Londoners reaction to the 2019 general election result.

The general election 2019 was held on Thursday 12th December 2019. Britain was due to go to the polls for the party that they wanted to lead, and as a result the Conservative Party won.

The capital voted for Labour and although they won in the city, it was a huge disappointment for Londoners who thought that they could win overall. Understandably London is not the whole UK and compare to other cities, London was the only city where the majority of people voted for Labour. Despite this defeat for London, the city remained quiet.

However London remain a pro Europe and anti Brexit city.  It is a big disappointment for Jeremy Corbyn who was hoping to make a change in London as many young Londoners voted for Labour. This election was a complete disaster for Labour and as a result, Jeremy Corbyn as decided he will not lead the party in the next general election.

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Many Londoners are not satisfied with the result. Some want to leave the UK and return home because they are worried about what the economy of the country will be under the Conservative Party. They think Britain will get worse in many areas and the possibility that we wont have access to certain privilege that we had before. Young people thought that voting was going to make a change in the election, unfortunately for them it did not happen especially for the pro Labour.

The Labour Party was able to win in certain areas of the UK such as Putney, Dagenham, Rainham and Battersea. They failed to win from the key target such as Kensington and Chingford. This election has been a good win for the Conservative Party.

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Boris Johnson will get Brexit done as soon as possible that is his first priority and he will now be taking care of the UK for the next five year.

 

 

 

 

Policy guide: Business

Business is one of the key topics in the up and coming general election. With brexit unresolved, it’s having having a huge impact on large and small business across the country. What are each party saying they will do? Here is our guide to business policies.

Labour

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Labour party says that they will increase the minimum living wage for young people  as a result  under 18 will get pay equally than adult. Most young people need economic support.

Under 18 getting paid equally  will be beneficial mostly when parent cannot help them financially due to their low income and having younger sibling that they have to prioritise.

Some do not live with their parent and only have their job as a financial support labour believe they should be rewarded by their hard work because they do same task as someone older people.

Labour is  tackling issues that under 18 year old are facing.

“We believe all young people deserve a wage they can live on and that workers should be rewarded for their work, not their age”

Conservative Party 

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The Conservative Party want to make Britain the best place to start your business.

Whenever it is small or  big businesses they want to make the  UK a  good place where entrepreneur can build something for themselves and their  family.

Business is a good thing for people and for the economy of the country it will create more jobs  and helps the unemployment rate to reduce it will give more opportunity to people who never got the chance to work or who just felt like being their own boss.

The Conservative Party is willing  to fulfil their potential by investing   money in business people. The conservatives have already invest 3 billion ponds in national skills funds to helps upcoming entrepreneur manage their business and help them to have enough money for their businesses.

They  will cut taxes down to help business owner to invest in their businesses and received more money that they are supposed to get  and reduce business rate for small businesses rate for retail business. They will also increase employment allowance for small businesses cut taxes down for half million  firm. The Conservative Party want to support small and big business through the government procurement by paying them on time.

Liberal  Democratic 

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Jo Swinson Lib Dem leader

Jo Swinson is happy that Britain want to start  businesses she says it can be a good force for the economy of the country cutting down the unemployment.

Many business owner struggle to start their businesses, they do not have the financial resource that they need, they need more help from the government so that they will be able to pay back when they become successful  and it will be beneficial to everyone .

Green Party

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The green party said that they will help business to get out there by promoting so that they can more  get exposure , that is why they want to make sure that they have a responsible business owner  who will run the business correctly and respect his employee by paying them on time and correctly.

Human right  should be respected , business owner wont be able to purchase their item they will have to be checked first by the government they do not want order to get in the country without being verified.

Madonna Eurovision performance is not sure to happen

Madonna performance is in doubt as organisers claimed  that she did not sign a contract for the show.

Madonna was meant to begin rehearsals on may the 14 as the event will be taking place on may the 18 however decisions have not been made in regards to her performance.

”The European Broadcasting Union has never confirmed Madonna as an act,” Jon Ola San said.

Many artist have decided not to perform at the Eurovision because of the situation happening in Israel  at the moment most of them feel that it will be great if it was not happening because the human right is being abuse and violated. Many artistes do not support the idea of the event taking place.

A lot of them have told BBC news to boycott Eurovision because Israel  is violating Palestine, they said that the organiser should change the location of the Eurovision this year because it would make it seem acceptable and okay if Eurovison takes place, they’re trying to raise awareness concerning this issue.

Celebrities have written a letter to boycott Eurovision, the letter has more than 100 signatories wherein there is fear that Eurovision might be disrupted.

