Brexit bill: MPs to vote on Boris Johnson’s deal

first_imgThe government insists one can be in place by the end of the transition period, however. MPs have been allocated three days to debate it in the New Year – 7, 8 and 9 January – with the plan to make it law by the end of the month. The Prime Minister has said it would end “delay and rancour” and provide “certainty”, but opponents say it does the opposite, and that a trade deal with the EU could take years to be agreed. It would mean the UK stops following EU rules regardless of what agreements have or haven’t been put in place. MPs will today vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill just more than a month before 31 January deadline. Show Comments ▼ “Today… is an opportunity after three years of dither, of delay, of divisiveness, to actually deliver and step forward and move this legislation to leave by 31 January, and be able to then start bringing the country back together.” It will then be further scrutinised by MPs as well as the House of Lords. Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily FunnyUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndoFinanceChatterViewers Had To Look Away When This Happened On Live TVFinanceChatterUndobonvoyaged.comThese Celebs Are Complete Jerks In Real Life.bonvoyaged.comUndoPost Fun25 Worst Movies Ever, According To Rotten TomatoesPost FunUndoTheFashionBallAll The Reasons It Won’t Last With Meghan – According To HarryTheFashionBallUndoPast Factory4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!Past FactoryUndozenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comUndoCleverstTattoo Fails : No One Makes It Past No. 6 Without LaughingCleverstUndo The withdrawal bill was first introduced to the House of Commons in October and will have its second reading today. MPs will have a chance to debate it, before voting on its general principles. Read more: Brexit department set to be scrapped in the New Year Tags: Boris Johnson Brexit Friday 20 December 2019 9:10 am whatsapp Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said the UK was set for “an historic day” today. The bill is expected to pass today’s test easily, with the Conservatives having secured an 80-seat majority at last week’s general election. MPs are to debate the Brexit bill at a second reading (POOL/AFP via Getty Images) “The reality is the British people in the general election made clear they want Brexit delivered, but also they want us to bring the country back together – to start the healing process and to move on to the many other issues in the manifesto that we want to focus on,” he said. Brexit bill: MPs to vote on Boris Johnson’s deal in second reading Read more: CBI welcomes Prime Minister’s Brexit trade deal deadline The bill would also ban the government from extending the transition period beyond 2020. whatsapp Share Michael Searles last_img read more

Four churches and a business vandalized overnight

first_imgCrime & Courts | Juneau | SpiritFour churches and a business vandalized overnightOctober 24, 2018 by Jeremy Hsieh, KTOO Share:At least four Juneau churches and a business had break-ins or vandalism between Monday night and Tuesday morning, and the Juneau Police Department thinks they may be related.In a news release, the department says the first report came from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Lemon Creek area on Monday night. They estimate $10,000 in damage was done to 21 windows.Later that night, police responded to a call about suspicious activity at the Juneau Church of Christ off Mendenhall Loop Road. They found two broken windows.Police started checking up on other churches and, after midnight, found two more broken windows at the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Inside, they found 24-year-old Juneau woman Alesa Abbott and arrested her. She was charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor for burglary, theft and criminal mischief.<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>On Tuesday morning, more broken window reports came from a business near Hospital Drive and the Juneau Christian Center.Nathaniel Habeger, an associate pastor there, detailed the damage.“We came into our offices Tuesday morning to discover that our front – we have four front doors, two sets of double doors, and those doors each have a pane of glass in them and one set of them, both panes of glass, looked like they’d been smashed with a large rock or some kind of a large object,” Habeger said. “They didn’t shatter through, but they were splintered quite extensively.”Habeger said it’s been duct-taped up for now. He thinks it’ll cost several hundred dollars to repair.Police noted Abbott had a crowbar on her when she was arrested. She was not charged in four of the five incidents, which are under investigation. But police did call her “a person of interest” in them.Abbott had a court appearance Wednesday afternoon and bonded out of custody Tuesday. She could not be reached for comment.Share this story:last_img read more

