Serpent's Egg

The Eroticism of Fat Men

This is Brexit poker – and Theresa May was right to up the stakes

Simon Jenkins It was strategically sensible to begin the skirmishes in uncompromising mood. The inevitable compromises will come later As at Agincourt, Theresa May will, no doubt, be hoping to … Continue reading

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Piccadilly Circus: still London’s heart of darkness

The famous illuminated advertisements have been switched off – but the junction will always be tinged with a neon-hued hint of sex and danger Piccadilly Circus in 2014. Photograph: Matt … Continue reading

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Scene from „The Serpents egg (Das Schlangenei) (3)

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Theresa May to confirm UK exit from EU single market

Control over immigration and removing Britain from jurisdiction of European court of justice top priorities, speech will say Theresa May will insist that the UK wants to remain ‘the best … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Three-year-old found on train after mother loses ALL FOUR children at Berlin station

Family visiting from Italy reunited after four siblings scattered when their mother turned her back on them to buy a ticket Berlin Central station. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters Associated Press in … Continue reading

January 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Freezing conditions cause death and chaos across Europe

From Poland to Turkey, heavy snowfall causes more than a dozen deaths, grounds aeroplanes and cripples ferries A car stranded in snow in Poland. More than a dozen people have … Continue reading

January 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

12 reasons why you shouldn’t give up drinking in January

Wine lover: Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones CREDIT: HBO Mike Pattenden Telegraph 5 JANUARY 2017  You fought through Black (Eye) Friday, went down the pub on Christmas Eve, made … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Leaving EU will halve net migration, boost pay and help to solve housing crisis, study says

Brexit will halve migration, the report says CREDIT: DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS /PA Christopher Hope, chief political correspondent Telegraph 5 JANUARY 2017  Predictions by the Treasury ahead of the Brexit vote have been … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

UK credit binge approaching levels not seen since 2008 crash

Debt charities issue warning to government after unsecured consumer credit grew at fastest rate in more than 11 years Credit card debts hit a record high in the run-up to … Continue reading

January 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

First Mein Kampf reprint in Germany since war set for sixth print run

About 85,000 copies of annotated version of Hitler manifesto have been sold since release a year ago, says publisher The publisher initially planned to print just 4,000 copies of the … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jean-Claude Juncker blocked EU curbs on tax avoidance, cables show (or Why I voted for Brexit episode 1)

Leaked papers reveal that as Luxembourg’s PM, the European commission president obstructed the bloc’s tax reforms efforts The leak will embarrass Jean-Claude Juncker, who has since said he would lead … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

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