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How British Eurocrats are lining up second jobs so they won't end up unemployed after Brexit

BRITAIN’S Eurocrats are preparing for life after the gravy train - as they scramble to get new jobs in time for Brexit, The Sun can reveal.<p>All 73 …

Great Britain

Eritrea breaks silence and responds to Ethiopia peace overtures, will send delegation

ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Two weeks after Ethiopia made the surprise announcement it was ready to accept a nearly 20-year-old peace deal with Eritrea, the reclusive country’s leader said Wednesday it would send a delegation to discuss the matter to Addis Ababa.<p>The move brings a glimmer of hope to …

Africa

The Macron-Merkel Euro Plan Is Released. Here's How It Stacks Up

A long-anticipated meeting between the leaders of France and Germany yielded important progress on the issue of reforming the euro area, with …

Europe

See where in the world is considered the safest place for travellers

If you are nervous about travelling abroad, why not visit one of the safest destinations in the world? A new report from Gallup, the 2018 Global Law and Order report, ranks places around the world based on how people feel about their safety. More than 150,000 people around the world were asked …

Hong Kong

Trump defends separating immigrant families amid outcry

<b>US President Donald Trump has defended his policy of splitting up families entering the US illegally, defying a growing chorus of condemnation.</b><p>Speaking at a business convention, Mr Trump said children had to be taken away if their parents were jailed for illegally crossing the US border.<p>The …

Immigration

London's Startup Tower: How The City Of London Is Swapping Grey Suits For Hipsters And High-Rises

The heart of London has long had an image problem.<p>Its financial powerhouse is powered every day by thousands of dark-suited workers at the capital’s most prestigious financial institutions, the Bank of England, Lloyds Banking Group and Standard Chartered to name but a few.<p>Hipsters these most …

England

I don't want to collapse Theresa May's government, pro-EU lawmaker Grieve says

LONDON (Reuters) - A leading pro-European Union lawmaker in Britain's ruling Conservative Party said he did not want the government to collapse in the row over parliament's role in the Brexit process.<p>Dominic Grieve has clashed with the government over the final wording of the legislation that will …

Great Britain

Denying it has lost war on drugs, UK rules out legalizing cannabis

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it had no intention of legalizing cannabis after a former leader of Prime Minister Theresa May's party said the government had "irreversibly lost" the battle to drive the drug off the streets.<p>William Hague, leader of the Conservative Party from 1997 to …

Cannabis

The 5 ground rules you must follow if you want to lose weight

It's as simple as this.<p>There are a lot of questions that come up when you decide to start losing weight: should you cut carbs, or should you eat less …

Weight Loss

Brexit voters would rather cut Northern Ireland loose than stay in customs union, poll finds

Two thirds of people who voted to leave the EU would be prepared to accept a hard border in Northern Ireland if it meant ditching the customs union after Brexit, a poll has suggested.<p>Polling by Lord Ashcroft, the Conservative peer, found that six in 10 Leave voters would prefer to see Britain leave …

Great Britain

The forced separation of families is Trump's 'Katrina moment'

We all once watched a flood almost wash out the city of New Orleans and with it the presidency of George W Bush. It was the “Katrina moment”, named for the devastating hurricane of the same name in 2005, but famous for more than being a horrific storm. It was the moment when Americans recoiled from …

Donald Trump

Veriff raises $7.7M Series A to become the ‘Stripe for identity’

Veriff, the Estonian startup that wants to become something akin to the ‘Stripe for identity’, has raised $7.7 million in Series A funding.<p>Leading the round is Mosaic Ventures, joining an impressive list of backers that include Taavet Hinrikus, Ashton Kutcher, Paul Buchheit, Elad Gil, SV Angel, ACE …

Startups

Americans have figured it out: North Korea won!

