Easier than Brexit: all countries except Great Britain are leaving the EU to form a new alliance

Brussels, London (dpo) - With Great Britain obviously being unable to execute its exit from the European Union in an orderly manner within the planned two years, the other Member States have now decided to take a different, more straightforward route: They want to carry out a so-called EUxit.
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UK to dig huge moat along EU border

London (dpo) - The British government continues last-ditch preparations for a no-deal Brexit after the European Commission signalled that it will not allow the UK to continue to enjoy the benefits of EU membership if the country crashes out. The British government is now physically demarcating its territorial border with the EU. As film footage reveals, construction works to build a moat along the entire UK border have begun. The moat is intended to ensure full separation and is expected to be completed by the time the UK officially leaves the EU in March.
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California first state to replace school grades with emojis

Sacramento (dpo) - English: 😳, P.E.: 😄, math: 💩 – from next semester, this could be an example of a California high school student’s report card. The State Senate has announced that the grading system is to be completely overhauled and will now employ emojis rather than letters.
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Ankle scarves grow in popularity among young people looking to stay warm

Berlin (dpo) - Exposed ankles are still all the rage, especially among young people, in a fashion known as flanking (flashing ankle). Temperatures are sinking though and the lower they go, the more ankle-scarf wearers we will see – the latest trend to keep cosy.
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More dirt, more inclines: plans to redevelop Anaheim to suit SUVs

Anaheim, Orange County, CA, USA (dpo) - Cities the world over are experiencing a rise in the number of sports utility vehicles or SUVs on their roads. Yet most cities are not suited to this type of vehicle. Anaheim, CA, boasts a particularly high number of SUVs and therefore has plans to replace its roads with the kind of off-road terrain which is ideal for SUVs.
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“Börder Wåll”: IKEA offers Trump an affordable solution

Washington (dpo) - “Too expensive!” “Too complicated!” “Unrealistic!” – This is the sort of criticism US President Donald Trump is currently facing over plans to build a wall along the border with Mexico. An offer from home furnishings brand, IKEA, could solve all of these problems with a single blow.
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200 storeys: World’s first skyscraper yacht completed in Dubai

Dubai (dpo) - Could this city be any gaudier?! Today, the world’s first skyscraper yacht embarked on its maiden voyage in Dubai. The Burj Khalifa building at a height of 830 m (2723 ft) served as an example for the megaproject, which was commissioned by well-known hotel owner and entrepreneur Emad al-Shareif.
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