One demonstrator said: “Israel has been able to use Eurovision to present what it terms its prettier face and to use this cultural event to distract from the violations of international law and Palestinian human rights that it continues to carry out every day and has done since 1948.”

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Israel  won the honour of hosting the competition after the Israeli contestant Netta won last year’s contest and it expected take place in Tel Aviv this week, however Israel control the Palestine and is taking advantage of the minority of Palestinian

Gaza has control over who can get in and out, there is no working airport from where they could get any supplies most people are unemployed because most business  can get very few of their products out of Gaza to sell.

 

 

 

 

 

Felicity Huffman takes full guilt for cheating scandal

Felicity Huffman admitted to have secretly paid someone to help her daughter to correct  exam answer question.

In a courtroom Huffman the desperate housewives admitted that she had paid $15,000 to correct her daughter Sophia Macy exam, she said that she accepts full guilt and is ready to face the repercussion.

She will be sentenced on September 13th, she is looking at between four to ten months in prison and a payment of around a $20,000 fine.

Huffman decided to take this action to boost her daughters grades, forgetting about the consequences of her action. Although she was not the only one to be charged with this accusation as a dozen others were charged with fraud.

It was found that she paid someone to pretend to be her daughter to pass the exam for her. She was arrested on March 12th in her Californian home and charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest mail fraud, Felicity Huffman paid someone to take the exam for her daughter pretending to be Sophia Macy

At court the actress was clearly in a state of distress as she could not stop crying while talking to the judge.

According to court documents, she was secretly recorded by the scam’s confessed mastermind, Will i am Singer, after he began co-operating with investigators. It was found that the singer 

She had taken an exam earlier last year but she got 400 points less than what she got with the cheating.

Felicity stated that her daughter was not aware of what she was planning to do and that she feels regret and is ashamed of what she did. She was just worried about her daughter’s grade and wanted to help her improve it she was desperate.

American actress, model, and producer Lori Loughlin, and her husband were also accused of a college scam however she did not plead guilty and thinks that she should be exempt from jail as they paid $500,000 to get their daughter in the university of southern in California.

 

 

Sweden Julian Assange rape might be reopened

Swedish prosecutor is deciding on whether to reopen Assange rape case after avoiding extradition to Sweden for seven years.

Swedish prosecutor decided to drop Assange rape case two year ago  because they were unable to find enough evidence to put him away.

“I have today decided to reopen the investigation,” Sweden’s deputy director of public prosecutions, Eva-Marie Persson, announced on Monday. “There is still probable cause to suspect that Mr Assange committed rape.”

Julian Assange was accused of rape involving two women, he is currently at Belmar prison  in London avoiding extradition to Sweden where the Swedish authorities will be taking care of his case. Assange has previously denied all the charges  against him saying that the sex was totally consensual.

The accusation came two years after he had travelled to Sweden where two women claimed that he sexually assaulted them, he denied the allegations  and refused to return to Sweden.

He has been arrested in the Ecuadorean embassy on April 11 where he has been staying since 2012 and sentenced to 50 weeks of jail for breaching his bail conditions.

 

 

Swedish prosecutor deciding on whether to reopen the 2010 case saying that she can prove the  Julian Assange guilty, since his circumstances have changed  “Now that he has left Ecuador’s embassy, the conditions in the case have changed and… the conditions are in place once again to pursue the case,” she added.

Julian Assange is also accused to have participated in one of  the largest leak of government secrets, he could get five years prison time if found guilty.

under Swedish law they only have a year to re-investigate that case and ask any questions.

 

Argentina lawmaker Olivares politician was brutally shot

Lawmaker Hector Olivares and best friend Yadon were both shot in the early hours of the morning on Thursday.

Argentina lawmaker Hector Olivares was shot around 7 am on Thursday by a moving car.  The shooting took place near parliament that involved him and his friend Marcelo Yadon who was said to be in a critical condition. He was treated for wounds that pierced his abdomen and  affected vital organs, the injuries were so severe that he had to undergo surgery to avoid death. His friend died later on due to the wounds suffered.

The two men were friends from their young age and used to have a walk together every morning outside of parliament. Authorities are still collecting evidence from the crime scene and trying their best to find out who was behind this tragic attack.

It was said that The two attackers were mainly aiming Yadon and manage to kill him but were not unable to kill Olivares.

Minutes after the shooting the police and ambulance arrived at the crime scene and gave emergency support to the victims while the police cordoned off the area , lawmaker Jose Cano said that it was a premeditated act.

“The information we have is that the car was parked half an hour before. They were waiting,” Cano told television station Canal TN.

Hector Olivares is a member of the criminal legislation committee and was working on football related violence. Patricia Bullrich the security minister said that authorities found the car used in the attack and they have a suspect who is being questioned.

