Since the Brexit vote, the number of those calling to remain in the single market has been growing. It is the third such case brought forward by Remain campaigners who are seeking to defy the will of the people. The latest case hinges on whether the government would also have to trigger another obscure legal measure - Article 127 of the European Economic Area agreement - in order to quit the single market.
The government is now fighting a ruling at the Supreme Court which said ministers can not trigger Article 50 without parliamentary approval and David Pannick, the lawyer who is leading the challenge to the government's position, said Wednesday's motion had no bearing on the case.
The surprise setback for Syrian government forces came as they and their allies turned their attention to fighting local opposition forces in Aleppo and Damascus. Over the previous year, IS has suffered a string of defeats in both Syria and Iraq, losing several towns and cities it had captured in 2014. IS' original 10-month occupation of the historical site and the adjoining city of Tadmur, resulted in the destruction of many ancient monuments.
The discovery was made last summer and it has taken months of painstaking research and the authentication by three experts including one of the curators at the Metropolitan Museum in NY. Mr de Bayser asked: "Have you seen the drawing is by a left-handed artist?" Bambach believes that the newly discovered sketch is the most attractive of the three known St.
He also admitted to "differences of opinion" with Obama over Iran, as already evidenced by Netanyahu's March 2015 trip to lobby both sides of the U.S. While the two countries are close allies, relations were sometimes tense between Netanyahu and President Barack Obama due to their vastly different world views on the Iran deal and other issues.
The UK now has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the European Union, with only Germany and the Czech Republic having a lower figure. However, the employment rate - the proportion of people aged between 16 and 64 who were in work - dipped to 74.4 per cent, down from a record high of 74.5 per cent.
Private investment remains weak, however, leaving economic growth more reliant on a steady stream of government spending, while the property market is showing signs of fatigue, raising fears that this year's momentum will not be sustainable.
There are some breaks between Tillerson and the president-elect. In naming him, the president-elect is dismissing bipartisan concerns that Tillerson, the globe-trotting leader of an energy giant, has a too-cosy relationship with Vladimir Putin, the president of Russian Federation.
The Pacific Consortium comprising of Macquarie Corporate along with First State Superannuation Scheme, North Haven Infrastructure Partners and Kohlberg Kravis Robert have put forward a proposal to acquire 100 per cent of Tatts. Under the deal, Tatts shareholders will receive 0.80 Tabcorp shares plus 42.5 cents cash for each Tatts share with existing Tabcorp shareholders to own about 42 per cent of the merged group and existing Tatts shareholders to own about 58 per cent.
Rebel forces have regularly shelled west Aleppo, and the presence of an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria's armed rebellion has led many government supporters to view all militants as terrorists . "The battle for Aleppo has begun to enter the final phase", he said. Opposition leaders and people inside eastern Aleppo fear deadly reprisal by the Syrian government.
He also called for there to be an independent inquiry into the safety of driver-only trains, and criticised transport secretary Chris Grayling for his inaction. "RMT remembers only too well the words of a top Government transport official who told Southern passengers he wanted a punch-up with the unions, that train drivers were muppets, and that he would starve our members back to work".
The closure of Australia's dirtiest coal-fuelled power plant and the government's renewable energy targets could lead to electricity bills increasing by nearly $80 next year, according to the Australian Energy Market Commission. Electricity prices are also affected by the price for gas through gas-fired power stations, which are expected to play a larger role in the market in the future.
It surpassed the previous record of 18.275 metres (59.96 ft) measured on December 8 in 2007 also in the North Atlantic. Scrutiny of data sent back by an automated buoy showed a monster wave rose at 6am Irish time on 4 February 2013 at a remote spot between Britain and Iceland, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said.
The longest-serving governor in Texas history, Perry was the first casualty in a crowded battle for the Republican Party nomination in 2016. The Trump transition team did not confirm the reports . Perry's 2015 disclosure reported $250,000 in income during that period from Holt Texas Ltd., an equipment firm headed by Peter Holt, a long-time political donor to Perry's campaigns.
Slager chased him down, but Scott refused to be subdued and tried to run away again. The defense used testimony by the officers - a patrolman, a detective and two lieutenants - to give jurors a sense of Slager's duties, his training and his mindset that day when he stopped Scott's vehicle along the high-crime Remount Road corridor.
With the Mehbooba Mufti government sanctioning ex-gratia payment to slain terrorist Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's father in the case of the killing of his other son, Khalid Wani, the Congress Party on Wednesday questioned the rationale as to why a family of a terrorist was getting compensation.
A protest broke out in south Kashmir's Anantnag district after a separatist guerrilla was killed in a gunfight with the security forces on Wednesday. Son of a J&K Bank Manager, he was a Bachelor of Technology course student and joined militancy recently.
