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  • Exiting British PM David Cameron: 'I Was the Future Once'

    07/13/2016 4:23:26 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    AP via CNS News ^ | July 13, 2016 | 4:42 PM EDT | (Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka)
    Theresa May entered No. 10 Downing St. on Wednesday as Britain’s new prime minister, following a bittersweet exit by David Cameron that was tinged with humor and regret. “I was the future once,” Cameron quipped as he left office. But that future now belongs to May, and it involves instability, uncertainty and tough wrangling over Britain’s departure from the European Union. […] May promised to fight for social justice in a speech that addressed “hard-working families” who have struggled during the years of instability since the 2008 financial crisis. Many of those people, fed up with remote politicians and bureaucrats,...
  • David Cameron Resigns - The Queen Names Theresa May as Prime Minister

    07/13/2016 9:51:53 AM PDT · by NRx · 34 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 07-13-2016
    No surprise, but for the record the deed is done. May is the 13th Prime Minister of the Queen's reign. Extensive coverage at the link
  • David Cameron's last Appearance in Parliament as PM (Prime Ministers Question Time)

    07/13/2016 8:18:31 AM PDT · by NRx · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | 06-13-2016 | RT-UK
    Mr. Cameron's last appearance in the House of Commons for the weekly grilling known as Prime Ministers Question Time (PMQ). Sometime this afternoon he will go the Palace to hand in his resignation to the Queen and "advise" the Queen to ask Mrs. May to form the next Government as PM.
  • Daniel Hannan on David Cameron

    07/13/2016 2:51:21 AM PDT · by iowamark · 9 replies
    Daniel Hannan Facebook ^ | 7/13/2016 | Daniel Hannan
    Thank you, David Cameron. https://www.facebook.com/danielhannan/videos/10153550031467331/
  • Andrea Leadsom quits Conservative leadership race (Theresa May will be next UK PM)

    07/11/2016 4:53:21 AM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 62 replies
    BBC ^ | 11 July 2016
    Andrea Leadsom has pulled out of the contest to become the next Conservative Party leader and UK PM - with Theresa May now set to succeed David Cameron. Mrs Leadsom said she did not believe she had sufficient support to lead a "strong and stable government". She also said a nine-week leadership campaign at such a "critical time" for the UK would be "highly undesirable". The energy minister said Mrs May was "ideally placed" to implement Brexit, and wished her the "greatest success". A source close to the energy minister told BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg "the abuse has been...
  • Kerry: Brexit may never take place

    06/29/2016 10:15:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Hot Air ^ | June 29, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Wishful thinking, or a legitimate perspective on demonstrations of buyer’s remorse in the UK? It’s no secret, after all, that the Obama administration opposed the “Brexit” referendum that passed last week, which makes John Kerry’s skepticism about its actual implementation a bit self-serving. That doesn’t necessarily make him incorrect, however: The US secretary of state has raised doubts about whether Brexit will ever happen, suggesting most leave campaigners do not truly believe in Britain’s divorce from the EU and do not know how to achieve it. Claiming there were a number of ways in which Thursday’s vote could be “walked...
  • Boris Johnson Wins Key Support To Become PM As Labour Leader Foils Leadership Coup

    06/26/2016 10:31:47 AM PDT · by orchestra · 27 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 6/26/2016 | Tyler Durden
    In the middle of this transformation is none other than Boris Johnson, the leader of the successful "Leave" campaign, who however has cause to celebrate tonight because according to the Sunday Times, the former London mayor has won the backing of a key colleague to replace David Cameron as prime minister. Justice minister Michael Gove, who together with Johnson led the "Leave" campaign, called Johnson on Saturday to say he would back him for the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party, Reuters added. The Sunday Times said interior minister Theresa May was expected to enter the leadership contest in the...
  • 'Britain-Israel relations will not significantly change'

    06/25/2016 2:45:10 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/6/16 | Ben Ariel
    srael and Britain’s relations will not change once Britain leaves the European Union (EU), British ambassador to Israel David Quarrey said on Friday. Speaking to Channel 2 News after UK residents voted to leave the EU in a referendum and Prime Minister David Cameron announced his resignation, Quarrey said, “The relationship between Britain and Israel will not change significantly.” "...lies...more lies...self delusion..." .....
  • Ellie Goulding, Cher, Bastille, Others React To #Brexit

