Inflation Created by Printing Money Will Not Hurt Gold and Bitcoin

Inflation Created by Printing Money Will Not Hurt Gold and Bitcoin

Investors are watching inflation carefully, worried that a boiling over of prices will ruin the expected strong pandemic recovery although analysts believe Europe faces much less of a risk than the United States. Fears that US President Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus plan — which was passed by the House of Representatives on Saturday — will […]

IMF Pushes Global Money Printing, Bitcoin and Gold will Benefit

IMF Pushes Global Money Printing, Bitcoin and Gold will Benefit

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has called for strong G20 policies to counter ‘dangerous divergence’. “Today, powered by advancements in vaccinations and your strong monetary policy and fiscal actions, the world economy is on the path of recovery. Growth prospects for this year, enhanced by sizable additional stimulus in some large economies, are […]

UK Tax Increase Spells Disaster for England

UK Tax Increase Spells Disaster for England

Brexit was a chance to break free from Euro Socialism but the UK is set to take a step backwards by raising taxes. The British finance minister, Rishi Sunak, is reportedly planning to raise the tax on business to defray the costs of expanding the nation’s Covid-19 support package. The government is expected to increase […]

Covid Lockdowns Hurt Britian

Covid Lockdowns Hurt Britian

Britain’s economy shrank by a record 9.9 percent last year on the fallout from the coronavirus, official data showed Friday, but a rapid vaccines rollout has boosted the outlook. Finance minister Rishi Sunak said the economy had suffered a “serious shock” from the Covid-19 global health crisis, despite the data showing second-half growth. Activity was […]

ECB Launches New Attack on Sovereignty

ECB Launches New Attack on Sovereignty

European Central Bank (ECB) chief Christine Lagarde on Sunday rejected calls to cancel debts run up by eurozone members to buttress their economies during the Covid-19 crisis as the ECB reinforce their new stranglehold on members. The ECB has taken unprecedented steps to cushion the economic blow from the pandemic in the 19-nation euro area, […]

Some 2021 Regional Economic Outlooks

Some 2021 Regional Economic Outlooks

The year of 2021 will be critical for the whole world that is struggling to end the COVID-19 pandemic and committed to addressing its long-term impacts. The pandemic has taken a heavy toll on the world economy, disrupted globalization, amplified unilateralism and accelerated a crisis in international cooperation. To tackle those challenges will not be […]

Brexit is Going Smoothly

Brexit is Going Smoothly

Goods flowed smoothly across the Channel between Britain and France on Monday, the first working day since the completion of Brexit last week. Nearly 3,000 trucks have passed through the Channel Tunnel from France to Britain since the UK left the EU customs union and single market at midnight on December 31, in the final […]

Inside the China EU Deal

Inside the China EU Deal

China and the European Union (EU) on Wednesday announced they have completed investment agreement negotiations as scheduled. The long-awaited result, which came after 35 rounds of negotiations in the course of seven years, is a milestone in EU-China relations and is expected to inject new vitality into the pandemic-battered global economy, European experts, officials and […]

China and Europe Move Closer Together

China and Europe Move Closer Together

The European Union and China on Wednesday approved “in principle” a major investment pact that Brussels hopes will open up lucrative opportunities, despite concerns about Beijing’s rights record. EU chiefs Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel agreed with China’s President Xi Jinping to wrap up seven years of painstaking negotiations during a video conference […]

BREXIT is ON

BREXIT is ON

The European Union gave the green light on Monday to its post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, clearing the way for it to come into effect in the New Year. The British parliament will have to ratify the deal later this week, but Brussels will apply it provisionally, cushioning the economic shock of the divorce. […]

Can China Save Europe

Can China Save Europe

European businesses in China are hopeful of an EU-China investment deal by end of the year, the head of the European Chamber of Commerce in China said on Saturday, although Beijing has declined to commit to a deadline. The China-EU Comprehensive Agreement on Investment has been in the works for seven years, and is expected […]

Socialism is Killing Europe

Socialism is Killing Europe

A swathe of new restrictions to curtail a second wave of coronavirus infections were announced or came into force from Austria to Greece, Italy to Portugal on Saturday as the global death toll climbed above 1.3 million. More than 53 million have been infected worldwide by Covid-19, which is running rampant throughout America and Europe, […]

Britain Economy Rebounds

Britain Economy Rebounds

Britain’s economy enjoyed a record third-quarter rebound from its deepest ever recession, data showed Thursday, but experts predict another slump after fresh coronavirus restrictions were introduced to curb the pandemic. Gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 15.5 percent in the July-September period, after an initial coronavirus lockdown was eased, the Office for National Statistics said […]

The Whip Rule: Animal Cruelty or Activist Pandering?

