Brexit is an arm of the Tories’ class war, and it’s time Labour inflicted a killer blow

I did not vote Leave. Not because I have any love for the EU bureaucracy. But because anything backed by shits such as UKIP’er Nigel Farage, or far-right Tory liars such as Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Andrea Leadsom and Liam Fox, is suspect to say the very least.

 

 

 

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Activists scale Sydney icon in support of hundreds of refugees threatened with violence [TWEETS]

Activists have scaled Sydney Opera House in support of more than 600 refugees – all men – on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea (PNG). The refugees, who have been detained for more than four years, are refusing to leave a decommissioned detention facility, fearing violence from locals.

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Australia’s offshore refugees lose court action. But there’s a twist to the ruling, says lawyer

 

Around 600 refugees have been held for years on a remote island detention centre by the Australian government. But now Papua New Guinea (PNG) authorities, acting in conjunction with the Australian government, have stopped all food, running water and electricity getting through to the centre. An injunction sought to end this blockade, but failed. However, the court ruled that the refugees were no longer the responsibility of Australia. And as one lawyer pointed out, the implications of that could be enormous.

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Puigdemont appeals for international help to restore democracy in Catalonia

Britain’s youngest MP, Mhairi Black, has damned the EU for doing nothing about Madrid’s controversial response to the recent Catalan independence referendum. And she says “we should all be outraged”. A Belgian judge, meanwhile, has released Catalan President Carles Puigdemont from custody. And Puigdemont himself has urged the international community to help restore the democratic process in Catalonia.

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Sexual harassment, porn and now foreign collusion: May’s government goes into meltdown

Having lost one senior Cabinet minister through scandal, Theresa May’s government could be losing two more and on the verge of meltdown. One faces allegations that he stored ‘extreme’ porn on his computer. The other is facing questions about a meeting with an alleged pro-Putin go-between named in the Trump investigations.

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A top lawyer has just commenced legal action and the outcome for Brexit could be explosive

A legal challenge could see the reopening of an inquiry into the funding arrangements of a pro-Brexit campaign. And an investigation by the Electoral Commission into a second campaign has begun. Potentially, both could question the legitimacy of the 2016 EU referendum.

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Spanish ‘inquisition’ document blames Julian Assange and Yoko Ono for independence vote

As Catalan President Carles Puigdemont spoke at a press conference in Brussels, details emerged of a Madrid document that partly blames the current crisis in Spain on a number of well known people from around the world. The Spanish government specifically named WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and artist Yoko Ono as encouraging the Catalan independence referendum.

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