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Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Future of Brexit is up to UK, Tusk warns May

Future of Brexit is up to UK, Tusk warns May
- One of the EU's most senior politicians has warned Theresa May that the outcome of Brexit talks is up to the UK and not Brussels, after the British ...

The Brexit economy: the storm clouds are gathering

The Brexit economy: the storm clouds are gathering
- As the Bank considers reversing last year's emergency rate cut to 0.25% from 0.5% to avert a Brexit-induced recession, the Guardian's tracker of ...

EU President Donald Tusk Still Thinks Brexit Can Be Reversed

EU President Donald Tusk Still Thinks Brexit Can Be Reversed
- Tusk's comment reveals a consensus across the EU that Brexit is a colossal mistake for the U.K., a major headache for the continent and a choice that ...

Why Trump and Europe are not that far apart on Iran

Why Trump and Europe are not that far apart on Iran
- The European Union leaders' summit last Friday focused on Brexit, but it capped a week of meetings in Brussels and Luxembourg to thrash out unified ...

Trump's 'fake news' tirades make print media cool again

Trump's 'fake news' tirades make print media cool again
- While trust in media in the UK declined after the Brexit vote, Mr Trump has helped to drive a surge in interest in reporting in the US. Subscriptions to ...

What Trump, Theresa May, And Macron Have In Common

What Trump, Theresa May, And Macron Have In Common
- Given Britain's Brexit, and the general disdain the British seem to have towards the “New Labour” legacy, one might expect the Tory Prime Minister ...

Brexit makes a nonsense of Nigel Lawson's struggle against inflation

Brexit makes a nonsense of Nigel Lawson's struggle against inflation
Brexit makes a nonsense of Nigel Lawson's struggle against inflation ... Can this be the same Trump whose regime wanted to impose penal tariffs of ...

Brexit is a dangerous game – Theresa May must play that ace and walk to trump EU

Brexit is a dangerous game – Theresa May must play that ace and walk to trump EU
- HOW heartwarming to see France and Germany marching into last week's EU summit in lock step with British PM Theresa May. The image brought joy ...

Older people 'less at risk of falls in winter'

Older people 'less at risk of falls in winter'
Older people are more likely to fall and break their hips in the warmer ... this age group also account for one in ten ambulance service calls in the UK.

Doing this ONE thing for 20 minutes a day will make you live longer

Doing this ONE thing for 20 minutes a day will make you live longer
- Researchers found that people who walk one of two times more than the ... for living a longer, healthier life – especially as age begins to take it's toll. .... The sex drive of older people who have used the Kadir-Buxton Method also ...

UK housing crisis is hitting older people too, not just the young

UK housing crisis is hitting older people too, not just the young
- Housing policy needs to look beyond the plight of first-time buyers and consider the needs of older people too.

A better diet may beat anxiety and depression, says TV doc

A better diet may beat anxiety and depression, says TV doc
- be a key weapon in tackling mental health problems, according to television ... Last year British doctors wrote a record number of prescriptions for ...

Why winter's darker days leave us feeling so SAD

Why winter's darker days leave us feeling so SAD
- Caroline McMenamin, a former model turned mental health counsellor (27), is from ... Until then, I have to be vigilant about my mental health. .... autumn or winter and improve in the spring with up to 8% of people in the UK suffering.

16% more homeless: Most on welfare have no choice

16% more homeless: Most on welfare have no choice
- We need to understand poverty and that those who receive support in benefits are not scroungers but suffer from a myriad of problems. They need the ...

Citizens Basic Income: an idea whose time has come

Citizens Basic Income: an idea whose time has come
- The UK is in the top ten of wealthy countries in the world. Poverty in the UK is therefore not inevitable but a result of fiscal, economic and social policy.

Millions return to poverty in Brazil, eroding 'boom' decade

Millions return to poverty in Brazil, eroding 'boom' decade
- Between 2004 and 2014, tens of millions of Brazilians emerged from poverty and the country was often cited as an example for the world. High prices ...

Gay footballers were my team-mates, says Carl Hoefkens

Gay footballers were my team-mates, says Carl Hoefkens
- Carl Hoefkens says “it is a pity” that being gay remains taboo in football and says he played alongside two gay players during his time in England.


