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EU establishment cries ‘Russia!’ in desperate bid to defeat critics

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With European Parliament elections looming, the establishment parties and mainstream media are reaching for the playbook of US Democrats and hyping the specter of ‘Russia’ to drive voters away from the rising tide of populism. One of the most outspoken liberals in the European Parliament, former Belgian PM Guy Verhofstadt, openly accused five populist politicians Read More

JPMorgan says UK PM May unlikely to survive beyond the end of June

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FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Theresa May listens to Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in the Parliament in London, Britain March 25, 2019, in this still image taken from video. Reuters TV/via REUTERS/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. investment bank JPMorgan said on Tuesday it was difficult to see British Prime Minister Theresa Read More

‘Corbygeddon’ may push super-rich out of UK

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Billionaires and multimillionaires are preparing to leave the UK, taking their assets with them, should Jeremy Corbyn enter Downing Street. Bracing for what some called “Corbygeddon,” people featured in this year’s Sunday Times Rich List, are ready to shift their businesses overseas to avoid a tax raid on their finances. The exodus may take up to Read More

Should the BBC have fired Danny Baker even if it believed he was ‘unintentionally racist’?

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With sensitivity to perceived racism growing all the time, how important should intent be when society punishes someone for stepping over the line? On Wednesday, BBC radio presenter and comedian Danny Baker posted a black-and-white retro photo meme that showed a chimp accompanied by two well-dressed chaperones, with the caption “Royal baby leaves the hospital.” Read More

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse

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LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday’s blockbuster stock market debut. Protests were sparsely attended in London, New York and California, and rides appeared easily Read More

Uber drivers go on strike in London and New York ahead of IPO, early protests sparse

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LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Uber drivers in London and New York started a series of multi-city strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday’s blockbuster stock market debut. Protests were sparsely attended in London and New York, and rides appeared easily available Read More

‘Duly elected leader’: Pompeo echoes falsehood about Venezuela’s Guaido

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo repeated the false claim that US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido is the ‘duly elected leader’ of Venezuela. Apparently he reads CNN. Speaking in London after his meeting with UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, Pompeo told reporters that Venezuelans had chosen Guaido to lead them. “The Venezuelan people have spoken Read More

Pompeo: Corbyn ‘support’ for Venezuelan regime ‘disgusting’

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By Andy Hayes, news reporter The US secretary of state has told Sky News that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s apparent support for Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro is “disgusting”. Mike Pompeo earlier made the same damning statement during a news conference in London with Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt. Unlike the UK government, Labour has refused to Read More

Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in U.K. and U.S.

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LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Uber drivers in London and New York started a day of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday’s blockbuster stock market debut. Drivers and regulators around the world have long criticized the business tactics of Uber Technologies Read More

Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in UK ahead of U.S. action

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LONDON/ NEW YORK (Reuters) – Uber drivers in Britain started a day of transatlantic strikes on Wednesday to protest at the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums investors are likely to make in Friday’s blockbuster stock market debut. FILE PHOTO: An investor walks out of the Uber IPO roadshow with documents in hand at Read More