After his release, Lula addressed tens of thousands of supporters in Recife in the Workers’ party stronghold region of north-eastern Brazil. Another event this Friday in São Paulo was cancelled at the last minute due to bad weather but many more rallies are planned next year. … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Bolsonaro is turning back the clock on Brazil, says Lula
Lunchtime read: Britain on the exit ramp When the clock strikes midnight in Brussels on Friday, Britain’s 47 years in the EU will be over. But what actually changes on Friday? Life will carry on as normal for individuals with one key change – UK citizens, from 11pm, will no longer be EU citizens. British passport holders will continue to be able to travel and work in the EU because the country remains in the single market for the transition period up to 31 December and the freedom of movement of goods, people, services and capital over borders applies until then. … [Read more...] about Monday briefing: Helicopter crash kills NBA star Kobe Bryant
“If any of you are out there thinking ‘I want to change for the better. I want to cut down on meat’, I’m going to show you how to cook this recipe,” she went on - before chopping ginger, sprouts, garlic bread an tofu. … [Read more...] about Gemma Collins goes healthy and vegan in 2020 with a 1000 cal meal
Does 31 January change anything? Yes. Although everyday life will remain the same and the UK will remain in the single market and the customs union until the end of the year as part of transition arrangements, the withdrawal agreement will be a legally binding international treaty. It carries sanctions for any “backsliding or half measures”, as Michel Barnier’s adviser Stefaan de Rynck pointed out last week in London. … [Read more...] about What happens on Brexit Day and what comes next?
It will be a stark change for British diplomats, after decades of co-writing laws on the single market, wielding vetoes on taxation and driving forward EU foreign policy sanctions against rogue states. The British rooms in the council of ministers, where diplomats successfully strategised aboutreducing the EU budget during all-night talks fuelled by Haribo sweets and Nespresso coffee, will be left empty. … [Read more...] about Brexit: EU sombre as UK prepares to end 47 years of membership