President Trump accomplished nothing in Singapore, if you want to be factual about it. The bland statement at the conclusion of the June 12 meeting was no different than previous statements, which were subsequently ignored. Worse, Trump announced he would unilaterally discontinue military exercises …

North Korea

New Brexit defeat for government in Lords

<b>MPs will vote again on how much of a say Parliament should have on Brexit after another House of Lords defeat for the government.</b><p>Peers decided MPs should have to approve whatever the government decided to do next if there was no final agreement with the EU.<p>Their amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) …

Great Britain

'Ditch predicted grades' from university admissions

<b>Universities in the UK should stop using predicted grades when people are applying for places, say lecturers and head teachers.</b><p>A study from the University and College Union says no other developed country uses such a system of forecasts of results for university admissions.<p>The lecturers say most …

Higher Education

Hague's call to legalise cannabis rejected by government

<b>The government has rejected a call from Lord Hague to consider legalising the recreational use of cannabis.</b><p>In an article for the Daily Telegraph, the former Tory leader said the war on cannabis had been "irreversibly lost" and a change of policy was needed.<p>His call was prompted by the case of a boy …

Cannabis

Some thoughts on the crisis of liberalism—and how to fix it

BREXIT is such an all-consuming process for the British—at once a drama, a muddle and a mess—that it is easy to forget that it is part of something …

Political Science

Samuel L. Jackson suspects that Captain Marvel might be important to Avengers 4

Most people in the world have no idea what’s going to happen in <i>Avengers 4</i>, but Samuel L. Jackson has come up with a pretty good theory. Speaking with</i> …

Marvel Universe

Box Office: 'Incredibles 2' Superhero Fatigues To Record-Crushing $183M Weekend

The running joke headline aside, I’d argue that part of the appeal of <i>Incredibles 2</i> is that it is a hybrid of the two most popular kinds of wide releases right now. It’s a high-quality superhero movie for kids and adults. It’s a high-quality animated film aimed at kids and adults. It’s also prime …

Animation

The Next Apple Watch Innovations, Revealed

Apple's next smartwatch will be solid.<p>The <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) Watch has been a hugely successful product category for Apple. According to market …

Smartwatches

Watchmen HBO TV show to keep controversial moment from comics as part of its canon

The <i>Watchmen</i> movie did a lot of great things.<p>From keeping the spirit of the comics to removing things that could never work on the big screen, it was …

Comics

No Brexit progress until border resolved says Sinn Féin

<b>Brexit negotiations cannot be allowed to progress to the next stage unless the issue of the Irish border is resolved, Mary Lou McDonald has said.</b><p>Ms McDonald made the comments at the end of her first party conference as president of Sinn Féin.<p>The UK and EU do not want a hard border but are at odds …

Great Britain

Taxi ploughs into pedestrians in Moscow injuring eight

<b>At least eight pedestrians, including some Mexican World Cup fans, were injured after a taxi mounted a crowded pavement in central Moscow.</b><p>CCTV footage posted on social media showed the car veer out of a queue of stationary traffic and accelerate into pedestrians before coming to a halt.<p>The driver …

Extremism

NHS funding: Theresa May unveils £20bn boost

<b>The NHS in England is to get an extra £20bn a year by 2023 as a 70th "birthday present", Theresa May says.</b><p>It means the £114bn budget will rise by an average of 3.4% annually - but that is still less than the 3.7% average rise the NHS has had since 1948.<p>The prime minister said this would be funded …

Great Britain

Italian Cold Lemon Cream Recipe – Best Summer Treat

In summer you can use many exotic fruits for preparing the most delicious desserts, and this cold lemon cream is one of the smoothest and simplest …

Dessert

Why isn’t there greater outrage about Russia’s involvement in Brexit?

The first duty of the leaders and citizens of a democracy is to defend its elections from subversion. Yet a country that boasts of giving the world free parliaments feels no obligation even to look at allegations that Russia subverted British democracy. The government and opposition are compromised …

Donald Trump

Rudy Giuliani tries to clarify his remarks on Biden: 'I meant he's dumb'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani attempted to clarify his comments about Joe Biden in which he called the former Democratic vice president "a mentally deficient idiot."<p>"I didn't mean that. I meant he's dumb," Giuliani told CNN's Chris Cuomo during an interview …

Donald Trump

Chicken & Brown Rice Bowl | Recipe

Pack a healthy, budget-friendly lunch using this recipe for a chicken and brown rice bowl. Grilled lean chicken is served alongside a portion of …

Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

NEW YORK (AP) — The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.<p>To many conservatives, the compromise immigration …

Republicans

The best and worst TV series finales of all time

1/<p>THE BEST:<p>FX<p>2/<p>"M*A*S*H*" — season 11 episode 16, "Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen"<p>CBS<p><b>When it aired:</b> February 28, 1983<p>After 11 years on the air, …

TV