Friday, January 18, 2019
Leaders of Italy’s triumphant conservative alliance have called for a radical change in the EU’s negotiating stance over Brexit, describing threats to restrict trade and punish Britain as ideological idiocy. “Great Britain is a friendly country with a long tradition...
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is to tell the European Union that the UK will not accept its proposals to deal with one of the thorniest issues in Brexit talks -- the issue of the Irish border. In a speech...
A man has set off a small explosive device close to the US embassy in Beijing, officials have confirmed. Apart from the bomber, there were no other injuries reported and officials say police responded immediately. A statement from the US embassy...
What's so striking about this draft Brexit deal the UK media and politicians are all abuzz about, is the marked lack of excitement and/or hysteria in EU circles. Contrary to the UK narrative, this is not viewed in Brussels as...
Arrogance on the part of management took this week’s stock from retail darling to the bargain basement. Now a new team is restoring its fortunes – but the market doesn’t seem to have noticed. Abercrombie & Fitch, the American-listed clothing chain,...
Ukraine's parliament is to decide whether to bring in martial law as anger over the capture of three of its naval vessels by Russia spilled into the streets overnight. Protesters gathered outside the Russian embassy in the capital Kiev and...
The British government will not allow lawmakers to vote on a symbolic motion of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May, forcing the opposition to decide whether it will now try to topple her entire administration. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn...
Rival protests over a murder in the east German city of Chemnitz have ended with several people injured as objects were hurled by both sides, police say. Far-right activists had gathered in the centre for a second day as a...
The City of London is a sprawling beast. Yet when politicians and analysts talk about it, they tend to focus mainly on a narrow slice of it all – the banks. The  issue  of bank passporting has been pored...
With its traffic-clogged streets and polluted air it may seem like an unlikely choice, but the bustling metropolis of London is set to become the world's first National Park City. But the UK capital won't be swapping its skyscrapers for...

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