Friday, January 17, 2020

MixedTimes - Oliver JJ Lane

Watch: Boris Johnson Mixes Up Baking Shows and Brexit in Christmas Viral Vid

Watch: Boris Johnson Mixes Up Baking Shows and Brexit in Christmas Viral Vid

Focus groups at Conservative Campaign Headquarters appear to have been working overtime, having figured out that the British voting public strongly like baking shows and Brexit, managing to combine the two for a Christmas themed viral video with the Prime Minister.

Nigel Farage's Gamble Pays Off: Corbyn's Labour Destroyed

Nigel Farage's Gamble Pays Off: Corbyn's Labour Destroyed

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage was attacked both by elements within his own party and by Conservatives during the general election campaign when he declared a "unilateral leave alliance", but his gamble has paid off as the hard-left Labour party were crushed at the polls.

Two Killed, One Arrested in Shooting at German Synagogue

Two Killed, One Arrested in Shooting at German Synagogue

Two people were killed outside a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle as firearms were discharged and, according to reports, a grenade detonated in the building's cemetery Wednesday morning.

Trump Hails Post-Brexit Trade Deal in United Nations Address

Trump Hails Post-Brexit Trade Deal in United Nations Address

Addressing the United Nations in New York Tuesday in a speech which included wide-ranging comments on growing global trade, U.S. President Donald Trump hailed the "exceptional" new trade deal he was looking forward to concluding with the United Kingdom after it leaves the European Union.

Boris Johnson Suspended Parliament Unlawfully, UK Supreme Court Finds

Boris Johnson Suspended Parliament Unlawfully, UK Supreme Court Finds

The United Kingdom Supreme Court has ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson was acting unlawfully when he suspended Parliament in August for five weeks, a move which anti-Brexit campaigners claimed was intended to thwart their attempts to prevent Britain leaving the European Union.

Boris Johnson Will Meet EU Leaders Next Week for Brexit Talks

Boris Johnson Will Meet EU Leaders Next Week for Brexit Talks

Boris Johnson is due to meet with European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker and European Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier Monday, as he seeks to extract himself from his Brexit bind by arranging a new deal with the bloc for the October 31st departure date.

'What a Disgrace!': Labour Rebel Scorches Corbyn in Brexit Parliament Debate

'What a Disgrace!': Labour Rebel Scorches Corbyn in Brexit Parliament Debate

A former Labour member who quit his own party over the anti-Semitism scandals surrounding leader Jeremy Corbyn unexpectedly turned Monday's Brexit debate around, roasting the Labour leader for failing to uphold the same standards he accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson over.

UK Parliament Will be Suspended Tonight, Activist Speaker Bercow to Resign

UK Parliament Will be Suspended Tonight, Activist Speaker Bercow to Resign

John Bercow will resign his position before the end of next month, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson puts himself on a collision course with the nation's predominantly anti-Brexit Parliament, as he prepared to end the longest Parliamentary session in modern history Monday.

Would Turkeys Vote For Christmas? Why MPs Will Resist Boris Johnson's Snap Election

Would Turkeys Vote For Christmas? Why MPs Will Resist Boris Johnson's Snap Election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to call a snap general election on Wednesday if Parliament votes to ban the United Kingdom from fully leaving the European Union, but the same Parliament now has the right to block that election, saving their own jobs while leaving British political life in a damaging state of limbo.

BoJo Purges Party of Anti-Brexit Rebel Former Ministers

BoJo Purges Party of Anti-Brexit Rebel Former Ministers

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson followed through on his threat to expel anti-Brexit rebels from the governing Conservative Party Tuesday night, exiling 21 predominantly ex-minister Members of Parliament for voting against the government.

President Trump Cancels Denmark Trip Over Greenland Purchase

President Trump Cancels Denmark Trip Over Greenland Purchase

President Trump has cancelled a trip to the small European state Denmark, after Danish leaders ridiculed his offer to consider negotiations over the purchase of semi-autonomous territory Greenland from the state.

Boris Johnson Wins UK Leadership Race, Will be Prime Minister

Boris Johnson Wins UK Leadership Race, Will be Prime Minister

Former Mayor of London Boris Johnson has won the internal vote to become the new leader of the governing Conservative Party, meaning he is due to become the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Wednesday afternoon.