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Trump vows to repeal TPP

Trump vows to repeal TPP

President-Elect Donald Trump clearly stated that repealing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was one of his main priorities from the day he moves into office. The TPP has been signed by 12 member states, but still requires ratification. Trump has been…
Hundreds of migrant’s dead after shipwreck off Libya

Hundreds of migrant’s dead after shipwreck off Libya

Deadliest year for migrant’s crossing the Mediterranean leaves hundreds more killed in shipwreck. It has been said that more than 200 refugees have been killed following two shipwrecks off the coast of Libya. Spokeswoman Carlotta Sami, said: “Two survivors told…
Walloons hold back CETA trade deal

Walloons hold back CETA trade deal

When did the demands of 3.5 million people hold back the needs of 540 million people? Since the Walloons from Belgium launched a veto vote and disrupted the CETA trade agreement. What is CETA? CETA stands for the Comprehensive Economic…
Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump: Round 2

Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump: Round 2

The American election is slowly coming to an end. After a messy first debate, Hillary Clinton from the Democrats and Donald Trump from the Republicans both had time to prepare and strengthen their points for the 2nd debate on the…
MPs vote against amendment to immigration bill

MPs vote against amendment to immigration bill

MPs have voted against an attempt that would make the UK government accept 3,000 unaccompanied child refugees who are currently waiting in Europe. They rejected Labour peer Lord Alf Dubs’ amendment to the immigration bill by 294 to 276, following…