Monday, August 19, 2019
During the gathering, EU leaders, including Theresa May, held a post mortem on the European Parliament elections and kickstarted the process to appoint the bloc’s next presidents. German MEP Manfred Weber made himself an early favour to become Commission president after becoming the centre-right European People’s Party’s candidate...
The Royal Gibraltar Police (RGP) seized the rhib - a type of vessel dubbed a “narcoboat” - in the early hours of Tuesday. The type of vessel was banned by the Gibraltar Government in 1995. Police were alerted to the vessel by the Spanish Civil Guard of a...
His resignation is the latest in a string of high-profile departures from the Elysée Palace. The resignation of one of Mr Macron’s most loyal aides comes as the 41-year-old leader struggles to regain the public’s trust, badly eroded by months of anti-government yellow vest protests and an embarrassing scandal...
The warning comes as the centrist government is putting all of its energy into convincing citizens not to back nationalists in the upcoming EU elections, to little avail.  “The big mistake – one made by both Paris and Brussels – was to … build a too ultra-liberal Europe, one...
In a scathing attack, European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans said Hungary’s claims that the bloc is plotting to make immigration easier were “almost Monty Python-like, if it were not so serious”. The Commission had this week previously branded the Facebook campaign “fake news” based on a “ludicrous conspiracy...
As tensions continue to soar between the US and China, acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said China’s installation of surface in the waters to air missiles was “overkill”. He also called China’s actions over the disputed area “excessive” at a fence forum in Singapore. The US and...
Tarrant, who was charged with one murder a day after the shooting attack, was also charged with 39 attempted murders on Friday.The High Court judge overseeing the appearance ordered Tarrant to undergo a mental assessment to determine whether he was fit to stand trial. He was not required...
The President made a visit to a new two-mile barrier put in place along the US-Mexico border in Calexico, California. Mr Trump accepted a plaque from border agents and sheriffs in front of the wall. The wall – really a huge fence - is 30 feet tall and...
At 10.35am, the 75-year-old driver lost control of his Mercedes SUV on the parking deck, drove his vehicle up five steps, and then through a glass door into the premises of the Galeria Kaufhof department store.He man drove through the handbags department and only came to a halt...
The survey revealed half of Americans expect conflict as tensions between Washington and Tehran continue to rise. The poll, carried out by Ipsos for Reuters and, shows that while Americans are more concerned about Iran as a security threat, few back a pre-emptive attack on the Iranian military....