Boris Johnson has set out his vision for a trade deal with the EU, saying there is "no need" for the UK to follow Brussels' rules.
The PM called for a Canada-style free trade deal, saying the UK would return to the Withdrawal Agreement if such a deal was not reached. But the EU's Michel Barnier said its "ambitious" trade deal offer required a "level playing field". Labour said Mr Johnson's "ideology had trumped common sense". The party's leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said the PM risked trade and investment in the UK if he kept "undermining collective agreements". Under the EU-Canada deal, import tariffs on most goods have been eliminated between the two countries, though there are still customs and VAT checks. MORE
The UK will no longer be a member of the European Union (EU) after 23:00 GMT on 31 January 2020.
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What is Brexit?
Brexit - British exit - refers to the UK leaving the EU.
A public vote (known as a referendum) was held in June 2016, when 17.4 million people opted for Brexit. This gave the Leave side 52%, compared with 48% for Remain. MORE
Tofino is known for being the pearl of Vancouver Island. In Victoria and during our hitchhike towards Tofino, we only heard good things about the most western place of Canada. During summer you see the population double due to the great interest that the destination has on surfers and tourists. The village of 2000 inhabitants has its main income of tourism. Famous all over Canada for its beautiful beaches and stunning nature, their are two national parks which we would recommend: Clayoquot Sound and Pacific Rim National Park. MORE
Ads from LASIK surgery outfits promise that the procedure is “a permanent solution for vision correction.” “Make corrective eyewear a thing of the past.” “You might never need to drop another dollar on eye care at all.” The procedure is “painless.” “More than 99 percent of LASIK patients achieve 20/20 vision or better.” And “over 98 percent of patients are totally satisfied.”
Unfortunately, those claims stretch the truth. You Likely Will Still Need Glasses MORE
The famous song from Broadway and West End hit musical Les Miserables 'I dreamed a dream' sung by the character Fantine. Ruthie Henshall played Fantine here in the 10th Anniversary Concert at the Royal Albert Hall London giving an amazingly moving performance. One not to be missed. Valentine Ruth Henshall (born 7 March 1967), known professionally as Ruthie Henshall, is an English actress, singer, and dancer known for her work in musical theatre. She began her professional stage career in 1986, before making her West End debut in Cats in 1987. MORE
When you dine at Organ Stop Pizza, you’re in for a show. The Mesa, Arizona, restaurant is home to the largest Wurlitzer organ in the world. Organist Brett Valliant plays the massive instrument for patrons, with an accompanying light show. The restaurant, which opened in 1972, is unique today, but during the 1970s and ’80s, there were well over 100 restaurants serving pizza and pipes across the United States. MORE
Rambles in the Rustbelt is a series of audio explorations celebrating heritage architecture around the great lakes region. In this episode, Benjamin A. Vazquez leads us on a tour of Stratford, Ontario. Join us for this walk and explore the area. MORE
In the first half of the twentieth century, Stratford was home to Canada’s largest furniture industry. It employed about a quarter of the city’s workforce, the second largest industry after the railway which employed about a half. During the 1920s almost one-sixth of all the furniture made in Canada was made at Stratford.
The success of the furniture trade can be explained by Stratford’s location as a hub on the railway systems of the CNR which carried the products far and wide in six directions. The most important was the main line northeast to Toronto and Montreal, and southwest to Chicago, although the line to Buffalo was also important. Consequently, Stratford furniture was sold all over North America. MORE
GAIA | Indulge yourself into an incredible journey around the world. Travel from the Middle East to the Icebergs and the wild nature of Greenland or experience New York City in cyberpunk mode. Experience the power of the Amazon's Iguazu Falls at the border of Brazil & Argentina or assist in a Christian ceremony in Lima or visit the tomb of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem.  MORE

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Live in Vienna is a live concert by Sarah Brightman, inspired by her Symphony album. It was originally only available as a premium for a donation to the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in the United States. The 75-minute concert was recorded on 16 January 2008 at Stephansdom (St. Stephen's) Cathedral in Vienna, Austria. The audience consisted of a small group of invited guests and members of Sarah Brightman's official website's fan area, to whom free tickets were made available. MORE
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