    06/24/2016 6:20:29 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 27 replies
    CBS SAN FRANCISCO ^ | 24 JUNE 2016 | HAYDEN WRIGHT
    Overnight, the passage of a U.K. “Brexit” referendum that will separate Great Britain from the European Union triggered a sharp decline of the British pound, Prime Minister David Cameron’s resignation, and congratulatory remarks from presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump. British and American celebrities alike reacted to the upheaval—which could transform Europe for generations—with a mixture of shock and disappointment.
  • British voters unleash a transatlantic tsunami And it's headed for American shores.

    06/24/2016 7:39:13 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 73 replies
    Politico ^ | 24 Jun 2016 | Joseph J. Schatz and Ben White
    LONDON — British voters didn’t just shock the world and the financial markets by voting to leave the European Union hours ago: They also ignored President Barack Obama, handed Hillary Clinton a potential economic burden and injected new energy into the populist currents roiling politics on both sides of the Atlantic. The surprise 52 percent - 48 percent result in favor of leaving the European Union — which British networks projected just before 5 a.m. local time — came after a tense night of vote-counting throughout the United Kingdom. British Prime Minister David Cameron later announced he's resigning, citing a...
  • The Brexit contagion: How France, Italy and the Netherlands now want their referendum too

    06/24/2016 6:49:53 AM PDT · by Mariner · 76 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | June 24th, 2016 | Matthew Holehouse, Brussels
    Voters in France, Italy and the Netherlands are demanding their own votes on European Union membership and the euro, as the continent faces a “contagion” of referendums. EU leaders fear a string of copycat polls could tear the organisation apart, as leaders come under pressure to emulate David Cameron and hold votes. It came as German business leaders handed a considerable boost to the Leave campaign by saying it would be “very, very foolish” to deny the UK a free trade deal after Brexit. Markus Kerber, the head of the BDI, which represents German industry, said that 1970s-style trade barriers...
  • Brexit live: David Cameron to step down over EU referendum result

    06/24/2016 12:37:28 AM PDT · by Cronos · 143 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 24 June 2016 | Andrew Sparrow, Matthew Weaver
    Quote from CameronI was absolutely clear [in the referendum] about my belief that Britain is stronger, safer and better off inside the European Union. And I made clear the referendum was about this and this alone, not the future of any single politician, including myself. But the British people have made a very clear decision to take a different path and as such I think the country requires fresh leadership to take it in this direction. I will do everthing I can as prime minister to steady the ship over the coming weeks and months. But I do not think...
  • 'Leave as soon as possible', EU chiefs tell Britain after Brexit vote

    06/24/2016 7:25:15 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 70 replies
    The Times of India ^ | June 24, 2016 | AFP
    BRUSSELS: EU chiefs on Friday told Britain to start negotiations to quit the bloc "as soon as possible", after outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron said he would leave the negotiations to his successor. "We now expect the United Kingdom government to give effect to this decision of the British people as soon as possible, however painful that process may be," said a joint statement after Britons voted for a Brexit . "Any delay would unnecessarily prolong uncertainty." The statement was issued by EU president Donald Tusk, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, EU Parliament leader Martin Schulz and Dutch premier Mark...
  • David Cameron announces resignation as UK votes to leave EU

    06/24/2016 5:35:53 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 101 replies
    -excerpt- He said that "the British people have voted to leave the EU and their will must be respected... the will of the British people is an instruction which must be delivered." "There can be no doubt about the result." Cameron gave no timetable for his departure, but said that he wanted a new leader to be in place by October when his Conservative Party holds its annual conference. Boris Johnson, a former London mayor who campaigned for the UK's departure from the EU, is tipped by bookmakers as Cameron's likely successor. Johnson, who was greeted by a booing crowd...
  • Nigel Farage claims it is a tight victory for Brexit (Farage Victory Statement)

