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Economics

Britons living in the EU face Brexit backlash, leaked paper warns

Corbyn attacks No 10’s ‘Hunger Games approach’ after document showsUK treatment of EU nationals may colour EU27’s stance on reciprocal rights<p>‘We should be ashamed’: our readers respond<p>Jeremy Corbyn has condemned Theresa May’s “Hunger Games approach to Brexit” after a document obtained by the …

Donald Trump

North Dakota pipeline ruptures and spills 176K gallons of crude into a creek 150 mi from the DAPL protests

It's been a week since the Army Corps of Engineers announced that they would not grant a permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross the river …

That Thing The Standing Rock Protesters Were Afraid of Just Happened

176,000 gallons of oil spilling into a nearby creek.<p>A faulty pipeline has leaked 176,000 gallons of crude oil into a creek and the surrounding …

Resurrection of Keystone and DAPL cements America's climate antagonism

Contrary to all evidence, the new US president will ignore climate change science and proceed with aggressive pro-oil and gas policies<p>If there were any lingering doubts over Donald Trump’s enthusiasm for shoving the US back into the smoggy embrace of fossil fuels, his decision to revive the …

The Keystone XL Pipeline, which Trump just advanced, will carry the dirtiest fossil fuel on the planet

Activists had previously successfully fought both pipelines — the protest at Standing Rock, which was led by the Native American community, made headlines in 2016.<p>The Keystone XL Pipeline is slightly older news — Obama blocked its construction in 2015— but it's worth remembering why it made …

Keystone Pipeline

Dakota Access pipeline protesters give their reasons for joining Standing Rock

Thousands of activists have setup camp at Standing Rock to protest the four-state, 3.8-billion dollar pipeline planned to go through the area and its …

President Trump Approves Dakota Access, Keystone Pipelines Construction With Executive Action

President Obama had ordered construction to stop on a disputed section of the Dakota Access Pipeline following massive protests.<p>WASHINGTON, DC — …

Army to Issue Permit for Dakota Access Pipeline; ETP Shares Rise

On Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Army said it will issue a permit for an easement required to complete the <b>Dakota Access Pipeline</b>.<p>Shares of <b>Energy</b> …

Dakota Access Pipeline

I'm an Iraqi who risked my life for America. Trump’s visa ban puts my family in grave danger.

In 2015, I received a call from my sister, a widow living in southern Iraq with her children. She told me that her son had been kidnapped, taken while playing outside of their home. He was returned to safety a day later, frightened but unharmed. My sister was scared out of her mind.<p>We’ll never know …

How to Make America Greater: More Immigration

President Trump will make America smaller.<p>He may not be thinking in these terms. But as he barrels ahead with his promise to restrict immigration — barring people from some Muslim-majority countries, limiting work visas, expelling millions who are here illegally — the president might want to ponder …

Immigration

The Dakota Access Pipeline Doesn't Make Economic Sense

Last week, Donald Trump signed an executive order to advance approval of the Keystone and Dakota Access oil pipelines. This should come as no surprise, as Trump continues to fill his administration with climate deniers, ranging from the negligent choice of Rick Perry as energy secretary to Scott …

Report: What does Brexit mean for our countryside?

The UK’s economy is London-centric. Brexit is the chance to change that

We need a new, decentralised banking system that invests in local initiatives to create jobs and industries in the regions that have been left behind<p>If Brexit means leaving the single market and the customs union, as the prime minister told us last week, it is no great surprise to hear that major …

Why the EU must be generous to the UK over Brexit

Europe will suffer if it punishes leavers and restricts free trade. It must transform itself so all states gain from membership<p>Theresa May has confirmed it; the UK will, without a doubt, leave the EU and negotiate new trade agreements. The question is what kind of agreement the EU will …

United Kingdom

Warning: Brexit Britain Could End Up On The Wrong Side Of History

Last week, on January 27th, we marked international Holocaust Memorial Day. Together with millions of others around the world, I reflected on the …

North Africa

Labour three-line whip to force MPs to back unamended Brexit bill

Opposition raises possibility of frontbench resignations by asking MPs to back article 50 bill, regardless of fate of amendments<p>Labour MPs will be asked to vote through the Brexit bill at its last stage in the House of Commons regardless of whether any amendments are passed, raising the possibility …

More cuts and greater inequality – this is the reality of Brexit Britain, and we're going to feel the pain

We are still deep in the winter of austerity. The latest Green Budget from the Institute for Fiscal Studies makes that icily clear.<p>Philip Hammond may …

UK has duty not to make Brexit Europe's undoing, says former French PM

Jean-Pierre Raffarin says Britain has responsibility to ensure EU exit is achieved without threatening Europe and its values<p>Britain has a heavy historic responsibility not to conduct the Brexit negotiations in such a way that it leads to the unravelling of Europe, the former French prime minister …

Iran’s Supreme Leader Sarcastically Thanks Trump for Showing America’s ‘Real Face’

Federal appeals court decides to schedule a hearing on Trump travel order

Immigration

Worldwide, people rally in support of Women's March on Washington

Inspired by the Women's March on Washington, people in cities around the world hit the streets on Saturday to show solidarity with Americans and to …

Women's March on Washington - The Washington Post

Live<p>Women's March on Washington<p>January 21, 2017 6:34 AM EST — Tens of thousands of people are expected to march in Washington, one day after the inauguration of President Trump. (The Washington Post)

Women's March on Washington

Meet the person who launched the Women’s March on Washington - The Washington Post

3:37<p>Meet the business tycoon Trump nominated to be ambassador to The Bahamas<p>2:09<p>The calls for action get louder as the Parkland community grieves<p>4:56<p>'Black Panther' is more than a trip to the movies. It's a celebration of black excellence<p>1:14<p>U.S. flag replaced with ISIS flag at Utah high …

Mikaela Shiffrin

The making of the Women's March on Washington

Go behind the scenes and see the making of the historic Women's March on Washington, and the organizers behind it.

Women's March on Washington

Why Did White Women Vote For Trump? Look At Kellyanne Conway's Sexual Harassment Story.

In a revealing interview, the president’s adviser explains that she's tolerated unwanted advances from powerful men throughout her career.<p>Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to President Donald Trump, put up with sexual harassment and assault when she was starting out in politics, she tells …