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EU chiefs and Tories fear May government could collapse ‘within weeks’ over Brexit deadlock

Theresa May’s government could be close to collapse, with Tory officials warning her leadership could be over within weeks if she fails to bring the Irish border deal under control. The EU is looking to give her breathing room by granting another extension. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has extended UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s deadline to settle the Irish ...

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MI5 could have 'avoided' Manchester Arena terrorist bombing, official report finds

The attack on the Manchester Arena that killed 22 people in March could have been stopped if MI5 had investigated intelligence it had on the bomber, according to a major government report. David Anderson QC, the former independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, said the “true significance” of Salman Abedi, who carried out the ISIS-linked mass atrocity, “was not appreciated at ...

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Just 30 out of 650 MPs ‘could be bothered’ to attend emergency debate on Yemen war

The Commons has come under fire after only a small number of MPs showed up at a debate on the “world’s biggest humanitarian crisis” in Yemen. Campaigners spoke out against the embarrassingly low turnout at the emergency debate. The debate on Yemen had been called by Tory MP Andrew Mitchell, the former International Development Secretary last Thursday. He aimed to ...

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Russia-China bond market play could kick-start new dollarless financial system

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 14:36 The Moscow stock exchange will soon issue nearly $ 1 billion-worth of yuan-denominated bonds. It could become the start of a new financial system not based on the US dollar, analysts say. Russia will issue the 6 billion yuan (about $ 900 million) bonds with a five-year maturity in December or January. The Central ...

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Canada could make a fortune from legalized pot

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 10:10 Canada is a step away from becoming the first G7 country to legalize recreational marijuana with weed retailers getting ready to make billions of dollars. The Cannabis Act was introduced in the Canadian Senate last week. The bill is overwhelmingly backed by the general public and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and is expected to ...

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US govt could 'lose perspective' & move towards war – Oliver Stone

As Russia continues to be accused of US election meddling and President Putin is portrayed as a villain by the MSM, filmmaker Oliver Stone told RT there’s more to the story – and that he fears the US could lose its self-control and do something dangerous. Stone – who extensively interviewed Russian President Vladimir Putin for “The Putin Interviews,” which ...

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Bitcoin bubble not fatal because value could ‘not be permanently lost’ – expert

Published time: 3 Dec, 2017 08:59 Edited time: 3 Dec, 2017 09:00 The world’s most valuable cryptocurrency bitcoin is a breakthrough transformation of our future, according to bitcoin entrepreneur William Mook. He told RT it’s a store of value which will replace fiat currencies as “each of these fail.” “It will do this because it secures honesty and value using ...

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Russia & China could set international gold price based on physical gold trading

Published time: 3 Dec, 2017 01:45 Since Russia, China, India, Brazil & South Africa are all either large producers or consumers of gold, or both, it is highly likely that the BRICS bloc they constitute could focus its cross-border gold trading network on trading physical gold. Gold pricing benchmarks from such a system would be based on physical gold transactions, ...

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