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Thursday, 2 November 2017

Brexit is making Germany even more juicy for real estate investors

Brexit is making Germany even more juicy for real estate investors
- It appears the real estate sector is no less susceptible to Brexit jitters than the financial one. As the months drag on with no clear UK plan on how to exit ...

Beware the Tory cult that's steering Brexit

Beware the Tory cult that's steering Brexit
Brexit voters come in endless varieties. However, the particular sect now steering Brexit — the Europhobe wing of the Conservative party — is turning ...

Why business is beginning to panic about Brexit

Why business is beginning to panic about Brexit
- The British government has assessed the damage that a "no deal" Brexit would have on 58 industries. Opposition lawmakers are heaping pressure on ...

Car industry asks May for 'urgent clarity' on Brexit

Car industry asks May for 'urgent clarity' on Brexit
- UK car industry executives have warned Theresa May they need “urgent clarity” on the trading relationship with the EU in order to make fresh ...

Government may bow to pressure to release Brexit impact studies

Government may bow to pressure to release Brexit impact studies
- The government could finally release dozens of analysis documents predicting the impact of Brexit on various parts of the economy after ministers said ...

The Good Place' is the ethics lesson America needs right now — and it's forking funny

The Good Place' is the ethics lesson America needs right now — and it's forking funny
- We can go so far as to say The Good Place is the show Trump's America (not to mention Brexit Britain) needs most desperately right now. In a world ...

Is Trump good for Russia?

Is Trump good for Russia?
Brexit in the UK and Trump's elevation in the US were a one-two punch which laid bare the fact that the West is not especially strong. Even the mighty ...

Minister John Halligan on NASA telling him aliens exists, Trump being an idiot, and why Britain will ...

Minister John Halligan on NASA telling him aliens exists, Trump being an idiot, and why Britain will ...
- THE British “don't have the balls” to admit their mistake over Brexit, John Halligan has told the Irish Sun on Sunday in an explosive new interview.

Survey of dating app users finds that PrEP usage has not increased in Europe in the last year

Survey of dating app users finds that PrEP usage has not increased in Europe in the last year
- Eleven per cent of participants had HIV, the same as in the last survey (ranging from 19% in Portugal to 7% in the UK) and 9% said they did not know ...

UK elimination of hepatitis C in jeopardy unless more patients found

UK elimination of hepatitis C in jeopardy unless more patients found
- Just one in three people with hepatitis C in the United Kingdom have been diagnosed according to the latest estimatesreleased at this year's World ...

UK citizens should be entitled to 'universal basic infrastructure', says independent commission

UK citizens should be entitled to 'universal basic infrastructure', says independent commission
- Everyone in all parts of the UK should have access to infrastructure, as well as high quality and universal health and education services the Industrial ...

How can engineering help in humanitarian crises?

How can engineering help in humanitarian crises?
- In the six years that it's been running, Atkins' graduates in the UK have ... as much as possible and to educate our staff on the brilliant work RedR does.

Legal threat to NHS plans for cheap treatment to prevent blindness

Legal threat to NHS plans for cheap treatment to prevent blindness
- And they have suggested that elderly patients with eyesight problems may lack the cognitive capacity to make a fully informed decision about their ...

East Riding charity want to bring joy to the isolated elderly at Christmas

East Riding charity want to bring joy to the isolated elderly at Christmas
- An East Riding charity wants to bring joy to isolated elderly people this ... Last year, Age UK East Riding distributed 380 hampers to the elderly, ...

UK Children May Be Pushed Into Poverty From Welfare Cuts

UK Children May Be Pushed Into Poverty From Welfare Cuts
- Hundreds of thousands of children in Britain could be tipped into poverty if Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond presses ahead with planned ...

Child poverty in Britain set to soar to new record, says thinktank

Child poverty in Britain set to soar to new record, says thinktank
- The number of children living in poverty will soar to a record 5.2 million over the next five years as government welfare cuts bite deepest on ...

25% of the world's population thinks being gay should be a crime

25% of the world's population thinks being gay should be a crime
- Perhaps most troubling though for advocates of LGBT rights, even in ... in the United States favored criminalization, while 17% in the UK agreed.

