Theresa Mays Brexit deal has been heavily defeate

first_imgTheresa May’s Brexit deal has been heavily defeated again – this time by a majority of 149 votes, with 391 against and 242 in favour.Speaking in the House of Commons after the result, Jeremy Corbyn said: “The government has been defeated again by an enormous majority and it must accept its deal is clearly dead and does not have the support of this House.“No deal must be taken off the table. We’ve said that before and we’ll say that again. The House has got to come together with a proposal that could be negotiated. The Labour Party will put forward that proposal again.“The Prime Minister is threatening us all with the danger of no deal, knowing full well the damage it will do to the British economy. The Prime Minister has run down the clock and the clock has been run out on her. It’s time that we have a general election and the people can choose who their government should be.”Just three Labour MPs – Kevin Barron, Caroline Flint, John Mann – rebelled against the whip to vote for the deal. Ex-Labour MPs Ian Austin and Frank Field, who now sit as Independents, also voted in favour of the deal.Jim Fitzpatrick was expected to vote for the deal after pledging to do so, but ultimately voted against. Labour members in Poplar and Limehouse have claimed victory for the outcome, as two branches of the local party had passed motions of no confidence in him.In her response to the result tonight, the Prime Minister confirmed that she would keeping to her commitments by holding a vote on ‘no deal’ tomorrow and a vote on extending Article 50 on Thursday.She also revealed that the ‘no deal’ motion would be subject to a free vote for the Tories, allowing cabinet members to vote either way without having to resign from their posts.A Labour Party spokesperson said: “Allowing a free vote on no deal shows Theresa May has given up any pretence of leading the country. Once again, she’s putting her party’s interests ahead of the public interest.”It is very likely that the Commons will vote down ‘no deal’ on Wednesday and likely, though less certain, that MPs will vote for an extension to Article 50, thereby delaying Brexit.Below is the full text of the ‘no deal’ motion to voted on tomorrow, after the Spring Statement.That this House declines to approve leaving the European Union without a withdrawal agreement and a framework on the future relationship on 29 March 2019; and notes that leaving without a deal remains the default in UK and EU law unless this House and the EU ratify an agreement.Tags:Theresa May /Brexit /last_img read more

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SAINTS Australia Tour squad have taken part in a t

first_imgSAINTS Australia Tour squad have taken part in a two-day team building camp in the Lake District.As preparations for October’s tour step up a notch, the Brathay Trust in Ambleside invited them to test their mental and physical strength as well as team dynamics.The trip got off to a fast start as within 20 minutes of arriving the players were put in teams of eight in boats on Windermere, with no instructors!As the day progressed the intensity increased with the lads focussing hard on their communication skills in order to complete complex tasks.On day two they took to the trees to challenge some fears and then finished with a trip to Coniston for some gorge walking.“I can’t speak highly enough about the Brathay Trust,” Neil Kilshaw, Saints Player Performance Manager, said. “The whole trip exceeded our expectations of what team building exercises could actually achieve. The opportunity to take the lads away from their natural environment to help foster relationships has been invaluable.“The three instructors, Pete, Mac and Lucy were amazing in their ability to draw things out of the players and the gains were truly remarkable. This trip has enabled our squad to really focus hard on the massive task ahead of us all in October.“The Australians will be waiting, smarting from previous defeats and we know that with every trip our task gets even greater. The tour is now only a matter of nine weeks away and our preparations are in full swing as we ensure that the players will be in peak physical condition and their skills honed.”He continued: “Once again I’d like to thank the Brathay Trust for their support, and Aly for looking after the lads whilst they had no mums! The support we receive from our local communities continues to astound us and these trips really would be impossible without this support.”Saints Academy will take on St George, Central Coast, West Tigers and Penrith Panthers in October.In tours to date their record is won 13, drawn one and lost one.To date 31 tourists have played in Super League for St Helens.last_img read more

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SAINTS had a special guest of honour before the Ca

first_imgSAINTS had a special guest of honour before the Castleford match with Harrison Ledsham popping in to have lunch with the players.The youngster, who also had the honour of leading the team out for their World Club Challenge, is a firm favourite with the first team.They presented him with a player’s shirt from the match with South Sydney and a cased signed ball.last_img

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KEIRON Cunningham confirmed today that Luke Dougla

first_imgKEIRON Cunningham confirmed today that Luke Douglas suffered a compound fracture of his finger on Friday against Leigh.The prop forward will now have surgery and is expected to be out for a short period of time.last_img

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A Bike for Every Child to get their funding beefed up on

first_imgWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The non-profit organization that makes sure there is a bike for every child is getting a little help by a local business.“A Bike for Every Child” refurbishes used bikes to make them new again and then they are given to a kid in the area that doesn’t have the means to get one on his/her own.  We featured the founder of the non-profit in our Extraordinary Person of the Week series.- Advertisement – Wednesday, September 13th, Charlie Graingers in Carolina Beach is donating 10 percent of their sales to the non-profit and for a $5 donation, you get a hotdog, drink, chips and ‘A Bike for Every Child’ koozie!  It’s 11am to 8pm at the Charlie Graingers in Carolina Beach at 1401 North Lake Park Blvd.last_img read more

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African American Business Council hosts first meetandgreet

first_imgWILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) —Members of the African American Business Council and Wilmington Chamber of Commerce stopped by WWAY studios to discuss their upcoming networking reception. There will be a meet and greet for all of its members at TekMountain Thursday, from 5:30 -7:30 p.m.Food and drinks will be available and the registration is free. For more details and to attend you can click here for more information on how to register.last_img

