French MPs condemn authoritarian plans to curtail gilets jaunes protests

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France Politicians on left and centre say controversial measures threaten civil liberties A new crime of covering your face during a demonstration will be punishable by a €15,000 fine or a prison sentence. Photograph: Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty Images French politicians have approved controversial measures to Läs mer…

No renegotiation, says EU after MPs back plan to replace backstop

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Brussels reiterates position minutes after Commons backed plan to replace Irish backstop All of the day’s political developments – live updates Play Video 1:49 May says she will renegotiate with EU for changes to withdrawal agreement – video Theresa May immediately hit a Läs mer…

France and Italy's war of words steps up as elections approach

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France France and Italy’s war of words steps up as elections approach The diplomatic spat between Paris and Rome is only likely to worsen before the late May poll The French president, Emmanuel Macron, speaks at a joint press conference with the Italian prime Läs mer…