Champagne industry granted world heritage status by Unesco

first_img whatsapp Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe Wrap’Drake & Josh’ Star Drake Bell Arrested in Ohio on Attempted ChildThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapWatch President Biden Do Battle With a Cicada: ‘It Got Me’ (Video)The Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap Show Comments ▼ Share Champagne industry granted world heritage status by Unesco by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailInvestment GuruRemember Cote De Pablo? Take A Deep Breath Before You See Her NowInvestment GuruMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekPost FunKate & Meghan Are Very Different Mothers, These Photos Prove ItPost FunForbesThese 10 Colleges Have Produced The Most Billionaire AlumniForbesComedyAbandoned Submarines Floating Around the WorldComedyzenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comEquity MirrorThey Drained Niagara Falls — They Weren’t Prepared For This Sickening DiscoveryEquity MirrorTotal PastAfter Céline Dion’s Major Weight Loss, She Confirms What We Suspected All AlongTotal Past The industry behind the production of the world’s most famous sparkling white wine has been given world heritage status by the United Nations’ Unesco.The Paris-based organisation said yesterday that the vineyards, cellars and sale houses in the Champagne region of north east France have “cultural significance” and should be protected. Read more: Prosecco demand sees Majestic Wine profits sparkleA Unesco spokesperson said that the eponymous industry was “a very specialised artisan activity that has become an agro-industrial enterprise.”Champagne was one of a number of sites handed world heritage status including another French site the Climats, terroirs of Burgundy.This puts them on a par with other protected sites such as the Taj Mahal in India and the temple Angkor Wat in Cambodia. center_img Sunday 5 July 2015 10:31 am whatsapp Jessica Morris Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Moderna working on third vaccine dose to combat COVID-19 variants

first_imgAdvertisement Mobile pediatric vaccination clinic happening in Cape Coral Friday June 11, 2021 Dr. Poland says the Brazilian Variant is easier to spread, may not be detected in some COVID-19 tests and the vaccine or the natural immunity you have may not work. In order to protect yourself, you must continue to wear a mask, social distance,wash your hands and the get the vaccine once its available to you. Japan to ease COVID-19 restrictions as country prepares for 2020 Olympics June 17, 2021 Advertisement“The more we allow this virus to replicate through the population the more mutations will accumulate, Dr. Poland said. Now in Southwest Florida, we have five UK COVID variant cases. Two other variants to be aware of are the South African and Brazilian variant. Right now, the Brazilian variant has not been detected in SWFL; the only case reported was in Minneapolis. It is only a matter of time before it spreads.  While many are have started to receive their COVID vaccine, scientists are still working on innovations to combat mutations of the virus. Director of the Mayo Vaccine Research Group, Dr. Gregory Poland says Moderna is working on a third dose of the vaccine to fight COVID-19 variants. “Moderna is developing a new vaccine that contains the Brazilian and the South African variant; it will become the third dose,” Dr. Poland said. As with any virus, as COVID-19 continues to spread it changes its form.  AdvertisementTags: Covid-19covid-19 vaccineModerna Lee County COVID-19 vaccine site moving to North Fort Myers this month June 13, 2021 Advertisement RELATEDTOPICS Mobile pediatric clinic provides COVID vaccines for children 12+ June 15, 2021 AdvertisementDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 comments AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 commentslast_img read more

Kim Jong Eun Gets Party Delegate Role

first_img [imText1]Chosun Central News Agency (KCNA) and Rodong Shinmun both revealed today that Kim Jong Eun is to be a Workers’ Party delegate for the Chosun People’s Army (KPA) at the upcoming 4th Workers’ Party Delegates’ Conference, which is set to open on an as-yet unpublicized date in April.The decision was taken at a meeting of military Party delegates at the 4.25 Culture Center in Pyongyang yesterday, according to the reports.Delivering the news, Rodong Shinmun, the publication of the Workers’ Party, announced, “The hall was engulfed in endless delight and emotion at the taking of the Chosun Workers’ Party Central Military Committee Vice Chairman and Chosun People’s Army Supreme Commander, our Party and military’s supreme leader comrade Kim Jong Eun, as Chosun Workers’ Party Delegates’ Conference delegate.”KPA General Political Bureau 1st Vice Director Kim Jeong Gak delivered the keynote speech at the event, alongside Chief of Staff Lee Young Ho and others. News News Kim Jong Eun Gets Party Delegate Role North Korea tries to accelerate building of walls and fences along border with China Entire border patrol unit in North Hamgyong Province placed into quarantine following “paratyphoid” outbreak Kang Mi JinKang Mi JinKang Mi Jin is a North Korean defector turned journalist who fled North Korea in 2009. She has a degree in economics and writes largely on marketization and economy-related issues for Daily NK. Questions about her articles can be directed to [email protected] SHAREcenter_img News Facebook Twitter There are signs that North Korea is running into serious difficulties with its corn harvest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News By Kang Mi Jin – 2012.03.27 11:22am last_img read more