The Whip Rule: Animal Cruelty or Activist Pandering?

Whip Rules are a hot topic in the racing industry around the world but there has been very little presented as factual data on either side of the debate. A lot of the Animal Welfare groups have presented studies and many of them contradict the other. The use of whips in Thoroughbred racing in Australia […]

EU Sets Path for Lower Euro

EU Sets Path for Lower Euro

The EU parliament and member states struck a deal Tuesday to pass the bloc’s trillion-euro 2021-2027 budget, MEPs and diplomats said, unblocking another 750 billion euros in coronavirus recovery funds. The accord caps four months of intense wrangling over spending priorities agreed at a marathon leaders’ summit in July. “The agreement has been reached following […]

Tesla Making China a Winner

Tesla Making China a Winner

#Tesla $TSLA will this month begin exporting cars to Europe that are made at its new factory in Shanghai, the fast-growing US electric carmaker has announced. The Model 3 vehicles will be shipped to more than 10 countries including France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland, the group said in a statement sent Tuesday to AFP. “This […]

Google Fighting for Survival

Google Fighting for Survival

#google $goog #bigtech Californian internet giant Google faces a growing list of battles around the world, from tussles in Europe and Australia over fair compensation for media outlets to competition probes on both sides of the Atlantic. – Department of Justice strikes – Washington’s powerful justice department is the latest to announce a probe into […]

IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) study on Covid-19

IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) study on Covid-19

As many business leaders look to close the skills gap and cultivate a sustainable workforce amid COVID-19, a new IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) study reveals less than 4 in 10 human resources (HR) executives surveyed report they have the skills needed to achieve their enterprise strategy. Pre-pandemic IBM (NYSE: IBM) research in 2018 found as […]

British Pubs in Crisis

British Pubs in Crisis

Britain’s pub industry is bearing the brunt of new restrictions introduced to combat rising coronavirus infection rates, sending stock prices tumbling on Friday. Millions of people in London and across Britain will no longer be able to mix with other households from Saturday, although those from the same household will still be able to go […]

Coronavirus, OPEC and Oil Prices

Coronavirus, OPEC and Oil Prices

The coronavirus crisis has sparked talk that the world might have reached peak oil demand but the OPEC cartel sees crude consumption continuing to grow during the next quarter century, driven in large part by greater use of cars in developing countries. In its latest forecasts, released Thursday, OPEC sees surprisingly little long-term impact despite […]

President Trump’s Policies Work, Like it or Not

President Trump’s Policies Work, Like it or Not

#PresidentTrump #policies #economic #growth #security #liberty #vote #China The President’s primary responsibilities are to protect national security and enable prosperity. His record and Slow Joe Biden’s superficial vision make Donald Trump the better choice. China is more than an economic rival. China’s authoritarian approaches to economics and personal liberty permitted better containment of C-19 coronavirus […]

GBP Oversold as Britain Defends Sovereignty Against Socialists

GBP Oversold as Britain Defends Sovereignty Against Socialists

$GBP #BREXIT #EUROPE #EU Britain’s government vowed on Friday to press on with troubled EU talks, despite rejecting an ultimatum to withdraw Brexit legislation that has sparked a rebellion from outraged Conservatives in its own ranks. Prime Minister Boris Johnson trumpeted a free-trade agreement with Japan — Britain’s first such pact since the country quit […]

France Delivers Another Blow to the Euro

France Delivers Another Blow to the Euro

France’s economy slumped a record 13.8 percent in the second quarter as businesses bore the brunt of a strict coronavirus lockdown that slammed consumer spending, the INSEE statistics agency said Friday. The seasonally-adjusted drop in gross domestic product (GDP) from the first quarter was not as steep as many analysts had expected, but worse than […]

The Euro is Grinding on Towards Disaster

The Euro is Grinding on Towards Disaster

#Europe $EURUSD #coronavirus Divided EU leaders will meet again on Monday to try to agree the terms of a huge coronavirus economic rescue package after a night of tense haggling failed to yield a breakthrough. After three days and three nights of talks, the 27 states still cannot settle on the exact size and rules […]

