Britain still rocks after Brexit

Britain still rocks after Brexit

The latest quarterly GDP figures, showing stronger growth than expected, are the latest to belie predictions of a post-referendum meltdown. Certainly, the worst predictions of the Remain campaign in last month’s referendum have not materialised; but these statistics are inevitably backward-looking and tell us little about what is to come.   Almost 60 transactions totalling $34.5 billion have been struck by foreign companies for British firms since June 23, according to Thomson Reuters data, compared with 79 deals amounting to $4.3 billion in the month leading up to the vote.

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Barack obama Last public speech 2016

Barack obama Last public speech 2016

Hre’s the text of President Barack Obama‘s farewell address Tuesday at McCormick Place in Chicago: THE PRESIDENT:   Hello, Chicago!  (Applause.)  It’s good to be home!  (Applause.)  Thank you, everybody.  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Thank you.  (Applause.)  All right, everybody sit down.  (Applause.)  We’re on live TV here.  I’ve got to move.  (Applause.)  You can tell that I’m a lame duck because nobody is following instructions.  (Laughter.)  Everybody have a seat.  (Applause.) My fellow Americans — (applause) — Michelle and I have been so touched by all…

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