Monday, September 16, 2019

Back Chequers or face SECOND REFERENDUM: Brexiteers given ULTIMATUM by May ally

Treasury Minister Mel Stride appeared to suggest a new plebiscite was a possibility if the Prime Minister's "Chequers deal" proposal was rejected by...

Danske bank chief resigns over money-laundering scandal

The boss of Denmark’s biggest bank has resigned after admitting that the vast majority of €200m (£178m) flowing through its Estonian branch was...

Russian officials call for governor's suspicious election to be annulled

Russian election officials have called for the result of a gubernatorial ballot in the country’s far east to be annulled because of widespread...

Macron aide accused of beating protesters 'was not bodyguard'

Alexandre Benalla, the security official who sparked the biggest scandal of Emmanuel Macron’s presidency when he was filmed illegally dressed as a police...

Клуб: the St Petersburg rail factory that became a visionary nightclub

Ask Sasha Tsereteli, founder of St Petersburg’s DIY nightclub Клуб, what the most important aspect of his club is and you might be...

UNACCEPTABLE: Michel Barnier CONDEMNED by DUP over Irish Brexit border plot

Michel Barnier said yesterday that he was ready to improve the trading block's proposal for an "insurance policy" backstop arrangement on how to...

Matteo Salvini sues MEP for defamation in racism row

Cécile Kyenge, an MEP who had bananas thrown at her and was likened to an orangutan during her time as Italy’s integration minister,...

May's Brexit hopes rest on 10 minutes after dinner in Salzburg

Theresa May arrives in Salzburg at a time when the Brexit negotiations appear to be stalling over the Irish border question and a...

Labour draws up shock Jeremy Corbyn RESIGNATION PLANS as party power struggle ERUPTS

The proposed changes would restrict the acting leader’s rights as their actions would need to be approved by the National Executive Committee (NEC).This...

'We are NOT under rule of English!’ EU’s Juncker in remarkable SAVAGE attack on...

The hardline Eurocrat made a point of delivering a keynote speech to the Three Seas Initiative forum in Bucharest in French.This was in...

David Davis: May won’t get Chequers plan through parliament

David Davis has predicted that Theresa May will have to “reset” her stance on Brexit because she will not be able to get...

Irish courts told to cooperate with UK on extradition

Irish courts that have been refusing to extradite criminal suspects because of Brexit have been told by European judges they must cooperate with...

Theresa May tells Tories not to look down on people in social housing –...

Our proposal for the backstop on Ireland and Northern Ireland has been on the table since February. It is an insurance policy to avoid...

Theresa May WARNS EU: 'Don't ask the IMPOSSIBLE' as Brexit talks intensifies

Mrs May’s opinion piece printed in German media comes as the informal summit in Salzburg begins today where EU leaders hope to make...

Theresa May hits back at Barnier's criticism of Chequers proposals

Theresa May has launched an attack in the German media on criticisms tabled by Michel Barnier of her Chequers proposals, claiming the EU...

BREXIT LIVE: Barnier CAVES IN – EU chief prepares to offer Britain IMPROVED offer

Frenchman Mr Barnier has announced he is ready to make the first move in concluding gruelling talks on the Irish backstop that have...

No-deal Brexit to fuel £1,500 rise in cost of EU car in UK, says...

The average cost of a car from an EU country could rise by £1,500 in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK’s...

'If we go, who will do the jobs?': Romanians in London – photo essay

Romanians recently overtook the Irish and Indians as the second biggest immigrant community in the UK, but they are among the most vulnerable...

‘End free movement’ – Theresa May’s plans to cut low-skilled migration post-Brexit BACKED

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), an independent, non-departmental body that advises the Government on migration, published a report which urged Downing Street to...

Andrzej Krauze on the EU – cartoon

The European project is hampered by populists, despite hopeful developments such as the parliament’s vote to take action against Hungary’s backsliding Continue reading... READ...

Racist rioting in Chemnitz has reopened Germany’s east-west split | Jacqueline Boysen

It’s hard to overstate the shock felt by democratic, liberal Germany as it witnessed the racist rioting in Chemnitz at the end of August. The...

If the Czech economy is thriving, why are we so poor? | Saša Uhlová

I was standing next to Marta. We were both picking up heavy bedsheets and feeding them into the mangle. I saw the pain...

El Higgins, the British bullfighter – archive, 19 September 1970

The Anglification of Spain’s Costa del Sol advances another step this Sunday when Mr Henry Higgins becomes the first Englishman ever to become...

Italian women's groups fear law change will hurt domestic violence victims

Women’s associations fear legal changes by Italy’s populist government could have severe consequences for victims of domestic abuse. The overriding worry is a proposal...

Sir Vince ends with an ‘exotic sprezum’

Instead the 75-year-old managed to accuse them of an “exotic sprezum” – to the bemusement of the Brighton audience and mirth of online...

Tech giants fail to distance themselves from fight against new EU climate targets

Companies including Facebook, Google and Microsoft have failed to distance themselves from a lobby group’s proposal to fight any effort by the EU...

Theresa May pledges £2billion for THOUSANDS of affordable new homes

The Prime Minister will also call for an end to the "stigma" around social housing, as she hails a "ground-breaking" initiative to give...

Theresa May pledges £20billion NHS funding increase – but warns of taxpayer cost

In her interview with the Daily Express, the Prime Minister warned that everyone will have to contribute to the £20billion increase in NHS...

We've made compromises! Raab demands Brussels makes Brexit concessions like the UK

Dominic Raab urged for flexibility...