No-deal Brexit a ‘possibility’ says Tory candidate

Mr Davies has dismissed criticism that the Tories central campaign promise of “getting Brexit done” is misleading. Live: Final Sunday on the campaign trail Johnson insists no GB-NI goods checks The party has pledged to finish the first phase of the Brexit process by the end of January 2020 and to complete negotiations on a new trade relationship between the UK and the EU by the current December 2020 deadline. Asked on BBC Wales’ Sunday Politics programme, if that meant a no-deal Brexit was still possible after the transition period, Mr Davies said: “It’s a possibility, you have to accept that. “We don’t want a no-deal Brexit. It’s not the first choice of anyone in the Conservative Party. “We want …

M25 closed as crane overturns on both carriageways

Earlier, Essex Police said no-one has been seriously injured. Image copyright PA Media Image caption Concrete was scattered across the carriageway by the crane, making it impossible for cars to pass. Work continued through the night to clear away debris and resurface the road as Highways England warned motorists to avoid the area. A spokesperson for the organisation said the road was damaged due to a diesel spillage, but specialist contractors had been brought in to get the motorway re-opened.

‘Constant bullying’ of ex-MP’s office manager

“I made the decision not to submit the invoice to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) as I knew it was a false invoice,” she said. After that Ms Lewis said Mr Davies’s attitude towards her became “substantially more critical and negative” and he “distanced” himself from her. ‘Get rich’ The tribunal also heard about an earlier incident where errors in submitting expenses meant Mr Davies had to pay back £4,000 to IPSA. Ms Lewis described how he banged on the filing cabinet in her office and said: “I thought the whole point of becoming an MP was to get rich”. She said she did not know if this was a joke or not. When challenged about this incident by …

Lonely Beijing citizens are helping create a billion-dollar industry around their pampered pets

Beijing (CNN)Li Chao’s life changed forever the evening he returned home from a late night at the office and found his beloved husky JoJo dead on the floor. But according to the Pet Industry White Paper, published by Pet Fair Asia and Doumin.com, the number of cats and dogs in China jumped by more than 8% in 2019 to just under 100 million. The surge in pet ownership is largely due to China’s growing wealth, and the ability of citizens to spend their money on things that bring them joy. But there’s a darker side to the trend. Almost one in five pet owners surveyed in the Pet Industry report said they had bought a pet for the mental support …

Guy Finds A Baby Squirrel That Cant Even Walk Yet, Takes It Home And Now Theyre Best Friends (26 Pics)

If you haven’t seen enough cute animal pictures today, here’s something I bet you weren’t expecting: a pet squirrel! 28-year-old Igor Grishin, who lives in the small town of Konchezero in Karelia, Russia, was walking in the woods when he found the squirrel unable to walk about a year ago. He brought the baby animal home, where Chippy, as the little critter is now called, has lived ever since. Chippy’s Instagram account shows him lounging on pillows in Grishin’s home, eating fruit, and even being roommates with a cat. “He is always making me laugh, distracting me from the worries of everyday life. I am very happy that we met each other,” Grishin told Bored Panda. He also shared that …

10 Things You Should Never Say In A Wedding Toast | Betches

very 1. “I Never Thought This Day Would Come!” did2. “Funny Story, The Bride Used To Have A Huge Crush On The Best Man!” you want me to write a wedding toast? oh, i thought you said wedding roast… *slowly crumples up 18 savage pages worthy of Michael Scott* no, it’s no problem at all… — Kaitlyn Pyle (@kvpyle) June 14, 2019 3. “50% Of Marriages Today End In Divorce” don’t 4. “I Am FEELING These Signature Cocktails.” very 5. “People Always Thought I Would Get Married First.” Writing a toast for my buddy’s wedding rehearsal dinner tonight… Need some last minute pointers to bring the house down — Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) September 15, 2017 6. “Who Wants To Take …

Woman Finally Manages To Get Her 17 Pets To Sit Still For A Photo

As much as owners like taking pictures of their pets, it’s clear that animals don’t share the same enthusiasm. Getting one pet, whether it’s a cat or dog, to pose for a picture is sometimes close to impossible, and as a result, many of us have a ton of blurry photos. It’s hard to imagine what it’s like taking a perfect shot of all of your pets if you have like… 17 of them. However, a woman named Kathy Smith from Corwen, Wales did what seemed impossible: she got all her cats and dogs, a total of 17 pets, to sit for a lovely family picture. Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits:  Then for a split …