Games win puts focus on banks' gay rights push in Hong Kong

Games win puts focus on banks' gay rights push in Hong Kong
- Games win puts focus on banks' gay rights push in Hong Kong ... filed a court document in May on behalf of a lesbian from the U.K. who had applied ...

Divisive Russian-backed Facebook ads released to the public

Divisive Russian-backed Facebook ads released to the public
- Meanwhile, a fake gay rights' account praised Bernie Sanders as a “hero”, and an anti-Trump profile advertised a “not my president” rally after the ...

Marvel film Thor: Ragnarok 'cut out' same-sex romance

Marvel film Thor: Ragnarok 'cut out' same-sex romance
- Ragnarok left the MCU's first explicit gay moment on the cutting room floor. Tessa Thompson played Asgardian warrior Valkyrie in ...

Disney's First-Ever Coming-Out Scene Has Literally Made People Cry Tears of Joy

Disney's First-Ever Coming-Out Scene Has Literally Made People Cry Tears of Joy
- The popular Disney show Andi Mack made headlines last week when it announced that one of the main characters would come out as gay in the ...

When did Kevin Spacey come out as gay and why did he lose his Emmy?

When did Kevin Spacey come out as gay and why did he lose his Emmy?
- She added: “I have not chosen to live my life as a gay woman. ... Sue Perkins, the British TV host who opened up earlier this year about coming out, ...

8 arrests at Georgia demo over player's gay rights armband

8 arrests at Georgia demo over player's gay rights armband
- Eight people have been arrested in Georgia after a far-right group gathered to demand a soccer player be kicked off the ...

Sex and the City star says he “became a piece of meat” for Hollywood execs

Sex and the City star says he “became a piece of meat” for Hollywood execs
- When you're 14, you think it's totally fine,” he told Gay Times. “He was in his mid-20s, and I didn't have the language to ask for what I might need or ...

1 in 6 Aussies think that same-sex relationships should be criminalised

1 in 6 Aussies think that same-sex relationships should be criminalised
- ONE in six Australians believe that relationships between same-sex ... In Britain it was illegal for men to be in a same-sex relationship until 1967.

House of Cards season 6 production suspended amid Kevin Spacey allegations

House of Cards season 6 production suspended amid Kevin Spacey allegations
- But the form of his apology, in which he sought to link it to his public coming out as gay man, sparked widespread criticism. Many accused the ...

Russia and Egypt Attack Sexual Orientation Protections in Olympic Truce at the UN

Russia and Egypt Attack Sexual Orientation Protections in Olympic Truce at the UN
- In recent weeks, Egyptian authorities have arrested 60 people perceived to be members of the LGBT community, and last week, a member of ...

Conor McGregor apologises for using homophobic slur and claims he did not intend to offend the ...

Conor McGregor apologises for using homophobic slur and claims he did not intend to offend the ...
- The two-weight UFC champion, whose most recent outing was the boxing defeat by Floyd Mayweather, was caught on camera calling Andre Fili a ...

Council rejects Australian Christian Lobby's push to drop LGBT funding

Council rejects Australian Christian Lobby's push to drop LGBT funding
- A call from the Australian Christian Lobby to exclude LGBTI programs and projects from the Sydney's Inner West Council's annual grants program has ...

No government in Northern Ireland without equal marriage, DUP told

No government in Northern Ireland without equal marriage, DUP told
- Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK without equal marriage, despite ... LGBT activists have previously called for equal marriage to be imposed ...

Pansexual woman's heartbreaking story of sexual abuse goes viral

Pansexual woman's heartbreaking story of sexual abuse goes viral
- As a result of her horrific experience, Jackson became an LGBT activist and co-founded a non-profit group, Quality of Citizenship Jamaica, which ...

John Oliver hilariously ridicules Australia's non-binding same-sex marriage ballot

John Oliver hilariously ridicules Australia's non-binding same-sex marriage ballot
- The British comic took aim at the absurd anti-LGBT arguments put forward by the No campaign in the $122m postal survey. That included a backbench ...