Leave.EU – Election Fallout

 

As Britain comes to terms with the results of yesterday’s vote, it has become increasingly clear that Brexit has been put at risk by Theresa May’s reckless decision to call an early general election. Her plan to capitalise on Jeremy Corbyn’s dreadful poll ratings and extend the Tory majority has backfired spectacularly with several of her MPs losing their seats and the Labour party making significant gains.

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EU regulation on responsible mining will be ineffective

 

Amsterdam, 8 June 2017 — The EU regulation on mineral sourcing that comes into force today is a good but small first step. Additionally, due to its limited scope and delay in implementation, it will not be effective enough, says the GoodElectronics Network.  The extraction and trade of minerals, including those that end up in our electronics, has been widely linked to serious human rights violations and environmental pollution.

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GE2017 An election for losers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are occasions when a blog prediction proves correct but is to no one’s advantage. When T May called the election, BSD pointed out that General Elections are usually lost by Governments rather than being won by the Opposition and that is what has just happened in the UK.

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Imperva Explains, Responds to NSA Document Leak Around US Elections

 

Russian Military Intelligence executed a cyber attack on at least one US voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before last November’s presidential election, according to a highly classified intelligence report obtained by The Intercept.

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Six Arab countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar for allegedly supporting terrorism

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  • Qatar’s key stock index slipped more than 7 percent on Monday, its sharpest fall in over seven years.
  • Six Arab countries including Saudi Arabia and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar for allegedly supporting terrorism.
  • Qatar’s key stock index slipped more than 7 percent on Monday, its sharpest fall in over seven years.

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Less Than a Week to Secure Brexit

 

We would like to start this e-Bulletin by taking the opportunity to say our thoughts and prayers are with those killed and injured in the terror attack in Manchester last month. Likewise, we would like to pay tribute to the courage of our emergency services, and the spirit of the many ordinary citizens who helped out during the atrocity. They showed the best of our society in the wake of this cowardly, horrific attack on our youth.
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