Sunday, December 15, 2019

MixedTimes - Victoria Friedman

Farage: The Brexit War Is Over

Farage: The Brexit War Is Over

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has said that the Brexit war is over and the UK is "much closer" to leaving the EU after the Conservatives won the General Election.

Boris to Consider Abolishing BBC Television Tax

Boris to Consider Abolishing BBC Television Tax

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has questioned whether taxing everyone who has a television to fund the BBC is justifiable, saying that a new Conservative government would look into scrapping the TV licence fee.

Labour Would Give EU Nationals the Vote in Second Brexit Referendum

Labour Would Give EU Nationals the Vote in Second Brexit Referendum

A Labour shadow minister has confirmed that a Labour government would radically tear up the rules of British democracy by giving EU citizens living in the UK a vote in a second referendum, saying the decision was not just down to people "born here".

Boris Johnson Warns Jeremy Corbyn Wants to Destroy NATO, Abolish MI5

Boris Johnson Warns Jeremy Corbyn Wants to Destroy NATO, Abolish MI5

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned British voters that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn wants to "destroy" the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and that his party wants to abolish the country's domestic intelligence agency.

PM Mitsotakis Says Greece Will ‘Shut the Door’ to Illegal Immigration

PM Mitsotakis Says Greece Will ‘Shut the Door’ to Illegal Immigration

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced that his government will deploy over a thousand more border guards, upgrade its sea patrols, and institute more restrictive holding centres for migrants as he said his country will "shut the door" to illegals.

Just One in Five Britons Say Bible Is Relevant to Them

Just One in Five Britons Say Bible Is Relevant to Them

Fewer than one in five people, 18 per cent, in England and Wales say that the Bible is relevant to them, as the number of those professing a Christian faith continues to fall.

Farage: The EU Is ‘Building an Empire. Why Deny It?’

Farage: The EU Is ‘Building an Empire. Why Deny It?’

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has criticised senior Eurocrat Guy Verhofstadt for praising thenew “world order” of “empires”, but said it was time to be straight about Brussels' intentions to build a new European Empire.

Brexit Secretary Suggests UK Could Stay Tied to EU Until 2022

Brexit Secretary Suggests UK Could Stay Tied to EU Until 2022

Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay has suggested that the transition period -- when the UK is still closely aligned to the EU after Brexit Day -- could last until 2022, six years after the vote to Leave.

Brexit Spartans Call for Johnson to Reverse Rejection of Farage Election Pact

Brexit Spartans Call for Johnson to Reverse Rejection of Farage Election Pact

Chairman of the European Research Group (ERG) Steve Baker has called on the prime minister to reverse his rejection of an election pact with Nigel Farage, with other Tory Spartans saying the agreement is needed to win Brexit-supporting seats in Labour heartlands.

Eurocrat Fears Closer Relationship Between UK and U.S. After Brexit

Eurocrat Fears Closer Relationship Between UK and U.S. After Brexit

The future president of the European Council has expressed concern about Britain politically drifting away from Europe and towards America, the comments coming as the UK reportedly threatened to pull out of EU defence commitments.

Farage: I'll Help Johnson Get 100-Seat Majority in Election Pact with Tories

Farage: I'll Help Johnson Get 100-Seat Majority in Election Pact with Tories

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has said that he is "100 per cent sincere" about a non-aggression pact with the Conservatives and has pledged to not stand candidates against the 28 Tory "Spartans" in theEuropean Research Group (ERG) who opposed Theresa May’s soft-Brexit deal.

Johnson 'Sticking to His Guns' on Brexit Plans, Says Foreign Secretary

Johnson 'Sticking to His Guns' on Brexit Plans, Says Foreign Secretary

Dominic Raab has said that Boris Johnson is “sticking to his guns” on his Brexit plans, saying that despite the efforts of JeremyCorbyn’s “surrender bill” to stop no deal Brexit, the UK will leave the EU on October 31st “come

Rotherham Rape Gangs Review Results in Six More Convictions

Rotherham Rape Gangs Review Results in Six More Convictions

Six men have been convicted of the historic grooming and raping of vulnerable underaged girls in Rotherham, the latest convictions to come out of the National Crime Agency's Operation Stovewood.