    06/23/2016 9:29:34 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 53 replies
    You Tube ^ | 6/24/2016 | RobinHoodUKIP
    (at :20) NIGEL FARAGE-UNITED KINGDOM INDEPENDENCE PARTY LEADER: "Ladies and gentlemen, there's a dream that the dawn is breaking on an independent United Kingdom (Cheers) This is, this is all if the predictions now are right, this will be a victory for real people, a victory for ordinary people, a victory for decent people.. (CHEERS) We have fought, we have fought against the multinationals, we have fought against the great merchant banks, we have fought against big politics, we fought against lies, corruption and deceit and today, honesty, decency and belief in nation I think now is going to win....(CHEERS,...
  • Nigel Farage: Looks Like Remain Will Edge It

    06/23/2016 2:40:16 PM PDT · by Callahan · 43 replies
    Sky ^ | 6/23/16 | Anon.
    Nigel Farage has told Sky News it "looks like Remain will edge it" as votes are counted in the EU referendum. The UKIP leader said it had been an "extraordinary" campaign and it looked like turnout had been "exceptionally high". He also insisted UKIP were "going nowhere" and predicted the party would "continue to grow stronger in the future". Although a long time campaigner for the UK to split from Brussels, Mr Farage is not the official leader of the Leave camp.
  • Poll reveals possible Brexit boost after Nigel Farage proved more convincing than Cameron

    06/08/2016 6:11:39 PM PDT · by ak267 · 9 replies
    Express ^ | 6-8-2016 | Zoie O'Brien
    HE has been shunned from the official Leave campaign but Nigel Farage may well have given Brexit a boost last night ahead of the EU referendum. Prime Minister David Cameron and Nigel Farage each gave impassioned pleas to the nation during the ITV debate as the clock counted down towards the deadline for voter registration. And according to one poll, the Ukip leader was a clear winner. The Times Red Box reactions registered hundreds the reactions of 2,500 people as Cameron and Farage were each given 30 minutes to talk and answer audience questions. An automatically selected sample of 2,500...
  • Sky News Declares Brexit A winner!!!

    06/23/2016 8:44:28 PM PDT · by CWW · 136 replies
    Sky News ^ | 06-23-2016 | Cww
    Sky news just declared victory for Brexit!!!!
  • SKY News Calls It Briexit! (This is a victory for Trump as well)

    06/23/2016 8:44:21 PM PDT · by Strac6 · 41 replies
    SKY News
    Just called it for OUT. This is a rejection pf all Obama and Hillary hold so dear. Plus, with the pre-election polls showing Remain winning, it again shows how the "silent majority" have again been heard at polls. Many MOR voters will not tell pollsters they will vote Trump, but they willQ
  • Sky News has called the British Referendum - OUT!!!!!!!!!!!

    06/23/2016 8:40:53 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 114 replies
    The vote is that the UK will leave the EU.
  • EU Referendum - The Result - Live (Brexit Referendum Live Thread)

    06/23/2016 2:25:24 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 2,252 replies
    BBC News ^ | 06/23/2016 | BBC News
    Live coverage of the result of the EU referendum. This is a live BBC stream starting at 21:55 BST.
  • Major blow for Cameron as EU boss tells PM: There’ll be NO more reform if you Remain

    06/22/2016 9:01:33 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 26 replies
    UK Express ^ | June 22, 2016 | Greg Heffer
    European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker today dismissed Mr Cameron’s eve-of-referendum pledge he will push for changes to migration rules if the UK stays in the EU beyond the historic referendum in less than 24 hours time. It represents a major blow to the Tory leader’s hopes of persuading still undecided voters to vote Remain with the promise of a further renegotiation of Britain’s relationship with Brussels. In a newspaper interview today the Prime Minister said he can “guarantee” a Remain result will give him the mandate to push eurocrats for greater reform of the 28-country bloc.
  • ‘Yeah, Baby!’ Liz Hurley Backs Brexit, Slams Cameron Over Turkey And Migration

