Howard Nicholls

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The European Parliament is to call for Britain to have 'privileged' single market access after Brexit

LONDON — The European Parliament is putting together a 60-paragraph document outlining its desire for an "association agreement" with post-Brexit Britain, in a break from the position of the chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier.<p>The European Parliament is pushing for a future relationship with the …

United Kingdom

Seas to rise about a meter even if climate goals are met - study

OSLO (Reuters) - Sea levels will rise between 0.7 and 1.2 meters (27-47 inches) in the next two centuries even if governments end the fossil fuel era as promised under the Paris climate agreement, scientists said on Tuesday.<p>Early action to cut greenhouse gas emissions would limit the long-term …

Climate Change

Thornberry dismisses calls for greater Labour members' say on Brexit

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 11:55 18 February 2018 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 11:55 18 February 2018<p>Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry<p>$image.copyright<p>Shadow foreign secretary …

The rapid rise of Laura Pidcock – the Labour MP tipped as a possible successor to Corbyn

The 30-year-old newcomer loathes “the exoticisation of the working class” in politics. “I don’t want to be part of romanticising it.”<p>As we walk …

Jacob Rees-Mogg Is a Nightmare for Britain's Bosses

Emma Walmsley, chief executive of drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline Plc, intervened again in the Brexit debate this week, saying it was essential to tie up …

69 dumb-fuck reasons for leaving the EU

‘I did it to put everyone else in the shit’<p>The UK’s vote to exit the European Union has created many uncertainties. Will the country be better off, …

Europe

'We're not morons': Brexit divisions harden across Britain

Guardian reporters speak to voters in Mansfield, Bristol, Torbay and Leeds about their post-referendum positions<p>Brexit: Britons favour second referendum by 16-point margin – poll<p>‘People will still work’: the Brexit-proud Midlanders<p>When Marvin Salisbury was growing up in Mansfield, the market packed …

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One of 1st instances of NHS sell off was the sale of 80% of NHS blood plasma service to US firm Bain Capital for £90m. 3 yrs later they sold it on to a Chinese firm for £820m. As an aside, ex Tory health secretary Andrew Lansley works as a paid adviser for, among others, Bain https://t.co/ioR4FoAPER

Bad Boys of Brexit

Farage, Banks and Bannon. They are some of the well-known Bad Boys of Brexit. But there are many more. The Bad Boys of Brexit are an unholy alliance. …

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Team Trump Just Blew Its Cover

In a recent column I noted how President Donald Trump seemingly can bend time in a near-supernatural fashion. Our commander-in-chief’s “fine-honed …

Why I’ve decided to stop curating a Flipboard magazine

I have curated a Flipboard magazine for 16 months with the super title: <i>Social Business Design magazine – Purpose & policy, openness & agility,</i> …

Social Business

Theresa May’s trade deal with China 'could do to Britain’s steel industry what Thatcher did to mines'

Theresa May’s proposed trade deal with China could do to Britain’s steel industry what Margaret Thatcher did to its mines, experts have warned.<p>Mrs …

United Kingdom

'Brexit is going to be damaging,' says IFS chief Paul Johnson, it 'just has to make us worse off'

LONDON — Back in 2015, before the general election in the UK which returned prime minister David Cameron to Downing Street, The Guardian published a "list of the people that matter" in the runup to the vote.<p>These were the individuals with voices so powerful they "will have a bearing on the result …

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‘I’ve seen ministers’ homework - a child could have done it’

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 12:46 26 January 2018 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 13:01 26 January 2018<p>Brexit Secretary David Davis gives evidence to the Commons Exiting the EU Committee …

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The EU cannot save Britain from itself

<b>Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker outside No 10 earlier this year. Photo: Isabel Infantes/EMPICS</b> …

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Carney clarifies Brexit economic burden - and quadruples it

The Bank of England governor has denied telling business leaders at Davos that the Brexit vote was costing the UK £200 million a week in lost …

United Kingdom

Dutch intelligence first to alert U.S. about Russian hack of Democratic Party

In the Summer of 2015, Dutch intelligence services were the first to alert their American counterparts about the cyberintrusion of the Democratic …

Cookiewall

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The growing danger of great-power conflict

IN THE past 25 years war has claimed too many lives. Yet even as civil and religious strife have raged in Syria, central Africa, Afghanistan and …

Geopolitics

Seawater Greenhouse reaps first Somaliland veg crop grown with just sea water

EXCLUSIVE: Pioneering project in Somaliland delivers first harvest of lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers - all grown using only sea water

Sean Hannity is now a favorite weapon of Russian trolls attacking America

Brian Cahn/ZUMA<p>Soon after Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn agreed to a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller on …

Donald Trump

Your Call's One Planet Series: Fighting the Trump administration's attacks on climate science

On the next Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll speak with Penn State professor and climatologist Michael Mann who calls the Trump administration …

Trump's Tariffs on Solar Mark Biggest Blow to Renewables Yet

President Donald Trump dealt his biggest blow to the renewable energy industry yet.<p>On Monday, Trump approved duties of as much as 30 percent on solar …

Money man: U.S. billionaire Robert Mercer helped Trump win the presidency — but what does he really want?

The day after U.S. President Donald Trump learned that a gossipy White House tell-all included quotes that his son was “treasonous” and his daughter …

The most important Brexit detail you’ve never heard of

<b>Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. The WTO’s “Most Favoured Nation” rule has implications for British trade</b> …

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MPs on both sides back tax break for referendum campaign donors

Amendment to finance bill will see millionaires such as Arron Banks exempted from tax on Brexit donations<p>Brexit-backing MPs as well as counterparts from the remain campaign have backed a controversial measure to extend a tax break to referendum campaign donors, after several billionaire donors …

Brexit

More Evidence of a Connection Between Russia and Cambridge Analytica

You might remember that last summer tensions flared in the Middle East about Qatar. Of course, Trump jumped right into that one on Twitter.Here’s …

Donald Trump

Brexit blow as satellite monitoring centre moves from UK to Spain

European commission moves to ensure complete Galileo satnav infrastructure remains in an EU country<p>Britain has suffered another Brexit blow after the EU decided to relocate a key satellite monitoring centre from the UK to Spain.<p>The UK won the contract in 2010 to provide the backup monitoring centre …

Europe