Saturday, 17 November, 2018

Britain wants comprehensive trade deal with EU - May

Britain wants comprehensive trade deal with EU - May Britain wants comprehensive trade deal with EU - May
Derrick Tucker | 22 January, 2018, 02:19

TaoiseachIreland's Varadkar: "The EU is at a decisive point" has told MEPs in Strasbourg plenary of the European Parliament that the bloc is at a decisive point in its future but ready with a renewed appetite to face the challenges of the future, during the premiere of debates between EU heads of state and government ant the MEPs.

It may feel like we've gone too far to turn back, but the European Commission president has said he would be "happy" for us to rejoin the EU after Brexit.

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday maintained the offer for Britain to remain in the EU even after both sides have entered the second phase of Brexit negotiations. "We took the decision as a parliament that the British people should have their choice".

"I can't predict sitting here today what that network of organisations and alliances, including the European Union and how that will have changed, is going to look like in 10 years or 20 years times", he said.

The British voted in a June 2016 referendum to leave and the date is set for March 29, 2019.

Have you seen this blind former soldier's £2,000 glass eyes? 'We want to negotiate for a comprehensive free trade deal and security pact.

MEA summons Pakistan deputy high commissioner over ceasefire violations
Eighty per cent of the people who were falling in the firing range were shifted to secure zones in RS Pura and Arnia areas. The deceased Army jawan was identified as sepoy Mandeep Singh .

17 dead after blaze engulfs firecracker factory in Bawana
17 people were feared dead in a major fire at a plastic factory in outer Delhi's Bawana industrial area this evening. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, along with Jain rushed to the site of the fire. "Several casualties reported.

Man Pranks Police Officer With Car Made Out Of Snow
In no time, a police officer approached the "vehicle", only to find upon a close inspection that the auto was all made of snow. Laprise joked that the vehicle had been "towed to the snow depot" but added that it was destroyed when the roads were cleared.

He is also apparently insisting that the United Kingdom will have to seek "authorisation" from Brussels to continue enjoying the benefits of the bloc's existing trade agreements with non-EU countries.

An EU demand that Britain grant permanent settlement status to migrants from the bloc who arrive after Brexit could lead to a major upsurge in the number of EU nationals flowing into the country, a migration watchdog has warned.

Britain could take part in a new model of European cooperation after Brexit but is unlikely to rejoin the EU in its current form, a senior minister said Friday.

'The promises made by the Prime Minister last January are today as worthless as a degree certificate from Trump University.

Varadkar had addressed the parliament and had shared with the MEPs his vision for Europe - citing the North's special relationship with the European Union, banking regulations as well as corporation tax.

Asked if it was the end of the matter, or would his party leader be doing something, he said "I hope it is the end of the matter".

Recommended

Mattis: Defence plan focus on Russia, China, not terror Mattis: Defence plan focus on Russia, China, not terror The United States is spending US$587.8 billion per year on its military, China US$161.7 billion and Russia US$44.6 billion. He said that concern was now outpaced by the rapid rise of China and Russia's increasing aggression.

S*ITHOLE REMARKS: Trump not a classical politician, France President Macron says S*ITHOLE REMARKS: Trump not a classical politician, France President Macron says Britain will also deploy helicopters to Mali to provide logistical support for French troops operating a counterterrorism mission. What is important is to not make people believe that it is possible to [have your cake and eat it]".

Nearly 400 Russian athetes could compete at Winter Olympics Nearly  400 Russian athetes could compete at Winter Olympics Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon came under fire when he said South Korea's women's ice hockey team is out of medal contention. No other country in the world understands the tension created by the Jong-un regime more than South Korea.

Meghan Markle would 'LOVE' to have her hen party in Cardiff Meghan Markle would 'LOVE' to have her hen party in Cardiff Ms Markle , who will marry her prince on May 19, said: "Oh my goodness, wow, it's attractive , thank you very much ". Meghan Markle and Prince Harry visited the Cardiff Castle in Wales on Thursday, Jan. 18.

Dakar 2018: CS Santosh And Stage 13 Updates Dakar 2018: CS Santosh And Stage 13 Updates The lead changed hands numerous times but it was the Qatari who prevailed despite two flat tires for a third stage win of 2018. Spanish veteran Carlos Sainz won the Dakar Rally in Argentina on Saturday as Peugeot bowed out with their third win in a row.

Rafael Nadal previews tough fourth-round tie with 'complete player' Diego Schwartzman Rafael Nadal previews tough fourth-round tie with 'complete player' Diego Schwartzman Nadal's fourth-round match is against No. 24 Diego Schwartzman , who beat Aleksandr Dolgopolov 6-7 (1), 6-2, 6-3, 6-3. Two thunderous forehands down the line and a double fault by Dzumhur in the fourth game, helped Nadal restore parity.

Australian Open: women's singles action heading into the second weekend Australian Open: women's singles action heading into the second weekend The match lasted just under 3 hours and 45 minutes, and Halep's 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 win saved the women's draw from crumbling. The contest equalled the women's singles Australian Open record for longest match in terms of games played.

Autopsy report: Roy Halladay had drugs in system when plane crashed Autopsy report: Roy Halladay had drugs in system when plane crashed The two-time Cy Young victor spent 16 years in the league and was 40-years-old at the time of the crash . Halladay was found in about six feet of water with a blood-alcohol content level of 0.01.

All-Star Captain Stephen Curry's Hilarious Reason For Wanting To Pick Giannis Antetokounmpo All-Star Captain Stephen Curry's Hilarious Reason For Wanting To Pick Giannis Antetokounmpo Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan will represent his second home when the NBA All-Star Game is in Los Angeles next month. Then, Curry said he and James and the All-Star candidates will connect through a conference call to complete the process.

Vigil for WSU football player set for Friday Vigil for WSU football player set for Friday Hilinski was the second-string quarterback for WSU and was expected to be the starter for the 2018-2019 season. Hilinski appeared in eight games during his sophomore season, throwing for 1,176 yards and seven touchdowns.

Monthly Amazon Prime memberships on the rise Monthly Amazon Prime memberships on the rise Amazon is boosting the price of its monthly Prime membership fees for new and existing members by almost 20 percent. In June, Amazon announced a new discounted rate of $5.99 per month for anyone who receives government assistance.

Facebook to rank news outlets by trustworthiness Facebook to rank news outlets by trustworthiness The company chose to use community input to rank news sources in an attempt to be as objective as possible, Zuckerberg said. Now Facebook wants to return to its social media roots and be all about individuals talking with each other.

Buses carrying Apple and Google employees attacked Buses carrying Apple and Google employees attacked Following the incidents Apple sent an e-mail to its employees, saying that its coaches had been temporarily rerouted. This change in routes could mean an additional 30-45 minutes of commute time in each direction for some riders.

Putin takes dip in icy Russian lake to celebrate Epiphany Putin takes dip in icy Russian lake to celebrate Epiphany The ritual dunks in the icy waters take place overnight to January 19 on one of major Orthodox Christian holidays, the Epiphany. It is the oldest Christian holiday dedicated to the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist in the River Jordan.

Lebanon bans The Post movie Lebanon bans The Post movie Free speech advocates in Lebanon noted the irony of banning a movie whose plot promotes press freedoms. Five of Spielberg's recent productions, including Bridge of Spies , were released in Lebanon.