African Immigrant Arrested for Burning Nantes Cathedral

African Immigrant Arrested for Burning Nantes Cathedral

#BLM #BLACKLIVESMATTER #TERRORIST #JESUSMATTERS A man has been taken into custody as part of an investigation into a series of fires, which are believed to have been started deliberately, at the Cathedral of St. Pierre and St. Paul in the western French city of Nantes. The 39-year-old man was arrested at his home on Saturday […]

EU Still Hunting Tax Dollars from American Tech Giants

EU Still Hunting Tax Dollars from American Tech Giants

The EU’s top competition official vowed Thursday to fight on to make big companies pay more tax, after Brussels suffered a major legal defeat in a long-running tussle with Apple. In a sign that the EU was not dissuaded from its scrutiny of big tech, Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s competition commissioner, also announced a wide-ranging […]

London Collapsing Under the Weight of Sadiq Khan

London Collapsing Under the Weight of Sadiq Khan

Riot police were showered with bottles, bricks and other projectiles while trying to break up an illegal rave in west London on Friday night. At least seven officers were injured during the hostilities. The police were called to the scene in White City following reports of a number of people gathered at an unlicensed music […]

Sadiq Khan Continues to Destroy London

Sadiq Khan Continues to Destroy London

The chief of London’s police, Cressida Dick, has denounced the “utterly unacceptable” aggression shown towards police officers – 140 of whom have suffered injuries, after a spate of illegal parties and Black Lives Matter protests. The Metropolitan Police commissioner revealed on Friday that a large number of officers had been injured over the last three […]

EU Prints Billions for Lufthansa and it is Just the Beginning

EU Prints Billions for Lufthansa and it is Just the Beginning

#EURUSD #EU #EUROPE #BAILOUT The EU’s top competition authority approved the massive bailout of Lufthansa by the German government on Thursday, saving one of the world’s biggest airlines from bankruptcy, but under conditions. This is the start of Europe’s bailouts that could see trillions printed and the Euro continue to erode in value. The European […]

World War 3: Not a Race War an Economic War

World War 3: Not a Race War  an Economic War

Welcome to World War III Despite increasing personal financial hardship, most people remain unaware of the economic war presently unfolding, many people are convinced a Race War is upon us, they are so terribly wrong. This is about the power of the State, their wealthy donors and their enforcers. George Floyd, Eric Garner and a […]

Italy Faces Difficult Path to Recovery

Italy Faces Difficult Path to Recovery

Facing its deepest recession since World War II and with business confidence collapsing, the coronavirus pandemic is hitting Italy’s economy hard. The economy of Italy is the 3rd-largest national economy in the European Union, the 8th-largest by nominal GDP in the world, and the 12th-largest by GDP (PPP). Italy has a major advanced economy and […]

Irish and English Politicians Fail to Recognise the Importance of Racing to the Economy

Irish and English Politicians Fail to Recognise the Importance of Racing to the Economy

It takes a special kind of stupid to make Australian Politicians look good, but their Irish and English counterparts are doing their best. Both Ireland and England banned racing even after Australia provided a workable model for racing to continue, the out of touch politicians chose buy in to the hysteria but the price is […]

While you were distracted, Boris made a big move

While you were distracted, Boris made a big move

Britain begins post-Brexit trade talks with the United States on Tuesday, with 100 negotiators on each side joining via videoconference. Many in Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative government hope for a free trade agreement with Washington as one of the biggest benefits of leaving the European Union. Officials said the first round of talks would […]

What we should be demanding from our Governments after the Coronavirus

What we should be demanding from our Governments after the Coronavirus

Here is a list of things I think we should be demanding from our Governments after the Coronavirus. 1 Decriminalize Cash If Governments do have the power to lock us down, imagine what would happen if you are in that situation and your bank collapses, or the Government wants to restrict your financial transaction. This […]

Greece Nears Collapse

Greece Nears Collapse

Ten years after sinking into its worst economic crisis in living memory, Greece once again faces the spectre of a grave recession in the midst of a global coronavirus lockdown. Though the country has so far been spared the death toll of other European nations at fewer than 150 fatalities from COVID-19, it will not […]

