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Pub Bore Bureaucrat Olly Robbins: Accept May’s Deal or We’ll Delay Brexit

The clearest indication yet that the government is planning to once again break its own word to the British people and delay Brexit beyond the official March 29th date has come with the apparently overheard speech of top Brexit bureaucrat Olly Robbins, where he loudly discussed the options for Brexit in a hotel bar.

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Belgium Paralysed as Workers’ Strike Hits Transport, Factories

BRUSSELS (AP) – A national strike to demand higher pay has paralyzed airports, sea ports and rail traffic in Belgium, while hundreds of factories are shut down for the day. Trade unions are protesting limits on wage increases during times

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PM May Vows ‘Brexit on Time’ While Inner Circle Talk Up Brexit Delay

As the government’s apparent intention to delay Brexit beyond the legal March 29th date moves beyond rumour to open secret, Britain’s Prime Minister insisted after disastrous talks with the European Union that she would be working to “deliver Brexit, and to deliver it on time.”

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Mrs May Leaves Brussels Brexit Talks Empty Handed

Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker had “robust” talks Thursday morning, which as promised by European leaders beforehand did nothing to advance the two parties towards a Brexit agreement.

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Suspect in Brussels Jewish Museum Attack Refuses to Testify

BRUSSELS (AP) — A French citizen charged with “terrorist murder” for the slayings of four people at a Jewish museum in Belgium refused to testify at his trial Tuesday, saying he didn’t commit the killings but the court had barred witnesses who could have spoken on his behalf.

A police officer checks the box for the accused during the trial of Mehdi Nemmouche at the Justice Palace in Brussels, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Mehdi Nemmouche is accused of shooting dead four people at a Jewish museum in Belgium in 2014. (Emmanuel Dunand, Pool Photo via AP)

Convicted Terrorist Arrested Over Theft of Brussels Bombing Data

BRUSSELS (AP) – Belgian authorities said Wednesday that they have arrested a man who served jail time on terrorism charges over the theft of a computer hard drive containing autopsy reports about the victims of the suicide bombings in Brussels in 2016.

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