Thursday, January 21News For London

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International Women’s Day: Five powerful women to watch in 2016

Culture
March is clearly the month for celebration, with Mother's day rising to the occasion on March 6th and International Women's Day following closely on March 8th. Women in power today are setting an example to the world, showing and telling other women that there is nothing they cannot do. 1. Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton is a woman who knows what she wants. The wife of former US president, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton went from being first lady to Senator, to putting in her first presidential bid back in 2008. She did not make it into the White House as the leader of the free world but managed to snag the spot of Secretary of State. Patiently waiting her turn, come April 2015 and Mrs Clinton gave it another go. Her slogan - 'Everyday Americans need a champion. And I want to ...

Brexit: Cameron “battling for Britain” at Brussels against European leaders

Politics
The Brexit issue will be the main topic of discussion at a two-day summit taking place in Brussels this Thursday and Friday.     The President of the European Council Donald Tusk called this a “make or break summit”. Indeed the EU and the UK must now find an agreement on David Cameron’s claims before he sets up a date for a national referendum about a leave from the UK (possibly on June 23 according to the Financial Times).   The Prime Minister already obtained compromises from the EU as Donald Tusk proposed an emergency possibility of supressing social aids to non-UK European workers for four years if needed. Indeed it goes against the essential principles of the EU to build equality between all European citizens. David Cameron asked for a permanent suppres