Life post Brexit

Life post Brexit

With the transition period drawing to a close, with or without a trade deal, the Government has issued some information regarding how life will change from next year. This includes alterations to how UK citizens will travel in and out of the EU, what will change if you are an...

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The Balearic Islands and Catalonia declare facemasks ‘mandatory’ in public

The Balearic Islands and Catalonia declare facemasks ‘mandatory’ in public

The Balearic Islands have announced that wearing facemasks in public will be mandatory, a ruling that goes beyond the general Spanish mandate that only requires citizens to wear facemasks whilst in ‘close proximity’ to others. This puts the Balearics on a par with Catalonia, who have also gone beyond official...

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EU Money which could help nation recover from COVID-19 risks going back to Brussels

EU Money which could help nation recover from COVID-19 risks going back to Brussels

More than £730 million in vital EU cash which could help local communities bounce back from COVID-19 risks going unspent and being sent back to Brussels if the funding is not allocated by the Government before the end of the year, councils warn today. The Local Government Association said 24...

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European Election 2019 Conclusions

European Election 2019 Conclusions

It may seem that a ‘Rise of the Right’ is populating Western politics; in an ideological  transition that hit its peak with the success of Nigel Farage and his Brexit party at the European Elections on 29th May 2019. Whilst to some it may have seemed frivolous to even be...

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How to register for the EU elections

How to register for the EU elections

The European Parliament elections will take place on the 23rd of May. Because of the Brexit extension, you can still cast your vote. To register to vote, visit gov.uk It is advised that you do as soon as possible if you want to have a say in these elections. If...

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New Zealand bans military style weapons following mosque attack

New Zealand bans military style weapons following mosque attack

The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced in a news conference that a new legislation is hoped to be placed by 11 April.“Every semi-automatic weapon used in the terror attack on Friday will be banned,” said Arden. “This legislation will be drafted and introduced in urgency.” All of the 50 bodies...

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Deceased fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld leaves £150,000,000 fortune to his cat

Deceased fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld leaves £150,000,000 fortune to his cat

Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld, who died at the age of 85, has left his £150,000,000 fortune to his cat Choupette. Lagerfeld, best known for giving Chanel the iconic reputation it has today, passed away on pancreatic cancer  on Tuesday 19th February in Paris. He reportedly fell in love with the Birman...

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Republic of North Macedonia?

Republic of North Macedonia?

On September 30th, the Republic of Macedonia held a referendum on the name of their country. The final result came in at 94.18 percent in favor of renaming the country to the “Republic of North Macedonia.” However, the referendum was invalid because only 37 percent of eligible voters participated. According...

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Junker Explains Trade to Trump With Colored Cards

Junker Explains Trade to Trump With Colored Cards

Amidst the ongoing trade war, Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, came up with a creative way to explain trade and economics to U.S. President Donald Trump during their recent meeting on July 25th. The Wall Street Journal reported that a senior EU official explained their strategy to negotiate...

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60, and counting, dead in Greece wildfires

60, and counting, dead in Greece wildfires

60 people, at the time of publication, have died in the Attica region near Athens from wildfires. A further 100 people have been injured. The village of Mati has experienced the worst fatality rate, with 26 bodies found around 30ft away from the beach. The president of the Greek Red...

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