Orphan granted leave to remain in UK as deportation threat lifted BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A 10-year-old orphan facing deportation just months after the death of his mother has been granted leave to remain in the UK. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/orphan-granted-leave-to-remain-in-uk-as-deportation-threat-lifted-37071198.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37071196.ece/9c560/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_31abb4cd-5c36-4b40-a075-41c4ea7f8b98_1 Email A 10-year-old orphan facing deportation just months after the death of his mother has been granted leave to remain in the UK. Giorgi Kakava has been told he will be able to stay in Glasgow with his grandmother Ketino Baikhadze and continue his education until he is nearly 18. Mrs Baikhadze’s daughter Sopio fled Georgia for Scotland seven years ago and was awaiting the outcome of an appeal for asylum in the UK when she died in February after a long illness. That left Mrs Baikhadze as the legal guardian … [Read more...] about Orphan granted leave to remain in UK as deportation threat lifted
Guardian news uk
Major EU states will block UK access to single market, warns Spain BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Influential EU states such as Germany, France and Spain will block any attempt by the UK to remain within the single market for goods without freedom of movement, the Spanish foreign minister has said. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/major-eu-states-will-block-uk-access-to-single-market-warns-spain-37052840.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37052841.ece/4f099/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_d015d6e9-2f0c-4b51-898f-fe4a2ee8fd2e_1 Email Influential EU states such as Germany, France and Spain will block any attempt by the UK to remain within the single market for goods without freedom of movement, the Spanish foreign minister has said. Josep Borrell said that some smaller EU states might privately be willing to negotiate reform of the bloc’s free movement rules in order to keep easy access to UK products. But he told The Guardian: “They will not win the … [Read more...] about Major EU states will block UK access to single market, warns Spain
News publishers have had a hard time of it recently. While it didn’t herald a Y2K moment like some feared at the turn of the millennium, in the aftermath of GDPR’s immediate impact it seems the walled gardens of Google and Facebook are only casting longer shadows over the smaller players. The duopoly is hoovering up the advertising dollars, attracting 84 per cent of global spending on digital advertising (excluding China) in 2017, according to GroupM. The duopoly is pushing media brands to their limits like never before, and their future is being brought into question by many in the industry. Read more: Google faces a backlash from adland There’s no doubt publishers have been ill-prepared for the onslaught of new platforms and readers’ passion to consume content digitally. Publishers are trying out new business models, and while some publications – like the New York Times – will thrive through exclusivity and subscription revenues, not everyone has … [Read more...] about UK newspapers are betting their digital advertising they can tackle Facebook and Google’s tech duopoly
The common misconception in earlier news coverage has been that the President’s rejection of the Icesave Bill is a refusal to pay the debt and uphold the country’s obligations. On the contrary, the Icelandic nation has already agreed to compensate the UK and Netherlands. The decision by Olafur Ragnar Grimsson stems from the fact that over 70 percent of Icelanders find the terms of the current deal unreasonable. Jon Danielsson, a commentator for The Independent, says that the overall amount involved might not seem excessive – around GBP 3.5 billion – but with only around 300,000 people living in Iceland, that equates to about GBP 40,000 per family. The annual interest alone, if adjusted for population size, would be the equivalent of the UK paying over GBP 40 billion a year, almost half the cost of the National Health Service (NHS). David Prosser, The Independent columnist, says that Gordon Brown, UK Prime Minister, often talks about how politicians must take … [Read more...] about The emergence of Icesave empathy for Iceland in UK media?
Tyne & Wear 17 May 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-44154620 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A North Tyneside grandmother who looks after her four grandchildren has won a long-running battle over how much special guardians are paid.Pam Purvis argued her allowance was under-calculated as only a percentage of … [Read more...] about Grandmother wins guardian payment battle