BREXIT Deal Cleared, UK Ankles EU Friday

BREXIT Deal Cleared, UK Ankles EU Friday

That is it, the UK will align with the USA. The European Union let go of the United Kingdom with a final vote Wednesday at the E.U.’s Parliament that ended the BREXIT battle and set the scene for tough trade negotiations in the year ahead. In a session in Brussels, lawmakers from all 28 EU […]

President Trump’s Economic Success Impressed Davos Elites

President Trump’s Economic Success Impressed Davos Elites

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow that President Trump’s indisputable economic success very much impressed many chief executives attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. President Trump touted the success of the US economy in a rousing speech last Tuesday.  In a wide-ranging address pitched to appeal to the Davos crowd, touting the achievements […]

This Bull Market Does Not Care About the Trump Impeachment Hoax/Drama

This Bull Market Does Not Care About the Trump Impeachment Hoax/Drama

President Trump’s answer to impeachment: The Economy The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump has started. But our financial markets do not care much about it. In part this is because the result is certain, President Trump is exonerated. Meanwhile, the President’s twitter feed has been very active on trade. This time it was French […]

UK PM Pledged to Get BREXIT Done Before Christmas

UK PM Pledged to Get BREXIT Done Before Christmas

UK PM Boris Johnson pledged Saturday to repay the trust of voters in the working-class heartland of northern England who rejected the Labour Party and helped give him an 80-seat majority in Thursday’s election. Speaking to cheering supporters PM Johnson acknowledged the seismic shift that helped sweep him to victory. “I know that people may […]

UK’s Labour Party Implodes, Seeks New Leader

UK’s Labour Party Implodes, Seeks New Leader

The Labour Party’s crushing defeat at the hands of turned-off voters will bring the left-wing party a new leader, thus ending Jeremy Corbyn’s reign and give it an urgent task: To recover the allegiance of its core working class voters. Traditional Labour voters in the north and central parts of England deserted the party in […]

US May Impose 100% Tariffs on EU Goods

US May Impose 100% Tariffs on EU Goods

$BA, $EADSY The Trump Administration may place 100% tariffs on European goods that had been absolved from such duties, including such storied products as Irish & Scotch whiskies and Cognac. The Office of the United States Trade Representative published a list Thursday of additional European goods now under consideration for the tariffs amid the fallout […]

Boris Johnson, Donald Trump Friendship Back on Track

Boris Johnson, Donald Trump Friendship Back on Track

The political friendship between President Trump and British Prime Minister Johnson is back on track. PM Johnson’s Conservative Party’s expected victory in Thursday’s election, clears the way for his BREXIT deal with the European Union, and a trade deal with the United States. And that means the friendship that had been “soft peddled” before the vote in […]

Commentary: Merkel Needs President Trump to End the Trade Dispute

Commentary: Merkel Needs President Trump to End the Trade Dispute

$VLKAY, $BMWYY, $DDAIF The German economy is at the cusp of recession Now 30 yrs after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and 29 years after Germany was reunified into 1 country, Europe’s strongest economy is facing significant headwinds that risk spilling over into the rest of the EU and the world The closely watched […]

UN Chief Receives Paris Agreement Withdrawal Notice from Washington

UN Chief Receives Paris Agreement Withdrawal Notice from Washington

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Monday received a formal notice from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on his country’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. “The United States of America notified the secretary-general, in his capacity as depositary, its withdrawal from the Paris Agreement of Dec. 12, 2015, on Nov. 4, 2019,” said […]

President Trump Weighs in on BREXIT Impasse

President Trump Weighs in on BREXIT Impasse

Sunday, President Trump urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage to come together to safeguard prospects for expanded US-UK trade after Britain leaves the European Union. President Trump told reporters at the White House that both men were friends of his, but Mr. Johnson was “the right man for the […]

Google Under Siege in France

Google Under Siege in France

French media firms said Thursday that they would drag Google before the country’s competition regulator over its refusal to compensate them for displaying their content in defiance of a strict new EU copyright law. The APIG press alliance, which groups dozens of national and regional newspapers, said it would also press the French government to […]

Brexit Latest

Brexit Latest

British and EU negotiators worked late into the night into Thursday in the hopes of presenting a last-minute Brexit deal to leaders meeting for a crunch European summit. Both sides said they were close to finding a basis for a treaty to ensure Britain heads for a managed withdrawal from the European bloc it has […]