    06/20/2016 10:15:43 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/20/16 | Liam Deacon
    The actress, model and underwear designer Elizabeth Hurley is getting behind Brexit, using her social media presence to campaign for Britain to leave the European Union (EU). The Bedazzled and Austin Powers star began her personal Brexit push earlier this month June, when she urged her half a million followers on Twitter to register to vote. “Every vote counts #Brexit”, she added on the micro-blogging site. Soon after she began retweeting messages from Vote Leave, the official campaign to leave the EU, and its leader Boris Johnson. The issues of immigration and the accession of new member states appear to be...
  • Polls give boost to Cameron's fight against Brexit

    06/18/2016 11:31:27 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 23 replies
    reuters.com ^ | June 18, 2016 | William Schomberg and Paul Sandle
    The campaign to keep Britain in the European Union regained its lead in two opinion polls published on Saturday, giving a boost to Prime Minister David Cameron who is battling to avoid a historic "Out" vote in Thursday's referendum. A third poll also showed a change in momentum in favor of the "In" camp and Cameron got the backing of a leading newspaper when the right-leaning Mail on Sunday urged its readers to vote to remain in the EU. "We are now in the final week of the referendum campaign and the swing back towards the status quo appears to...
  • Goodbye Dave? Bookmakers slash odds on Cameron quitting within the next TWO WEEKS (Tory Revolt)

    06/16/2016 9:14:02 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 9 replies
    The Express ^ | June 17, 2016 | Tom Parfitt
    With just a week until the EU referendum, the under-fire Tory leader is priced at 5/2 to leave Downing Street before the end of June. William Hill has also cut its odds on George Osborne to cease to be Chancellor by the end of this year – from 7/4 to 5/4. It comes after 65 Tory MPs vowed to vote against Osborne's proposed "emergency Budget" of swingeing cuts in the event of Brexit. Vote Leave campaigner and ex-London mayor Boris Johnson is 5/2 favourite to replace Mr Cameron while Mr Osborne is priced at 9/2. Pro-EU Home Secretary Theresa May...
  • Britain's authority within EU will rise after 'In' vote: PM Cameron

    06/12/2016 12:32:22 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sun Jun 12, 2016 8:06pm BST | Kylie Maclellan
    Britain’s influence in the European Union will be stronger if it votes to remain in the bloc in a June 23 referendum, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday with the latest polls showing Britons almost evenly split over whether to stay or go. One poll published late on Saturday gave a two-point lead to supporters of “Remain” and the other showed those in favor of Brexit were one point ahead. In an interview on BBC television, Cameron — whose “In” campaign has been branded as scaremongering by pro-Brexit supporters for warning of the risks of quitting the 28-nation EU...
  • Brexit is the Only Way to Secure Great Britain

    06/04/2016 8:02:37 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 4 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | Christopher Carter
    A few weeks ago David Cameron made contemptible warnings over Brexit and its implications for UK security. He even went so far as to suggest the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi “might be happy” if the country votes to Leave the EU. It is rather telling that since this intervention the PM has chosen to focus on prophesising economic collapse and hardship rather than discussing this vital issue of Britain’s national security. It is not surprising – considering the recent interventions and revelations concerning how the UK’s membership of the EU impacts on our security. A report by the...
  • Plans to create an EU army 'kept secret' from voters

    05/26/2016 7:03:38 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 36 replies
    telegraph uk ^ | 27 MAY 2016
    Plans to move towards the creation of a European army are reportedly being kept secret from British voters until the day after next month’s referendum. Drawn up by the EU’s foreign policy chief, the Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy foresees the formation of new European military and operational structures. This first step towards an EU army is supported by Germany and other countries, The Times reports. In 2011, similar proposals were vetoed by Britain, although there were concerns that a loophole could allow nine states to group together to bypass opponents. In an effort to avoid derailing the...
  • UK's Cameron says Trump comments on Muslim ban 'very dangerous'

    05/22/2016 5:14:00 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 45 replies
    British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Sunday U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments on banning Muslims from entering the United States were "very dangerous", adding to his criticism of the presumptive Republican nominee. "It's a very dangerous thing to say ... as well as a divisive and wrong one," Cameron told ITV's "Peston on Sunday" show. However, he said he would be prepared to meet Trump if he came to Britain ahead of the U.S. election.
  • Britain has become 'semi-pacifist' under Cameron, says retired general as he warns of war…[tr]

