Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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...
Nicolas Maduro has told Euronews that an attempt to overthow his government is "over" as he attacked the European Union for "blindly" following the politics of Donald Trump in backing his opponents. Maduro said that National Assembly leader Juan Guiado,...
Residents of Heidelberg in southwestern Germany were concerned their water was contaminated on Thursday after some residents began noticing a bluish colour. City officials warned residents to not drink the water while they investigated the change in tint. On Thursday...
French President Emmanuel Macron has asked Prime Minister Edouard Philippe to meet with heads of political parties and representatives of the so-called "yellow vests" in an attempt to defuse tensions that erupted into violent protests over the weekend. Around 36,000...

Halfway to Brexit

The Brexit negotiations are now at their halfway stage but, as any mountaineer knows, the hardest part of reaching the summit is the final, punishing ascent. With most of the basic ‘housekeeping’ issues of the Brexit divorce deal now resolved,...

Brexit will mean Brexit

Throughout the long and drawn-out process of leaving the EU, the most baffling thing has been how some seem to regard the pronouncements of that wondrous body, the European Commission. For lo, these are holy writ. When the Commission says...
Greece was the European Union member state that saw the biggest decrease in annual rankings measuring perceptions of corruption across the world. It dropped three points in a year and is one of five countries in the bloc considered to...
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...
The head of MI5 will appeal to European leaders on Monday not to put at risk their “shared strength” by weakening security and intelligence sharing after Brexit. In a speech to European security chiefs, Andrew Parker, MI5’s Director General, will...
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...

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