Follow our live Brexit blog FIRST, FIND A NEW PM UK Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned from his position after the shock decision to leave the EU. He said he would remain as caretaker until October before handing over to a new leader to negotiate Britain’s withdrawal from the EU. THEN FOR A BIT, NOTHING ... The referendum vote is not binding and so nothing changes immediately. It’s up to the government to move forward - but Cameron’s resignation recognises the pressure on officials to act on the result. Leave EU supporters wave Union flags and cheer as the results come in. Picture: Geoff CaddickSource:AFP “Nothing happens automatically, that’s part of the reason there’s so much uncertainty,” Ryan Goss of the Australian National University Law School told news.com.au. “What happens next will rely on the political choices made by politicians and diplomats.” NEXT STEPS If they do act, it’s likely to involve … [Read more...] about What happens now the UK has voted to leave the EU?
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From politicians across the globe to high-profile celebrities and internet trolls, everybody has something to say about whether or not Britain should remain in the European Union. But on the other side of the world, one surprising movement has expressed a strong interest in the Brexit vote. This growing group is on a mission for independence, and says it’s not going to stop until its right to that is recognised and enforced. No, we’re not talking about Britain, or anywhere else in Europe. Head straight across the Atlantic Ocean — until you reach southern America. IS ‘TEXIT’ THE NEW ‘BREXIT’? Welcome to the Texas Nationalist Movement. Its motto is “Texas First, Texas Forever”, and its ultimate goal is self-government. Basically, its members want to politically, culturally and economically separate themselves from the rest of America. Recently, they’ve even called the movement ‘Texit’, in honour of the EU … [Read more...] about Texas Nationalist Movement wants state to leave US
The who’s who of Bollywood came under one roof on Saturday night for celebrity manager Rohini Iyer’s bash, which went on till the wee hours. A video of Kartik Aaryan and Ananya Panday leaving the party was shared online by photographer Viral Bhayani.While Kartik was seen heading straight to his car, Ananya posed for the paparazzi stationed outside. She also said “good night” to them before leaving, before changing the greeting to “good morning”, when they corrected her. Watch the video here: View this post on Instagram #ananyapanday and #kartikaaryan last night at @rohiniyer bash #viralbhayani @viralbhayani A post shared by Viral Bhayani (@viralbhayani) on Dec 14, 2019 at 8:11pm PST Rohini’s party saw a host of Bollywood celebrities in attendance, including Deepika Padukone, Hrithik Roshan, Anil Kapoor, Yami Gautam, Raveena Tandon, Bhumi Pednekar, Radhika Apte, Aditi Rao Hydari, Tabu, Taapsee Pannu, Tahira … [Read more...] about Ananya Panday parties all night with Kartik Aaryan, says ‘good morning’ to paparazzi while leaving. Watch video
Video PlayerClose ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 16 (Xinhua)-- A traffic accident in Ethiopia's Amhara regional state in the northern part of the country has left 13 people dead, local authorities said on Monday. In a press statement, Guagusa Shekudad, local communications officer in Amhara regional state, said the traffic accident happened on Monday morning when a freight truck travelling on the road collided with a transport minibus travelling on the opposite side of the road, leaving at least 13 people dead. Several people who were injured in the traffic accident have been sent to nearby medical institutions for further medical treatment. Although Ethiopia has one of the lowest per capita car ownership rates in the world, deadly traffic accidents are fairly common, with the blame put on bad roads, reckless driving, a flawed driving license issuance system and lax enforcement of safety rules. … [Read more...] about Traffic accident in northern Ethiopia leaves 13 dead
The antipodean nation has repeatedly been thrust into the spotlight of the Brexit debate over high profile calls from Vote Leave that it could be the country to emulate. Leave supporters Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Nigel Farage want the UK to adopt an “Australian-style points based immigration system” if the country leaves the EU. On Tuesday evening former London mayor Mr Johnson called for it in a BBC debate watched live by 6000 people at Wembley arena, saying it would be a great alternative to EU migration if the UK votes for their “independence day”. Vote Leave think the Aussie system will help level the playing field between those from EU nations and Commonwealth countries who want to live and work in the UK. “Those seeking entry for work or study should be admitted on the basis of their skills without discrimination on the ground of nationality,” Vote Leave leaders have said. “To gain the right to work, economic migrants will have to … [Read more...] about Australian-style points based immigration system at centre of EU debate