3rd Dec 2023


Most Brits do no want no-deal Brexit

Some 54 percent of British people said Britain ought to extend the Brexit transition period which ends 31 December, in a survey by UK charity the Health Foundation. The figure rose to 65 percent, in the hypothetical event that a no-deal Brexit caused disruptions to medical supply lines. Young people (18-24) were the most keen (84 percent) to protect good EU relations. The UK government has ruled out an extension.

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Brussels denies having no 'concern' on Spain's amnesty law

The Spanish government remains secretive about its negotiations with pro-independence Catalans, but claims the EU Commission has "zero concerns" about their proposed amnesty law for Catalan separatists. The EU executive denies that.


Dubai's COP28 — a view from the ground

Discussion of the biggest existential threat humanity has ever faced is barely mentioned on billboards or signage in Dubai — yet visitors are made aware quite quickly that t world rugby sevens tournament is imminent.

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