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Europe

German election: Another Merkel government in prospect

Even before Germany's general election on September 24, the outcome already looks certain; the conservative party, Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats, CDU, and its Bavarian sister party, CSU, will ag Read more...

A Labour Brexit: definitely, maybe

The Labour Party's decision to call for a post Brexit “transition period” during which the UK would remain a member of the Single Market and the Customs Union and subject to the ECJ has been presented Read more...

Declaración sobre los atentados terroristas de Barcelona / Cambrils

Los atentados del 17 de agosto, en los que un vehículo arrolló a multitud de personas, muchas de ellas turistas, que paseaban por las famosas Ramblas de Barcelona, ​​matando a 13 personas e hiriendo a Read more...

Statement on the Barcelona /Cambrils Terrorist Attacks

The attacks on August 17, in which a vehicle ploughed into crowds of people, many of them tourists, strolling along the famous Las Ramblas in Barcelona, killing 13 people and injuring more than 100, a Read more...

France: Macron prepares his offensive

The new French President, Emmanuel Macron, speaking at a business start-up event, declared in imperfect English, “Entrepreneur is the new France”. Read more...

Ireland: Jobstown victory against state frame up

The Irish state’s attempt to criminalise seven water charges protesters has failed, though charges against other water protesters remain. Read more...

UK: A weak Tory government: keep up the pressure!

THE JUNE election result proved to be a disaster for the “winner” and a triumph for the “loser”. Read more...

UK: May's Coalition of Chaos

Political events in Northern Ireland are generally given scant coverage in the popular British press or broadcast media. Read more...