BREXIT AND THE CENTRE- by Tony Blair

This was on any basis an extraordinary election, unique in recent British political experience and with major political consequence. The country is deeply divided: between young and old; metropolitan and outside the cities; better off and worse off. And the country is suffering from the state of its politics. This...
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Bill Gates warns that Germany’s open door policy to migrants will overwhelm Europe

Bill Gates has warned that European leaders risk deepening the migrant crisis by being too generous to those arriving on the continent. The Microsoft founder said countries such as Germany will not be able to handle the ‘huge’ numbers of migrants waiting to leave Africa and find a better life overseas. Instead, the 61-year-old...
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Latest UK Immigration Figures- May 2017

Net long-term international migration was estimated to be +248,000 in 2016, down 84,000 from 2015 (statistically significant); immigration was estimated to be 588,000 and emigration 339,000. The net migration change was driven by a statistically significant increase in emigration up 40,000 from 2015, mainly EU citizens (117,000, up 31,000 from...
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Priti Patel urges City of London to become global financial centre for developing countries

International Development Secretary Priti Patel today opened the London Stock Exchange and announced a new partnership which will help generate much needed business investment in developing countries to help them stand on their own two feet. Speaking at the launch of the London Stock Exchange’s (LSE) first-ever ‘Companies to Inspire...
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First UK ePassport Gates opened in Paris

The British Ambassador to France, Lord Llewellyn and the Director-General of Border Force, Sir Charles Montgomery opened the UK’s first overseas ePassport Gates on 2 March 201. In a ceremony at the UK’s border control at Paris Gare du Nord, the Ambassador hailed the positive changes the gates would bring...
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