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, “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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Putin and Marcon To Seek Common Goals

Putin and Marcon To Seek Common Goals

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on Europe to seek common goals, “which look unachievable today but may become inevitable tomorrow,” Trend reports citing TASS. “As far as the outlook for creating a common Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok is concerned, it is not our idea. General de Gaulle voiced it a while ago. He […]

Britain and EU Brexit Agreements

Britain and EU Brexit Agreements

A no-deal Brexit on October 31 could cause food, fuel and medicine shortages. According to government assessments leaked to the press. Despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson ramping up preparations in his first weeks in office. Johnson ordered government departments to “turbo-charge” contingency planning after taking power on July 24. Promising “all necessary funding” beyond the […]

Boris Johnson Will Tell Macron, Merkel and Others That the UK Parliament Cannot Stop BREXIT

Boris Johnson Will Tell Macron, Merkel and Others That the UK Parliament Cannot Stop BREXIT

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the British parliament cannot stop BREXIT. “This coming week, Mr Johnson will travel to Germany and France to insist to Emmanuel Macron, the French president, and Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, that Parliament cannot stop BREXIT,” the report […]

US Will Support a UK Choice for No-Deal BREXIT

US Will Support a UK Choice for No-Deal BREXIT

The United States will enthusiastically support a no-deal BREXIT if that is what the British government decides to do, President Trump’s NSA John Bolton said Monday during a visit to London aimed at reassuring Britain over UK-US ties. Mr. Bolton told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that President Trump wants to see a successful British […]

Angela Merkel Extremely Quiet on the Highly Charged Iran Nuclear Issues

Angela Merkel Extremely Quiet on the Highly Charged Iran Nuclear Issues

When the US government formally asked NATO partner Germany to join in freedom-of-navigation patrols in the Strait of Hormuz, where Iranian gunboats have seized other nations’ ships, detonated mines, and flouted international law, it did so with an inducement. Tamara Sternberg-Greller, the spokesman for the US embassy in Berlin, remarked: “Members of the German government […]

President Trump to France’s Macron, “…you do not speak for the US on Iran.”

President Trump to France’s Macron, “…you do not speak for the US on Iran.”

Thursday, President Trump said no one is authorized to speak to Iran on behalf of the United States, and he accused French President Macron of sending “mixed signals” to Tehran over possible talks. “I know Emmanuel means well, as do all others, but nobody speaks for the United States but the United States itself,” President […]

Socialism has Failed Germany

Socialism has Failed Germany

Industrial production in European powerhouse Germany fell back in June, official data showed Wednesday, adding to a picture of a eurozone suffering from trade wars and global uncertainty. Output at producer firms shed 1.5 percent in June from the previous month, federal statistics authority Destatis said in figures adjusted for seasonal and calendar effects, after […]

Trump Plan Opens EU Up to US Beef

Trump Plan Opens EU Up to US Beef

Friday, President Trump praised his previously-announced deal that will open up the European Union to more US beef after the bloc carved out quotas previously granted to other nations. The Trump Administration in June secured more access to the EU’s beef market after the bloc persuaded Australia, Argentina and Uruguay to gradually cede bits of […]

President Trump, and PM Johnson, are “Remarkably Compatible”

President Trump, and PM Johnson, are “Remarkably Compatible”

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has assumed control “with historic speed and decisiveness.“ Adding, “Whether he can finish BREXIT by 31 October, and win a general election remains to be seen.” Speaker Gingrich made his comments Tuesday in a column posted on the Fox News website. “During his first appearance […]

Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, the Taxman Cometh

Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, the Taxman Cometh

US President Donald Trump vowed “substantial” retaliation against France on Friday for a tax targeting US tech giants, hinting he may slap tariffs on French wine and blasting President Emmanuel Macron’s “foolishness.” “France just put a digital tax on our great American technology companies,” Trump tweeted about the law, which targets US giants like Google, […]

Boris Bullish on Brexit

Boris Bullish on Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday said Brexit was a “massive economic opportunity” but had been treated under his predecessor Theresa May as “an impending adverse weather event”. In a speech in Manchester where he pledged new investment in Leave-voting areas, Johnson promised to step up negotiations on post-Brexit trade deals and set up […]

Seeing a Strong Trump-Johnson Relationship Ahead

Seeing a Strong Trump-Johnson Relationship Ahead

FLASH: The further decline of the failed socialist EU experiment now will be hastened. The US Ambassador to the Court of St. James, Woody Johnson, predicts that President Trump and new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will enjoy a great relationship. The Ambassador made his comments during an TV interview Friday. “The new relationship between your […]

