Belgian PM Charles Michel resigns after no-confidence motion

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Belgium Country braces for snap election as parliament rejects minority administration Charles Michel at an EU leaders summit in Brussels last week. Photograph: Piroschka van de Wouw/Reuters Belgium’s government of four years has fallen on the issue of migration after the country’s parliament rejected Läs mer…

As prospect of no-deal Brexit looms, where do preparations stand?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Details of preparations were released in autumn, but many issues remain unaddressed A Romanian man working on a farm in Faversham in June. EU citizens in the UK will lose some of their rights in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Photograph: Daniel Läs mer…

Hungary’s opposition plans more protests after ‘slave law’ passes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hungary Opposition parties collaborate on joint strategy to put pressure on PM Viktor Orbán Anti-government demonstrators march in Budapest on Sunday. Photograph: Balázs Mohai/EPA Hungary’s beleaguered political opposition has vowed to keep up the pressure on the country’s far-right prime minister, Viktor Orbán, after Läs mer…

Greek police accused of beating migrants trying to enter from Turkey

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Greece Human Rights Watch releases footage showing men with scars from alleged ‘pushbacks’ A screengrab from footage published by Human Rights Watch on Tuesday. Photograph: Human Rights Watch Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released footage of men bearing prominent scars on their backs as Läs mer…

Carmakers criticise 'unrealistic' EU plan to slash vehicle emissions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Automotive industry Anger over intended 37.5% cut for new cars but environmental groups say it is not enough Take-up of electric cars has been slow, comprising 1.5% of all cars sold in the EU last year. Photograph: Cyril Zingaro/EPA An EU agreement to cut Läs mer…

Pompeii will evacuate people to Sardinia by boat if Vesuvius erupts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Italy Plan comes 2,000 years after notorious eruption and amid increasing seismic activity The archaeological site of Pompeii, with Mount Vesuvius looming over it. Photograph: Voltage TV Almost 2,000 years after the most notorious volcanic eruption in human history, authorities in Pompeii have discussed Läs mer…

Belgian queen's makeup artist 'quizzed over Luxembourg crown jewels theft'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Belgium Person named only as JV said to have spent full day helping police investigating theft The jewels were taken from a palace belonging to Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and his wife, Maria Teresa. Photograph: Most Wanted / Rex Features A makeup artist Läs mer…

Row over Belgrade's Christmas decorations leaves city more furious than festive

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cities Row over Belgrade’s Christmas decorations leaves city more furious than festive Serbian capital’s £2.56m taxpayer-funded decoration budget met with outrage and accusations of corruption A festive light tunnel in the colours of the Serbian flag in Belgrade. Photograph: Andrej Cukic/EPA September 11 2018 Läs mer…

Brexit: cabinet meets to discuss ramping up plans for no deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit PM wants to focus on preparations despite ministers canvassing alternatives to her deal Theresa May warned parliament on Monday that a chaotic no deal would happen unless they voted for her deal, or abandoned Brexit. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament Cabinet ministers are expected Läs mer…

Theresa May is not as safe as she thinks | Vernon Bogdanor

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Brexit Theresa May is not as safe as she thinks Vernon Bogdanor The prime minister survived a Conservative party mutiny but could find her position untenable if her withdrawal deal is rejected Illustration: Andrzej Krauze Theresa May last week won a vote of Läs mer…

Theresa May intensifies warnings over risks of no-deal Brexit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit PM to hold cabinet meeting day after Jeremy Corbyn calls for no-confidence vote Theresa May in the Commons as Jeremy Corbyn calls for a no-confidence vote in her. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images Theresa May is to step up warnings about the risks of a Läs mer…

Bodies of two female tourists found in Morocco's High Atlas

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Morocco Interior ministry says women, from Denmark and Norway, found with cuts to their necks The women’s bodies were found near the village of Imlil in the High Atlas mountains. Photograph: Alamy The bodies of two Scandinavian women have been found with cuts to Läs mer…

Brexit drives May from comical incompetence to mental disintegration | John Crace

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The politics sketch Theresa May Brexit drives May from incompetence to mental disintegration John Crace The PM’s out-of-date software systems crashed completely in her latest Commons outing By the end of her performance there was just a mouth opening and closing, saying ‘let me Läs mer…

Germany to compensate 1,000 survivors who fled Nazis as children

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Second world war Many of those on board the Kindertransport trains to Britain never saw their parents again A commemorative memorial statue to the Kindertransport near Friedrichstrasse train station in central Berlin, Germany. Photograph: Markus Schreiber/AP Germany will give a one-off payment to mostly Läs mer…

Masked vigilantes attack guards at Irish farmhouse after eviction

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ireland Politicians and locals appeal for calm after violent backlash in County Roscommon A Garda patrol car. Photograph: Radharc Images/Alamy Stock Photo Politicians and local residents have appealed for calm after masked vigilantes attacked security guards at an Irish farmhouse whose inhabitants had earlier Läs mer…