Advertisements
No chance of a deal unless backstop is dropped
News Briefing

UK News Briefing: Drop backstop or no deal – Mum of accused cop killer says he’s innocent – Asylum seeker not ‘effeminate’ enough to be gay

 BRIEF.ME – UK NEWS BRIEFING

In today’s briefing update, unless the UK’s withdrawal agreement is reopened and the backstop dropped there is no prospect of a deal, Downing Street has said. 

The mother of the man charged with murdering PC Andrew Harper has said her son wasn’t at the scene. She believes her son is innocent and says statements and CCTV evidence that would prove where her son was at the time of the incident have not been collected.

A man seeking asylum in the UK on grounds of his sexuality is to have his case retried. He was originally told he was not “effeminate” enough to be gay. 

All in today’s UK news briefing – A daily roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know, summarised as part of WTX News Briefing.

 

…………………………………………………….

BREXIT: NO CHANCE OF A DEAL UNLESS BACKSTOP IS DROPPED

BBC News reports unless the withdrawal agreement is reopened and the backstop dropped there is no prospect of a No chance of a deal unless backstop is droppeddeal. The EU has rejected Boris Johnson’s proposal to implement “alternative arrangements” for the UK-Irish border. With Donald Tusk saying it was “insurance to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland.”

Mr Johnson said the reaction to his demand for the backstop to be dropped had been “a bit negative” but “we will get there.” Adding, “I think there is a real sense now that something needs to be done with this backstop. We can’t get it through parliament as it is.” It was also confirmed as of 1 September, government officials will stop attending most EU meetings.

Read the full story on BBC News

…………………………………………………….

PC HARPER: MOTHER OF COP ‘KILLER’ CLAIMS HER SON IS INNOCENT

The Daily Mail says the mother of Jed Foster, the man charged with murdering PC Andrew Harper, claims her son wasn’tMother of the man charged with murdering PC Harper says her son wasn't at the scene at the crime scene. Jed Foster, 20 appeared in court on Tuesday and his mother, clutching a Superman teddy bear, watched from the public gallery. Earlier, she had written on Facebook: “I know you can’t read this baby, please stay strong.

You have many, many messages sending their thoughts. We know you would never be capable of such a horrible, horrific act.” She says a lot of things don’t add up and statements and CCTV that could provide evidence of where Mr Foster was have not been collected. Her daughter also protested Foster’s ‘innocence’ in a Facebook post.

Read the full story on The Daily Mail

…………………………………………………….

ASYLUM SEEKER TOLD HE’S NOT ‘EFFEMINATE’ ENOUGH TO BE GAY

The Independent reports a man seeking asylum in the UK on grounds of his sexuality is to have his case retried. The Man who was told he is not effeminate enough to be gay is to have his case retriedman, who cannot be named, was told he was not “effeminate” enough to be gay. The judge said he did not have a gay “demeanour” and did not “look around the room in an effeminate manner.”

The judge reportedly said that “on the gay scene younger men are highly valued.” A judge in the Upper Tribunal found that the original verdict contained a “material error of law.” The man’s asylum claim is now set to be reheard.

Read the full story on The Independent 

Let’s bring Letts back to face trial

…………………………………………………………..

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND SHARE WTX NEWS  WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY:

Facebook – Please like our page

Twitter  – Twitter updates available in English and Arabic. Please follow us and we would love to hear from you

Instagram – Follow our pages in English and Arabic

UK News Briefing: Drop backstop or no deal – Mum of accused cop killer says he’s innocent – Asylum seeker not ‘effeminate’ enough to be gay
Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

To Top
%d bloggers like this: