Eurovision: Is Brexit to blame for the UK’s latest flop? – BBC News

Eurovision: Is Brexit to blame for the UK’s latest flop? – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Michael Rice gave it his all at Eurovision, but ended up finishing 26th out of 26 The UK finished in last place at Eurovision on Saturday, despite the best efforts of singer Michael Rice. The talent show winner has reportedly blamed a Brexit backlash, as have some disgruntled British Eurovisionophiles. […]

Turkey seeks extradition of UK barrister over Twitter activity – The Guardian

A British barrister who has given evidence to parliament is facing possible extradition to Turkey on terrorism charges over his Twitter activity. Ozcan Keles, who is of Turkish descent and holds UK citizenship, appeared at Westminster magistrates court on Monday accused of spreading propaganda online. The attempt to remove him is the latest in a […]

Brexiteer Farage splattered in latest UK milkshake attack – Fox News

Britain’s Nigel Farage after being hit with a milkshake during a campaign walkabout in Newcastle, England, Monday May 20, 2019. (Tom Wilkinson/PA via AP) LONDON – Pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage has been hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election. Farage was left with milkshake dripping down his lapels during a […]

London is still the UK’s golden goose – and that needs to change – The Guardian

London could be justified in feeling a little unappreciated right now. Britons outside the capital think of its residents as “arrogant” and “insular”, an investigation by the Centre for London has found; London itself is seen as expensive and crowded. Pride in the capital decreases with distance from it, and appears to be declining over […]

Coveney: EU will not renegotiate Brexit deal with new UK PM –

The EU will not renegotiate the Brexit withdrawal deal regardless of who the UK’s next prime minister is, the Tánaiste has warned. Simon Coveney described political events at Westminster as “extraordinary”, as he questioned the logic of politicians who believed a change of leader would deliver changes to the agreement struck by Theresa May. “The […]

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