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POUND LIVE: pound rises against euro and dollar amidst positive BREXIT talks

POUND LIVE: pound rises against euro and dollar amidst positive BREXIT talks
POUND LIVE: pound rises against euro and dollar amidst positive BREXIT talks Sterling is now 1.1341 against the euro and 1.3325 against the dollar.  A rising inflation rate can trigger a negative effect on a country’s exchange rate – but this does not seemed to have affected sterling. On December 14 EU leaders are scheduled to meet in Brussels which... Read More

How JUST one slice of wholemeal toast a day could control diabetes symptoms

How JUST one slice of wholemeal toast a day could control diabetes symptoms
How JUST one slice of wholemeal toast a day could control diabetes symptoms Diabetes patients can’t process carbohydrates effectively, a dietician has said. Carbs are broken down into small units of glucose when digested, which raises blood sugar. The pancreas should produce insulin to help the blood sugar enter cells, providing the body with energy. But, in diabetics, the pancreas fails... Read More

Franken's Senate replacement expected to be named Wednesday

Franken's Senate replacement expected to be named Wednesday
Franken’s Senate replacement expected to be named Wednesday Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was set to appoint a replacement Wednesday, Dec. 13, for Sen. Al Franken. Dayton is pictured addressing reporters, April 7, 2017.  (Associated Press) Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was set to reveal his choice Wednesday to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate, with the top contender seen... Read More

‘Anti-European’ EU slammed over migration policy – by bloc’s own Commissioner

‘Anti-European’ EU slammed over migration policy – by bloc’s own Commissioner
‘Anti-European’ EU slammed over migration policy – by bloc’s own Commissioner European Union member states were heavily divided over how to replace or even reform the bloc’s “Dublin regulation” – where the country in which an asylum seeker arrives is responsible for them – and whether or not to introduce a mandatory relocation system for those granted protection. Migration Commissioner... Read More

EU ARMY: Eurocrat hails 'HISTORIC' treaty – but calls for EVEN GREATER defence build up

EU ARMY: Eurocrat hails 'HISTORIC' treaty – but calls for EVEN GREATER defence build up
EU ARMY: Eurocrat hails ‘HISTORIC’ treaty – but calls for EVEN GREATER defence build up EU Foreign Affairs chief Federica Mogherini praised member states for signing into the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) treaty – which will see the creation of a common European defence force. Ms Mogherini said: “I must confess in this moment I am divided between two different... Read More

Desperate Angela Merkel SLAMMED for snubbing Bundestag ahead of EU summit on Brexit

Desperate Angela Merkel SLAMMED for snubbing Bundestag ahead of EU summit on Brexit
Desperate Angela Merkel SLAMMED for snubbing Bundestag ahead of EU summit on Brexit The German Chancellor is under huge pressure as she tries to juggle negotiating a new coalition with domestic politics and her position as a Brussels figurehead. She has always updated the German parliament ahead of major EU meetings before but will break the tradition today, Politico reported.... Read More

EU votes on Brexit LIVE: Barnier & Weber FURIOUS at David Davis as MEPs debate May's deal

EU votes on Brexit LIVE: Barnier & Weber FURIOUS at David Davis as MEPs debate May's deal
EU votes on Brexit LIVE: Barnier & Weber FURIOUS at David Davis as MEPs debate May’s deal EU bosses were left furious after Brexit Secretary David Davis over the weekend claimed the so-called breakthrough Brexit deal was not legally binding. Mr Davis insisted that Britain could easily refuse to hand over the agreed £39bn divorce bill if a trade deal... Read More

How black voters helped propel Doug Jones to Alabama Senate win

How black voters helped propel Doug Jones to Alabama Senate win
How black voters helped propel Doug Jones to Alabama Senate win Alabama’s new Democratic Senator-elect Doug Jones secured victory in a deeply red Alabama based largely on a wave of support from black voters in the state, according to preliminary results. President Trump, who backed Jones’ right-wing opponent Roy Moore despite allegations that he sexually abused teenage girls, said that... Read More