Thursday, June 27, 2019
Two years ago, eurosceptic figurehead Marine Le Pen pledged to "free France from EU tyranny" as she launched her campaign to replace Nicolas Sarkozy as President. Speaking from the Lyon congress centre, she said: "The European Union has placed us under guardianship. “We will have to find a...
A European Commission source said on Tuesday the level of proposed US countermeasures was "greatly exaggerated", adding the amount of retaliation could only be determined by a World Trade Organisation arbitrator."In the parallel Boeing dispute, the determination of EU retaliation rights is also coming closer and the EU...
The US administration has drawn up an $11billion list of imports after the World Trade Organisation found EU backing of Airbus “repeatedly caused adverse effects” to American aeroplane manufacturer Boeing. The list includes hundreds of products including helicopters, cheese, wine, butter, motorcycles, knives, clocks, cosmetics, binoculars, olive oil...
Millions of Israelis are at the polls in the country’s first general election since 2015. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, 69, is seeking a record fifth term in office with his right-wing party Likud after a decade in power. Polls opened at 5am BST (7am local time) and will...
Günter Verheugen, former EU expansion commissioner, said the bloc has “taught us a lesson in how not to deal with a member state that wants to leave”, as he insisted the “problem” was on the EU side. He compared the UK’s decision to unshackling itself from the EU...
Polling stations opened across Israel at 7am local time (5.00am BST) for the 2019 Knesset election race between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Kahol Lavan leader Benny Gantz. Should incumbentPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu win, this will be his fifth term. However, ex-general and Kahol Lavan frontrunner Benny Gantz...
Polls opened across the country in Israel on Tuesday morning, as voters are largely expected to choose between incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his opposition, Kahol Lavan leader Benny Gantz. A final poll published on Friday gave the right-wing Likud Prime Minister a solid lead over the...
Elections for the 21st Knesset are underway in Israel and anticipation is running high as the general election is one of the country's tightest races in years. Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking a fifth term to become Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister but has been plagued by allegations of corruption. His right-wing...
In a spoof on “Saturday Night Live” Trump was once again impersonated by host Alec Baldwin who has previously poked fun at the president. In the sketch on Monday, the actor joked at the possibility of running for the presidency. Following the sketch, the actor took to Twitter...
Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s president, issued the stark warning after claiming he was working with his counterparts in the US to sow dissent within the Venezuelan Army. Venezuela is in turmoil after months of rowing between Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido. Mr Guaido is seen by most in...