Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 12 Jul 2018


May publishes Brexit blueprint at last

The Government will publish its long-awaited ‘blueprint’ for the future relations of the UK with the EU after Brexit today, with new Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab insisting the document is respectful of the result of the 2016 referendum but will also serve the needs of business. EU negotiator Michel Barnier said the plans must be workable.

Thousands of police as Trump visits UK

Donald Trump arrives in London tonight for his first visit to the UK as US president, triggering a huge police operation. More officers will be involved than have been co-ordinated since the 2011 riots. Trump’s itinerary mostly avoids central London, where the bulk of the protests against his sexism and immigration policy will happen.

Southgate: ‘England players came of age’

England manager Gareth Southgate said yesterday his players “have come of age on the international stage” as he reacted to the 2-1 defeat to Croatia that ended the team’s World Cup run. Despite the disappointment, fans and commentators called for a hero’s welcome for a team that went further than any England side since 1990.

Thai cave rescue: movie and museum planned

The Tham Luang cave complex in Thailand, from which 12 boys and their football coach were rescued this week after more than 16 days underground, will become a “living museum” Thai officials say. Two different Hollywood film studios have said they are in talks to develop a film about the dramatic rescue of the boys by cave divers.

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Source:: The Week – All news


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