Construction company building private wall for group with Trump ties wins government contract

(CNN)A company touted by White House officials — and that’s already building sections of border wall for a private group with Trump administration ties — has been awarded $400 million by the government to design and build part of President Donald Trump’s border barrier in Yuma County, Arizona. While the President has publicly touted Fisher in the past, the company has a history of red flags — including more than $1 million in fines for environmental and tax violations. A decade ago, a former co-owner of the company pleaded guilty to tax fraud and was sentenced to prison. The company also admitted to defrauding the federal government by impeding the IRS. The former executive, who’s a brother of the current …

The Best Movies & TV Shows Coming To Netflix This December | Betches

December. What a beautiful month. Though the cold weather is not my favorite, December still has a lot to offer. These quick 31 days are filled with ugly sweaters, dreidels, Mariah Carey’s soul-filled voice, office holiday parties, latkes, and lots and lots of presents (hopefully). Oh, and a bunch of new movies and TV shows to binge and cuddle up to during the dreadfully cold days. Grab your newly cuffed bae and let’s get started. Here’s all the best stuff coming to a Netflix device near you this December. ‘Burlesque’ Yeahhhhh you heard that right! Christina Aguilera and Cher make their way back to our computer screens in this 2010 cult classic. I know you all still sing “Show Me …

Does Height Difference Really Matter Anymore In Relationships? | Betches

shallowslightlyPower Dynamics, Security, And Gender Roles Dr. Jess CarbinoThere are also social rewards for being tall. “The taller you are, the more likely you are to be successful and make more money,” says Dr. Carbino. “Theories suggest that taller individuals are more confident and perceived as being more and in control due to their physical stature.” She adds that men used to “thThe People Have Spoken… What do the boys have to say about this? “I’m 6’3” so I’m usually the taller person, but I’m not intimidated by dating women who are close to my height,” says Kevin. A true hero. He’s also hot, so hit him up, ladies. Dave thinks this is a tough call. “They could be up …

Evan Bass’ Legal Troubles Are Low-Key Hilarious | Betches

BachelorStill the stuff of my nightmares. The Bachelorette,someone who makes genitals shrivel up and dieThe Bachelorette,Bachelor in ParadiseBut recently, Evan has done more than just manipulate women into dating him—he’s also manipulating the men of Nashville into believing he can solve their impotence problems! According to TMZBiPThe Tbh I’m more upset that the article refers to Evan as a “hunk” than the fact that he conned men into thinking their penises would work again, but fine.  able to solve or fix erectile dysfunction even after just one visit” even though this “was not the case.” Lmaoooooo. This is hilarious to me. Evan is a man whose OWN WIFE has gone on national television and said that he gives erectile dysfunction, …

Rail disruption as 27-day strike begins

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSouthampton rail commuters speak out on first day of strike Commuters are facing disruption as workers on South Western Railway (SWR) begin a 27-day strike. It comes after talks between the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union and SWR over a long-running dispute over guards on trains broke down. The operator called the action “unnecessary” and said “more than half” of weekday trains would run, but warned of queues at stations. The union said the strike is “in defence of passenger safety”. Image Copyright @SophiaGG @SophiaGG Image Copyright @charlie_baker23 @charlie_baker23 Report Report The union has been demanding that guards should oversee the operation of doors and perform other safety functions in dispatching …

Maggie Smith: Harry Potter and Downton Abbey weren’t ‘what youd call satisfying’

The actor has said that, while grateful for the work, I didnt really feel I was acting in those things Dame Maggie Smith has said her work in the Harry Potter films and on A German Life. She said that as soon as she agreed to do it, she suffered doubt, doubt, doubt. I suddenly felt twice as old as I actually was, she said. And also, when you havent done a show for a long time, theres something pretty dumb about doing it totally on your own. The long-awaited Downton Abbey movie made almost $200m on release earlier this year, with home entertainment numbers expected to be healthy. Smith was reported to be on of the last cast members …