Brexit: High-profile Germans plead with UK to stay in EU

Leading German figures have written to the UK asking it to stay in the EU. The letter, published in the Times, is signed by 31 people, including the leader of the Christian Democratic Union – and likely successor to Angela Merkel – Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann. They cited post-work pints and pantomime More...

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By SLPundit On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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Report: Officials Mulled Nixing Hearings for Migrant Kids to Speed Deportation

Trump administration officials once weighed speeding up the deportation of illegal immigrant children by denying them their legal right to asylum hearings after separating them from their parents, NBC News reported. Citing More...

By SLPundit On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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Ford government eliminates free tuition for low-income students

The Ford government is eliminating free tuition for students from low-income families while also cutting tuition fees. The province says the Ontario Student Assistance Plan grants had become unsustainable and it More...

By SLPundit On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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Syria Attack Draws Spotlight on Trump Policy

An attack in Syria on Wednesday that left four Americans dead has thrown the spotlight back on the Trump administration's decision to withdraw all U.S. forces from the country as concerns intensify about additional More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Rory Stewart: Brexit red lines 'could shift'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Rory Stewart suggests there could be some give and for the PM when it comes to Brexit talks with other parties. BBC News – UK Politics  More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Speaker Bercow 'could be denied peerage'

Such is the anger with the Speaker at senior levels of government, it has been suggested he could be blocked from getting a peerage when he retires. Ministers are furious at what they see as John Bercow’s More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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The real bad news in Burnaby South might be for Andrew Scheer

Usually, nothing puts a spring in the step of the leader of the opposition like a scandal hitting the governing party. Voters tend to continue supporting whoever it is they voted for, at least until a government’s More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Which MPs had talks in Westminster?

Prime Minister Theresa May has been holding talks with MPs in the aftermath of the heavy defeat of her Brexit deal in the Commons – and following a slim victory in a no-confidence vote. Environment Secretary More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Trump: US With NATO '100 Percent'

President Donald Trump said Thursday that the United States is “100 percent” in support of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization following a report that he has considered pulling out of the agreement. "We're More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, January 17th, 2019
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Brexit: Rule out no-deal, Jeremy Corbyn tells Theresa May

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he will not hold talks with Theresa May until she rules out a no-deal Brexit. He dismissed the prime minister’s offer to meet him and other party leaders – to More...