    05/21/2016 3:42:54 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 18 May 2016 • 12:01AM | Tom Whitehead
    David Cameron has made Britain a “semi-pacifist” nation more interested in protecting “welfare and benefits” than adequate defenses, one of the country’s most senior retired generals has warned. General Sir Richard Shirreff, former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, said the UK had “shrunk in to itself” and carries an “increasingly impotent stick”. He said the country now risked losing its post-Falklands global reputation for military might. …
  • Donald Trump Slams Cameron And Khan On Islam Comments: ‘Don’t Pretend It’s Not A Problem’

    05/17/2016 11:02:53 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 38 replies
    Donald Trump has said he is unlikely to have a good relationship with David Cameron because the British prime minister cast the U.S. presidential candidate as “divisive, stupid and wrong” for proposing a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States.
  • Donald Trump Hits Back at David Cameron and London Mayor Sadiq Khan

    05/16/2016 8:20:02 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 144 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 16, 2016 | Jenny Gross
    LONDON—Donald Trump said he is unlikely to have a good relationship with U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron if he becomes the next U.S. president because of Mr. Cameron’s earlier criticism of him. “It looks like we’re not going to have a very good relationship, who knows,” Mr. Trump said in an interview with ITV News, which aired Monday. Mr. Cameron’s spokesman responded that the prime minister stood by earlier comments that Mr. Trump, the likely Republican presidential nominee, was “divisive, stupid and wrong” for calling for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the U.S. He also said criticism from Sadiq...
  • Donald Trump backs Brexit, saying UK would be 'better off' without EU

    05/05/2016 10:33:04 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 17 replies
    twitter.com/guardian ^ | 8:19 PM - 5 May 2016 | The Guardian ✔ ‎@guardian
    Donald Trump backs Brexit, saying UK would be 'better off' without EU https://t.co/58PabVSPEc— The Guardian (@guardian) May 6, 2016
  • David Cameron Must Apologise To Donald Trump, Demands Advisor

    05/04/2016 7:00:08 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 87 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | Raheem Kassam
    British Prime Minister David Cameron should apologise for his disparaging remarks about Donald Trump – who is now almost certain to become the Republican Presidential candidate after a crushing defeat of his main rival Ted Cruz last night – according to a key Trump campaign advisor. Mr. Cameron has called the Republican candidate “divisive stupid and wrong” for remarks about restricting Muslim immigration to the United States, something which Trump advisor George Papadopoulos thinks warrants an apology. Mr. Papadopoulos also blasted President Obama’s intervention in the EU referendum campaign, and stressed that Britain’s relationship with the U.S. would flourish, Brexit...
  • UK: Muslim MP Calling for Israel to be ‘Relocated’ to U.S.

    04/27/2016 8:27:04 AM PDT · by Lera · 13 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | April 26, 2016 | Pamela Geller
    slamic Jew-hatred - it's in the Quran. Is this surprising? No. And it's proof of the nefarious convergence of leftism and antisemitism. Labour is left. Interesting note: it was a blogger who discovered the hate-filled post. Bloggers are doing the work the media won't. "Labour MP forced to resign after calling for Israel to be 'relocated' to the US," By Greg Heffer, Political Reporter, The Express, April 26, 2016: A LABOUR MP has been forced to resign her role as an aide to shadow chancellor John McDonnell after supporting calls for Israel to be 'relocated' to the United States. Labour...
  • anti-Semitic storm: Muslim MP suggested Israel should be moved to US [tr]

    04/26/2016 9:10:14 AM PDT · by pabianice · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/25/16 | Sculthorpe
    Labour in fresh anti-Semitic storm: Muslim MP quits as aide to John McDonnell after sharing toxic Facebook post which suggested Israel should be moved to US Naz Shah today apologised for 'offence caused' by her Facebook post The Bradford West MP shared the claim and added supportive comments The post was made in 2014 before Ms Shah became an MP in the Commons Labour has been rocked by a series of anti-Semitism rows in recent weeks Jeremy Corbyn repeatedly urged to speak out clearly against abuse Labour MP Naz Shah today apologised and quit as an aide to John McDonnell...
  • Blast From the Past: Obama and the Mau Mau [Explains Baraq's Brexit antics]

