Saturday, November 16, 2019

Gilets jaunes mark first anniversary amid clashes with police

The gilets jaunes (yellow vests) movement marked a year of weekend demonstrations with protests across France. In Paris, groups of black-clad youths caused...

Corbyn wipeout: One of UK’s safest Labour seats on course to become TORY after...

Residents in coastal town Hartlepool voted 70-30 to leave the EU in the 2016 referendum. The town, which is run by a Brexit...

Europe is squeezed between a hungry China and surly US | Simon Tisdall

The idea of Xi Jinping as a modern-day Odysseus seems a little far-fetched. But China’s globetrotting president proved a match for Homer’s hero...

Venice braces for more floods, strong winds

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Police open investigation into 'electoral fraud' from 'deep inside Boris Johnson's team'

Lord Falconer, a former Labour minister, wrote to the Met Police Commissioner and Director of Public Prosecutions calling for a probe into what...

General election 2019 candidates: Who is standing in your area? Search here

Approximately a third - 1,120 - of the final list of candidates are women, compared to 959 in the 2017 general election.Due to...

Election 2019 LIVE: Police assessing 'electoral fraud' from 'deep inside Number 10'

Lord Falconer, a former Labour minister, wrote to the Met Police Commissioner and Director of Public Prosecutions calling for a probe into what...

Three more altar boys claim they were abused by priests in Vatican

Three more former altar boys have claimed they were sexually abused by two priests in the Vatican, as the child abuse scandal that...

Farage lambasts Boris and warns the Tories will be to blame if there is...

Following Mr Farage’s shock announcement that he was stepping down 317 candidates in constituencies won by the Conservative Party in 2017, Express.co.uk conducted...

The Catalan crisis is key to the rise of the Spanish far right |...

It seemed like a very good idea at the time. A period of research leave in Barcelona would allow me to put everything...

Boris Johnson promises £1billion green revolution with 30 million more trees

He also promised to step up the Government’s effort to clean up the world’s oceans. Setting out his latest general election policy proposals, he...

Labour blasted for ‘blinkered ideology’ as business chiefs rage at broadband nationalisati

Jeremy Corbyn has some extensive plans (Image: PA)Shadow chancellor John McDonnell admitted the plan to nationalise parts of BT could extend to other...

Remainer civil war: Disaster for second referendum campaign as chair resigns

Mr Rudd, the brother of former Home Secretary Amber Rudd, has resigned from his positions as chairman of both People’s Vote and Open...

Russia frees Norwegian and two Lithuanians in swap for pair of its spies

Russia has freed two Lithuanians and a Norwegian in return for two Russian spies held in Lithuania, in a cold war-style spy swap...

Nigel Farage pulls out of Brexit Party rally at last minute for emergency meeting

The Brexit Party leader had been due to address the crowd this evening, however the audience was told Mr Farage had to travel to...

'Ensure we have a future': Irish youth in climate appeal to Dáil

Ireland’s first youth assembly on the climate crisis has challenged politicians to lead a transformation of schools, supermarkets, farms, forests and businesses. A group...

UK fury at Labour’s ‘fantasy’ £20bn broadband nationalisation plot ‘super-taxed to death!'

The Labour Party have promised to give every home and business in the UK free full-fibre broadband by 2030, if it wins the...

Ban import of Israeli settlement goods | Letter

We, concerned citizens of Israel, welcome the recent ruling of the European court of justice, which in confirming that Israeli settlement products cannot...

Dimitra Bailey obituary

My mother, Dimitra Bailey, who has died aged 97, was a refugee, a Red Cross nurse, a migrant worker and a war bride...

US accuses Russia of exploiting conflict in Libya

Fears that Russian mercenaries, unofficially backed by Moscow, are tipping the scales in Libya in favour of the military leader Khalifa Haftar appears...

Venice council flooded moments after rejecting climate crisis plan

Veneto’s regional council rejected a plan to combat climate change minutes before its offices on the Grand Canal, in Venice, were flooded, it...

Women married to Isis fighters due to land in Germany from Turkey

Two women married to Isis fighters were expected to land in Germany on Friday as Turkey continued to deport individuals with alleged affiliations...

100 years of Shakespeare and Company: how a bookshop became a Paris landmark

There are currently 4,000 reviews of Shakespeare and Company on TripAdvisor. Many of them describe the shop as “magical” or “a dream”. Some...

Bribery allegations over fishing rights rock Iceland and Namibia

Two Namibian government ministers have resigned and the boss of Iceland’s biggest fishing company has stepped aside amid a spiralling scandal over alleged...

Former John McDonnell adviser struggles to address ’striking’ poll about Boris vs Corbyn

The Shadow Chancellor's former advisor was speaking on Channel 4 News when he was asked about the striking result of the poll. The...

France braces for gilets jaunes anniversary marches

In a kebab shop on the outskirts of Bordeaux, Christine, 48, was planning the next steps of the local gilets jaunes (yellow vests)...

The election is affecting my mental health – at least I'm not Dilyn the...

Monday My father died more than 20 years ago and I increasingly find that I think of him most on Remembrance Day rather than...

Boris unveils new Brexit battle bus as he attacks Corbyn's 'crazed communist' schemes

Boris Johnson has vowed to “get Brexit done” and warned voters they risk wasting “more time” if Jeremy Corbyn is elected in the...