Socialism Drives Europe to Recession

Socialism Drives Europe to Recession

Berlin will publish Thursday updated growth forecasts for Germany that are likely to reveal a still weaker outlook than before, but it remains hesitant to stimulate its own and partner economies. In the economy ministry’s predictions for growth in the gross domestic product, presented around 2:00 pm (1200 GMT), observers are already bracing for a […]

BREXIT Talks Down to the Wire

BREXIT Talks Down to the Wire

UK PM Boris Johnson briefed his Cabinet on the progress of last-minute BREXIT talks with the European Union. Britain is due to leave the 28-nation currency bloc on 31 October, and attempts for plans at the border between EU member Ireland and the U.K.’s Northern Ireland have been bumpy. Negotiations intensified last week after PM […]

President Trump: “‘Nice Victory’ on EU Trade Tariffs”

President Trump: “‘Nice Victory’ on EU Trade Tariffs”

$BA, $EADSF Thursday, President Trump hailed as a “nice victory” when the United States got the Green light to place tariffs on European Union goods in a row over EU aircraft subsidies. Wednesday’s decision by the WTO left Scottish whisky makers, Spanish winemakers and French cheesemakers fuming as the US tariffs targeted products from countries […]

Europe Seeks to Remove More Sovereignty from Members

Europe Seeks to Remove More Sovereignty from Members

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi urged eurozone leaders Monday to create a common budget of “some significance”, adding such a tool could have hastened recovery from the financial crisis. “We have to have a fiscal policy of some significance in the eurozone,” said Draghi in an interview with the Financial Times. He said the […]

Euro Heads For Collapse

Euro Heads For Collapse

Inflation in Europe’s largest economy Germany eroded further in September, official data showed Monday, weeks after the European Central Bank announced new measures to stoke price growth. Consumer prices grew 1.2 percent year-on-year, down from 1.4 percent in August and 1.7 percent in July, federal statistics authority Destatis said in a statement. Measured using the […]

Trade Key Global Growth Risk, Recession Unlikely

Trade Key Global Growth Risk, Recession Unlikely

Incoming ECB President Christine Lagarde said the global economy is likely to dodge an outright contraction, though the trade tensions remain the Key threat to the growth outlook. “It is not in the baseline to have a recession,” Ms. Lagarde said in a TV interview Tuesday. “That said, it’s mediocre growth, it’s at risk because of essentially […]

Paris Under High Security for France’s ‘Heritage Weekend’

Paris Under High Security for France’s ‘Heritage Weekend’

Paris police used tear gas Saturday to disperse anti-government demonstrators who are trying to revive the yellow vest movement in protest at perceived economic injustice and French President Emmanuel Macron’s government. The French capital was placed under high security as a few hundred anti-government protesters started marching in the Paris streets. Police in riot gear […]

Climate Change Nazis Face Backlash in Germany

Climate Change Nazis Face Backlash in Germany

German farmer Edgar Thomas already has two towering pylons spoiling the view of the picturesque rolling hills around his land, and he’s exasperated that his area is being asked to find room for more. But in the country’s bid to ditch fossil fuels and switch to unproven renewables as it marches towards a carbon-neutral future […]

UK PM Johnson Will Not Seek a BREXIT Delay

UK PM Johnson Will Not Seek a BREXIT Delay

British PM Johnson has prepared plans to legally stop any BREXIT extension, the plan under consideration would see Johnson sending a letter alongside the request to extend Article 50 setting out that the government does not want any delay after 31 October. PM Boris Johnson is sticking to his BREXIT plan and will not seek […]

PM Johnson: “I will not, I do not want a delay.”

PM Johnson: “I will not, I do not want a delay.”

