Siemens UK criticises ministers over industrial strategy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Siemens Head of operations in Britain says government is as divided on the policy as it is on Brexit The CEO of Siemens UK has urged the government to offer more support to manufacturers. Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images The chief executive of one of Läs mer…

France prepares for return of jihadists after US withdraws

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; France Government making plans to prevent Isis recruits from evading justice once troops pull out A French Foreign office spokesman said US withdrawal risks leading to terrorists dispersing. Photograph: Omar Sanadiki/Reuters The French government has confirmed it is preparing for French jihadists captured in Läs mer…

Two tonnes of cocaine seized at Italian port

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Drugs trade Largest drugs haul in country in 25 years comes after sting operation involving Colombia and Spain The confiscated cocaine in Genoa, Italy. Photograph: AP Italian police have taken possession of more than two tonnes of cocaine in the largest drugs seizure in Läs mer…

Unilever stockpiles Magnum ice-cream in case of no-deal Brexit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Unilever Company says it is importing extra supplies in the event that ports grind to a halt Magnums are produced in Unilever’s factories in mainland Europe. Photograph: Carly Earl/The Guardian Unilever is stockpiling Magnum ice cream in the UK to ensure supplies do not Läs mer…

Europe sets up scheme to get round US sanctions on Iran

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Iran nuclear deal Vehicle to be used for humanitarian supplies, then expanded to help firms trade Traders in downtown Tehran. The US embassy in Berlin said Washington did not expect the payment system to reduce economic pressure on Iran. Photograph: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP France, Germany Läs mer…

Man evades capture for 15 years by using fingerprint implants

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Spain Drug trafficker who cut and burned skin to insert implants arrested near Madrid ‘He’d used very sophisticated methods to alter the fingerprints of both hands,’ a police spokesman said. Photograph: Roger Tooth/The Guardian A drug trafficker who managed to evade capture for 15 Läs mer…

Italy slips into recession for third time in a decade

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Italy Country’s economy shrinks by 0.2% amid weakening growth rates across the eurozone Analysts have blamed much of the slump on a budget dispute between Italy and Brussels. Photograph: Max Rossi/Reuters Italy’s economy fell into recession in the final three months of 2018, in Läs mer…

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…

'Trauma packs' being stockpiled in UK over fears of no-deal Brexit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Exclusive: pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson fears border delays in event of no deal Haulage trucks in Dover. A no-deal Brexit could bring border delays. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images Emergency “trauma packs” flown into the UK during terrorist attacks are being stockpiled on Läs mer…

Matteo Salvini mocks move to tackle racism in Italian football

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Italy Interior minister says officials have ‘Richter scale for booing’ after threat to halt matches Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly was subjected to racist chants during a game against Inter Milan on Boxing Day. Photograph: NurPhoto via Getty Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has mocked Läs mer…

Uber and Cabify to suspend operations in Barcelona

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Spain Move follows new rules requiring vehicles to be booked with at least 15 minutes’ notice A person using the Uber app outside the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Photograph: Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images The app-based ride-hailing services Uber and Cabify are to suspend their operations Läs mer…

Lisbon's bad week: police brutality reveals Portugal's urban reality

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cities Lisbon’s bad week: police brutality reveals Portugal’s urban reality A viral video of police violence has brought national attention to the long-ghettoised community in Bairro da Jamaica Lisbon police officers on patrol on after clashes during a demonstration against racism and police violence. Läs mer…

Church service stops after 96 days as asylum family pardoned

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Netherlands Netherlands grants amnesty for family relying on medieval law to shield them in Hague church Pardoned family member Hayarpi Tamrazyan at a press conference. Photograph: Robin Utrecht/Rex/Shutterstock A church service that has been performed continuously for 96 days has come to an end Läs mer…

Jeremy Hunt admits Brexit may be delayed to avoid no deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Foreign secretary says article 50 extension may be necessary if deal agreed close to deadline Follow all the latest on Brexit with our live blog Jeremy Hunt said the Brexit impasse was ‘a very challenging situation’. Photograph: James Veysey/Rex/Shutterstock The foreign secretary, Jeremy Läs mer…

Britons living in EU call on May to secure healthcare for pensioners

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Campaigners are concerned UK nationals may need insurance to remain in some countries Private healthcare would be a big financial burden for poorer pensioners. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images Campaigners for British nationals settled in the EU have called on Theresa May to guarantee Läs mer…