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Spain PM calls snap general election after budget REJECTED – EU in fresh crisis

Spain PM calls snap general election after budget REJECTED – EU in fresh crisis

Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced his decision to call a new general election after a tense meeting with his Cabinet in a bid to put ...
Senate approves William Barr as Donald Trump's new attorney general

Senate approves William Barr as Donald Trump's new attorney general

The US Senate has approved President Donald Trump’s attorney general nominee William Barr, putting the veteran Republican lawyer in charge of Spec ...
All flights in and out of Belgium cancelled as country paralysed by general strike

All flights in and out of Belgium cancelled as country paralysed by general strike

 A national strike to demand higher pay has paralysed airports, sea ports and rail traffic in Belgium, with all flights in and out of the country ...
Former BBC director general brands free licence fee for over 75s 'ridiculous'

Former BBC director general brands free licence fee for over 75s 'ridiculous'

A former director general at the BBC has backed proposals to scrap free TV licences to over 75s, branding the waiving of the fees "ridiculous".  A ...
Thailand general election 2019: Princess's bid for PM over after king's denouncement

Thailand general election 2019: Princess's bid for PM over after king's denouncement

Princess Ubolratana, who renounced all claims to her royal status when she married an American man in 1972, sensationally announced her plan to sta ...
Thailand general election 2019: Who is the Princess CHANGING the face of Thai politics?

Thailand general election 2019: Who is the Princess CHANGING the face of Thai politics?

Princess Ubolratana Mahidol, 67, was nominated as candidate for the Thai Raksa Chart party, aligned to divisive ex-Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatr ...
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