Theresa May urged to clarify Brexit environment policy as over 1,400 British industrial sites face serious disruption

REUTERS/Toby Melville NEW: Members of both Westminster and European Parliaments join the UK energy industry in urging Theresa May to clarify her post-Brexit environmental policy. As things stand, over 1,400 industrial sites across the UK participate in the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) — the EU’s programme for tackling harmful carbon emissions. British businesses across a […]

‘Woman on a Wednesday’ member suspended by Labour as party seeks to clarify 'self-ID' rules

Men who self-identify as women will be eligible for all-women shortlists, Labour has confirmed. It comes days after a party member was suspended for saying he was female on Wednesdays in an attempt to test their ‘self-ID’ policy. On Monday it was revealed that Labour activist David Lewis was suspended from the party after standing […]

Trump may have joked about talking nukes with North Korea, but now he’s getting flak after a US official tried to clarify his remarks

Thomson Reuters During a light-hearted dinner over the weekend, President Donald Trump appeared to joke that he had a phone call with North Korea. Trump said he told the North Koreans “you have to denuke.” A South Korean news agency asked a US National Security Council official for clarification and was told Trump was referring […]

Philippines summons US envoy to clarify ‘threat to democracy’ black mark on Duterte

The US envoy in Manila has been summoned in anger and the Phillipines’ embassy in the US told to give an “accurate picture” of their country to US intelligence, after a report flagged the Filipino leader as a threat to democracy. Last week, the US intelligence community, in their Worldwide Threat Assessment report, listed President […]

Swiss president urges referendum to clarify relations with the EU

Published time: 24 Dec, 2017 15:01 A “fundamental referendum” would help Switzerland clarify its relationship with the European Union, Doris Leuthard, Swiss President, said on Sunday. ”The bilateral path is important. […] We have to know in which direction to go,” Leuthard told Sonntags Blick newspaper. The statement came after EU granted Swiss stock exchanges […]

Lebanese president says situation surrounding al-Hariri ‘mysterious,’ asks Riyadh to clarify

Published time: 11 Nov, 2017 14:58 President of Lebanon Michel Aoun has called on Saudi Arabia to clarify why Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri remains in the kingdom and does not return to Beirut. The president described the situation surrounding the minister being in Saudi Arabia “dubious and mysterious,” and said that anything al-Hariri has said […]

YouTuber JonTron Tries To Clarify His Controversial Views On Race

Last week, YouTube personality Jon Jafari made a series of offensive remarks about race during a debate over on Steve Bonnell’s Twitch channel. Earlier today, he released a video on the Jon Tron Show YouTube channel to try and set the record straight. “I said lots of stuff that could be misconstrued in all sorts […]

What’s the difference between sell by and use by? Food industry to clarify terms

Confused by the “sell by” date on your food? You’re not alone. And now, two of the biggest names in the food industry are looking to assuage your concerns. On Wednesday, the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced the adoption of a new industrywide effort aimed at reducing the number of questions customers have […]

This is the meeting that will clarify Claudio Ranieri's Leicester City future

Billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has changed his plans and will fly from Thailand for Wednesday’s FA Cup replay with Derby to speak to Ranieri and his players. And the duty-free tycoon will tell the manager and his Premier League title-winning squad that the Italian will not be sacked. Leicester issued a statement yesterday offering Ranieri ‘unwavering […]

White House press secretary goes on lengthy rant in attempt to clarify changes to national security team

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday slammed reports about President Donald Trump reorganizing the National Security Council. Spicer defended Trump’s decision to sign a presidential memorandum that removed the nation’s top military and intelligence advisers as regular attendees of the NSC’s Principals Committee, the interagency forum that deals with policy issues affecting national […]