London Lays out a Strategy for Smart Tourism Growth Amid Brexit Concerns  Pictured are tourists on the London Eye overlooking Westminster Palace and Big Ben. firmatography / Flickr  Skift Take: London is quick to paint a bright future for its tourism industry in the face of Brexit but it also needs to accept that visitors won't be happy with their experiences if the city loses its EU tourism workforce and that causes problems ranging from longer wait times to lagging infrastructure…

London Lays out a Strategy for Smart Tourism Growth Amid Brexit Concerns Pictured are tourists on the London Eye overlooking Westminster Palace and Big Ben. firmatography / Flickr Skift Take: London is quick to paint a bright future for its tourism industry in the face of Brexit but it also needs to accept that visitors won't be happy with their experiences if the city loses its EU tourism workforce and that causes problems ranging from longer wait times to lagging infrastructure…

Out of touch or totally in tune? Monti wants an in/out referendum in the UK - http://openeuropeblog.blogspot.com/2012/11/out-of-touch-or-totally-in-tune-monti.html

Out of touch or totally in tune? Monti wants an in/out referendum in the UK

BBC News - David Cameron promises in/out referendum on EU

PM pledges in/out referendum on EU

Kinship and Foster Carers go through the same checks, training and have the same role as a non-related carer. Yet, there is a clear disparity in the financial support offered by local authorities. This support then ceases, in part, once the carer wishes to apply for SGO or adopts the child!

Petition: Provide Fair Financial Support for Fostering and Adoption Families

Petition: Extend Harvey's Mandate To All Council Roads ensuring all animals are scanned.

On this "momentous" (check definition) day that is 23rd of June, 2016, the day of the EU referendum in the UK, London is being hit by a storm; flash floods, thunder, and lightning. Pray that this is not an omen as to what the result of the voting will be; for if such is the result to remain, the whole of Europe will be cast into a dim and dismal abyss the likes of which we have not seen since the tyranny dished out by evil perpetrators in the Second World War. In contrast, just check out my…

Thousands prepare to evacuate homes over monsoon flood risk... and summer festivals are a washout too

How Scottish Are You? It says I'm as Scottish as Sean Connery and that is very Scottish.

How Scottish Are You? I got As Scottish as Billy Connolly dancing the Highland Fling in front of a bagpiper. You’re witty, occasionally belligerent, addicted to fried food and unfailingly friendly: you’re the most Scottish person ever.

In-out referendum has huge implications for an industry that relies on EU support and EU trade

General Election 2015: Why Europe is the number one issue for Welsh farmers

General Election Why Europe is the number one issue for Welsh farmers

Big net migration fall since Brexit vote latest estimates show http://ift.tt/2vbDkW9   Net migration has fallen to the lowest level for three years after a surge in the number of EU nationals leaving the UK since last June's Brexit vote.  Net migration - the difference between those entering and leaving the UK - fell 81000 to 246000 in the year to March 2017.  More than half that change is due to a decrease in net migration of EU citizens which is down 51000.  The government is committed to…

Big net migration fall since Brexit vote latest estimates show http://ift.tt/2vbDkW9 Net migration has fallen to the lowest level for three years after a surge in the number of EU nationals leaving the UK since last June's Brexit vote. Net migration - the difference between those entering and leaving the UK - fell 81000 to 246000 in the year to March 2017. More than half that change is due to a decrease in net migration of EU citizens which is down 51000. The government is committed to…

Scotsman.com "Fukushima – A Silent Prayer of Poetry. It’s a theatre group of UK and Japanese volunteers aiming to raise funds and awareness for the victims of the Fukushima nuclear disaster after Japan’s earthquake, based on the poetry of Japanese teacher Ryoichi Wago, who wrote Twitter verses about his experiences living in Fukushima City." http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/edinburgh-festivals/all-articles/tim-cornwell-award-winning-art-in-the-starting-blocks-1-2439668

The Scotsman newspaper covers The J-word gig at The Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, featuring Yellowjackets and Trio Red, which took place Wed 13 Mar

DUTCH voters have demanded their own in/out referendum on EU membership amid fears in Brussels the whole 28-country bloc is under threat.

Falling like dominoes: Now Dutch wants own EU vote & Czechs say they might leave

DUTCH voters have demanded their own in/out referendum on EU membership amid fears in Brussels the whole bloc is under threat.

Australia, until 1960s, Aborigines came under the Flora And Fauna Act,  classified them as animals, not human beings

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Until the the Aborigines came under the Flora And Fauna Act, which classified them as animals, not human beings. This also meant that killing an Aborigine meant you weren’t killing a human being, but an animal.

See The Top 20 "How To" Searched By Users On Google   We've all been there  you're sick and can't sleep so naturally you start Googling your symptoms at 3am  only to find out that you're in fact dying. Anyway the Google Trends team has created a site dedicated to analysing the most asked questions globally on the search engine  and some of the most popular 'how to' searches are surprising. Google searches that begin with "how to" are on the rise growing by 140% in the last 13 years and among…

See The Top 20 "How To" Searched By Users On Google We've all been there you're sick and can't sleep so naturally you start Googling your symptoms at 3am only to find out that you're in fact dying. Anyway the Google Trends team has created a site dedicated to analysing the most asked questions globally on the search engine and some of the most popular 'how to' searches are surprising. Google searches that begin with "how to" are on the rise growing by 140% in the last 13 years and among…

John Oliver Offers His Opinion of the British In-Out Referendum With a Barber Shop Quartet

John Oliver Offers His Opinion of the British In-Out Referendum With the Help of a Barber Shop Quintet

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