A selection of current European related news feeds

Europe News Feeds

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31/07/2021 Success for Stonehenge Campaigners ,,

Ed: The “Save Stonehenge World Heritage Site Ltd” issued the following press release on 30 July 2021. West England Bylines have supported the campaign with articles like this in June. SAVE STONEHENGE WORLD HERITAGE SITE LTD[1] High Court Judgement AGAINST A303 Stonehenge scheme! Save Stonehenge World Heritage Site is delighted the High Court has today […]

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31/07/2021 Consumer “Right to Repair” – Part 3 – Learning from other Countries ,,

Ed: In Part 2, Colin looked at how we have been enveloped in a throwaway disposable consumer market, with a few examples of the impact of the new legislation and its imposed limitations on the consumer. In this final part of the series, Colin examines how one EU country has adopted the Eco-Design Directive and […]

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31/07/2021 It’s not Covid that’s damaging British trade. It’s Brexit ,,

Report after report is reaching the same conclusion: exporters, including many in the red wall, will be suffering for a long time

Brexit is beginning to take its toll. Trade with the EU is suffering and foreign investment is heading south. Neither trend is temporary and both harm the government’s stated aim of “levelling up” regions that until now have depended on overseas trade to create well-paid jobs.

It’s not clear if the red wall has noticed. Or anyone among the 17.4 million people who voted for Brexit. So far, all the in-depth polling shows there is little movement on the vexed question of EU membership.

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31/07/2021 Travel farce: anger from British nationals in Europe ,,

The latest changes to travel rules and mixed messaging from the UK government with the Amber Plus list is causing anger for Brits abroad

Yorkshire Bylines Local News: Travel farce: anger from British nationals in Europe

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31/07/2021 Norky’s ramblings: choir ,,

Norky's ramble this week describes his time participating in a choir, attending competitions and meeting people.

Yorkshire Bylines Local News: Norky’s ramblings: choir

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31/07/2021 Olympic coverage: concern over limited broadcasting with many missed events ,,

Recent anger over limited BBC Olympic coverage comes down to a deal done between the IOC and Discovery, and the Ofcom response

Yorkshire Bylines Local News: Olympic coverage: concern over limited broadcasting with many missed events

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31/07/2021 Whitehall Staff Are Scrambling For Treasury Cash With Green Spending Review On The Horizon ,,Whitehall staff are scrambling to bid for Treasury cash ahead of a Spending Review expected to be held this Autumn. www.politicshome.com Visit...
31/07/2021 Blur Drummer Warns Post-Brexit Touring Costs Will Destroy Next Generation Of Bands ,,Exclusive: The next generation of Blurs will be "gone" unless the government secures new post-Brexit arrangements for the UK's musicians and other touring performers, a member of the iconic Britpop band has warned. www.politicshome.com Visit...
30/07/2021 Labour MP Apsana Begum Found Not Guilty On Three Counts Of Housing Fraud ,,Labour MP Apsana Begum has been found not guilty of housing fraud following claims she withheld information to access social housing. www.politicshome.com Visit...
30/07/2021 Freedom day or stolen childhoods? ‘Opening up’ in the time of covid ,,

While freedom day has come and gone, the consequences of unlocking for England's children are still going to be significant.

Yorkshire Bylines Local News: Freedom day or stolen childhoods? ‘Opening up’ in the time of covid

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30/07/2021 Driver shortage crisis threatens UK milk deliveries in wake of Brexit and Covid ,,

Dairy industry giant Arla calls on UK government to address driving test backlog, visa issues and self-isolation rules

Supermarkets could face a “summer of disruption” to milk deliveries if widespread driver shortages amid the Covid pandemic are not addressed, according to the UK’s biggest dairy supplier.

Arla, which supplies milk to about 2,400 stores each day in the UK, said it was unable to deliver to 600 shops last Saturday due to dwindling driver numbers.

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30/07/2021 Covid-19 Cases Are Still Rising Across All UK Nations Except Scotland, ONS Data Suggests ,,Scotland was the only UK nation to see a fall in coronavirus rates last week as the Delta variant continues to drive up infections. www.politicshome.com Visit...
30/07/2021 Flood Victims Who Protect Their Homes Will Get Cheaper Insurance, Minister Announces ,,Flood victims who protect their homes to withstand rising water in the future could get cheaper insurance premiums under new plans released by the Environment Secretary. www.politicshome.com Visit...
30/07/2021 Grant Shapps Says It's “A Good Idea” To Be Fully Vaccinated Before Office Return ,,Grant Shapps said he supported companies requiring staff to be fully vaccinated before they return to the office — but insisted this would be down to individual employers. www.politicshome.com Visit...
30/07/2021 Beating Crime Plan: tough talk, harsh measures, poor policy ,,

The Beating Crime Plan will punish more severely the already dispossessed, the poorest and the least able members of our society and it will further victimise black people while having no impact on victims of crime or crime statistics.

Yorkshire Bylines Local News: Beating Crime Plan: tough talk, harsh measures, poor policy

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29/07/2021 Dominic Raab confirms France is on the unique ‘amber plus’ list ,,

The decision to place France on the Amber Plus list, meaning double-vaccinated travellers will still have to quarantine, is baffling.

Yorkshire Bylines Local News: Dominic Raab confirms France is on the unique ‘amber plus’ list

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29/07/2021 “Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.” ,,

"Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."These words were remembered by Robert Oppenheimer, after the first test of an atomic weapon.

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29/07/2021 Great government slogans, lousy government strategy ,,

The government regularly demonstrates the difference between slogans and strategy. Slogans come thick and fast, the strategy is harder to see

Yorkshire Bylines Local News: Great government slogans, lousy government strategy

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29/07/2021 Labour Insiders Fear Keir Starmer's Make-Or-Break Conference Could Be Overshadowed By Job Losses ,,Labour’s plan to axe 90 jobs as part of a bid to save £5m in costs could overshadow Keir Starmer’s pivotal conference next month, according to staffers. www.politicshome.com Visit...
29/07/2021 Trade Tunnel Vision ,,

For the last couple of months I have been immersed in university final exams, preventing me from writing or paying much attention to current affairs. Despite this, I still saw how quickly the Australian Trade Deal went from being publicly debated to being signed off in June with total disregard for the interests of UK […]

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