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Night rider: 21 years sleeping on a London bus - BBC News

bbc.co.uk

Image copyright Getty Images For more than two decades after his asylum application was rejected, Sunny found a safe haven aboard the buses that zigzag across London at night. What's it like to spend every night on the lower decks? Sunny waits patiently, wind penetrating his well-worn jacket and the winter cold biting at his extremities. It's past midnight and his legs are weary but he stands firm and smiles as the bus lunges to a halt, its wing mirror clipping overgrown branches on its way. He moves aside to let other passengers board, greets the familiar face of the driver with a gentle bow of the head and taps his weathered Oyster card on the payment point. Relieved at finding his favoure...

Brexit: UK public wants to remain in EU, new poll finds weeks before withdrawal date | The Independent

independent.co.uk

Boris Johnson is set to take the UK out of the European Union at a time when a majority of voters want to stay, according to a new poll .The BMG survey for The Independent found that with less than three weeks to go before Brexit Day on 31 January, voters are split by the highly symbolic margin of 52-48 per cent in favour of Remain – the reverse of the result of the 2016 referendum.Participants also expected Brexit to be bad for the economy, the NHS, the unity of the UK and Britain’s place in the world over the next two years. Almost three in 10 (29 per cent) expected to be personally worse off as a result of EU withdrawal, while just 15 per cent expected their finances to be improved.Sharin...

France vows to defy Boris Johnson over Brexit deadline and says EU will take up to three years to seal trade deal

thesun.co.uk

FRANCE vowed to defy Boris Johnson over his Brexit deadline saying the EU would take up to three years to negotiate a trade deal with him. Emmanuel Macron’s top Europe adviser Amelie de Montc…...