The doom and gloom merchants who continually run down the country and wonder how the UK will ever cope outside of the EU do not seem to be looking at the evidence around them.
Doubts remain over Theresa May's Brexit plan after reports surfaced that the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, told British MPs that the Chequers plan had in a Brussels meeting. Sputnik spoke with UKIP MEP Margot Parker to find out more on the situation.
I read with interest that Market Harborough MP Neil O'Brien has called on the Government to rethink its plans and extend electrification of the Midland Mainline as far north as Market Harborough.
I was pleased to read Erewash Council will fly the Red Ensign above Ilkeston and Long Eaton town halls today to honour the brave comrades of the Merchant Navy.
I have written before on the terrible plight of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian woman sentenced to five years in jail in Iran for 'spying',
See Margot Parker MEP on RT on Greece and the EU - click here
It was a shame to read that the Ketton branch of Uppingham Surgery is to close.
I was interested to read that North West Leicestershire MP Andrew Bridgen has called for Parliament's watchdog to investigate Jeremy Corbyn for attending a ceremony where a wreath was laid in memory of some of those responsible for the 1972 Munich terror attack.