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Saturday, September 21, 2019

EUROPE

EUROPE
Brussels warns Boris Johnson about Brexit bill that is £39bn.

Boris Johnson has been warned by senior figures in Brussels that failing to pay the £39bn divorce bill would damage relations between the UK...
Italian coalition failure leads to resignation Giuseppe Conte

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte has tendered his resignation to Italy’s president. President Sergio Mattarella then asked Mr Conte and his government to stay in place...

Italian premier Giuseppe Conte has told senators he is handing in his resignation because his right-wing coalition partner, the League party led by interior...
Boris Johnson claims EU will shift their position on the Brexit deal

Boris Johnson believes Brussels will blink first in the Brexit stand-off but acknowledged there would be “bumps along the road”. The British Prime Minister has...
Alexei Navalny was detained for 30 days for starting the protest in Moscow.

A doctor who saw Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in hospital has said he may have been poisoned. Anastasiya Vasilyeva, who has been Mr Navalny’s...
Ursula von der Leyen, Angela Merkel

German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen has said she is resigning from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet to focus on becoming the next head...
Gitanas Nauseda sworn in as new president Lithuania

A former bank analyst has been sworn in as Lithuania’s new president. Gitanas Nauseda, 55, who won the May presidential election, arrived on Friday at...
Joe Biden, Politics, US Senate

Former vice president Joe Biden has apologised for recent comments about working with segregationist senators in his early days in the US Senate. “Was I...
Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Politics.

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded defeat after a partial vote count showed opposition conservatives had comfortably won the first parliamentary election since...

Labour MP Hilary Benn has called on his party to come out “loud and clear” in support of a second referendum, describing Brexit as...