Regime ratchets up ideological training for ‘jangmadang generation’

first_imgNewsEconomy Regime ratchets up ideological training for ‘jangmadang generation’ US dollar and Chinese reminbi plummet against North Korean won once again Officials in the North Korean city of Rason have ordered local youth to attend lectures on the Ten Principles for the Establishment of the One-Ideology System and to memorize the words of the Kim family leaders. The efforts appear to be part of a renewed bid by the North Korean authorities to strengthen ideological indoctrination amongst the so-called market generation.The Rason City Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist Youth League (formerly known as the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League) has reportedly been forcing local youth to attend lectures on the Ten Principles for the Establishment of the One-Ideology System and the teachings of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il during morning sessions.“Some elementary youth committees are forcing the local youth to memorize the ‘great speeches and teachings’ of the Taewonsu (Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il), as well as the Ten Principles for two hours from 7 to 9 am each morning. The measures are seen as excessive,” a source in North Hamgyong Province told Daily NK on May 18.“In December 2015, the Marshal (Kim Jong Un) handed down instructions to ‘triple the ideological education for youth,’ and efforts have recently resumed. Each day, officials are informing young residents that they can only go home if they pass a memorization test on the Ten Principles.”The regime is undertaking wider efforts to enforce loyalty within the so-called ‘jangmadang generation’ who are surviving on their own through market activities rather than the previous generation who were reliant on state provisions. Located in the border region, Rason City is particularly more vulnerable to the influx of external news, prompting more focused efforts by the regime.“Rason City is a special development area and vulnerable to external influences, so the authorities are more obsessed with ideological education of younger people in this region than any other,” she said.However, the strengthening of ideological education alone is deemed insufficient to restrain the curiosities of the market generation.“It has long been known that young people began listening to South Korean music and are dancing together in groups. They openly recite propaganda slogans in public, but they don’t really believe them,” a source in Ryanggang Province told Daily NK on May 17.She further added that despite the regime’s efforts to strengthen ideological education, the market generation are able to compare regime propaganda with outside information, and are not easy to manipulate.“An increasing number of young people are becoming disillusioned by the excessive coercion of the regime and reject the overt worship of previous leaders. The authorities are adopting various measures to brainwash them, blocking outside information, but the youth who are progressive and receptive to new ideas are becoming resistant to the regime,” she said. AvatarDaily NKQuestions or comments about this article? Contact us at [email protected] There are signs that North Korea is running into serious difficulties with its corn harvest News RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img North Korea Market Price Update: June 8, 2021 (Rice and USD Exchange Rate Only) SHARE Facebook Twitter News By Daily NK – 2017.05.23 5:57pm News last_img read more

Dynamic Dividend Advantage Class launched

“This gives Canadians an investment vehicle that allows them to benefit from one of Cecilia’s areas of expertise,” says David Goodman, president and CEO of Dynamic Funds. Mo has over 15 years of investment experience as both a highly respected portfolio manager and research analyst. Her research-driven, bottom-up approach requires careful balance sheet analysis and a strong understanding of valuation; two of Mo’s key strengths. In addition to managing Dynamic Dividend Advantage Class, Mo manages or co-manages Dynamic Value Fund of Canada, Dynamic Canadian Value Class, Dynamic Dividend Value Fund, Dynamic Value Balanced Fund, Dynamic Value Balanced Class, DMP Value Balanced Class and DMP Canadian Value Class. Wealthsimple launches Sharia-compliant ETF Dynamic Funds Tuesday announced the launch of Dynamic Dividend Advantage Class, a new corporate class fund managed by portfolio manager Cecilia Mo. The fund invests in a diversified portfolio primarily consisting of the equity securities of dividend or distribution paying Canadian businesses without restriction to sector or market capitalization. Related news IE Staff Share this article and your comments with peers on social media BMO to launch six new mutual funds Keywords Fund managers,  Fund launchesCompanies Dynamic Funds Fidelity Investments unveils new climate-focused fund suite Facebook LinkedIn Twitter read more

