Even attempting to understand the ongoing nightmare that is Brexit is nigh on impossible — but Trevor Noah has an analogy that might help.
In The Daily Show clip above, he likens Britain leaving the EU to “the world’s biggest escape the room”, before launching into a range of chaotic British accents to emphasise the confusion.
To be fair, you can’t fault his John Oliver impression. Read more…
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As the tire fire that is Theresa May’s handling of Brexit continues to burn, a crowd pegged at around a million people flooded the streets of London on Saturday, protesting the disastrous policy and calling on a new referendum.
View More Thousands of Brexit protesters flood the streets of London calling for new referendum
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You might have heard, but things aren’t exactly going smoothly in the run-up to Brexit. The exodus from the EU is slated to happen on March 29, which (*checks calendar*) is just days away.
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A petition to remain in the EU and revoke Article 50 gained o…
The UK government has written to the country’s competition authority to ask the watchdog to respond to concerns about the lack of transparency in the digital advertising market and carry out a formal market study “as soon as possible”. In a letter to the Competition and Markets Authority, chancellor Philip Hammond writes that the online […]
View More UK asks competition watchdog to put adtech market review top of its to-do list
Facebook has refused to provide the British parliament with the names of individuals behind a shadowy network backing an extreme ‘no deal’ Brexit outcome over a government-negotiated compromise. Since the June 2016 EU referendum vote, politics in the UK has been consumed by the question of how to implement a close vote to leave. And […]
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Honda plans to shut down its sole car plant in the UK in 2022, cutting 3,500 jobs in the country, Reuters reported Tuesday.
View More Honda will shut its car plant in the UK in 2022, report says
The Japanese car maker builds its hatchback Civic model at the plant in Swindon. More than 160,000 cars were built at th…
Deal or no deal, Brexit is happening on March 29. And while the idea of a no-deal Brexit has always been slightly terrifying, it was just made all the more so by British comedian John Oliver.
View More John Oliver shares his thoughts on Brexit and we honestly don’t know whether to laugh or cry
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In case of a no-deal Brexit, Brits who like using their phones when out of the country might have to start factoring in roaming charges before they start browsing in an EU member country.
Roaming charges — the fee you pay to use another phone network — were scrapped entirely in the EU in 2017. But, if the UK ends up leaving the European Union without a deal, roaming charges may come back on March 29, HuffPost first reported.
Per HuffPost, a set of regulations — entitled the Mobile Roaming (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 — presented to parliament on Tuesday, state that the UK will be revoking the legislation that protects you from extra costs when using your phone while travelling in another EU country. Read more…
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The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has agreed to hear a legal challenge to the use of bulk data collection surveillance powers by UK intelligence agencies. Last September a lower chamber of the ECHR ruled that UK surveillance practices violated human rights law but did not find bulk collection itself […]
View More Europe’s highest human rights court to hear challenge to UK’s bulk surveillance regime
The UK’s data protection watchdog has issued fines against a pro-Brexit campaign, Leave.EU, and an insurance company owned by the largest individual donor to the leave cause, Arron Banks’ Eldon Insurance. The penalties have been handed down for what the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) dubs “serious breaches of electronic marketing laws” during the 2016 referendum on […]
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You know things are bad when the Queen wades in.
View More The Queen appears to have weighed in on Brexit because things are literally THAT bad
But, that’s pretty much what’s happened as MPs continue to fight it out over Brexit, with no real resolution in sight.
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At this point it seems like nobody really knows what will actually happen when the UK leaves the European Union.
View More Mary Poppins hunts zombies in a post-Brexit apocalypse in kinda plausible ‘Late Show’ sketch
If we are to believe this dystopian sketch on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, we are heading for a full-on zombie apocalypse.…