A car has ploughed into a group of pedestrians in New York City, with reports emerging of ‘multiple injuries’ at the scene.
The incident happened a short time ago at Liberty Street and Broadway, and it comes at a time when the people of New York are on a heightened state of alert about vehicles being used for terror attacks.
The exact nature of the incident has not been confirmed, with police not giving any updates to say that it is being investigated as a terror incident.
It took place half a mile away from the World Trade Center.
We will bring you more on this as it becomes available.
David Davis confirms ‘NO part of UK will be left in the customs union’ crushing Sadiq Khans suggestion
Sadiq Khan recently suggested that London could have a separate Brexit deal with the rest of the UK. Mr Khan’s suggestion came in light of leaked papers which appear to show ‘regulatory alignment’ for Ireland and Northern Ireland in order to solve the border issue.
Speaking in the Houses of Parliment, David Davis made it crystal clear that no part of the UK will remain in the Customs Union, crushing the Mayor of Londons hopes.
Mr Davis said: “You can take it as a guarantee from me, we will not be treating any part of the United Kingdom any differently from any other part.
“We were elected on a manifesto to leave the customs union and the single market.”
According to the Brexit Secretary, the government is “now close to concluding the first phase and moving on to talking about trade” and “All parties remain confident of a positive conclusion by the end of the week”.
The Shadow Brexit secretary blasted David Davis saying: “What an embarrassment – the last 24 hours have given a new meaning to the phrase ‘coalition of chaos’.
“Yesterday the rubber hit the road. Fantasy has hit reality.
“Will the Prime Minister now rethink her reckless red lines and put options such as a customs union and single market back on the table for negotiation?”
David Davis draws up plans for no deal on Brexit talks
Brexit Secretary, David Davis has urged officials to speed up the drawing of plans for a ‘no deal’ scenario.
The Brexit minister will present the ‘no deal’ preparations to the cabinet which are said to be ‘upbeat’.
Amber Rudd and Philip Hammond, both of whom are members of the cabinet are strongly against the idea of a ‘no deal’.
Mrs Rudd labelled the idea as “unthinkable”.
As each day passes, we get ever closer to a no deal scenario. It would be stupid of the government to rule out such possibility.
In a negotiating situation you need to have all your options open, if not, you’ll be eaten alive. That is exactly what the EU will do if they’re aware we cannot just walk away from the talks.
Chancellor Philip Hammond who has said he only wants to invest in preparing for No Deal at the last possible moment. He has yet to put any funds by for such event.
Do you think a ‘no deal’ would be better than a bad deal?
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