Friday, November 22, 2019

EU-Politics

EU and UK launches intensive round of negotiations on Brexit

The European Union sees new opportunities for agreement and launches another intensive round of negotiations with Great Britain. The diplomat sources confirmed on Friday, the German Press Agency reported in Brussels. New round of negotiations further brings the hope of...

Romania: Dancila’s government overthrown after no-confidence vote

Social Democratic government of Romania under Prime Minister Viorica Dancila was voted out of office by the parliament on Thursday. The motion of no confidence brought by 238 MPs and Senators of six political parties. The opposition parties accused...

Boris Johnson to face rebellion in his cabinet

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has to face a rebellion in his cabinet. The resistance to a Brexit without a contract is increasing, the Times has reported. In the Cabinet of the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson According to a...

Johnson rules out further Brexit postponement

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ruled out a further shift of Brexit. The EU should not "erroneously" assume that Britain will remain in the state union beyond the current exit date at the end of October, Johnson...

The Independent: Scotland’s judiciary is looking into the possibility of Johnson conviction and imprisonment for Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces new legal challenge to Brexit 10 days after being insulted by the Scottish Supreme Court. Scotland's High Civil Court is scheduled to hear a lawsuit asking Johnson to extend negotiations on the EU exit...

Boris Johnson to submit final proposal for a withdrawal agreement to the EU today

A few weeks before the deadline, Boris Johnson wants to make his final proposal for a withdrawal agreement to the EU. His offer is described by the PM as a "fair compromise". At the same time he threatens with...

Austria: People’s Party sweeps the elections

The People's Party (OVP) won the National Council elections in Austria. According to preliminary final result from Sunday evening, OVP gained 38.4 percent of the vote, an increase of 6.9 Points in comparison to the previous election in 2017. The...

Austria prepares for the election under cloudy economic forecasts

Austria has prepared for the general elections under cloudy economic forecast. Austrian economists find it difficult to be heard in politics. Maybe that's because they're off the beaten track. That applies at least to the Wifo Institute for Economic...

Boris Johnson sticks to the law that does not suit him

So great are the doubts that Boris Johnson, according to nebulous hints, will stick to a law that does not suit him. A former (conservative) Attorney General threatens the acting (conservative) Prime Minister with the prison. The bill, whose draft...

British House of Lords agrees to shift

The British House of Lords has approved the decision of the House of Commons on Friday. This clears the way for the last formal step in the legislative process - the approval of Queen Elizabeth II, which is expected...

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British Airways has canceled some of its flights due to a technical problem. The technical problem has led to a...

Hill’s impeachment hearing: “Blending Ukraine is a Fictional Narrative”

Impeachment hearing: Fiona Hill, Russia's director of the National Security Council until August, said on Thursday that it was a "fictitious narrative" that Russian...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu charged with corruption

For months, Benjamin Netanyahu was expected to be charged: On Thursday night, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced charges against the Israeli Prime Minister for...

Impeachment inquiry: Why Ukraine needs US military assistance

The American military assistance to Ukraine is at the center of the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump. The Democrats accuse the president of having...

Italy: Five killed, 2 seriously injured in fireworks factory explosion in Sicily

Five people were killed and two seriously injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory in Sicily, Italy. According to the Italian emergency authorities -...