Britain is letting European Union citizens stay once the country completes its transition out of the EU at the end of 2020. But some are choosing to leave and move back to the continent. Hanneke van der Werf is a Dutch herbalist and garden designer living on the border of Wales and England. Britain has … Continue reading EU citizens no longer feel welcome in Britain
Conservative MPs have voted down a House of Lords amendment to Boris Johnson’s Brexit legislation, which would have guaranteed family reunion rights for unaccompanied child refugees after EU withdrawal. Despite appeals from children’s charities, MPs rejected the safeguards in the Withdrawal Agreement Bill by a margin of 342 votes to 254 – a majority of 88. All of those voting against the measure were Tories. … Continue reading What happens to child refugees fter Brexit?
The Latest on the death of 39 people in a truck container in southeastern England. As at 4:25pm Wednesday, U.K. police revised their theories about a truck found in southeast England with 39 bodies inside, saying it traveled from Belgium to England, not from Ireland as they thought earlier. Essex police said Wednesday that their … Continue reading Essex Police: Mysterious truck with 39 dead bodies arrived England from Belgium
School budgets face cuts to fund a new teachers’ pay rise after the government announced it would only partially fund the award of 2.75%. Teachers are among almost a million public-sector workers – including hospital doctors and soldiers – who are to receive above-inflation pay rises for a second year in succession. The increases – which follow … Continue reading Teachers in England among the highest paid workers
The people of the UK value their privacy highly. Although they may appear to be very open in public, the implicit message permeating the culture is ‘please do not interfere with my personal space’. Although the UK is multi-cultural, this privacy requirement forces many people to be rather wary of making new friends. If a … Continue reading Before you leave for the UK, please read these tips
A gang of Chilean thieves are believed to have been flown into the country by an organised criminal network before committing a spate of burglaries in which property worth more than £1 million was stolen, the iTV reported. The South Americans are thought to be behind hundreds of break-ins. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police discovered … Continue reading Professional Chilean burglars flown to the UK for break-ins
Sergei Skripal, the former colonel in Russia's GRU military intelligence service who lost his wife and child within a period of 5 years, is critically ill in hospital after a suspected poisoning incident, and an update from security operatives today confirms CCTV footage from Salisbury shows a man and woman walking through an alley between where … Continue reading POISONED former Russian Spy feared for his life after wife and son died in separate car accidents