Boris Johnson, a Man in a Hurry

Boris Johnson, a Man in a Hurry

FLASH: Boris Johnson, a Man in a Hurry to Make Britain Great Again, MBGA With Britain’s departure from the EU due in less than 100 days, new Prime Minister Boris Johnson is a man in a hurry. But he is not rushing off to Brussels. The UK leader has no meetings scheduled with EU officials. […]

BREXIT is Back: Boris Johnson is the New PM

BREXIT is Back: Boris Johnson is the New PM

Boris Johnson has been selected as the new leader of the British Conservative Party and thus, the new prime minister of the UK. He will officially succeed outgoing PM Theresa May on Wednesday. Johnson won with 66.4 percent of the vote (92,153) to Hunt’s 33.6 percent (46,656). 139,318 votes were cast by Tory members with […]

European Banks Prepare for Socialist Powered Crisis

European Banks Prepare for Socialist Powered Crisis

Eurozone banks are tightening the criteria firms and households must meet to be granted loans, the European Central Bank said Tuesday, as policymakers weigh their response to stuttering growth brought about by years of Socialist policy. Lenders upped their requirements of business borrowers and households seeking consumer credit between April and June, the quarterly poll […]

Italy Tackles Mobile Phone Addiction

Italy Tackles Mobile Phone Addiction

Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has drafted a law aimed at preventing and treating the rising phenomenon of addiction to mobile phones and computers, particularly among the young. The bill seeks to treat so-called “no-mobile-phone phobia” (also known as “nomophobia”) or the fear of not being able to get regular access to social networks […]

Europe Squeezed in US-Iran Nuclear Deal Dispute

Europe Squeezed in US-Iran Nuclear Deal Dispute

Europe now finds itself in the impossible situation of trying to salvage an accord unraveling because of the maximalist US sanctions campaign against Iran. Since President Trump withdrew America from the accord over 1 ago, a fire has burned through Iran. At 1st, it appeared Iranian officials thought they might be able to wait out […]

President Trump Returns US to Position of Strength in the World

President Trump Returns US to Position of Strength in the World

President Trump’s tough talk to Iran is not warmongering, but a return to the United States acting from a position of strength. “This is what American Presidents used to do talk tough, before President Obama. They used to talk about American strength and the desire for peace over war, but war if necessary. We are returning […]

Hundreds of Climate Activists Arrested in London

Hundreds of Climate Activists Arrested in London

Saturday, the count of more than 750 climate change activists blocking roads at some of London’s most famous landmarks have been arrested over the last 6 days, police said on Saturday, up from a Friday total of 682. The protests, organized by climate group Extinction Rebellion, have for several days disrupted travel through parts of […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Out in the Streets of Paris for 21st Weekend

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Out in the Streets of Paris for 21st Weekend

Protesters from the ‘yellow vest‘ movement are on the streets of France for a 21st weekend running, with 1000’s gathered for a march across Paris. Paris police have fine-tuned their strategy of being more mobile and proactive to counter eventual violence since the 1st Saturday of protests on 17 November. The Champs-Elysees is off-limits to […]

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters March Despite Ban

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters March Despite Ban

French ‘yellow vest‘ protesters are rallying to support an activist injured in a confrontation with police. The demonstrators are undeterred by protest bans or repeated injuries in 20 weeks of demonstrations. So they are marching again Saturday in Paris, Bordeaux and other cities to keep pressing President Emmanuel Macron to do more to help the […]

UK Lawmakers Reject PM May’s BREXIT Deal Again

UK Lawmakers Reject PM May’s BREXIT Deal Again

$GBP UK lawmakers rejected PM Theresa May’s BREXIT deal for a 3rd time Friday, sounding its probable death knell and leaving Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union in turmoil on the day it was supposed to leave the single currency socialist bloc. The decision to reject a stripped-down version of Mrs. May’s deal has left […]

UK PM Theresa May, “I Quit”

UK PM Theresa May, “I Quit”

FLASH: UK PM Theresa May in Quotes: from BREXIT Means BREXIT to I Quit Theresa May was the “BREXIT Means BREXIT” UK Prime Minister. For almost 3 years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, Mrs. May repeated the mantra that she would deliver the departure. But time and circumstance have made her change […]

UK PM May Humiliated, She Will Move Out of #10 Downing Street When BREXIT is Delivered

UK PM May Humiliated, She Will Move Out of #10 Downing Street When BREXIT is Delivered

Theresa May had grand designs when she became the UK PM, as she would not just be about taking Britain out of the European Union, it would be about fighting “the burning injustice” within the country. But Wednesday night, broken by BREXIT like her predecessor, Mrs. May conceded that she will not be able to […]

