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The Guardian view on the cabinet and Brexit: beyond a joke

Posted By: May 18, 2018

  Downing Street says that ministers have agreed on a customs regime strategy. That’s stretching the facts. The EU, MPs and the voters may also have their own views on the matter The Guardian Editorial. London. Thursday, May 17, 2018 There was a time, perhaps, when the government’s ineptitude over Brexit was almost funny. There is nothing funny about it now. For […]

Amid our lack of governance, the future of the Union is now water-cooler chat

Posted By: May 18, 2018

Alex Kane.Irish News. Belfast. Friday, May 18, 2018  The Assembly hasn’t sat since January 16, 2017 – other than for an hour in March 2017, so that the re-elected MLAs could ‘sign-on’ for their salaries and expenses.The Executive hasn’t met since December 2016. The RHI Inquiry has highlighted levels of incompetence and inefficiency that no-one could have imagined.The consequence of Monday’s […]

Theresa May promises EU leader Irish border proposals “shortly.”

Posted By: May 18, 2018

By David Wilcock in Sofia and Gavin Cordon, David Hughes, Press Association Political Staff. Irish News. Belfast. Friday, May 18, 2018Theresa May has told EU leaders she will “shortly” table proposals to resolve the vexed issue of the Irish border which is threatening to derail the Brexit negotiations.Attending the EU Western Balkans summit in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, the British prime minister […]

World Peace Prize for Labor Leadership

Posted By: May 18, 2018

World Peace Prize for Labor Leadership Richard L. Trumka, President AFL-CIO, first recipient “It is an incredible privilege to accept this honor. More importantly, I’m proud to  continue working in solidarity with Fr. McManus and the WPPAC.” — President Richard Trumka.   CAPITOL HILL. Washington, DC. Thursday, May 17, 2018.—The date of the presentation of the World Peace Prize for Labor Leadership has been changed from June 6 […]

Ireland set to back UK customs proposal

Posted By: May 17, 2018

The Irish Government is prepared to help British prime minister Theresa May push her customs partnership proposal, but will not give an inch on last December’s backstop agreement. Dabiel McConnell. Irish Times. Dublin. Thursday, May 17, 2018Senior Government sources have indicated that the Dublin negotiating team, led by Tánaiste Simon Coveney, has deliberately escalated the stakes ahead of June’s make-or-break summit in order […]

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