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Theresa May is holding talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she seeks to make progress on negotiating the UK’s exit from the EU. The meeting, at Berlin’s Chancellery, is likely to be dominated by Brexit and discussions over a “transition” period. Advertisements
President Trump declared America “open for business” in a speech Friday to global elites in Davos, Switzerland, while taking a hard line on trade and vowing to make commerce with other countries “fair and reciprocal.”
EU nationals who become British citizens do not lose the right to bring a foreign-born spouse to the UK, the European Court of Justice has ruled. London’s High Court referred the case of an Algerian man, who lived in the UK with his wife, but who British authorities were trying to deport.
The UK has been warned that billions of euros of British taxpayers’ money could remain locked into an EU bank for more than thirty years after Brexit. Alexander Stubb, vice president of the European Investment Bank – in which the UK is a 16% shareholder – said it would not be fully repaid until 2054.
Citing the rise of violent crime in the United Kingdom, President Trump on Friday urged Americans to stay vigilant on this side of the Atlantic as jihadis continue exporting terror to the West.
The Scottish government has confrimed that smacking children is to be banned in Scotland. The move would make the country the first part of the UK to outlaw the physical punishment of children. Ministers had previously said they did not support parents using physical chastisement, but had “no plans” to bring forward legislation of their own.
UK and EU negotiators must ensure Brexit discussions move on to discuss trade by December, Welsh Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford has said. Drakeford said accelerating the talks was “so important” for Welsh businesses who are currently making investment decisions.
A man who fatally stabbed two young female cousins Sunday while reportedly shouting “Allahu Akbar” outside Marseille’s train station had been detained for shoplifting and released the day before the attack, French authorities said.
Well France, you let the Mudslimes in, and your citizens are unarmed, unable to fight back. Two women were stabbed to death Sunday in a suspected terrorist attack at the Marseille train station in southern France.