UK PM May Faces Parliament Revolt, Plot to Oust Her

UK PM May Faces Parliament Revolt, Plot to Oust Her

FLASH: Theresa May summons Brexiteers to ward off coup. UK Prime Minister Theresa May was holding crisis talks with colleagues on Sunday working to revive her 2X Brexit deal after reports that her Cabinet was plotting to topple her. The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union was already slipping from Mrs. May’s weakened grasp […]

Update: BREXIT in ‘Tatters’, PM May’s Ministers Moving to Oust Her

Update: BREXIT in ‘Tatters’, PM May’s Ministers  Moving to Oust Her

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Top ministers are moving to oust her within, as her BREXIT strategy lay in tatters just weeks before the United Kingdom was due to leave the European Union. Anti-BREXIT demonstrators marched into central London by the hundreds of thousands Saturday, demanding that Britain’s Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Clash With Police in Paris

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Clash With Police in Paris

Saturday, some yellow vest protesters clashed with French police firing tear gas after a peaceful march through Paris, as tougher security measures and protest bans in high-risk neighborhoods prevented the rioting that devastated the capital a week ago. The 4-month-old movement drew bigger crowds Saturday than in recent weeks, even though last weekend’s violence hurt […]

Dutch Government Loses Senate Majority Populist Surge

Dutch Government Loses Senate Majority Populist Surge

FLASH: Following the lead of US President Donald Trump, Forum for Democracy leader Thierry Baudet opposes immigration and emphasizes “Dutch First” cultural and economic themes. The Dutch government has lose its majority in the Senate after provincial elections Wednesday, according to exit polls, as voters flocked to a new populist party 2 days after a […]

Now Seeing a No-Deal BREXIT

Now Seeing a No-Deal BREXIT

FLASH: BREXIT Agreement Negotiated by EU and U.K. Government Won’t be Reopened, EU Chief Tusk Says JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon said UK PM Theresa May’s request to the European Union for a 3-month extension of the BREXIT deadline will not remove uncertainty associated with the impasse and raises the odds of a […]

BREXIT Delay Ahead

BREXIT Delay Ahead

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will ask the EU to delay BREXIT by at least 3 months after her plan to hold a 3rd vote on the divorce deal was thrown into disarray by a surprise intervention from the speaker of Parliament. Nearly 3 years after Britain voted narrowly to leave the EU, its departure […]

PM May Gets a Irish BREXIT Boost

PM May Gets a Irish BREXIT Boost

FLASH: UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s hopes of getting a BREXIT deal through Parliament were given a boost Saturday after a report that the Northern Irish party propping up her government might move toward backing her deal. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which has 10 lawmakers in Parliament, is close to changing its position for […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Turned Violent Saturday

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Turned Violent Saturday

FLASH: French yellow vest protesters have clashed with riot police near the Arc de Triomphe on the 18th weekend running of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron. Protesters threw smoke bombs and other objects at officers, and started pounding on the windows of a police van. Riot police then retreated, as did a water cannon, with […]

‘BREXTENDED’ Voted in UK Parliament

‘BREXTENDED’ Voted in UK Parliament

FLASH: UK Parliament voted Thursday to seek a delay of the country’s departure from the European Union, a move that will likely avert a chaotic withdrawal on the scheduled exit date of March 29. With Brexit due in 15 days and no divorce deal yet approved, the House of Commons voted 412-202 to ask the […]

President Trump on BREXIT, “I’m Surprised at How Badly it Has All Gone

President Trump on BREXIT, “I’m Surprised at How Badly it Has All Gone

FLASH: President Trump says his administration “looks forward to negotiating a large scale Trade Deal with the United Kingdom” as the country continues to try to hash out its departure from the European Union. Thursday, President Trump said that he is “surprised at how badly” negotiations have gone between the United Kingdom and the European […]

Nick Leeson on Brexit, Boeing and the Day Ahead

Nick Leeson on Brexit, Boeing and the Day Ahead

Brexit news provided the impetus for a bumpy ride for the European Indices and Sterling yesterday. A positive stance after news of concessions from the EU was quickly replaced by uncertainty and a swift move lower as legal opinion indicated that we were no nearer a path through the forest to a successful Brexit. In […]

UK PM May Confirms Parliament Will Get to Vote between No-deal BREXIT and Delaying Departure from EU

UK PM May Confirms Parliament Will Get to Vote between No-deal BREXIT and Delaying Departure from EU

