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UK POLITICS: ‘Almost Motivated’ to Make Political Comeback: Tony Blair

UK POLITICS: ‘Almost Motivated’ to Make Political Comeback: Tony Blair

Tony Blair said, “I just feel we’re allowing ourselves to be hijacked by what is actually quite a small group of people with a very strong ideology.”

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UK POLITICS: June Election Result ‘Not Certain’: Theresa May Says

UK POLITICS: June Election Result ‘Not Certain’: Theresa May Says

Polls give Theresa May’s governing Conservative party a lead of around 20 percentage points, enough to potentially give her a parliamentary majority of more than 100 seats, but May said she was not complacent.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Argentina May Regain Falklands Because of UK Brexit

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Argentina May Regain Falklands Because of UK Brexit

Argentina and Britain fought a 74-day war over the islands in 1982, which ended with the British side reasserting its rule over the islands.

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UK POLITICS: Britain Will Lose More From Brexit Than EU, Mogherini EU’s Foreign Policy Chief Says

UK POLITICS: Britain Will Lose More From Brexit Than EU, Mogherini EU’s Foreign Policy Chief Says

“The European Union, even after UK will be out, will continue to be the first market in the world, the second largest economy in the world,” Mogherini said.

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GERMANY POLITICS: SPD: Barley to UK: Hold 2nd Referendum as ‘Brits Didn’t Understand Brexit’

GERMANY POLITICS: SPD: Barley to UK: Hold 2nd Referendum as ‘Brits Didn’t Understand Brexit’

“When the referendum was held, nobody knew what it would be about, not British people, not political class,” Barley leader of German Social Democrats (SPD).

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HUNGARY POLITICS: EU Lawmakers to European Parliament: Punish Hungary After Orban Crackdown On Foreign Universities

HUNGARY POLITICS: EU Lawmakers to European Parliament: Punish Hungary After Orban Crackdown On Foreign Universities

Hungary’s parliament approved a law that could force out a university founded by financier George Soros despite international condemnation and protests by thousands of Hungarians.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Clashes With Macron Le Pen

FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Clashes With Macron Le Pen

Macron retorted: “Sorry to tell you this, Madame Le Pen, but you are saying the same lies that we’ve heard from your father for 40 years.”

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GIBRALTAR POLITICS: ‘EU Helping Spain Act Like Bully’: Fabian Picardo Says

GIBRALTAR POLITICS: ‘EU Helping Spain Act Like Bully’: Fabian Picardo Says

“Mr Tusk is behaving like a cuckolded husband who is taking it out on the children,” Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo.

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SPAIN POLITICS: Spain Eases Opposition to Independent Scotland in EU

SPAIN POLITICS: Spain Eases Opposition to Independent Scotland in EU

Spain, at loggerheads with Britain over Gibraltar, appears to be easing its opposition to an independent Scotland in the European Union, saying it would not block such a move at least initially.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Refugees in Europe Facing Police Brutality

EUROPE POLITICS: Refugees in Europe Facing Police Brutality

“I could not imagine that European police could be so violent,” said Najim Khan, a 21-year-old asylum-seeker from Pakistan in the Serbian capital Belgrade.

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SPAIN POLITICS: British ‘Implacable’ in Support for Gibraltar: Boris Johnson

SPAIN POLITICS: British ‘Implacable’ in Support for Gibraltar: Boris Johnson

“As ever, the UK remains implacable and rock-like in our support for Gibraltar,” British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wrote on Twitter.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Angela Merkel Warns UK Against Dividing EU Bloc

GERMANY POLITICS: Angela Merkel Warns UK Against Dividing EU Bloc

“The more access to the internal market Britain wants, the more Britain must submit to EU law,” said Detlef Seif, the deputy EU spokesman for Merkel.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon in Letter to Theresa May, Demands Independence Vote

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon in Letter to Theresa May, Demands Independence Vote

Sturgeon: “In these very changed circumstances the people of Scotland have the right to choose our own future, to exercise our right of self determination.”

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK-EU Divorce Takes Center Stage

UK POLITICS: Brexit: UK-EU Divorce Takes Center Stage

Forty-four years ago UK joined EU. Nine months ago voters opted to leave in a national referendum. Britain seeks to regain sovereignty. Continue reading.

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UK POLITICS: Official! Theresa May Has Triggered Brexit Process

UK POLITICS: Official! Theresa May Has Triggered Brexit Process

“The Article 50 process is under way and in accordance with the wishes of the British people, United Kingdom is leaving European Union,” Theresa May said.

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UK POLITICS: Donald Tusk to Britain: ‘We Already Miss You’

UK POLITICS: Donald Tusk to Britain: ‘We Already Miss You’

“Paradoxically there is something positive in Brexit. Brexit has made us, the community of 27 more determined and united than before,” Donald Tusk said.

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UK POLITICS: Steps to UK Leaving European Union (Image)

UK POLITICS: Steps to UK Leaving European Union (Image)

As the UK officially notifies the European Union that it is leaving, here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit – beginning with the basics.

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UK POLITICS: Brexit: All You Need to Know About UK Leaving EU

UK POLITICS: Brexit: All You Need to Know About UK Leaving EU

As the UK officially notifies the European Union that it is leaving, here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit – beginning with the basics.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Daily Political News in Brief

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Daily Political News in Brief

“Scotland, like the rest of the UK, stands at a crossroads,” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the Edinburgh assembly at the start of Tuesday’s debate.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Meets Sturgeon After Blocking New Independence Bid

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Meets Sturgeon After Blocking New Independence Bid

Sturgeon is pressing for referendum in the second half of 2018 or first half of 2019, before Britain leaves EU, but May has told her “now is not the time.”

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