A firm 391-242 defeat for Prime Minister May and the hardliners in favor of Brexit leaves them facing an unpleasant choice, and a fast-approaching deadline.
Measures like Brexit will help, but Theresa May has much to learn from Trump in preventing the scourge of tourism,
Brad Klapper of AP reminds the UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson about past descriptions of US politicians - BBC News
Anti-austerity protest in Great Britain included this young lady...
News of the day, wrapup of the week ending April 2, 1982 - Argentina invades Falkland Islands. Record turnout in El Salvador elections. Iran-Iraq War in 18th month. Brezhnever admitted to hospital. Social Security in danger of running out of money. 9% unemployment, 18% Black, 42% Black youth. Irish extremist Ian Paisley barred from entering U.S. to speak at Bob Jones University, Bob Jones Jr. calls for Sec. Of State Haig's untimely demise. Reagan rejects calls for Nuclear Freeze.
March 22, 1941 - Day 567 of the War in Europe. German raids on Plymouth England for 2nd night in a row. RAF Bombers attack German submarine bases in Occupied France. British people feel RAF attacks not severe enough. Germans constructing submarine base in Far East. U.S. Navy to convoy War supplies across Atlantic. Big question is Yugoslavia will join Axis or not. Conscientious Objectors dealt harshly in Germany. Congress passes $4billion Military Appropriations Bill in four hours.
February 24, 1941 - German overnight raids in London and throughout UK. RAF bombers respond with raids on Calais and Boulogne. German Army poised to enter Bulgaria. Turkey pledges alliance with Britain. Soviet Union accused by Dies Committee on Capitol Hill of acting as German agent. Another day in World War 2.
Millions of employees in Great Britain mounted the first General Strike in many years today, after the country's coalition government threatened to impose more cuts in retirement benefits and pay for public workers. It was a smash success. As
News of the day from November 9, 1941. News reports from battle fronts literally all over the world.
News of the day from October 28, 1941. German Army advances within 40 miles of Moscow. Britain and Germany react to FDR's Navy Day Address. Russia and Japan in border clashes. Britain recognizes the newly independent nation of Syria.
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