    04/22/2016 1:04:48 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
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  • Obama under fire as he threatens to send Britain 'to the back of the queue' if it votes to leave

    04/22/2016 12:57:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 75 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/22/16
    President Barack Obama told Britain today that it would have to 'go to the back of the queue' if it leaves the European Union, then tries to negotiate its own trade deal with the United States. A US-UK trade agreement is not going to happen 'any time soon,' Obama said during a joint news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron. ‘Not because we don’t have a special relationship but because given the heavy lift on any trade agreement, us having access to a big market with a lot of countries rather than trying to do piecemeal trade agreements, which...
  • Boris Johnson suggests 'part-Kenyan' Obama may have an 'ancestral dislike' of Britain

    04/22/2016 7:24:41 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 28 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 4/22/2016 | MATT DATHAN, POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT FOR MAILONLINE
    Boris Johnson was accused of 'dog whistle racism' and likened to right-wing 'Tea Party' politicians in the US this morning after his attack on the 'part-Kenyan' Barack Obama. The Mayor of London spoke out against the US President after he urged British voters to stay in the EU and mentioned his African ancestry as he criticised the decision to remove a bust of Sir Winston Churchill from the Oval Office shortly after Mr Obama entered the White House. Mr Johnson - who is favourite to succeed David Cameron as Prime Minister - suggested the President got rid of the statue...
  • Boris Johnson branded 'racist' and likened to the right-wing Tea Party (Gag-a-lot alert!)

    04/22/2016 7:45:03 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 04/22/16 | Matt Dathan
    Boris Johnson was accused of 'dog whistle racism' and likened to right-wing 'Tea Party' politicians in the US this morning after his attack on the 'part-Kenyan' Barack Obama. The Mayor of London spoke out against the US President after he urged British voters to stay in the EU and mentioned his African ancestry as he criticised the decision to remove a bust of Sir Winston Churchill from the Oval Office shortly after Mr Obama entered the White House. Mr Johnson - who is favourite to succeed David Cameron as Prime Minister - suggested the President got rid of the statue...
  • Falklands fury as islands left unguarded for the first time since 1982 war

    04/02/2016 5:22:59 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 40 replies
    The Sun, U.K. ^ | April 02, 2016 | SAM CHRISTIE
    THE Falklands Islands have been left without the protection of a British warship for the first time since the conflict 34 years ago. The Royal Navy has provided a "permanent presence" in the South Atlantic since British troops invaded the islands in 1982. But a manpower crisis, a need to deploy ships closer to home and a series of engine problems with the Navy's Type 45 destroyers has led to the islands being left unguarded. No warship has been dispatched since a frigate returned from the region in November, last year. Shadow defence secretary Emily Thornberry branded the situation as...
  • Osborne Warns Of Ł36bn Cost If UK Leaves EU

    04/18/2016 2:03:30 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 16 replies
    Sky UK ^ | Monday, April 18, 2016 | unattributed
    The Chancellor says income tax could rise by 8% and billions would be cut from public services if the UK votes to leave the EU... says Treasury analysis has found that UK tax receipts would be Ł36bn-a-year lower after 15 years... the amount the officials calculate the exchequer would lose if Britain was forced to enter a trade deal similar to that which Canada has recently negotiated. The figure is the same as eight pence in the pound added to income tax. The 'Canadian model' is the scenario that many who want to leave say would be in Britain's best...
  • David Cameron should 'resign immediately' after admitting he trousered profits from Dad's...