A spokesman for Mr Olivares’s office, Hector Lencinas, told reporters: “We have never received any threats of any type in the office. It’s an open office were everyone is welcomed.”

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Politician attacks in Argentina are very rare they have not  had any attack in seven years, previously they had been many attacks during the brutal dictatorship were many people were killed.

Now were all waiting for an update on the health of Hector Olivares.

Two reuters journalist released in Myanmar

The two journalist have finally been released after spending more than 500 days in jail.

The journalist  were sentenced to seven year in prison but after a decision from the president of Myanmar ,ordering to grant amnesty of 8 000 prisoners including Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo .

That  was an unexpected news after that their last appeal was rejected and they been turn down by Myanmar court ,the reason of their imprisonment was believed to be because of the research about a genocide which happened in Myanmar .

While investigating they found out some evidence showing that the government was allegedly taking advantage of their position to mistreat the community many villages houses and building  got destroyed people were escaping and going to  neighbouring country such as Thailand, Bangladesh and Malaysia.

When people were escaping they were stopped and search and also deprived of their money. The two journalist got their information via video and photograph and from people who witnessed this event happen last year in august.

However they were seen as part of the massacre and guilty of the damage which took place in Myanmar. The court seemed to have been very sceptical about the decision on their release as they were both arrested last December and sentenced with seven years of jail.

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were freed, alongside 6,518 other prisoners, after Win Myint, Myanmar’s president, ordered a mass amnesty including them. This unexpected but welcome news to Wa lone and Kyaw soe Oo left them relieved as they will be returning home to see their family.

Wa lone is a 33 years old, married father of one , he took up journalism from a young age and went to the largest city of Myanmar (Yangon). He worked as reporter and he also done a lots of charity work outside of his work day he has also authored some books.

kyaw soe Oo is 29 year old he comes from Sittwe the capital of Rakhine state , his home state has been beset by bursts of ethic violence since 2012 he started working as a journalist and was involved in setting up root investigative agency he is also married and a father of one.

Plane crash in Russia claims lives, leaving 41 passengers dead

The Aeroflot flight SU 1492 was forced to make an emergency landing at Moscow leaving 41 passengers dead and 37 survivors.

A lighting strike can cause technical malfunction causing a plane to divert or make emergency landing for precautionary reasons, investigators claim that such incident happens once in a blue moon.

Investigators are yet to make any official comment on the cause of the crash as surviving passengers said the plane was struck by lightning while Russia’s national carrier said the plane returned to the airport for ”technical reasons.”

The plane was airborne for approximately 28 minutes before it made an emergency landing wherein the engines caught fire in the process.

41 passengers in which 2 were children, four members of the crew and a flight attendant are reportedly dead wherein the jet had 73 passengers and five crew members , 5 people are currently in hospital.

The pilot Denis Yevdokimov told the Russian media that the lightning interrupted  communications with the air traffic controllers which made him switch to emergency manual mode.

Murmansk’s Acting Governor, Andrey Chibis has reportedly said that the families of those affected by this plane crash will each receive one million rubles ( £11,630), while the victims being treated in hospital will be given 500,000 rubles (£5,815).

Surviving passengers were left traumatised by this incident wherein most of them thought of never having to see their families again.

“Only thanks to the flight attendants, I survived,” One of the surviving passengers, Dmitry Khlebushkin, said.

Spanish socialist party wins election

Spainish Socialist Party (PSOE) have won the election after several attempt.

Pedro Sanchez has a reason to cheer after Sundays general election, he secured a solid political mandate after his party won 123 out of the 350 votes.

”we made it happen” he told the supporters.

After several attempt he has finally won and vows that he is going to make changes and to help Spain to have a better future.

He is ready to seek coalition to gain the 177 seats, the question is who is he going to choose to form a government with.

Sanchez came back better prepared this time around in comparison to previous elections where he went through a non confidence vote last June. He had more hope to win this election , he said that he  “wants to make sure that the country moves forward and to advance”  he is clearly the only one able to form a new government , with the position that he has as prime minister he as a bigger chance to win the election , also with what he said that that he would do for the country to make it better.

Vox is a political party in Spain they been able to win 12 seats after a long time the party want to make Spain great again by increasing the border control to avoid migrant crossing the Mediterranean reason why their party has gain more support from the community.

Vox also being tougher on the immigration control helped Andalusia where the migrant will not be able to cross the Mediterranean illegally they also mention the independence of Catalan a new decision who helped them to make their supporter grow.

The Podemo’s party against the inequality the corruption and for a better economies won 11 seats