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#Petry: Leader of AfD resigns less than 24 hours since election success

#Petry: Leader of AfD resigns less than 24 hours since election success

Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) yesterday (24 September) celebrated becoming the third largest party in Germany. This morning the party’s leader, Frauke Petry, resigned at the party’s press conference and declared that she would sit as an independent in the Bundestag, writes Catherine Feore. It is estimated that the AfD won 12.6% of the vote and […]

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Relocation of #refugees  End to program must not mean end of relocation

Relocation of #refugees End to program must not mean end of relocation

Tomorrow, the EU’s refugee relocation program expires. Two years ago, the governments of the EU Member States agreed to relocate 160,000 refugees who had arrived in Italy and Greece to other EU countries. To date, only around 30,000 refugees have been relocated to another country. The president of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, […]

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
#Brexit – Scotland and Europe

#Brexit – Scotland and Europe

The Scottish Government’s clear aim of keeping Scotland in the EU, and if that’s not possible remaining within the Single Market and Customs Union, will be discussed at a series of meetings in Brussels today and tomorrow. Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe Michael Russell will meet with a number of MEPs […]

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Schievelavabo” – a great place to eat

“Schievelavabo” – a great place to eat

Diners in Brussels may be familiar with Schievelavabo, the name of a popular pub-restaurant. Those in Brabant Walloon will be less familiar although that is set to change with the recent opening of the latest “branch” in the centre of Wavre. Its reputation for honest, value-for-money food is clearly already spreading fast with the place […]

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
The East and The West — Cooperation via Belt-Road-Initiative #OBORI

The East and The West — Cooperation via Belt-Road-Initiative #OBORI

China owns the Belt Road Initiative, or the world owns it? Cooperation comes with collective vision and effort. It does not only from friends, but also from “rivals”. In a Chinese saying, there is no forever friends, also no forever enemies/rivals. Aiming for the joint prosperity and just keeping working on it does matter. – writes Dr […]

#Petry: Leader of AfD resigns less than 24 hours since election success

#Petry: Leader of AfD resigns less than 24 hours since election success

Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) yesterday (24 September) celebrated becoming the third largest party in Germany. This morning the party’s leader, Frauke Petry, resigned at the party’s press conference and declared that she would sit as an independent in the Bundestag, writes Catherine Feore. It is estimated that the AfD won 12.6% of the vote and […]

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
#Greece’s finances stabilised, the excessive deficit procedure is closed

#Greece’s finances stabilised, the excessive deficit procedure is closed

The Council has closed the excessive deficit procedure for Greece. It confirmed that the country’s deficit is now below 3% of GDP, the EU’s reference value for government deficits. On 25 September 2017, the Council repeals its 2009 decision on the existence of an excessive deficit. Toomas Tõniste, minister for finance of Estonia, said: “After […]

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Labour conference: Prescott on Blair and Corbyn eras

Labour conference: Prescott on Blair and Corbyn eras

John Prescott says: “I belong to the past, so does Tony Blair.”

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
New beat

New beat

What is it like to be a direct entry police superintendent after 30 years in a different job?

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Labour’s McDonnell on rail, water, energy and Royal Mail

Labour’s McDonnell on rail, water, energy and Royal Mail

Labour commits to taking back control of some privatised public services when it returns to power.

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Labour conference: McDonnell on PFI contracts policy

Labour conference: McDonnell on PFI contracts policy

A Labour government would bring “existing PFI contracts back in-house”, the shadow chancellor says.

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Labour conference: Thornberry’s Boris Johnson Brexit joke

Labour conference: Thornberry’s Boris Johnson Brexit joke

Emily Thornberry mocks the foreign secretary, claiming he is not happy with some of the “broken promises of the Leave campaign”.

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Uber using aggressive tactics, says Sadiq Khan

Uber using aggressive tactics, says Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan says Uber is using “aggressive” tactics with an “army” of PR experts and lawyers.

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
May and Varadkar to discuss Brexit plans

May and Varadkar to discuss Brexit plans

Theresa May and Leo Varadkar are also expected to discuss Northern Ireland’s political deadlock.

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Labour pledges law to cut credit card debt

Labour pledges law to cut credit card debt

The party says it would limit the amount of interest that could be charged on credit card purchases.

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Brexit: Fresh round of negotiations to take place

Brexit: Fresh round of negotiations to take place

Brexit Secretary David Davis will lead UK negotiators into their fourth round of talks.

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

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