EU inaction over Mediterranean migrants is criminal | Letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Migration EU inaction over Mediterranean migrants is criminal Frederic Penard of SOS Mediterranee urges EU member states to adopt immediately an adequate and common response plan to the ongoing crisis in the Med Refugees disembark from the Aquarius rescue ship in Valencia, Spain on 17 Läs mer…

Merkel gets extra time to reach deal with EU over asylum row

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; World news Chancellor given two weeks by interior minister who says he does not intend to topple her Angela Merkel (R) met with leaders of her CDU party in attempt to divert collapse of her administration as Horst Seehofer (L) held talks with his Läs mer…

Macedonia agrees to change its name, ending long dispute with Greece

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Macedonia Leaders sign historic accord that will lead to country becoming Republic of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev and Alexis Tsipras raise their hands during the signing ceremony at lake Prespa. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/AP After almost three decades, one of the most intractable Balkan disputes Läs mer…

Aquarius refusal was betrayal of European values, says charity boss

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Refugees IFRC chief says migration is ‘a situation to manage humanely’ rather than a crisis to solve The Aquarius rescue ship at the port of Valencia. Photograph: Heino Kalis/Reuters The head of the world’s largest humanitarian network has accused Europe of betraying its fundamental Läs mer…

Rudolf Nureyev documentary unearths unseen avant-garde footage

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rudolf Nureyev Previously unknown ‘amateur-shot’ film shows ballet dancer’s sexually provocative side Play Video 0:42 New British documentary shows previously unseen footage of Rudolf Nureyev – video Previously unknown footage of Rudolf Nureyev will be seen for the first time in a new British Läs mer…

England camp on high terror alert before Volgograd opener

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; England Russian city’s proximity to restive North Caucusus prompts unprecedented hotel security Security officials search a photographer’s equipment bag inside the Volgograd Arena on Saturday. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images Security is tight in Volgograd as England prepare for their opening World Cup game in Läs mer…

Opec: Saudis keen to pump more oil but cartel's other members not sold

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opec At the meeting Vienna, Opec members will debate whether to lift the 18-month-old production cap to stabilize prices Russian president Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Friday. The two nations played each other in the World Cup’s Läs mer…

‘Our island is like a mosaic’: how migrants are reshaping Sicily’s food culture

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Italy The Observer ‘Our island is like a mosaic’: how migrants are reshaping Sicily’s food culture As Italy swings right, the layers of cuisine reflect the traditions of an island that has adapted to centuries of immigration Shapoor Safari left Kabul in 1996, survived Läs mer…

Between Italy’s cliffs and sea, migrants bid to outwit police

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Italy The Observer In the border town of Ventimiglia 500 people are determined to make their way to France Migrants and refugees are sleeping rough beneath the underpass and using Ventimiglia as a base from which to attempt a crossing into nearby France. Photograph: Läs mer…

Europe is fast losing interest in the Brexit soap – it has bigger worries | Andrew Rawnsley

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; European Union Opinion Europe is fast losing interest in the Brexit soap – it has bigger worries Andrew Rawnsley Faced with challenges that threaten the EU’s very existence, continental leaders have little patience left for Britain’s baffling theatrics Europe is concentrating on its own Läs mer…

How safe are savings as Fed rushes in where ECB fears to tread?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; European Central Bank Business leader How safe are savings as Fed rushes in where ECB fears to tread? With the base rate in the eurozone still at 0%, funds are flowing back to the US using a myriad of financial instruments Germany was a Läs mer…

Next stop, Nina Simone … Paris metro ‘must honour its heroines’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; World news The Observer A public vote to name two Paris stations has turned into a battle over a sexist rail map At last, women could be honoured with station names – the Resistance heroine Lucie Aubrac and the singers Nina Simone and Barbara Läs mer…

Doubted at home, bypassed abroad: is Merkel’s reign nearing a frustrated end?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Angela Merkel The Observer As the row in her coalition deepens over migration, a once dominant figure is starting to look forlorn Angela Merkel is under pressure from her own interior minister, Horst Seehofer, left. Photograph: Michele Tantussi/Reuters For nearly 14 years as Germany’s Läs mer…

Migrant rescue ship Aquarius to dock in Spain after rough week at sea

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Migration Red Cross stands ready as first of three ships docks in Valencia Migrants onboard Médecins Sans Frontières’ rescue ship Aquarius on its way to Spain. Madrid said on 16 June 16 it has accepted an offer from France to take in migrants from Läs mer…