Tory Brexiters set new red lines over ECJ and free movement

Tory Brexiters set new red lines over ECJ and free movement

Senior Conservative Brexiters have set new red lines for Theresa May in negotiations with the EU, significantly reducing her chances of getting a deal acceptable to the whole of her party. The former cabinet ministers Iain Duncan Smith, Owen Paterson, Nigel Lawson and John Redwood have said it would be unacceptable for the European court of justice to have any jurisdiction over the UK during the planned two-year transition after Brexit. Duncan Smith set out his objections in an article in the Sunday Telegraph in which he also said he…

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Despacito video watched 4.3 billion times across the world in 2017

Despacito video watched 4.3 billion times across the world in 2017

Despacito was a huge hit in 2017 and Vevo has revealed the music video to go with it was just as big. The music video platform says Despacito was watched 4.3 billion times globally and 64.7 million times in the UK. The reggaeton-pop tune by Luis Fonsi, featuring Daddy Yankee, was number one in 47 countries. Vevo says it was the most watched video of 2017 in the UK, followed by French Montana’s Unforgettable which had 56.7 million views. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJQP7kiw5Fk Warning: Third party content may contain ads Latin songs have…

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Half of Britons support a second vote on Brexit, poll finds

Half of Britons support a second vote on Brexit, poll finds

LONDON (Reuters) – Half of Britons support a second vote on whether to leave the European Union and a third said they would be worse off financially outside the world’s largest trading bloc, according to a new opinion poll. Anti-Brexit protesters wave EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY The poll, published in the Mail on Sunday newspaper, found 50 percent of people supported another vote on the final terms of Britain’s exit deal, 34…

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Drive to attract superyachts to Scotland sets sail

Drive to attract superyachts to Scotland sets sail

Image copyrightGetty Images A new marketing drive has been launched to attract superyachts to the west coast of Scotland. The shoreline has been added to a European-funded project called Cool Route, which is developing a new yacht cruising route. It includes the coasts of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, the Faroe Islands and Norway. Part of the strategy aims to help remote businesses share in Scotland’s £3.7bn marine tourism industry. The Moffat Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), which is a Cool Route partner, is marketing the west coast as one…

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Lighting dark skin for the screen

Lighting dark skin for the screen

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