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YWCA hosting Potluck for Peace pizza party

first_img The event is Thursday night at 6 p.m. at the Community Boys & Girls Club in Wilmington.Here’s more information. 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave Settings WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — This week you can join in the conversation and open dialogue on the issue of racism and prejudice at the YWCA Lower Cape Fear Potluck for Peace.YWCA Vice President Evelyn Bryant sat down with WWAY’s Donna Gregory with a preview.- Advertisement – last_img read more

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Roma people – 10 ways Europes biggest minority faces discrimination

first_img SharePrint Bulgarian Roma people from the close-knit Kalaidjii clan dance during a so-called “bride fair” in a suburb of the city of Plovdiv April 13, 2015. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov – GF10000057770Bulgarian Roma people from the close-knit Kalaidjii clan dance during a so-called “bride fair” in a suburb of the city of Plovdiv April 13, 2015. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov – GF10000057770 The Roma migrated to Europe from India in the 10th century and have long faced persecution around the world. Many live on the fringes of society and struggle for work.On Roma Visibility day, here are 10 facts about Roma people.1. Roma are Europe’s largest ethnic minority, with up to 12 million living across the continent, most of them in Central and Eastern Europe.2. About 80 percent of Roma in Europe live below the poverty line, according to a survey of 34,000 Roma people in nine EU member states in 2016.3. Anti-Roma discrimination is widespread – one in four Roma said in 2016 they had experienced discrimination within the last year, but only about 10 percent reported it to authorities.4. More than half of Europeans said they would not want to have “Gypsies” as neighbours in a 2008 study that found only drug addicts, heavy drinkers and people with a criminal record were seen as less desirable.5. Roma generally have a life expectancy of 10 years less than the average European and a child mortality rate that is significantly higher than the EU average.6. Fewer than one in four Roma people finish school and about 20  percent of Roma adults in Europe say they cannot read or write.7. Only about one in four Roma adults in Europe are in work,with only 16 percent of women reporting they had a job in 2016 compared to a third of men.8. Roma are known to be at high risk of statelessness,though there is a lack of clear data. In 2016 the United Nations reported that about 15,000 Roma children were at risk of statelessness in Italy alone.9. Within Latin American, only Colombia and Brazil recognise Roma as an official minority group, meaning they have additional legal protections and rights.10. Roma are at high risk of living in poor quality homes and authorities have carried out forced evacuations in Italy and Bulgaria in recent months.Sources: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights; European Public Health Alliance; European Roma Rights Centre; European Commission; Institute on Statelessness and Inclusion; Unicef; Thomson Reuters FoundationWhatsApp <a href=’http://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/ck.php?n=ab2c8853&amp;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’https://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=97&amp;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a>last_img read more

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More selfemployed women in Q1 2019

first_imgThere were more self-employed women working for themselves in the first quarter of 2019 than in the same period last year, new figures show.According to the latest Labour Force Survey for the first quarter of 2019, there were over 7,000 (7,050) self-employed women working without employees. This this appears to be almost 2,000 more than the same quarter of 2018 (4,833).This contrasts with a reduction in the number of men in the same professional capacity. According to the figures, this dropped from 18,360 in 2018 to 17,220 for Q1.While there are more self-employed women working for themselves, there was an equal increase in the number of women registered in employment. This number had reliably risen from 83,491 to 89,944 between Q1 of 2018 and 2019. Employed males also say an increase but not at the same level as females. They are recorded to have grown from 110,269 to 114,871 this year.Female salaries in Financial and Insurance activities marginally increaseAccording to the report, salaries for women working in the Financial and Insurance activities have increased by an average of just over €700.The report states that Q1 2019 recorded 25,225 compared to 24,483, just an increase of around €742 Euros. This marginal rise in salary is followed by just over 1,000 more females working in the sector (1,118).Although not completely reliable, there is a reported reduction in the average salary for males by around €1799, from 28,573 to 26,774. This average is aligned with a perceived reduction in the number of males working in the sector. This is reported to have dropped from 5,711 to 3,643.While female employment in the Financial and Insurance sector saw marginal increase in employees and salary, there was a drop in the number of females in the Professional, Scientific, Technical, Administration and Support Services activities.This is reported to have dropped from 10,101 to 9,204 in Q1 2019. Average salaries for this sector had marginally increased from €17,147 to €18,133.The same can be seen with males where the numbers had dropped from 10.672 to 10,000 in Q1 2019, along with salaries rising from €18,218 to €20,739.25 – 34 age-group most economically activeNSOThe Labour Force Survey also outlines that the most economically active age group in the Maltese Labour force.This was reflected as 40,000 males compared to just over 31,000 females. Second to this age-group were the 35-44 age group which is shown to have over 37,000 males and over 26,000 females. The biggest difference in age-group and gender employment is reflected in the 55+ age-group.While males accounted for just over 25,000 employees, females accounted for almost 13,000 employees.Across the 15 – 64 economically active age-group, 81.6% of the workforce were male while 62.1% were female.WhatsApp <a href=’http://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/ck.php?n=ab2c8853&amp;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’https://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=97&amp;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a> SharePrintlast_img read more

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Possible traces of Salmonella in Chili Powder

first_img <a href=’http://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/ck.php?n=ab2c8853&amp;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’https://revive.newsbook.com.mt/www/delivery/avw.php?zoneid=97&amp;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a> SharePrint The Superintendence of Public Health has issued a health warning to the public not to use a Chili Powder product over possible traces of Salmonella.The warning comes from the body’s Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed.The product is identified as Chili Powder (Extra Hot) made by the brand Heera.This product belongs to the lot: PB9446M/4 and the durability date is 30/04/2021.For more information, call Health Inspectorate Services on 21337333 from 8am till 2:30pm or send an email on mhi@gov.mtThis warning follows a similar health warning on a particular product of Palm Oil.The Superintendence of Public Health is advicing the public not to use Palm Oil from the brand Ghana Best.WhatsApplast_img read more

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