UK: Parliament Backs Brexit, Labour Faces Historic Defeat in Elections

Photo: Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses Parliament By Jennifer Kelly On Friday, British Parliament voted in favor of the European Union (EU) “Withdrawal Agreement” Bill by a margin of 358 to 234, bringing the United Kingdom one step closer to leaving the EU in what has been commonly referred to as “Brexit.” The vote comes on the heels of a general election called by Prime … Continue reading UK: Parliament Backs Brexit, Labour Faces Historic Defeat in Elections

IRELAND: Irish Republican Army Sends Letter Bombs to United Kingdom Targets

By Mike Talavera Starting on March 5 and 6, four packaged improvised explosive devices were delivered to London’s Heathrow and City airports, Waterloo Station, and the University of Glasgow. The New Irish Republican Army (NIRA) has claimed responsibility for the bombs, one of which detonated and prompted an evacuation of Heathrow airport’s administrative Compass Centre. While damage was minimal and no injuries reported, the successful … Continue reading IRELAND: Irish Republican Army Sends Letter Bombs to United Kingdom Targets