After Ireland Abortion Vote, Northern Irish Ask, ‘Why Not Us?’

After Ireland Abortion Vote, Northern Irish Ask, ‘Why Not Us?’

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Tyler McNally was shocked when he answered a knock on the door of his Belfast home one night to seek out two law enforcement officials standing there, and shocked after they offered a warrant to look the premises. They had motive to consider, Mr. McNally was informed, that he had ordered […]

In Britain, Austerity Is Changing Everything

In Britain, Austerity Is Changing Everything

Local governments have suffered a roughly one-fifth plunge in income since 2010, after including taxes they accumulate, in keeping with the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London. Nationally, spending on police forces has dropped 17 % since 2010, whereas the variety of law enforcement officials has dropped 14 %, in keeping with an analysis by […]

Ken Livingstone Quits U.K. Labour Party in Anti-Semitism Dispute

Ken Livingstone Quits U.Okay. Labour Party in Anti-Semitism Dispute

Ken Livingstone, as soon as a number one political determine and a former mayor of London, on Monday stop Britain’s opposition Labour Party greater than two years after being suspended over comments that fueled claims of anti-Semitism throughout the social gathering. Mr. Livingstone, an ally of Labour’s left-wing chief, Jeremy Corbyn, stated in a press […]

Theresa May Fends Off Labour Party Challenge in Local U.K. Vote

Theresa May Fends Off Labour Party Challenge in Local U.Ok. Vote

LONDON — Despite mounting troubles over Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May and her Conservative Party emerged comparatively unscathed from native elections, in response to outcomes launched on Friday. Mrs. May has been struggling to cope with one disaster after one other, a lot of them associated to the negotiations over […]

Could the U.K. Vote Again on Brexit? The Prospects Are Rising

Could the U.Okay. Vote Again on Brexit? The Prospects Are Rising

Not each dialog was going so easily for Mr. Adonis. At the counter, subsequent to the freshly battered fish, was Darren Fildes, 46, a restaurant employee and a Brexit supporter who sees the European Union as “communism with a new pair of knickers,” a British phrase for underwear. Yet, with Britain mired in tortuous exit […]

Britain Apologizes to Caribbeans Who’ve Lived in Britain for Decades

Britain Apologizes to Caribbeans Who’ve Lived in Britain for Decades

As lately as final week, Mrs. May’s workplace mentioned she had no plan to satisfy individually with them to deal with the difficulty. But she reversed course and on Tuesday, she met with 12 Caribbean Commonwealth leaders, and apologized. “We are genuinely sorry for any anxiety that has been caused,” she mentioned. Until final week, […]

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Theresa May Earns Cold Reception in U.Ok. Parliament Over Syria Attacks

But by making their voices heard, members of Parliament made clear the potential political dangers to Mrs. May, who doesn’t have a transparent parliamentary majority, had been she to repeat navy motion with out session with lawmakers. Legally, the British prime minister was not obliged to seek the advice of Parliament earlier than ordering the […]

Voters Must ‘Stand Up’ for Peace in Ireland, Blair Says

Voters Must ‘Stand Up’ for Peace in Ireland, Blair Says

The persistence of these political leaders introduced tangible rewards. Almost 1,500 folks died in Northern Ireland’s “Troubles” throughout the 20 years earlier than the settlement (often known as the Belfast Agreement), in comparison with fewer than 150 victims of conflict-related violence since, in accordance with the BBC. But the accord is underneath acute strain. “Peace […]

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This group was then denounced by the president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, Jonathan Arkush, as “a source of virulent anti-Semitism.” The Board, which has claimed to talk for British Jewry because the 18th century, normally retains its head down and avoids the headlines. In the 1930s, it held again as different […]

Eddie Izzard: Comedian, Transgender Activist and Now Politician

Eddie Izzard: Comedian, Transgender Activist and Now Politician

His one-man, stream-of-consciousness exhibits — usually carried out in full make-up and a gown — bounce quickly amongst matters as numerous as his use of cosmetics, religion and the former British Empire. In “Do You Have a Flag?” Mr. Izzard mirrored on his nation’s colonial previous. Video by Eddie Izzard “His brand of seduction aims […]