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What a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit Actually Means

On Wednesday, the Queen agreed to the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s request to suspend the current Parliament session, just ahead of the Brexit deadline. According to Johnson, it has nothing to do with the UK’s exit from the European Union, but critics are pointing out that the timing will certainly work out in…Read more… […]

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Brits Are Pissed About Mercedes-Benz Tracking Down Customer Cars For Repossession: Report

British publication The Sun, a sometimes terrible and occasionally entertaining tabloid across the pond, is reporting that concerns are boiling among human rights groups, former government ministers, and some legal experts about Mercedes-Benz using vehicle location data to track down customers who default on their…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Independent clubs & promoters are give a £1.5 million fund from the Arts Council of England

Britain has granted a life-changing fund to independent clubs and promoters, many of whom are facing considerable risk and loss of profit at the face of gentrification, strict laws, and other factors. The Arts Council of England has set aside a £1.5 million grant to assist these groups in their artistic endeavors, with successful applicants […]

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Prepare for Skepta’s incoming new album, ‘Ignorance Is Bliss’

Skepta announced his new album, Ignorance Is Bliss, will drop May 31. His previous long play, Konnichiwa, was released in 2016 and won the Mercury Prize, awarded for the best album released in the UK from a British or Irish artist. In 2017, he released an EP called Vicious, which featured Lil B, Smoke Boys, […]

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What the Hell is Going On With Brexit? Catch Up with These Flowcharts

Today is a big day for Brexit negotiations. Members of Parliament are debating the “No Deal” exit, a plan that would have the UK leave the EU on March 29th with no formal organization or coordination whatsoever between the two entities. Should this happen, it would almost certainly cause economic chaos in not only the…Read more… […]

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New study finds that 2/3 of women fear sexual harassment at UK festivals

A study newly conducted by Durham University determined that more than half of UK women fear sexual harassment and assault at music festivals. 70 percent of women reported concern about sexual assault specifically, while a near even 69 percent said that they were wary of sexual harassment. Another 30 percent indicated that they had been […]

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Shift K3Y’s ‘Entirety’ is deep-seated in 90s dance influence

Known for his lo-fi, UK garage brand of four-on-floor club fare, London-born Shift K3Y, lesser-known by Lewis Jankel, has again flexed his sonic dexterity with, “Entirety,” released through Sony Music. Part of what makes Jankel such a prolific producer is, indeed, his ability to hit shift, and switch up his style seemingly at will. Earlier […]

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Bestival, Rize, and Leeds Festival to offer emergency on-site contraception services

Bestival, Rize, and Leeds Festival will newly begin to offer on-site contraceptive services to their attendees in an effort to ward against unprotected sex, sexually transmitted diseases, and unwanted pregnancies. The events’ decision to extend contraceptive courtesies to ticket holders comes just after SpaSeekers‘ recent research finding that one in sex festival goers has a […]

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Blue flames of desire emanate from Eli & Fur’s new ‘Night Blooming Jasmine’ EP

From the white embers of Eli & Fur‘s newest EP, Night Blooming Jasmine, comes an exercise in versatility. Night Blooming Jasmine sees the pair’s own utterly sensuous vocals and meticulous songwriting ripen and flourish. A transcendent, blue glow permeates throughout the EP’s four original tracks, tinging the slow-crashing grooves and low-end bass with both melancholy and a hint […]

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Uber Regains Temporary License to Operate in London After Promising to Stop Being Terrible

Ride-sharing giant Uber, which lost its license to operate in its millions-strong London market in September 2017 amid a Transport for London (TfL) ruling the company was “not fit and proper to hold a private operator license,” has won at least a temporary reprieve in its battle against UK regulators.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Boeing Loses $20 Billion in Contracts After President Trump Violates Iran Deal

President Trump announced yesterday that he was unilaterally pulling the U.S. out of the so-called Iran Deal, an international agreement that lifted sanctions on Iran in exchange for the cessation of Iran’s nuclear weapons program. But now that the sanctions are being reinstated, some American companies stand to lose…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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DJing newly qualifies as secondary education for UK students

Those working to earn their General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) in the UK will be able to learn how to DJ and have the music based education count towards their GCSE. DJing newly qualifies as secondary education in the UK, given examination boards’ identification of decks as formal instruments equivalent to the guitar, piano, […]

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DJing newly qualifies as secondary education for UK students

Those working to earn their General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) in the UK will be able to learn how to DJ and have the music based education count towards their GCSE. DJing newly qualifies as secondary education in the UK, given examination boards’ identification of decks as formal instruments equivalent to the guitar, piano, […]

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Chaos And Incompetence Led Trump To Expel 60 Russian Diplomats Instead of Just 3

The Washington Post continues to justify Donald Trump’s absolute loathing of it with another humiliating scoop, this time undermining Trump’s “tough on Russia” narrative. In an uncharacteristically bold move, the Trump administration expelled a massive 60 Russian diplomats (presumed spies) in …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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