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    • Swedish Euroscepticism is growing, but a ‘Swexit’ remains very unlikely February 18, 2019
      The majority of Swedes have historically been pro-EU membership. With the European Parliament elections approaching, Open Europe’s Marcus Cadier assesses the prospects for Swedish Euroscepticism. The post Swedish Euroscepticism is growing, but a ‘Swexit’ remains very unlikely appeared first on Open Europe.
    • PM writes to party outlining commitment to securing “legally-binding changes to the backstop” February 18, 2019
      Prime Minister Theresa May wrote to Conservative MPs this weekend, saying her message to EU leaders is, “the UK wants to leave the EU as scheduled on 29 March with a guarantee that there will be no hard border in Northern Ireland, there is a majority in Parliament for a revised Withdrawal Agreement, and we […]
    • Government loses vote on its Brexit strategy February 15, 2019
      The Government yesterday lost a vote on its Brexit strategy  by 303 votes to 258, after 64 Conservative MPs abstained and 5 voted against. Ministers had moved a neutral motion asking the House to approve “the approach to leaving the EU expressed by this House on 29 January 2019,” included searching for an alternative to the […]
    • MPs to vote on Government’s motion to continue negotiations on backstop February 14, 2019
      The House of Commons will today vote on a Government motion which states that “discussions between the UK and the EU on the Northern Ireland backstop are ongoing." The motion asks MPs to “reiterate” their “support for the approach to leaving the EU expressed by this House on 29 January.” On this date, the House […]
    • MPs need to “hold their nerve” as UK-EU talks continue, Prime Minister says February 13, 2019
      Speaking in the House of Commons yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May said that talks between the EU and the UK over the issue of the Irish backstop in the Withdrawal Agreement would continue, adding, “We now all need to hold our nerve to get the changes this House requires and deliver Brexit on time.” May […]
    • Theresa May to update Parliament on Brexit today February 12, 2019
      The Prime Minister, Theresa May, will today give Parliament an update on recent Brexit negotiations. She will ask MPs to give her more time to renegotiate the Brexit deal, and is expected to say that now is a "crucial time" in talks with the EU and that "we all need to hold our nerve." The […]
    • Theresa May confirms “further discussions” with Labour Party on Brexit February 11, 2019
      The Prime Minister, Theresa May, has published her reply to the Leader of Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, following their meeting last week. Writing to Corbyn yesterday, May said that they agreed that “the UK should leave the European Union with a deal and that the urgent task at hand is to find a deal that honours […]
    • Theresa May says UK must secure “legally binding changes” as Brexit talks resume February 8, 2019
      The Prime Minister, Theresa May, met EU leaders in Brussels yesterday and announced that the UK and EU negotiating teams would shortly resume talks. Speaking afterwards, May said that the UK "must secure legally binding changes to the Withdrawal Agreement to deal with the concerns that Parliament has over the backstop," adding, "Taking that...together with […]
    • Assessing Labour’s new “five tests” February 7, 2019
      The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has written a letter to Theresa May, demanding five changes to the Political Declaration which could secure Labour's support for the Brexit deal. Open Europe's Dominic Walsh and Aarti Shankar examine Corbyn's proposals, whether they are negotiable with the Government and the EU, and the broader political consequences.The post Assessing […]
    • Donald Tusk: “No effective leadership” for reversal of Brexit February 7, 2019
      The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, said yesterday that “There is no political force and no effective leadership” for a reversal of the UK’s decision to leave the EU. Speaking at a press conference in Brussels alongside Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Tusk said, "I know that still a very great number of people […]

Google Duo Lets You Call People Without the App

Google has quietly updated Duo to allow users to call people who don’t even have the Duo app installed. This means that Google Duo users can make voice calls or video calls to their contacts using Duo even if the other person has never even heard of this particular messaging app. The number of messaging apps Google offers has been well documented. There’s Allo and Duo (which can now make voice calls) and Hangouts (which has been split into Chat and Meet). And all of them do pretty much the same thing. However, Duo does have a cool new trick…

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