Monday, August 19, 2019
Supermarket shoppers in France will have to dig deeper from Friday when the price of hundreds of high-profile branded products goes up. France’s agriculture minister, Didier Guillaume, says it is part of a bid to rebalance how supermarkets make their...
US President Donald Trump has warned that his policies will be "violently" overturned if the Democrats win November's mid-term elections. He told Evangelical leaders that the vote was a "referendum" on freedom of speech and religion, and that these were...

Greece wildfires

At least 50 people are feared dead in wildfires burning in the Attica region around Athens, in Greece's worst fire crisis in more than a decade. According to the Red Cross, 26 bodies were found in the yard of a...

From the economy to crime

It is not just “centrists”, that motley crew of Blairites, Left-wing Tories and Remainiac metropolitan graduates, who feel politically homeless, stuck between Jeremy Corbyn's hard-Left army and Theresa May’s Brexit government. Such folk have garnered much attention for their...
South Korea's Kim Jong Yang was elected as Interpol's president on Wednesday, edging out a longtime veteran of Russia's security services who was strongly opposed by the U.S., Britain and other European nations. Kim's election was seen as a victory for...
Pro-Emmanuel Macron or anti-gilets jaunes (yellow vests)? Protesters took part in a march in response to the French gilets jaunes movement held in Paris on Sunday. They were over 10,000, according to the authorities. Dubbed the "Republican march for the...
Theresa May has been accused of betraying the legacy of the suffragists by failing to impose abortion law reform on Northern Ireland. The Prime Minister has insisted that Ulster’s strict abortion laws can only be relaxed by the power-sharing government...
Hundreds of mourners turned out on Monday (Jul 8) to bid a final farewell to Brazilian music legend Joao Gilberto at a public vigil in Rio de Janeiro. Wreathes placed around the semi-open coffin in the city's majestic Municipal Theatre paid...
Israeli police have recommended charging Benjamin Netanyahu with accepting bribes worth 1 million shekels (£200,000), dealing a potentially serious political blow to the long-serving Israeli prime minister. After more than a year of investigating, Israel’s police said there was enough...
Michael Gove is concerned the EU will use the Northern Ireland border issue to "hold us hostage" and keep the UK in the Single Market and Customs Union. The Environment Secretary raised concerns at a private dinner of Tory Eurosceptics that...

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