As Theresa May fumbles Brexit, a far-right backlash is brewing
A march for Brexit – a clean break from the European Union – and against Prime Minister Theresa May and any other politician who dares to defy the 17.4 million Britons who voted in 2016 to leave. “Hard Brexit, Traitor May,” read one flag. Sunday’s pro-Brexit march by UKIP, a populist anti-EU party, was modest in numbers, less than 5,000 at its peak, and easily outnumbered by a counter-protest by left-wing groups.
France’s ‘yellow vests’ only have one common message: anger at government
For Rosa Larocca, a middle-aged headmistress who can switch from a warm smile to a stern look in seconds, it’s all about politics. The president sought on Monday evening to pacify rebellious spirits.
Readers write: Positive views of China and Puerto Rico, and portrayal of socialism
Positive views of China, Puerto Rico
Meanwhile in ... the United States, students are attending college on esports scholarships
In colleges around the United States, students are attending school on esports scholarships. The National Association of Collegiate Esports works with around 120 colleges and universities in the US and Canada, many of which are creating scholarships to attract gamers. With the rise of competitive esports, schools are not only easing students’ financial burdens but also building elaborate gaming arenas like the one at the University of California, Irvine.