Digest (with UK-News)

Friday, 6 December 2019: Brexit party loses four lawmakers to Conservatives, US Democrats proceed with articles of impeachment against Trump, European countries accuse Iran of developing nuclear-capable missiles, General strike in France

⊂ UNITED KINGDOM ⊃ Brexit party loses four lawmakers to Conservatives: The Brexit party suffered a series of high-profile defections and expulsions a week before the general election on 12 December. John Longworth was expelled from the party on Wednesday, while Annunziata Rees-Mogg and fellow MEPs Lucy Harris and Lance Forman resigned from the party …

Friday, 6 December 2019: Brexit party loses four lawmakers to Conservatives, US Democrats proceed with articles of impeachment against Trump, European countries accuse Iran of developing nuclear-capable missiles, General strike in France Weiterlesen »

Thursday, 5 December 2019: Tories plan January Brexit and February budget if they win, Von der Leyen concerned about developments in Malta, Merkel and Trump consider Nato summit a success, Czech Prime Minister Babis fraud investigation to continue

⊂ UNITED KINGDOM ⊃ Tories plan January Brexit, February budget if they win: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives have announced they would complete Brexit by the end of January and hold a budget in February if they win the election. The Tories pledged to ratify Britain’s EU exit, introduce new domestic law on issues such …

Thursday, 5 December 2019: Tories plan January Brexit and February budget if they win, Von der Leyen concerned about developments in Malta, Merkel and Trump consider Nato summit a success, Czech Prime Minister Babis fraud investigation to continue Weiterlesen »

Wednesday, 04 December 2019: Corbyn apologises for antisemitism in Labour party, Nato recognises China challenges for the first time, EU supports France in tax dispute with US, EU warns Malta against interference in murder investigation

⊂ UNITED KINGDOM ⊃ Corbyn apologises for antisemitism in Labour party: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has apologised for antisemitic incidents involving party members and said he was dealing with the issue. Corbyn said anti-Jewish racism was vile and wrong and would not be tolerated in any form under a future Labour government. He said internal …

Wednesday, 04 December 2019: Corbyn apologises for antisemitism in Labour party, Nato recognises China challenges for the first time, EU supports France in tax dispute with US, EU warns Malta against interference in murder investigation Weiterlesen »

Tuesday, 03 December 2019: London holds vigil after knife attack, UN climate conference in Madrid, Nato summit in London, Murdered reporter’s family wants Malta police to probe prime minister

⊂ UNITED KINGDOM ⊃ London holds vigil after knife attack: London held a vigil on Monday for two people killed near London Bridge by a convicted terrorist who had been released early from prison, an incident that thrust criminal justice to the centre of the campaign ten days before the national election. Prime Minister Boris …

Tuesday, 03 December 2019: London holds vigil after knife attack, UN climate conference in Madrid, Nato summit in London, Murdered reporter’s family wants Malta police to probe prime minister Weiterlesen »

Monday, 02 December 2019: Johnson says 74 terror prisoners released early, New EU Commission starts, EU antitrust regulators investigate Google, Malta’s Prime Minister Muscat to resign in January

⊂ UNITED KINGDOM ⊃ Johnson says 74 terror prisoners released early: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told the BBC that 74 people jailed for terror offences and released early will have their licence conditions reviewed. The Ministry of Justice launched the urgent review after convicted terrorist Usman Khan, who had served half of his sentence, …

Monday, 02 December 2019: Johnson says 74 terror prisoners released early, New EU Commission starts, EU antitrust regulators investigate Google, Malta’s Prime Minister Muscat to resign in January Weiterlesen »

Friday, 29 November 2019: Hillsborough police chief Duckenfield cleared of manslaughter, EU sends mission to Malta, EU Parliament declares climate emergency, US ambassador to EU accused of sexual misconduct

⊂ UNITED KINGDOM ⊃ Hillsborough police chief Duckenfield cleared of manslaughter: Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield has been found not guilty of the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans in the 1989 disaster. Duckenfield was in charge of the stadium in Sheffield, northern England. The victims died in an overcrowded, fenced-in enclosure. Harrowing images …

Friday, 29 November 2019: Hillsborough police chief Duckenfield cleared of manslaughter, EU sends mission to Malta, EU Parliament declares climate emergency, US ambassador to EU accused of sexual misconduct Weiterlesen »

Thursday, 28 November 2019: Sturgeon launches SNP election manifesto, Von der Leyen wants one trillion euros to fight climate change, Malta ex-chief of staff under arrest, French farmers protest in Paris

⊂ UNITED KINGDOM ⊃ Sturgeon launches SNP election manifesto: Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has launched the SNP election manifesto with a pledge to escape Brexit and put Scotland’s future in Scotland’s hands. The Scottish National party (SNP) leader vowed to back a new EU referendum, saying Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dangerous and unfit …

Thursday, 28 November 2019: Sturgeon launches SNP election manifesto, Von der Leyen wants one trillion euros to fight climate change, Malta ex-chief of staff under arrest, French farmers protest in Paris Weiterlesen »

Wednesday, 27 November 2019: Antisemitism has no place in Labour, says Corbyn, Sentsov warns Europe not to trust Putin, Germans feel the consequences of global warming, Malta officials resign in scandal over journalist’s murder

⊂ UNITED KINGDOM ⊃ Antisemitism has no place in Labour, says Corbyn: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted there was no place in the party for antisemitism after claims from Britain’s chief rabbi Ephraim Mirvis that he has allowed the party to become riddled with prejudice. Corbyn said antisemitism in any form was vile and …

Wednesday, 27 November 2019: Antisemitism has no place in Labour, says Corbyn, Sentsov warns Europe not to trust Putin, Germans feel the consequences of global warming, Malta officials resign in scandal over journalist’s murder Weiterlesen »

Tuesday, 26 November 2019: Labour has let poison of antisemitism take root, says chief rabbi, Germany calls for UN access to Chinese camps, France wants to stop violence against women, Uber loses licence to operate in London

⊂ UNITED KINGDOM ⊃ Labour has let poison of antisemitism take root, says chief rabbi: Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has accused Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn of allowing a poison sanctioned from the top to take root in Labour, saying Jews were justifiably anxious about the prospect of Labour forming the next government. Writing for “The …

Tuesday, 26 November 2019: Labour has let poison of antisemitism take root, says chief rabbi, Germany calls for UN access to Chinese camps, France wants to stop violence against women, Uber loses licence to operate in London Weiterlesen »

Monday, 25 November 2019: Second man charged in Essex lorry deaths, Johnson’s Christmas present for Britain, Romania re-elects President Iohannis, Italy tests new distribution system for refugees

⊂ UNITED KINGDOM ⊃ Second man charged in Essex lorry deaths: A man has been charged in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a lorry in Essex. He was arrested on Friday and was charged with human trafficking offenses. He is due to appear in court this Monday. Police …

Monday, 25 November 2019: Second man charged in Essex lorry deaths, Johnson’s Christmas present for Britain, Romania re-elects President Iohannis, Italy tests new distribution system for refugees Weiterlesen »