UPDATE: Britain’s Parliament strongly rejects Prime Minister’s BREXIT deal in major blow to EU divorce plan. Parliament Parliament to Vote between No-deal BREXIT and Delaying Departure from EU Thursday. UK PM Theresa May worked to win last-minute changes from the European Union to her BREXIT deal Monday, a day before a Key vote in Britain’s […]

BREXIT ‘Crisis’ Continues

BREXIT ‘Crisis’ Continues

FLASH: The Chairman of Britain’s Conservative Party is urging Parliament to back an unpopular withdrawal agreement as UK and EU officials seek a breakthrough on the BREXIT impasse Saturday, Brandon Lewis warned recalcitrant lawmakers, including many in his own party, that if the government’s withdrawal plan is voted down Tuesday it is possible Britain will […]

EU Cannot Not Rely on US Growth to Help

EU Cannot Not Rely on US Growth to Help

FLASH: President Trump’s top economic adviser offered sharp criticism of the European Central Bank’s (ECB) revival of stimulus measures to spur the EU’s economy. National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said that a ECB decision Thursday to extend a new round of cheap loans to the banking system wouldn’t be enough to fix the continent’s […]

Set Up in a British Tax Haven, Time to Move

Set Up in a British Tax Haven, Time to Move

Leaders of three tiny British islands gathered in London on Monday to try to head off proposed legislation aimed at increasing transparency and ending secret company ownership in their jurisdictions. Britain has been gradually ramping up its fight against money laundering and various tax avoidance and evasion schemes. But it has less say in the […]

French ‘Yellow Vests’ Protest for 16th Weekend Running

French ‘Yellow Vests’ Protest for 16th Weekend Running

French ‘yellow vests’ are protesting for a 16th weekend running in Paris and other cities to show they are still mobilized against the Macron government’s economic policies they see as favoring the rich. In Paris, protesters gathered Saturday at the Arc de Triomphe monument as a march was planned through the well-off western neighborhoods of […]

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Forcing Macron to Cut Taxes

France’s ‘Yellow Vest’ Protesters Forcing Macron to Cut Taxes

Tuesday, French President Emmanuel Macron, 41 anni, said he is “rather favorable” towards easing the tax burden following a national debate in wake of the anti-government Yellow Vest protests. The French President launched a series of debates across the country, aimed at reconnecting with voters after waves of protests erupted in mid-November over fuel taxes […]

‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Week 15: Momentum Alive

‘Yellow Vest’ Protests Week 15: Momentum Alive

 French yellow vest protest organizers are trying to tamp down violence and anti-Semitism in the movement’s ranks as they launch a 15th straight weekend of demonstrations. Hundreds of people gathered Saturday at the Arc de Triomphe monument for a march through prime Paris neighborhoods to protest President Macron’s government policies they see as favoring the […]

Populists Changing EU, Elections Coming

Populists Changing EU, Elections Coming

FLASH: French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters who threw projectiles and set bins on fire in Paris, Lyon and Bordeaux on Saturday, as the 14th straight weekend of “yellow vest” protests took a violent turn Saturday afternoon. The failed socialist EU experiment under siege French far-right leader Marine Le Pen feels she is […]

BREXIT Uncertainty Dampens London Fashion Week

BREXIT Uncertainty Dampens London Fashion Week

London is taking its turn in the style spotlight with the opening of London Fashion Week, an extravaganza that will feature up-and-coming young designers along with big names like Victoria Beckham, Vivienne Westwood and Burberry. More than 100 catwalk shows are scheduled along with countless crowded, parties and dozens of presentations. The London-based Turkish designer […]

UK Lawmakers Still Dislike May’s BREXIT Deal

UK Lawmakers Still Dislike May’s BREXIT Deal

The Latest on BREXIT British Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered an embarrassing Parliamentary defeat on BREXIT, as lawmakers remain resistant to her EU exit plan. The House of Commons voted 303 to 258 Thursday against a motion reiterating support for Mrs. May’s approach to BREXIT support expressed by lawmakers in votes just 2 weeks […]

PM May Plays for Time on BREXIT Deal

PM May  Plays for Time on BREXIT Deal

UK PM Theresa May is seeking more time to renegotiate her BREXIT deal as Parliament threatens to take control over the process to stop the UK opting out of the EU with no agreement in place. The PM wrote a conciliatory letter to opposition Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn, after he proposed setting her a new […]

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest are Deadly

French ‘Yellow Vest’ Protest are Deadly

A French yellow vest protester’s hand was ripped apart Saturday during violent clashes in Paris as demonstrators tried to storm the French National Assembly in a 13th week runnning of unrest. Police said the injured protester lost 4 fingers as police swooped in to stop protesters from breaching the parliament’s exterior. Police could not confirm […]

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