Resistance to a no-deal BREXIT does not sit well with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is hinting at ignoring recently passed legislation on talks about a British exit from the EU. Refusing to enact the just-passed legislation would be a violation of law, a step PM Johnson is apparently willing to take when asked if […]

PM Johnson, “Enough is enough, let’s get this done”

PM Johnson, “Enough is enough, let’s get this done”

European Commission spokeswoman Mina Andreeva said the EU’s executive body, which supervises BREXIT talks on behalf of Britain’s 27 European partners, is operating on the “working assumption” that Britain will leave the bloc 31 October, but… Tuesday, Boris Johnson suffered Key defections from his party, losing a working majority in Parliament and weakening his position […]

PM Johnson to UK Lawmakers: “Deliver BREXIT”

PM Johnson to UK Lawmakers: “Deliver BREXIT”

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson challenged UK lawmakers to deliver on the BREXIT vote and not thwart his plans to take Britain out of the EU on 31 October. PM Johnson pledges to deliver BREXIT with or without a deal, but opposition lawmakers,and several lawmakers from his Conservatives want to act to rule out a […]

British PM Suspends Parliament before BREXIT

British PM Suspends Parliament before BREXIT

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will suspend Britain’s Parliament for more than a month before BREXIT, enraging opponents and raising the stakes in the nation’s most serious political event in decades. Cheered President Trump, Mr. Johnson launched the move to take the country out of the EU by 31 October with or without an exit deal, […]

America is Leading the Free World Again

America is Leading the Free World Again

President Trump emerges from the G-7 Summit in France as the unchallenged Leader of the free world. Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, praised President Donald Trump’s accomplishments, and said under his leadership, “America is finally leading again.” Her comments came in a Tweet Monday night She wrote: “Under @realDonaldTrump “We are standing up to China. […]

France’s Macron Still Preaching Failed Socialist Theory

France’s Macron Still Preaching Failed Socialist Theory

French President Emmanuel Macron is still calling for a new global economic order, decrying an “unprecedented crisis” in the market economy in an attempt to become the leader of the EU, a failed socialist experiment that is falling apart. Amid what he calls the uncertainty of US trade policies, Mr. Macron said the market economy […]

President Trump Open to Negotiate with Iran (G-7 Press Conference video)

President Trump Open to Negotiate with Iran (G-7 Press Conference video)

President Trump is open for diplomacy with Iran after French President Emmanuel Macron flew in Iran’s foreign minister to a G-7 Summit in an effort to reduce US-Iranian tensions. EU leaders want to ‘tamp down‘ down the confrontation between Iran and the United States since President Trump pulled Washington out of the multinational Y 2015 […]

Macron Unites Wealthy Countries and Their Leaders To Save Economies and The Amazon

Macron Unites Wealthy Countries and Their Leaders To Save Economies and The Amazon

Squabbles erupted among G7 nations Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions, Britain’s exit from the EU and how to respond to the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest. French President Emmanuel Macron, the summit host, planned the three-day meeting in the Atlantic seaside resort of […]

Macron Focuses on Security, Trade Tensions, Inequalities and Climate For G7 Summit

Macron Focuses on Security, Trade Tensions, Inequalities and Climate For G7 Summit

Security, trade tensions, fighting inequalities and climate challenges will be key issues of the three-day G7 summit that will start on Saturday evening in Biarritz, in southern France, President Emmanuel Macron said in a televised speech,Trendreports citingXinhua . “This meeting is useful, important (…) otherwise we would have to divide among ourselves,” said Macron, adding […]

French Police Use Water Cannons and Tear Gas on anti-G7 Protesters

French Police Use Water Cannons and Tear Gas on anti-G7 Protesters

Saturday, French riot police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse anti-capitalism protesters in Bayonne, near the resort of Biarritz where President Emmanuel Macron and G-7 nation allies were meeting for a 3-day summit. A police helicopter circled overhead as dozens of protesters, some wearing face masks, taunted lines of police. Earlier, thousands of […]

The Amazon Fire Gets Political as Ireland Will Refuse EU Trade With Brazil

The Amazon Fire Gets Political as Ireland Will Refuse EU Trade With Brazil

Ireland’s taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has said Dublin will vote against an European Union trade deal with South American nations unless Brazil takes action to stop the burning of the Amazon. Varadkar said his government would oppose the Mercosur trade agreement with four Latin American countries Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay that was clinched in June […]

The Impact of Brexit on Britain’s Constitution

The Impact of Brexit on Britain’s Constitution

It would be amusing but unhealthy at the moment to host a drinking game based on the use of the phrase ‘constitutional crisis’. The term has been uttered 155 times in parliament since the EU referendum (38 times in 2019 and 20 in the first three weeks of March alone). It has graced not only […]