Empire Life receives philanthropy award

IE Staff Companies Empire Life Insurance Co. The Empire Life Insurance Company has been honoured with the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation 2011 Davies Award for Philanthropy. The award was presented to the company at a community event held on Wednesday in Kingston, Ont. Michael and Elaine Davies presented the award, which recognizes outstanding philanthropic leadership benefiting Kingston’s health sciences centre and the provision of healthcare for the people of Kingston and Southeastern Ontario. Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Share this article and your comments with peers on social media “At Empire Life, we strongly believe that the strength of our community contributes to the strength of our company,” said Les Herr, president and CEO. “We are fiercely proud to be a part of the Kingston community and very happy that we can support the health of its citizens through our donation to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation.” Empire Life provided a $1 million pledge to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation redevelopment campaign for Kingston’s hospitals. The gift has helped to fund new and expanded health care facilities at Kingston’s three hospitals, purchase patient care equipment, and support medical research and staff education. read more

Visa, Mastercard agree to cut merchant fees

first_img Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Some critics, however, have questioned that prediction. Compliance with the agreements, which are expected to take effect by next April, is to be verified by an independent third party. American Express did not submit a proposal to reduce rates as it uses a different business model than Visa and Mastercard. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business says while the cuts are not massive, small merchants will be happy that they will see a reduction after years of spiking credit card swipe fees. Visa and Mastercard have committed to cutting what are known as interchange fees, which are charged to merchants when a customer uses a credit card to make a purchase. Businesses had complained the fees were continually rising, especially when their customers use so-called premium credit cards that offer reward points to cardholders. Keywords Credit cards Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Missing out on debt deferrals cost Canadians billions Related newscenter_img The federal government has announced a voluntary agreement by Visa and Mastercard to reduce merchant credit card fees to an average effective rate of 1.5 per cent for the next five years. Finance Minister Joe Oliver says the reduction amounts to a 10 per cent rate cut, and that it should result in lower prices for consumers. Canadian Press Households face tougher months ahead: Fitch Consumer debt driven by new mortgages, but credit card debt at six-year lowlast_img read more

Security Ministry to Focus on Recommendations in 2009

first_imgRelatedSecurity Ministry to Focus on Recommendations in 2009 RelatedSecurity Ministry to Focus on Recommendations in 2009 Advertisements RelatedSecurity Ministry to Focus on Recommendations in 2009center_img Security Ministry to Focus on Recommendations in 2009 UncategorizedJanuary 6, 2009 FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Minister of National Security, Senator Colonel Trevor MacMillan, has said that the Ministry’s major focus for 2009, would be the implementation of the 124 recommendations made during the strategic review of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF).In an interview with JIS News, the Minister pointed out that special emphasis would be placed on the recommendation to change the culture of the JCF.“The major operation for the new year is the implementation of the 124 recommendations of the review of the Police Force by both national and international organisations. One of the major recommendations is to change the culture of the Force,” he said.Senator MacMillan explained that changing the culture of the JCF would take time, but it is critical to the crime fighting process.“Changing the culture of the force will take time, it won’t happen overnight, but if you start to work on it from now, in due course we expect to see changes in police attitudes. Change in police attitude is important and the officers are aware and they understand that they cannot be successful without the co-operation of the communities. Thus, the only way they can get the respect is if the community respects them,” he said.Senator MacMillan emphasised that respect could not be demanded, it must be earned.“The police cannot demand that respect, they have to win that respect from the community. It will take a while, but it must be done. Take for instance, in the community of Fletchers Land (in Kingston), there is an area in which the police have been working hand to hand with the community. I can tell you that they respect each other and the crime statistics have shown a dramatic decrease in crime,” he said.The Minister pointed out that people’s attitudes need to be changed also, as it is a process that must be characterised by reciprocity.“Changing people’s attitude is something to be done over a period of time. We have to change the people’s attitudes towards the police and the police’s attitude towards people. It is something that must be done if the police are to become professional,” he pointed out.He said that the community has a part to play and the Ministry would be implementing a public education campaign, to advise people about what they should do.“We are launching a public education campaign called, “WE CAN STOP IT’. This campaign will basically give advice to people, helping them to understand what they should do, including working with the security forces. And, we are trying to get, through that public education programme, an impact that will make people more alert,” the Minister said.last_img read more