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Thursday, 12 October 2017

Trump tells Trudeau that NAFTA termination would be 'fine'

Trump tells Trudeau that NAFTA termination would be 'fine'
Trump has long expressed a preference for two-way deals rather than multi-way deals. On Wednesday, he again floated the possibility that Mexico .

Successfully containing Trump on NAFTA? That depends on his mood

Successfully containing Trump on NAFTA? That depends on his mood
- Mr. Harper made the salient point that neither Canada nor Mexico likely have anything to offer Mr. Trump that could constitute a big win for him.

Hard Brexit Would Cost UK $15000 Per Person, Rabobank Says

Hard Brexit Would Cost UK $15000 Per Person, Rabobank Says
- According to analysis by Rabobank, a so-called hard Brexit would cost about 11,500 pounds ($15,000) per British worker by 2030, the equivalent of ...

Hard Brexit with no trade deal 'would cost UK economy £400bn by 2030', says study

Hard Brexit with no trade deal 'would cost UK economy £400bn by 2030', says study
- A hard Brexit with no trade deal will cost the economy £400bn by 2030, according to a new report. A study by Dutch banking and financial services ...

Molly Scott Cato: “We have to stop Brexit before Christmas”

Molly Scott Cato: “We have to stop Brexit before Christmas”
- Not least on Brexit. Together with the Lib Dems, the Green Party is calling for a second referendum on the terms of any deal for leaving the EU.

What the papers say: Britain's chaotic approach to Brexit is helping the EU

What the papers say: Britain's chaotic approach to Brexit is helping the EU
- 'In the power vacuum of British government,' says the Times, 'Theresa May's colleagues offer their views on Brexit with abandon'. Yet it's not only ...

John Bercow insists MPs have the 'right' to try and prevent Brexit

John Bercow insists MPs have the 'right' to try and prevent Brexit
- MPs have the “right” to try and delay or even block Brexit when they are given a vote on the UK's withdrawal deal, John Bercow has said.

David Davis and Michel Barnier to sum up negotiations amid reports talks at standstill

David Davis and Michel Barnier to sum up negotiations amid reports talks at standstill
Brexit Secretary David Davis and the EU's chief exit negotiator Michel Barnier are to sum up the state of negotiations on the UK's departure. The press ...

Minimum Wage Boost Lifts 300000 Britons Out of Poverty

Minimum Wage Boost Lifts 300000 Britons Out of Poverty
- The share of employees earning less than two-thirds of the median hourly wage in the U.K. has fallen below one-in-five, the Resolution Foundation ...

Could universal basic services stop 'rise of robots'?

Could universal basic services stop 'rise of robots'?
- Speaking to The Independent, the report's authors argued that “instead of attempting to alleviate poverty through redistributive payments and minimum ...

Why I had to confront Jacob Rees-Mogg, and speak the truth about austerity

Why I had to confront Jacob Rees-Mogg, and speak the truth about austerity
- But the point I made (and which he ignored) is that the UK is the only ... meant that a huge proportion of people living in poverty are actually in work.

New 'race disparity audit' means little unless we consider where people live

New 'race disparity audit' means little unless we consider where people live
- In an attempt to challenge the disparities in the way people from different backgrounds are treated in Britain, the government has launched a race



Children at a mental health unit in Bristol at risk of hanging themselves, regulator finds

Children at a mental health unit in Bristol at risk of hanging themselves, regulator finds
- The chief inspector of hospitals has told Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust – which runs most of the main mental health wards in ...

Psychologists give new insight into the nature of psychosis

Psychologists give new insight into the nature of psychosis
- A week after the government announced its review of mental health legislation, an expert report published by the British Psychological Society's ...

Sister of young Londoner who died after psychotic breakdown attacks lack of mental health resources

Sister of young Londoner who died after psychotic breakdown attacks lack of mental health resources
- The sister of a young Londoner who suffered a psychotic breakdown and died after a mental health bed could not be found today warned further ...

How Cambridge scientists are leading progress on mental health and brain research

How Cambridge scientists are leading progress on mental health and brain research
- How Cambridge scientists are leading progress on mental health and brain ... in our understanding of mental health conditions and brain disorders. ... Research UK to investigate new ways to diagnose, treat and reduce the risk of the ...

