A civil society network ICAN representing of over 450 organisations in one hundred countries, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017.
ICAN ,Co-Chair ,Rebecca Johnson, said:“Our international network has worked so hard to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons. The nuclear threats being issued by President Trump and North Korea remind us that nuclear sabre rattling can lead to nuclear war through arrogance or miscalculation”.
“ICAN collaboration with the British civil society for nuclear disarmament for many years had brought in to limelight that the Nobel Award encourages efforts to persuade the British government to sign the UN Nuclear Prohibition Treaty, cancel Trident and take the lead to eliminate all of these abhorrent weapons of mass destruction,"said Johnson.
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“Uber and TfL are headed towards a negotiation” said Conservative Party Member Gareth Bacon.
“I personally think that Uber will offer a concession which TfL will probably accept”, said Bacon.
Speaking at City Hall, Sadiq Khan said, “Uber has taken a U-turn but it is important all companies in London to play by the rules and adhere to the high standards expected”.
Uber had its license revoked by Tfl claiming that the approach and conduct of the transport service demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility in relation to a number of issues which have potential public safety and security implications.
According to the 15th mayor’s report to the London Assembly, the allegations against Uber include its approach to reporting serious criminal offences, explaining the use of Greyb
The Mayor advocated London to become a member of the EU at the Mayor’s question time, held at City Hall on Thursday.
Sadiq Khan said: “The cost of Brexit may have high possibilities of a negative outcome since the period during the Brexit negotiations the pound has devalued”.
He further said: “Inflation rates have risen from 0.5% to 2.9%, cost of businesses have rapidly increased passing the cost on to consumers while the wages remain stagnated resulting in a rise in the cost of living.”
Khan said: “Amongst the countries in the G7, UK tops for inflation rate and Brexit’s having a negative toll on businesses in London relying on supply chains across Europe so will the government set aside the party interest and push together the interest of London”.
“People are feeling the Brexi
UK’s tech entrepreneurs remain concerned over Brexit despite the government’s recent investment guaranteed on the Spring Budget.
Jack*, a london-based tech entrepreneur, said that he is to launch a startup company, but is concerned over Brexit. He told Westminster World that he fears the hiring cost of his business would spiral because of a “hard Brexit deal”.
The 29-year-old will create a digital publishing platform where consumers could be engaged by various visual content. He said: “Especially for digital startups, their employees have never had to think about residential opportunities here, whether they need visa or not. Even if Brexit is not here yet, for many of them it would make no sense to take jobs in the UK if after a year they will have to apply for certain