t threatened by the cultural appropriation that occurs on March 17th each year.

While Americans don their green shirts, drink their green beer, and listening to great music (check’s Mike’s post for some wonderful songs), I thought it might be a fun idea to focus on the...

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London: Pro-Trump Protesters Disrupt Mayor Sadiq Khan’s Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 2:30pm 1/13/2018 at 2:30pm
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A group calling themselves the White Pendragons disrupted a speech by London mayor Sadiq Khan with pro-Trump and pro-Brexit slogans.

SkyNews reports:

Supporters of US President Donald Trump have disrupted a speech by Sadiq Khan, call...

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Report: Predictions of Post-BREXIT Economic Doom Vastly Overstated

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 11:00am 12/28/2017 at 11:00am
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Prior to the Brexit vote, the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) lent fuel to the “remain” proponents’ “Project Fear” by predicting economic gloom for the UK should voters choose “leave.”  Their doom and gloom report assured...

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Theresa May, Northern Irish Party Make Deal to Give Conservatives Slim Majority

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 26, 2017 at 2:00pm 6/26/2017 at 2:00pm
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British Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to give the conservatives the slim majority it needs for May to stay in her role. The New York Times reported:

With the deal, which is reported...

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British Election Final Results: Theresa May pulls out slim victory

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 9, 2017 at 8:30am 6/9/2017 at 8:30am
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Merkel Threatens UK, Securing Borders “Will Have Its Price”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 1:00pm 5/18/2017 at 1:00pm
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In a rare move, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has threatened the British government with “consequences” if it were to restrict immigration from the EU member states after the country formally breaks away from the union. “If the British government says that free movement of people is no longer valid, that will have its price,”...

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UK Election: Labour Party heading for a big defeat, polls suggest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 1:00pm 5/16/2017 at 1:00pm
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The latest polls suggest that UK’s Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn might be leading his party to a historic defeat in next month’s general election. The Conservatives, under the leadership of Prime Minister Theresa May, “are set to become the biggest party in almost every area of Britain including traditional Labour...

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British Left Freaks Out Over Theresa May Calling Quick General Election

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10:00am 4/18/2017 at 10:00am
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British Prime Minister Theresa May stunned many British politicians on Tuesday morning when she called for a snap election on June 8 as a way to help her negotiate through the Brexit process with the European Union.

May had said before that she would not hold a general election, but opposition from...

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Merkel, Hollande Push Back Against Theresa May & Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 11:30am 3/30/2017 at 11:30am
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Back in October, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande warned British Prime Minister Theresa May that the United Kingdom might face a tough time leaving the European Union.

Those warnings have come to fruition a day after the UK delivered the official Brexit letter to the EU. Merkel and...

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Theresa May Signs Brexit Letter, Delivers it to the EU

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/29/2017 at 3:00pm
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The divorce between the United Kingdom and the European Union has officially begun. Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May signed the letter to EU Council President Donald Tusk to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, which allows a member to leave the union.

Wednesday morning, British Ambassador to the EU Sir Tim...

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Theresa May’s Brexit Plan Moves Forward

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/20/2017 at 2:30pm
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British Prime Minister Theresa May will activate Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to start the Brexit process on March 29, which will start the two year negotiations for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. From The London Times:

Britain is keen to seek a comprehensive free-trade deal with the...

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Scotland May Seek New Independence Referendum

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 13, 2017 at 11:30am 3/13/2017 at 11:30am
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As Brexit looms around the United Kingdom, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced she may ask for approval to have another independence referendum. From CNN:

Sturgeon said it was clear that the UK was heading for a “hard Brexit” to the detriment...

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UK Speaker Bercow Voted Remain in Brexit Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 3:00pm 2/13/2017 at 3:00pm

Uh oh. UK Parliament Speaker John Bercow has found himself in deeper water after he revealed to students that he voted for the UK to remain in the European Union on the Brexit vote. From The Telegraph:

His fresh comments appear to breach the convention that Speakers of the House of Commons...

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UK House of Commons Votes for Brexit Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7:30pm 2/1/2017 at 7:30pm

The UK Supreme Court ruled that parliament must vote on Brexit before Prime Minister Theresa May could invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, which allows a country to leave the European Union. Well, those members of parliament in the House of Commons voted in favor of continuing the process. ...

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UK Supreme Court Says Parliament Must Vote to Start Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 11:30am 1/24/2017 at 11:30am

The UK Supreme Court has decided that parliament must decide if the government can start the Brexit process. The ruling also stated that the “Scottish Parliament and Welsh and Northern Ireland assemblies did not need a say.”

Prime Minister Theresa may cannot begin talks with European Union (EU) leaders until parliament votes....

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Trump’s Trade Deal Could Rescue UK Amid EU Bullying Over Brexit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 11:30am 1/17/2017 at 11:30am
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With German Chancellor Angela Merkel threatening U.K. with tough trade negotiations — or ‘hard Brexit, — for daring to leave the E.U., the Trump presidency has come at a very opportune time for the beleaguered British government. President-elect Donald Trump’s proposed U.S.-U.K. trade deal could destroy EU’s designs, Professor Ted Malloch said, the man tapped...

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E.U. to collapse ‘in a few years,’ says Nigel Farage

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 10:00am 11/24/2016 at 10:00am
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The end is nigh for the European Union, predicts the chief architect of Brexit, Nigel Farage. Talking to an Italian TV station, the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) said, “In a few years time the European Union won’t exist.” Farage was asked about President-elect Donald Trump’s views on the E.U., Farage replied,...

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