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UK POLITICS: Theresa May’s Secrecy on Saudi Triggers Pressure

UK POLITICS: Theresa May’s Secrecy on Saudi Triggers Pressure

Theresa May is yet to decide whether to publish details of a report about foreign funding of extremism in the UK with a focus on Saudi Arabia.

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UK POLITICS: Bank of England Staff Vote for Strike in Over 50 Years: Unite Union

UK POLITICS: Bank of England Staff Vote for Strike in Over 50 Years: Unite Union

Unite Union’s regional officer Sanchez said: “Staff at Bank of England made their anger by voting for strike action due to their employer’s outright refusal to negotiate a fair pay deal for its workforce.”

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UK POLITICS: Blair Plots New Centrist Party With David Miliband Tipped as Leader

UK POLITICS: Blair Plots New Centrist Party With David Miliband Tipped as Leader

Mr Blair was likely to make an intervention on Brexit soon to rally support for an alternative plan.

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UK POLITICS: Tens of Thousands Demand Theresa May’s Resignation

UK POLITICS: Tens of Thousands Demand Theresa May’s Resignation

In front of thousands of protesters chanting “Oh Jeremy Corbyn”,

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GERMANY POLITICS: German FM to US: Absolutely Unacceptable to Give Up on Russian Gas

GERMANY POLITICS: German FM to US: Absolutely Unacceptable to Give Up on Russian Gas

“We deem it absolutely unacceptable when a bill demands Europeans give up on Russian gas so they could sell American instead, at much higher price,” Gabriel said.

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UKRAINE POLITICS: U.S. Wants to Sell Coal to Coal-Rich Ukraine

UKRAINE POLITICS: U.S. Wants to Sell Coal to Coal-Rich Ukraine

United States President Donald Trump says, “Ukraine already tells us they need millions and millions of metric tons (of coal).”

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Sacks Labour Frontbenchers Cadbury, West, Slaughter For Defying Him Over Single Market Vote

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Sacks Labour Frontbenchers Cadbury, West, Slaughter For Defying Him Over Single Market Vote

Labour frontbenchers Ruth Cadbury said she was aware that, as she was breaking the Whip, she could not retain her frontbench role.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Official: Same-Sex Marriage Legalised

GERMANY POLITICS: Official: Same-Sex Marriage Legalised

“I hope that the vote today not only promotes respect between the different opinions but also brings more social cohesion and peace,” Merkel said.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EU Policymakers Mull Deadly Smoke After London Grenfell Tower Blaze

EUROPE POLITICS: EU Policymakers Mull Deadly Smoke After London Grenfell Tower Blaze

Presently, the EU only sets standards to ensure construction materials can be shipped across borders within the bloc, although EU sources said the Commission had decided long before the Grenfell fire to draw up new rules to harmonise fire-safety tests for building facades.

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UKRAINE POLITICS: Ukraine Faces 200,000 Euros Fine After Russia Eurovision Row

UKRAINE POLITICS: Ukraine Faces 200,000 Euros Fine After Russia Eurovision Row

“As a result of this, attention was drawn away from the competition and the brand reputation of the Eurovision Song Contest was endangered,” the EBU said in a statement.

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UK POLITICS: Corruption: Prince William, David Cameron Implicated in World Cup Scandal: FIFA Report

UK POLITICS: Corruption: Prince William, David Cameron Implicated in World Cup Scandal: FIFA Report

Cameron reportedly met with then-FIFA vice president Mong-Joon Chung not long before the December 2010 vote and “asked Mr. Chung to vote for England’s bid.”

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ITALY POLITICS: 80-Year-Old Convicted Berlusconi Plans Last Political Comeback

ITALY POLITICS: 80-Year-Old Convicted Berlusconi Plans Last Political Comeback

“Berlusconi sees this as the last challenge of his career,” said Renato Brunetta, a close ally for over 20 years and Forza Italia’s lower house leader. “He feels he has suffered many injustices and deserves one last shot. Who can deny him that?”

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon Postpones Second Referendum Until After Brexit

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Sturgeon Postpones Second Referendum Until After Brexit

“We will not seek to introduce the legislation for an independence referendum immediately,” Sturgeon told the Scottish parliament. “The Scottish government will reset the plan I set out.”

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Strikes £1b Deal to Get DUP Support

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Strikes £1b Deal to Get DUP Support

“Today we have reached an agreement with the Conservative Party on support for government in parliament,” DUP leader Arlene Foster said in Downing Street.

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UK POLITICS: 500,000 Children Born or Raised in UK Will Not Gain Automatic British Citizenship After Brexit

UK POLITICS: 500,000 Children Born or Raised in UK Will Not Gain Automatic British Citizenship After Brexit

Citizenship requires passing a ‘Life in UK Test’ for aged 18-65, giving fingerprints, taking English exam, submitting to judgement of ‘good character’.

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UK POLITICS: 20 Years After Working as NHS Doctor Andra Moving Back to France Because of Brexit Abuse

UK POLITICS: 20 Years After Working as NHS Doctor Andra Moving Back to France Because of Brexit Abuse

“Now we are planning to move back to France because my husband and I are emotional wrecks one year of worrying. We can’t listen to news,” Andra said.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Europe Faces Herculean Task to Develop New Combat Jet

EUROPE POLITICS: Europe Faces Herculean Task to Develop New Combat Jet

U.S. President Donald Trump’s cooler stance toward Europe had given the effort some fresh momentum.

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UK POLITICS: Jeremy Corbyn Overtakes Theresa May as Best Choice for Prime Minister: Poll

UK POLITICS: Jeremy Corbyn Overtakes Theresa May as Best Choice for Prime Minister: Poll

This is the first time Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is ahead in a poll asking who would be the best prime minister.

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UK POLITICS: 500% Surge in Hate Crimes After Manchester Bombing

UK POLITICS: 500% Surge in Hate Crimes After Manchester Bombing

“Hate crime is often under-reported, but we want people to have the confidence in coming forward as no one should be the subject of hate and intolerance.”

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UK POLITICS: ‘Fair’ or Vague’? EU Sizes Up Theresa May’s Brexit Rights Offer

UK POLITICS: ‘Fair’ or Vague’? EU Sizes Up Theresa May’s Brexit Rights Offer

“I reassure all EU citizens who have made their lives and homes in UK, that no one will have to leave. We won’t be seeing families split apart,” Theresa May.

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