    04/07/2016 6:13:57 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 29 replies
    Mirror UK ^ | Thursday, April 7, 2016 | Mikey Smith , Jack Blanchard
    MPs have called for the Prime Minister to 'resign immediately' after being 'less than honest' about profiting from his Dad's offshore firm. MPs have demanded David Cameron's immediate resignation, after being "less than 100% honest" about profiting from his father's offshore fund. The Prime Minister finally cracked tonight after days of dodging questions over whether he had personally profited from his late father Ian’s investment firm, which was based in a tax haven in the Bahamas. He admitted owning thousands of shares with wife Sam which he flogged for Ł30,000 just weeks before he became Prime Minister.
  • Brexit? Voters can be yours for Ł25 each

    04/03/2016 2:25:36 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 3 replies
    theguardian.com ^ | 29 March 2016 | Philip Cowley
    ...a difference of Ł25 a year is sufficient to produce decent majorities in favour of each outcome. In other words, you can alter the outcome of this particular vital British constitutional decision for just under 50p a week.
  • Defiant China slaps steel tariffs on Britain as trade war looms

    04/03/2016 2:40:54 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 17 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | 01 April 2016 | Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
    China has thrown down the gauntlet in an escalating trade war over the global steel glut, imposing punitive tariffs of 46pc on hi-tech steel produced in Britain and the rest of the European Union. The astonishing move came as the Prime Minister, David Cameron, confronted the Chinese leader Xi Jinping at a meeting in Washington, pleading for action to slow the flood of Chinese steel exports reaching Europe. The imminent demise of the Port Talbot steelworks and Tata’s wider steel operations in Britain has mushroomed within days into a full-blown national drama, calling into question the Government’s whole approach to...
  • Will Britain Leave or Remain in the European Union?

    04/01/2016 5:22:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 31, 2016 | Michael Barone
    On June 23, when Donald Trump will or will not have won the 1,237 delegates he needs to be nominated, voters in Britain will decide an issue as divisive as Trump's candidacy: whether the United Kingdom will remain in or leave the European Union. It's not a decision that has attracted much attention in the United States. The Obama administration has weighed in, urging Britons to vote to remain. That's the same approach taken by every American administration for 60 years. The default assumption is that we have done pretty well over the last 240 years with a Union of...
  • BBC Radio Drama Gave Tips For Illegal Migrants In Somalia

    03/27/2016 5:11:04 AM PDT · by jamesmu · 13 replies
    A BBC department that produced a radio drama giving practical tips to would-be migrants on how to cross from Somalia to Europe received nearly Ł90 million of British tax payers’ money. The drama, broadcast to Somalia and Kenya at the height of the migrant crisis, featured one character advising a woman to travel only with small luggage to make the illegal crossing easier. Another character is later advised that “this current time is the best opportunity to reach Europe”.
  • Watch: UK PM tells Labour to 'sort out' its anti-Semitism

    03/26/2016 5:23:16 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 22 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/3/16 | Ari Yashar
    UK Prime Minister David Cameron issued sharp criticism of the Labour party Wednesday, given the large number of members recently exposed making anti-Semitic comments and the party's unwillingness to take action against them. Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3j-qs0U764 n parliament, Mike Freer of the Conservative party asked Cameron if he agrees that all organizations "public and private" should root out anti-Semitism, in a timely statement given the Labour party's recent association with anti-Semitism. "Anti-Semitism is an absolute cancer in our society," responded Cameron, warning that when hatred of Jews grows it's a signal of "many even worse things happening to ethnic groups and...
  • Iain Duncan Smith's resignation letter in full

    03/20/2016 3:44:56 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 14 replies
    itv.com ^ | 18 March 2016 | Iain Duncan Smith
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  • The real loser in Barack Obama’s worldview? David Cameron.

    03/11/2016 3:03:15 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 10 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | March 11 at 11:54 AM | Adam Taylor
    The real loser in Barack Obama’s worldview? David Cameron. By Adam Taylor March 11 at 11:54 AM After eight years of often-difficult foreign policy, does President Obama bear any grudges? A lengthy new article based on hours and hours of interviews with the president published by the Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg offers a hard look at Obama's thoughts on America's allies and enemies. Some of those thoughts may seem strikingly unorthodox. For example, while Iran comes into the president's line of fire, Obama also complains bitterly about America's Sunni Arab allies, Saudi Arabia in particular. China, perhaps America's most serious competitor...