I'm same-sex attracted and I'm voting No

I'm same-sex attracted and I'm voting No
- These same-sex attracted men and women tell me they are voting No ... the USA and the UK where radical gay sex education is becoming obligatory.

Gay rights star Tom Robinson still glad to be touring debut hits 40 years on

Gay rights star Tom Robinson still glad to be touring debut hits 40 years on
GAY rights activist Tom Robinson is still glad to be touring his debut classic hits 

Alan Hollinghurst's new novel is dazzling – and just like all his others

Alan Hollinghurst's new novel is dazzling – and just like all his others
- Once again, Hollinghurst explores British gay history by plunging us into haute bohemia over several decades of the 20th century. (A few years ago he ...

Is 62 per cent turnout enough to carry the same-sex marriage vote?

Is 62 per cent turnout enough to carry the same-sex marriage vote?
- AS THE closing date for the same-sex marriage postal survey nears, ... Brexit vote in the UK was 72.2 per cent and just 51.9 per cent voted to leave.

Scots filmmaker reveals sickening moment woman sexually assaulted and demanded to have sex ...

Scots filmmaker reveals sickening moment woman sexually assaulted and demanded to have sex ...
- A SCOTTISH filmmaker has spoken of the sickening moment he was sexually assaulted by a woman who taunted him after she found out he was gay.

LGBT teenagers all over the world tell their brave, heartwarming stories for National Coming Out day

LGBT teenagers all over the world tell their brave, heartwarming stories for National Coming Out day
- Suddenly, her sister said: “Megan, is the reason you're getting so defensive about it because you're gay?” “I was really shocked, because this was the ...

Colton Haynes spent three weeks in bed paralysed with anxiety and depression after coming out ...

Colton Haynes spent three weeks in bed paralysed with anxiety and depression after coming out ...
- Colton Haynes spent three weeks in bed paralysed with anxiety and depression after coming out as gay

Anti-gay marriage campaigners feted in Australia

Anti-gay marriage campaigners feted in Australia
- The unexpectedly enduring controversy over the legalisation of gay marriage in Australia continued this week with the release of a new video by ...

New research finds LGBTI people in Scotland face repeated hate crime

New research finds LGBTI people in Scotland face repeated hate crime
Scottish LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex) equality charity the Equality Network has today published the Scottish LGBTI hate crime ...

Oxford students banned Christian Union from Freshers' fair over homophobia concerns

Oxford students banned Christian Union from Freshers' fair over homophobia concerns
- Students at Balliol, one Oxford University's most prestigious colleges, banned the Christian Union (CU) from its Freshers' Fair, citing homophobia and ...

Teacher who said gay people 'have a disease' barred from teaching

Teacher who said gay people 'have a disease' barred from teaching
- Joshua Onduso was found to have engaged in offensive and homophobic dialogue while employed at The Reintegration Service, Moorside ...

Gay in Russia: Countering a campaign of homophobia

Gay in Russia: Countering a campaign of homophobia
- News of the persecution of gays in Chechnya prompted Boris to take action in a courageous bid to raise awareness of their plight. Boris says ...

Parliament under pressure over Anglican Church's actions on homophobia

Parliament under pressure over Anglican Church's actions on homophobia
- It comes after leaders from different Anglican provinces around the world issued a comminique last year that 'condemned homophobic prejudice and ...

How Trump Uses “Religious Liberty” to Attack LGBT Rights

How Trump Uses “Religious Liberty” to Attack LGBT Rights
- But a strategy of homophobia has proved irresistible to Trump—and not just because of Pence and Sessions and the backing of the evangelical right.

Prince William: Relive the moment the British Royal met 9 LGBT+ people to talk mental health

Prince William: Relive the moment the British Royal met 9 LGBT+ people to talk mental health
- There are many things gay teenagers do to themselves, caused by homophobic bullying, such as self-harm or suicide, so it's something to be taken ...

Talking About LGBTI Mental Health - It Starts Now

Talking About LGBTI Mental Health - It Starts Now
- All of us can face mental health challenges - it can affect us individually, as part of a family, or a wider community. The LGBTI community in.

Two gay teens arrested for dancing together in Burundi

Two gay teens arrested for dancing together in Burundi
- I was afraid when I saw this video, given the situation of Burundi for LGBTI people,” he said. “I know them very well because I was their project .