Christian Magistrate Fired for Speaking Out Against Gay Adoption Loses Religious Discrimination ...

Christian Magistrate Fired for Speaking Out Against Gay Adoption Loses Religious Discrimination ...
- A Christian magistrate in the UK who was fired from his position due to his opposition to same-sex couples adopting children has criticized the ...

We should be collectively outraged': ABC staffers branded people voting against gay marriage ...

We should be collectively outraged': ABC staffers branded people voting against gay marriage ...
- The ABC sent internal emails reminding staff to remain impartial when covering the same-sex marriage plebiscite - sparking outrage among ...

At least 75% of eligible Australians have voted in the same-sex marriage postal survey ahead of ...

At least 75% of eligible Australians have voted in the same-sex marriage postal survey ahead of ...
- Nearly three-quarters of all eligible Australians have voted in the postal survey on same sex marriage. The Australian Bureau of Statistics says about ...

Jared O'Mara: Labour MP resigns from equalities committee after series of sexist comments revealed

Jared O'Mara: Labour MP resigns from equalities committee after series of sexist comments revealed
- Mr O'Mara suffers from cerebral palsy, and said he thought it was "funny how some homosexuals believe they have the monopoly on being subject to ...

Gay couple celebrating their first wedding anniversary are killed by an SUV driver who passed out ...

Gay couple celebrating their first wedding anniversary are killed by an SUV driver who passed out ...
- A gay couple have been killed while on vacation for their first wedding anniversary, after an SUV driver passed out and struck them while they were on ...

How celeb photographer Annie Leibovitz had threesomes with Jann Wenner, bedded Mick Jagger ...

How celeb photographer Annie Leibovitz had threesomes with Jann Wenner, bedded Mick Jagger ...
- Leibovitz said she didn't know she was gay, nor did she think of Wenner as gay. Sex, like drugs, was just another opportunity,' writes Hagan.

Sam Smith comes out as gender non-binary: 'I feel just as much woman as I am man'

Sam Smith comes out as gender non-binary: 'I feel just as much woman as I am man'
- Singer Sam Smith had previously come out publicly as a gay man, but Smith revealed to The Sunday Times this week that he doesn't identify as a ...

SA lawyer arrested for 'promoting' homosexuality in Tanzania 'treated well'

SA lawyer arrested for 'promoting' homosexuality in Tanzania 'treated well'
- in Pretoria, where they held up banners condemning the arrests, the abuse of LGBTI rights and demanded that all of the detainees are released.

Same-sex parented children do as well as their peers: study

Same-sex parented children do as well as their peers: study
- In the United States, a recent research found that legalising same-sex marriage has a positive effect on the mental health of LGBTI young people, The ...

Tanzania: Activists imprisoned without charge in LGBTI crackdown must be released

Tanzania: Activists imprisoned without charge in LGBTI crackdown must be released
- After the Tanzanian authorities today detained without charge a group of 12 health and human rights activists and publicly accused them of “promoting ...

Flash mob for marriage equality in Australia

Flash mob for marriage equality in Australia
- Also, I wanted to show solidarity with all our LGBTI brothers and sisters and give them hope and give them some joy after this marriage equality ..

Trans activist from El Salvador seeks refuge in Ireland

Trans activist from El Salvador seeks refuge in Ireland
- Karla Avelar made the announcement in a letter she addressed to her colleagues in the country's LGBTI rights movement and at Comunicando y ...

The Guardian view on Australia's same-sex vote: say yes

The Guardian view on Australia's same-sex vote: say yes
- And we support yes because we think LGBTI Australians should not have had to justify the legitimacy of their relationships or endure a national ...

Meeting between Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian and representatives ...

Meeting between Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian and representatives ...
- threats against human rights activists and journalists, the promotion of gender equality, and the rights of LGBTI people were also discussed.

ABC emails reveal ructions over same-sex marriage coverage

ABC emails reveal ructions over same-sex marriage coverage
- An “openly gay” staffer, meanwhile, raised concerns about the impact of the survey campaign on LGBTI employees, asking how management would ...

Bayard Rustin: The hidden gay hero of civil rights

Bayard Rustin: The hidden gay hero of civil rights
- He addressed LGBTI activist groups and advocated for gay rights legislation. And he granted interviews to newspapers and magazines for the LGBTI ...