Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Foreign buyers snap up Sicilian homes at €1 auction

The Sicilian town that put its empty houses up for sale for €1 each to try to reverse its decline, has sold 16...

EN NW PKG EUROPE HEATWAVE LATEST 13H

Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic have already recorded their highest June temperatures ever...Now it looks like it's France's turn. French meteorologists are...

Brussels and Dublin 'intransigence' could mean no-deal Brexit, says DUP

The leader of the Democratic Unionist party has accused Brussels and Dublin of “intransigence” which could lead to the UK leaving Europe without...

BREXIT FARCE: People's Vote DOOMED as it’s revealed to will take OVER A YEAR...

Support for a second referendum on Britain’s membership with the bloc has gathered momentum following the Prime Minister’s catastrophic defeat on her Brexit...

BREXIT FURY: ‘It’s an UTTER CON!’ Leo Varadkar SLATED for Irish border ‘TRICK’

Nigel Dodds believes Dublin’s contingency plan for the UK leaving the EU without a deal shows there would not be any border checks...

Tory MP brands Theresa May’s Brexit deal ‘even worse than we were led to...

In a scathing attack on Mrs May, the politician said Mrs May “does not appear to believe in Brexit” and urged his fellow...

Hang glider forced to cling on for his life after launching unattached

A first-time hang glider has spoken of how he was left holding on for his life after his pilot failed to fasten him...

Independent Group table new Brexit amendment – MPs could DEMAND new referendum TOMORROW

The group of Remainers, headed by Gavin Shuker, announced they will submit an amendment at a vote tomorrow. Though it remains unknown what...

Spain POPULISM rises: Conservatives turn to anti-EU rhetoric in latest Brussels challenge

Pablo Casado vowed to take a more confrontational stance on the country’s issues such as Catalonian separatists and abortion law compared to his...

‘Increasing aggression’ – UK and Norway to work together to defeat Russian MILITARY THREAT

Britain and its Norwegian partners will challenge the growing threat of Russian naval forces by sharing facilities for new Maritime Patrol Aircraft.In a...

The Spectator's parliamentary awards confirm that UK politics is a joke | Anne Perkins

The end of the year hurtles down the slipway, trailing catastrophe instead of a magnum of champagne in its wake, and the excuse...

May: EU criticism of Chequers plan is 'negotiating tactic'

Theresa May has insisted that her Chequers plan is not dead and claimed that European Union leaders were engaging in “negotiating tactics” when...

Theresa May forced to delay Brexit after historic win for MPs

Backbench MPs have passed historic legislation to delay article 50, forcing the government to set out its timetable for the length of the...

As a warming world wreaks havoc, Trump wages war on climate science | John...

The evidence of climate change is all around us, from melting Alaskan permafrost to wildfires in Sweden, from the brutal European heatwave to...

Brexit deal latest: Spanish PM claims EU summit could be CANCELLED over Gibraltar row

The crunch meeting still hangs in balance as London and Madrid are entwined in a bitter row over Gibraltar. Mr Sanchez won’t allow...

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships

Barcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the...

German girls choose to wear the trousers | Letters

Having attended a very traditional Catholic girls’ grammar school which prided itself on strict adherence to its uniform regulations, I was always a...

MERKEL UNDER FIRE: German Chancellor sparks FURY after REFUSING to step down as leader

The German Chancellor, now in her third term, had been urged to step down from her role in the CDU amid plunging approval...

Polling station opening hours: What time is YOUR polling station open until tonight?

The European elections kickstarted today, with the UK and Netherlands the first of the EU’s 28 member states to vote. For the UK,...

European elections 2019 polls: When do polls open and close in UK? What time?

Brexit has been pushed back to October 31, which means the UK will take part in this year’s European elections. The EU elections...

The COST of Brexit solidarity: Macron ally warns Ireland they expect THIS from Dublin

Alexandre Holroyd, a French MP close to Emmanuel Macron, said he expects Dublin to back the French president’s aim for greater EU solidarity...

Jeremy Corbyn: Rich selling houses and fleeing UK over ‘extreme left-wing government’ fear

Estate agents have claimed the wealthy are shifting their bigger properties and using the cash to buy smaller ones before putting what they...

No-deal Brexit would harm UK security, senior officer warns

The UK’s safety and security would suffer from a no-deal Brexit and no amount of planning and preparation can erase the risk, Britain’s...

Hungary denying food to asylum seekers, say human rights groups

Hungarian authorities are systematically denying food to failed asylum seekers detained in the country’s border transit zones, say rights activists. The policy, whereby adults...

Belgian PM urges talks as strike cancels flights and shuts schools

The Belgian prime minister has appealed to employers and trade unions to resume their negotiations over working conditions after a general strike forced...

33m polluting cars still on EU roads after Dieselgate scandal

More than three quarters of the 43m cars tampered with in the Dieselgate emissions test cheating scandal are still on the road four...

BBC’s well-received history of Ireland | Letter

It may be true that “Irish affairs had long been regarded with a mixture of indifference and apathy in England”, as Dr Peter...