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November 1, 2017 4:30 PM Trump emergence could strengthen EU- Dr Asare

Adjunct Fellow of CES & Head of the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, Dr Bossman Eric Asare says the emergence of the American president Donald Trump may strengthen the resolve of the European Union to remain strong and united. According to him, many European Union leaders are not happy with the style of governance of the American 144

October 2, 2017 3:31 AM EU looks away as Catalan crisis unfolds

So where the cries of outrage? Where the statements of condemnation, the tweets of shock at the violence meted out on the voters of Catalonia at the hands of the Spanish police? In the chancelleries of Europe, there has been an echoing silence. Most heads of government - who feel quite able to respond to the slightest turn of the Brexit saga - appear 60

September 27, 2017 12:51 PM Brewin's Foster talks terms with the EU's lead Brexit negotiator

Brewin Dolphin's head of research Guy Foster (pictured) probed the European Parliament's lead Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt on what it will take for the talks with the UK government to move forward. Speaking on the morning of Theresa May's Florence speech, the pair discussed what the financial settlement should be and the likely future direction 36

September 7, 2017 5:34 AM News Daily: Irma destruction and Brexit debate

Irma brings death and destruction to Caribbean The hurricane, graded five - the highest possible - is continuing its journey through the Caribbean. Several deaths have been reported, but the numbers will prove hard to gather, such is the level of destruction. Projections suggest the hurricane, which has brought wind speeds of 295km/h (185mph), could 57

August 25, 2017 10:35 AM Balance of Power: Why Is It All Going Wrong for France's Macron?

Emmanuel Macron’s poll ratings are plunging just a little more than three months since he stormed to the presidency promising a new beginning. In fact, at about 40 percent, they’re nearly as bad as Donald Trump’s. Reports of a 26,000-euro makeup bill haven’t helped. Neither has his bid to overhaul France’s notoriously complex labor laws, which his predecessor 60

August 25, 2017 10:03 AM Opinion: ‘Populism’ doesn’t mean what you think it means

France’s Macron isn’t counted as a ‘populist’ but he should be By some perverse twist of logic, pundits have determined that Emmanuel Macron’s thumping victory against Marine Le Pen in France’s presidential election in May means that “populism” is on the ebb. And yet Macron, who came from nowhere to challenge and defeat France’s political establishment 51

August 25, 2017 9:57 AM Big net migration fall since Brexit vote, latest estimates show

Net migration has fallen to the lowest level for three years after a surge in the number of EU nationals leaving the UK since last June's Brexit vote. Net migration - the difference between those entering and leaving the UK - fell 81,000 to 246,000 in the year to March 2017. More than half that change is due to a decrease in net migration of EU citizens 40

August 25, 2017 8:22 AM Divisions bubble up as Brexit talks resume

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Divisions between Britain and the EU over mapping out their divorce will be laid bare in Brussels next week when the two sides meet for another round of negotiations whose timetable already looks tight. London is keen to focus on what happens after Brexit but the bloc says more ground must first be covered on settling the terms of the departure 38

August 21, 2017 3:36 PM ‘Sad, but a happy sad’: Londoners fret about four years without Big Ben

London's famous clock tower rings for the last time before it falls silent for four years for renovation works. (Reuters) LONDON — Big Ben rang out 12 times at noon on Monday before halting its regularly scheduled bonging for four years to allow for major renovations at the Houses of Parliament. Few question that the Palace of Westminster, the Gothic 21

August 20, 2017 12:23 PM Africa can’t leave its development agenda at whims of unpredictable factors – Songwe

African countries have been reminded that they cannot continue to leave their development agenda at the whims of unpredictable factors beyond their control. The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Dr. Vera Songwe told the leaders meeting at the 37th Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of State and Government 19