The interview is part of the Pardon Snowden campaign , which has garnered support from Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak, World Wide Web creator Tim Berners-Lee, Dorsey himself, and a slew of actors and former US security officials. The tech giants may discuss issues ranging from immigration reform, encryption and social concerns. "We'll be live streaming a Q&A between @ Snowden & @Jack tomorrow at 12:05pm EST!" Touching on the topic of fake news that went viral on Google, Facebook and the ...
We are showing solidarity with the Serbian friends and we are against any attempts of unilateral revision of the resolution, he said at a press conference with Serbian FM Ivica Dacic Monday. Dacic said Serbia had to strengthen its armed forces in the wake of NATO's arming of neighboring Croatia. Croatia, a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, blocked one of three negotiating chapters Serbia hoped to open by year-end in its bid to join the EU, prompting Vucic ...
The Washington Post and New York Times both reported this week that the Central Intelligence Agency presented a report to Congress that concluded Russian hackers attempted to aide Trump by selectively providing private emails to WikiLeaks from the DNC and Clinton campaign chair John Podesta.
Your browser doesn't recognise available video formats. As forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad closed in on the last pocket of rebel-held territory in east Aleppo , Al Jazeera spoke to Bilal Abdul Kareem, the last remaining foreign journalist in the area.
Daesh militants have been under attack in Mosul since October, when Iraqi government forces, Peshmerga fighters, Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces and the US-led coalition launched an offensive to liberate the city, which is some 600km away from Palmyra by road.
Two leading U.S. Senate foreign policy voices from Trump's own party expressed alarm on Sunday about the possibility of Moscow tipping the scales in favour of an American presidential candidate and promised to begin investigating immediately.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon earlier voiced concerns about "reports of atrocities against a large number of civilians" . Aleppo, a cultural and economic hub in northern Syria second only to Damascus in importance, had been split between a rebel-controlled east and government-held west since 2012.
The two officials who served in the role during President Barack Obama's terms in office were both physicists, one with a Nobel Prize and the other a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology . While Texas is rich in energy resources and Mr. Perry is an enthusiastic advocate of extracting them, it is not clear how that experience would translate into leading what is also a major national security agency.
The United States used to recognize Taiwan as the legitimate government of mainland China, from after the Chinese Communist Revolution, in 1949, until 1972, when the "One China" policy was established by President Richard Nixon. China should make Trump "hit some snags" to show him it's not "easy to bully", it said. He added that in the short term, Taiwan might feel its importance had been increased, but that the island would eventually be hurt by the ensuing political and economic ...
Along with her campaign's recently aborted attempt to necessitate a recount in Pennsylvania, the news from MI means Stein's Wisconsin recount is all that remains. Judge Mark Goldsmith told lawyers Wednesday he would make a written decision. Earlier Wednesday, the MI elections board said the recount would end if Goldsmith extinguished his earlier order.
But the official said Romney was still under consideration for the job, along with John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; U.S. Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, and retired Navy Admiral James Stavridis. Exxon also has operations in Indonesia, Azerbaijan, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, and many other countries. "Since then, the companies have formed 10 joint ventures for projects." according to New York Post .
Tensions between Ankara and Turkish Kurds escalated in July 2015 when a ceasefire between Turkey and the PKK collapsed over a series of terrorist attacks, allegedly committed by PKK members. Flags flew at half-mast and Sunday was declared a day of national mourning. PKK-linked militants have claimed other deadly attacks in Ankara, Istanbul and areas in southeast Turkey.
We can also assume that he had never heard of the One-China policy before that, since he typically defends himself only when he's lying. More than four decades after President Richard Nixon upset the status quo of his time with a surprise visit to Beijing, what's good for U.S.
Rescue workers arrive at the site of fatal explosions in central Istanbul . The interior ministry said that 38 people had died, including 30 police officers and seven civilians. Turkey's campaign against armed Kurdish militants in the south-east has also drawn criticism over the disproportionate use of force and the displacement of thousands of individuals.
Trump set the stage for criticizing the $400 billion program on Friday when he complained about the cost of "some of the fighter jets that are being built." "Billions of dollars can and will be saved on military (and other) purchases after January 20th".
In a 2014 op-ed, Puzder noted that the working poor are struggling but asserted that increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would not improve their situation. restaurants found violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to data compiled by Bloomberg BNA". Puzder has said Obama's health-care overhaul hurt his company's growth and forced it to rely more on part-time workers.
The cyclone hit production at North Chennai Thermal Power Station's (NCTPS) 600MW Unit 1, said Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO) on Tuesday. Tropical cyclone Vardah is India's strongest storm since October 2014, when cyclone Hudhud moved into Andhra Pradesh, claiming over 100 lives and causing $3.4 billion in damage.
Kanye West arrived at Trump Tower in NY earlier today, reportedly to meet the President Elect himself. President-elect Donald Trump has canceled his planned December 15 address set to explain how he would address his business conflicts of interest prior to assuming the White House, a senior transition source told NBC News.