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MAJOR: Scotland Eyes Independence Amid Brexit Conclusion

EDINBURGH – On the day the United Kingdom officially left the European Union, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told SNP activists that they must be patient in order to ensure that any future independence referendum is “legal” and “legitimate”. It may be necessary to test Scotland’s right to hold a consultative referendum on independence, Sturgeon […]

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Johnson Set to Squeeze in Trade Talks with US Before Brexit Deal

LONDON – United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to formally open trade talks with the United States before he kick-starts a fresh round of Brexit negotiations with the European Union, The Telegraph reported, citing sources. British civil servants have come up with tips for ministers on the “pros and cons” of negotiating things […]

MAJOR: Britain Moves Closer to Leaving EU as MPs Scrutinise Brexit Deal

LONDON – The United Kingdom moved a step closer to leaving the European Union on Tuesday when Prime Minister Boris Johnson brought his Brexit deal back to Parliament, with MPs finally set to approve it after years of division and delay. Having scooped a parliamentary majority in the December 12 election, Johnson now faces little […]

Brexit Could See the Return of the Falkland Islands to Argentina

The Islas Malvinas, or more commonly known as the Falkland Islands, archipelago was invaded by the United Kingdom in 1833 and its occupation has continued to date. Argentina’s claim for sovereignty through diplomatic means has been a state policy since the failed liberation attempt through military means in 1982. Although it lost intensity during the […]

Labouring Under A False Narrative – On The UK’s 2019 Election Outcome And What It Means For ‘Left’ Parties Elsewhere

In many ways, this should have been UK Labour’s election to lose. Or, at least, do a helluvalot better on with the Cons on the back, flat, bear-trapped-and-mangled foot. Despite key campaign issues of Brexit, out-of-touch if not downright unrepresentative political elites, and an incumbent government suffering dang near Italian levels of instability [seriously, how […]

BREXIT: Is the UK About to Dissolve? (VIDEO)

LONDON – Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon warned British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday that he can’t hold Scotland in the United Kingdom against the country’s own will. Shortly after the election results were announced earlier in the week, Sturgeon renewed calls for a second independence referendum in Scotland. “You cannot hold Scotland in […]

Johnson: We Will Get Brexit Done by January 31, No Ifs, No Buts

LONDON – UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged on Friday to get Brexit done by 31 January, as his Conservative Party appears to win the general election. “We will get Brexit done on time, by 31 January, no ifs, no buts, no maybes, leaving the European Union as one United Kingdom. Taking back control of […]

Turkey holds NATO hostage until Syria-related demands are met

NATO is in a state of division and instability with the US, Turkey, and France at odds, providing President Trump with the perfect opportunity to pull out of both NATO and the UN. Next week NATO will be holding its 70th anniversary summit in London. Just days before, Turkey is renewing its demand for NATO […]