Brexit legislation needs to include public vote: Labour’s Starmer May 19, 2019 0 1299 12345 LONDON: The British government’s Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill needs to include another public vote when it is presented to lawmakers again next month, the opposition Labour Party’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Saturday.After failing to get parliament’s approval three times for Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, the government will now put the bill, legislation which will enact that deal, before parliament for a vote in early June.The Labour Party and rebels within May’s Conservative Party have said they plan to oppose it. “The government ought to seriously consider putting a public vote on the face of the bill to break the impasse,” Starmer told BBC radio. (Reuters) RELATED ARTICLES Merkel urges Europe to stand up to politicians ‘for sale’ May 19, 2019 0 451 Biden holds US election kick-off rally amid Democrat attacks May 19, 2019 0 1491 Conservatives retain power in ‘miracle’ Australian elections May 19, 2019 0 739 Austria scandal overshadows Salvini’s European nationalist rally AFP Milan Italian populist leader Matteo Salvini on Saturday gathered Europe’s disparate nationalists for a unifying rally overshadowed by a major corruption scandal shaking Austria’s far-right coalition. The .. Austrian far-right leader resigns over ‘Ibiza affair’ Vienna: Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, resigned Saturday after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key EU elections. “I .. Thousands of Poles, including Tusk, hold pro-EU rally before vote AFP Warsaw European Council chief Donald Tusk on Saturday joined thousands at a pro-Europe opposition rally in Warsaw, calling on his fellow Poles to vote against the eurosceptic governing conservatives in this .. British royals celebrate third wedding in 12 months London: The British royal family gathered for its third Windsor Castle wedding in a year as Lady Gabriella Windsor tied the knot on Saturday, with Queen Elizabeth II watching on. Windsor, 38, the daughter of the monarch’s .. Venezuela’s Maduro hails start of Norway-brokered talks with oppn Caracas: President Nicolas Maduro welcomed Friday the “beginning of talks” with the Venezuelan opposition in Norway, after months of bloody clashes between the two sides. “The talks have begun nicely to move toward .. N Korea demands UN action over ship seizure by ‘gangster’ US AFP Seoul North Korea has demanded the United Nations take “urgent measures” to help return a cargo ship taken by the United States, calling the seizure a “heinous” act. Washington announced last week it had taken ..