EU and UK Citizen Rights After Brexit

EU and UK Citizen Rights After Brexit

Amid the ongoing Brexit stalemate, the Home Office is pushing ahead with its plan for EU citizens living in the UK to register for a new ‘settled status’. It has launched a new nation wide marketing campaign to encourage them to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme before its full roll-out on March 30. All […]

Nuclear Talks To Be Held Between Iran and France

Nuclear Talks To Be Held Between Iran and France

*We already have points of agreement, says Zarif President Emmanuel Macron will on Friday hold talks on Iran’s contested nuclear programme with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the French presidency said, in a rare encounter between a Western head of state and a senior Iranian official. Macron will meet Zarif just one day before France […]

Top Level Greenland Talks On Again

Top Level Greenland Talks On Again

We have just learned that Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has had a phone conversation with President Trump over a dispute about Greenland, her office said Friday. Earlier this week, President Trump scrapped a visit to Denmark by saying that Frederiksen was “nasty” when she rejected his idea of buying Greenland as an absurdity. Both […]

Irish Economy To Be Most Vulnerable In Brexit

Irish Economy To Be Most Vulnerable In Brexit

Some of the Irish businesses most exposed to the risk of Britain crashing out of the European Union in 10 weeks are not very well prepared, Ireland’s government warned yesterday. The Irish economy is considered the most vulnerable among EU members to Brexit, with employment-heavy industries in rural areas among those relying most on doing […]

Merkel Warns a Peaceful Brexit is Crucial

Merkel Warns a Peaceful Brexit is Crucial

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Wednesday of the economic impact of a chaotic no-deal Brexit, hours before she was to receive British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his first foreign visit. ‘The economic sky is not cloudless’, and global tensions and Britain’s impending departure from the European Union ‘are already causing us headaches’, Merkel told […]

US Buying Greenland on the Table for Months

US Buying Greenland on the Table for Months

US Senator Tom Cotton, (R-Ak), revealed he had suggested to President Donald Trump months ago that the US consider buying Greenland. Senator Cotton said he even met with the Danish Ambassador to talk about a potential sale. His comments came during a luncheon in Arkansas Wednesday and were detailed in a story by Talk Business & […]

President Trump: “Fed Could Fuel ‘Record-Setting’ Economy With Rate Cuts”

President Trump: “Fed Could Fuel ‘Record-Setting’ Economy With Rate Cuts”

$USD Thursday, President Trump said U economic growth could be record-setting if the Fed would lower interest rates further, as econ reports Thursday painted a mixed picture of the nation’s economy. “The Economy is doing really well. The Federal Reserve can easily make it Record Setting,” President Trump said on Tweeted. The government Thursday said initial claims […]

EU Bosses “a bit negative, but we will get to a deal”–UK PM Johnson

EU Bosses “a bit negative, but we will get to a deal”–UK PM Johnson

The EU is being “a bit negative” about the prospects of reaching a BREXIT but it can be done, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday. The bloc earlier rebuffed Mr. Johnson’s demand that it reopen the BREXIT deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to the backstop, an agreed insurance policy […]

The EU Will Not Reopen BREXIT Negotiations with UK

The EU Will Not Reopen BREXIT Negotiations with UK

$GBP, $EUR, $USD Tuesday, the European Union rebuffed UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s demand that it reopen the BREXIT deal, saying Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the border with Northern Ireland. After more than 3 years of BREXIT uncertainty, the UK is heading to a showdown […]

UK Does Not Want to Import Europe’s Failure

UK Does Not Want to Import Europe’s Failure

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn called on Monday for a general election to try to end the Brexit impasse, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson came under pressure to recall parliament. Corbyn hates democracy and has embraced communism, he is now attempting to derail Brexit. Corbyn said his Labour Party would offer a second referendum on […]

Germany Homes Syrian Refugees

Germany Homes Syrian Refugees

Amman, Aug 19 (Petra) Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Ayman Safadi on Monday discussed with German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer the latest regional developments, including the Palestinian issue, and ways to enhance Jordanian-German ties and coordination on these challenges. Safadi told a joint press conference with the German minister after the meeting that Jordan […]

Google, Facebook, and Amazon Opposed To The French Digital Tax

Google, Facebook, and Amazon Opposed To The French Digital Tax

American tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google joined forces on Monday to decry the French digital tax as retroactive and discriminatory. President Donald Trump is considering retaliating against the tax — approved July 11 — with punitive tariffs on French wine imports, prompting an investigation by the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR). The […]

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