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British children walk out of lessons on climate strike

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People take part in a “youth strike for climate change” demonstration in London, Britain February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Thousands of British children marched out of lessons on Friday to demand action on climate change, earning a mild rebuke from the prime minister’s office for disrupting classes, but praise from the energy Read More

ICYMI: Russian stooges – why are there so many, and how do you become one?

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The Russian stooge has become a mainstay of modern politics. If you hear anything that challenges mainstream or establishment views, then you can be sure you’re listening to a Russian stooge. For most of us, Russian stooges are not always easy to spot, which is why we have media outlets like MSNBC or Fox News Read More

Top HRW official accuses Israel of meddling in UK, gets called ‘anti-Semitic conspiracy theorist’

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) Middle East Director Sarah Leah Whitson is under fire from Jewish organizations after claiming Israel is meddling in UK domestic politics by whipping up a “manufactured” anti-Semitism crisis. The incident began when Asa Winstanley, a journalist for the Electronic Intifada, a US-based pro-Palestinian news outlet, warned that new accusations would soon Read More

Integrity Initiative wipes website pending probe into ‘theft’ of disturbing leaked data

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The British state-funded Integrity Initiative, exposed last year for conducting Europe-wide political influence campaigns in leaked files, has removed all of its website content “pending an investigation” into the data “theft.” A group claiming association with the loose hacktivist collective Anonymous has been dumping private Integrity Initiative documents online in various batches since November. The Read More

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

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(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I Read More

Global shares weather May's Brexit debacle, pound steadies

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Global share markets and the sterling weathered a UK political storm as investors wagered that London will have no choice but to delay its Brexit deadline to avoid a disorderly exit from the European Union. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change of Read More

Pound up despite May's Brexit vote defeat

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The pound has endured a rollercoaster ride amid the deepening political crisis over Brexit. Sterling was trading more than 1.3% lower versus the dollar on the day, at just below $1.27, as the clock ticked down to the so-called “meaningful vote” on Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement with the EU in the Commons. The pound had Read More

Pound volatile as Brexit uncertainty drags after May defeat

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The pound has suffered further volatility in the wake of Theresa May’s Withdrawal Agreement being rejected by MPs. Sterling was trading more than 1% lower versus the dollar on the day, just below $1.27, as the clock ticked down to the so-called “meaningful vote” in the Commons. It resulted in the PM’s Brexit deal being Read More

Integrity Initiative’s anti-Russia crusaders spread ‘the very definition of propaganda’

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The UK government-funded Integrity Initiative insists its sole aim is to combat disinformation, but new leaks show that the group is actually in the propaganda business, journalist Ben Swann told RT’s Watching the Hawks. Scotland-based Integrity Initiative (II) enlists “clusters” of individuals working in entertainment, politics, media and academics to “push out” the “same anti-Russia Read More