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There is 'not a chance' the most widely touted economic benefit from Brexit will materialise

Things like this are not going to rescue the economy. Reuters / Luke MacGregor Commerzbank’s chief UK economist Peter Dixon tells BI there is “not a chance” of a Brexit-driven manufacturing renaissance in Britain. The UK has moved consciously to be a services economy, and that cannot be easily reversed. Manufacturing currently accounts for around £400 billion of Britain’s GDP. ...

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A psychotherapist shares 4 ways you can channel your anxiety into something positive

Anxiety affects all of us sometimes. Marcos Mesa Sam Wordley / Shutterstock Anxiety is actually an evolutionary trait to help us deal with danger. We think of it as negative, but we can learn to channel the energy into something positive. Everyone faces anxiety from time to time. We feel nervous when we’re going to approach someone with an important ...

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'Foolish': One of the UK's most prominent lawyers says May's Brexit approach is ill-advised and unworkable

Prime Minister Theresa May outside 10 Downing Street Carl Court / Getty LONDON — Sir Paul Jenkins, who was the government’s most senior-ranking lawyer until 2014, says Theresa May’s Brexit strategy is “foolish” and will be difficult to implement. May intends to pull Britain out of the EU single market and customs union, as well as the European Court of ...

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Thousands of counterprotesters descended on Boston and drowned out a right-wing 'free speech' rally

Thousands of counter protesters march to a planned ‘Free Speech Rally’ on Boston Common on August 19, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts.Getty Images/Scott EisenRoughly 40,000 people descended on Boston Common on Saturday to protest a controversial right-wing “free speech” rally that had been planned. The event came one week after violence and chaos erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia during a white nationalist ...

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Trump labels Boston protesters 'anti-police agitators,' then praises them for 'speaking out against bigotry and hate'

Thousands of counter protesters march to a planned ‘Free Speech Rally’ on Boston Common on August 19, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. Getty Images/Scott Eisen President Donald Trump described as “anti-police agitators” thousands of mostly peaceful counter-protesters who took to Boston on Saturday to oppose white supremacy and counter a right-wing “free speech” rally. “Looks like many anti-police agitators in Boston. ...

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Shocking before and after photos of 15 NFL players who lost a ton of weight in retirement

Brad Culpepper no longer looks like an NFL offensive lineman.Valerie Macon/Getty ImagesMany former athletes struggle with weight gain after their playing careers end. This is especially true among football players. Some players are luckier and actually lose a ton of weight. In many cases, the players are now nearly unrecognizable. One common theme among many of these players is the ...

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Here's exactly how much of the solar eclipse you’ll see where you live

The annular solar eclipse of 4th January 2011 as seen by the Hinode satellite. The Moon is slightly more distant from Earth than in a total eclipse allowing a ring of sunlight to appear around the dark shadow of the Moon. NASA/Hinode/XRT On August 21st, the US is getting a total solar eclipse — when the moon crosses between the Earth ...

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12 events that defined the last 4 weeks for Trump

President Donald Trump.Gonzalo Fuentes/ReutersFor much of America, the past four weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency have been a wild roller coaster ride. A wave of top-level hirings, firings, resignations, and public feuds have nearly dominated headlines over the last month. And though not all of the Trump administration’s travails were of President Donald Trump’s doing, it is clear that things ...

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FBI employee survey contradicts Trump's claim that the agency had lost trust in James Comey

Former FBI Director James Comey. AP Photo/Alex Brandon The FBI released employee survey data earlier this week after employees were questioned about how they felt about former FBI director James Comey’s leadership when he was at the bureau.  Comey earned high scores across the board and in key areas such as trustworthiness, integrity, leadership, and judgment, according to the results.  ...

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13 facts about cheating that couples — and singles — should know

Infidelity is murky territory.Timothy Marsee/Flickr Infidelity means different things to different people Psychologists and relationship experts have spent years studying the science of infidelity Some of their most compelling findings are below — but remember, they aren’t predictions of the future Infidelity is murky territory. Does a one-night stand at a bachelor party count? How about an emotional entanglement with ...

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