Hollande Has 99 Problems But a Speech Writer Ain't One

Pierre-Yves Bocquet, AKA Pierre Evil, is the man François Hollande reckons can turn his Miliband-ish public speaking skills into oratory deserving of a president. Bocquet has just been hired to write Hollande’s public addresses. He is also a big fan of gangsta rap having written a book by that name, with his latest work ‘Detorit Sampler’ set to hit the shelves in the coming weeks. What are the chances of Bocquet advising Hollande on a 50 Cent top rate of tax…

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Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”


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