Saturday, July 20, 2019
A 16-page presentation has set out the Home Office’s plan to tackle to the extra workload the end of free movement with the EU will create, according to Sky News. The plan reportedly resembles a “digital ID card”. Every migrant will be given a new “immigration status” as...
At least five police officers officers accused of using violence against yellow vests are to receive a “medal of shame” for their “commitment” to curbing protest violence, according to French investigative website Mediapart. The police officers were nominated by Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, a close ally of President...
Former German defence minister Ms von der Leyen, 60, will replace Jean-Claude Juncker after her appointment was narrowly ratified by the European Parliament on Tuesday, in a vote which saw her win 383 votes - just nine above the minimum threshold. Salaries throughout the Commission, the EU’s executive...
Iran has escalated its conflict by taunting the West and insisting it has all its drones safely accounted for. Yesterday in a fresh waves of disputes, Mr Trump said an Iranian drone had flown to within 1,000 yards of the US warship Boxer. The US President said the...
The 5.3 magnitude quake struck 22 km (14 miles) northwest of the city at 2.13pm local time. Describing the chaos that ensued following the impact, one witness told the European Earthquake Monitoring Centre the earthquake was "strong but fortunately not very long". Another witness said Athens' metro system...
The three-year Brexit deadlock received a glimmer of light after PM-hopeful Boris Johnson said that he would not hesitate to leave the bloc without a divorce deal in October, a decision fiercely rejected by lawmakers. Asked by France’s Le Monde newspaper on Thursday whether delaying Brexit “again and...
Kate and Gerry McCann’s three-year-old child went missing on a family holiday to Praia da Luz, in Portugal, in May 2007. Now they are still hoping for a breakthrough in the tragic case by endorsing a new Find Maddie campaign, which aims to spread awareness in tourist hotspots....
The 65-year-old said she hoped to enjoy life after serving out her fourth and final term in office through to 2021. She told reporters: "I can carry out this role. As a person, I have a strong personal interest in my health and 2021 is the conclusion of...
On a trip to Canada, Mr Tusk proclaimed he was happy to be in a country where citizens don't say things like "send him back". The attack was a clear jibe at Donald Trump's recent twitter activity, in which he told four ethnic minority US congresswomen "to go...
The reference was to Somalianborn Muslim Ilhan Omar. His stance sent his supporters at a campaign rally into a frenzy as they chanted "Send her back. Send her back". The President later tried to distance himself from the chants, saying: "I was not happy with it. I disagree...