Category: Europe

staffDecember 20, 2017

EU acts against Poland judiciary reforms

The European Union has launched unprecedented disciplinary measures against Poland, saying its judicial reforms threaten the rule of law. It ...

staffDecember 19, 2017

Sheffield arrests over ‘alleged UK Christmas terror plot’

Action has been taken against an alleged Islamist terror plot in the UK that could have happened at Christmas, counter ...

staffDecember 6, 2017

Putin to run again for Russia president

Russia’s Vladimir Putin has said he will seek another term as president in next year’s election. He made the announcement ...

staffDecember 4, 2017

UK foreign aid money ‘diverted to extremists’ in Syria

The government has suspended a foreign aid project after a BBC Panorama investigation found taxpayers’ cash was being diverted to ...

staffDecember 3, 2017

UK PM visits Brussels for key Brexit talks

Theresa May is set to meet key EU figures for talks on Brexit which could determine whether the UK is ...

staffNovember 20, 2017

German coalition talks collapse

Talks on forming a coalition government in Germany have collapsed after the free-market liberal FDP pulled out. FDP leader Christian ...

staffNovember 17, 2017

German coalition talks flounder as disagreements persist

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s efforts to forge a three-way ruling coalition dragged into the wee hours of Friday, with some participants ...

staffNovember 17, 2017

Pope warns of ‘overzealous’ medical treatment, healthcare inequality

Pope Francis on Thursday encouraged European physicians to refrain from treating terminally-ill patients with excessive measures. In a lengthy message, ...

staffNovember 12, 2017

Spain PM visits after big Catalan protest

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will visit Catalonia for the first time since he imposed direct rule on the north-eastern ...

staffNovember 5, 2017

Britain Could Be Smoke-Free By 2040

Cigarette company Philip Morris has released a study that suggests that England could be smoke-free by 2040. As people increasing ...