In NATO debut, Biden’s Pentagon aims to rebuild trust damaged by Trump big-plus
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Politics In NATO debut, Biden’s Pentagon aims to rebuild trust damaged by Trump

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:40

President Joe Biden’s administration will use a NATO defence gathering this week to begin what is expected to be a years-long effort to rebuild trust with ...

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Brexit causing supply problems for small UK manufacturers: survey big-plus
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Politics Brexit causing supply problems for small UK manufacturers: survey

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:40

New post-Brexit trade restrictions have pushed up the cost of parts and raw materials for two thirds of small British manufacturers surveyed last month, an ...

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Left-wing reformist party led by former PM Albin Kurti wins Kosovo election big-plus
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Politics Left-wing reformist party led by former PM Albin Kurti wins Kosovo election

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:40

Kurti’s party has been boosted by his alliance with acting President Vjosa Osmani, the dynamic 38-year-old who recently joined his side after leaving the LDK, which won just 13% of ...

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France’s BNP to stop financing firms farming deforested land in the Amazon big-plus
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Politics France’s BNP to stop financing firms farming deforested land in the Amazon

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:40

France’s largest bank BNP Paribas pledged on Monday (15 February) to stop financing firms producing or buying either beef or soybeans cultivated on land in ...

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In winning Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Azerbaijan loses pretext for ignoring corruption big-plus
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Politics In winning Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Azerbaijan loses pretext for ignoring corruption

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:40

The ECHR lawsuits are just the latest chapter of a continually evolving post-conflict relationship between the two countries, in which Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev has emerged ...

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Germany plans to extend lockdown until 14 March big-plus
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Politics Germany plans to extend lockdown until 14 March

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:40

Germany plans to extend restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus until 14 March, a draft agreement for talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel and ...

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Cornered by Draghi, Italy’s Salvini shifts his party out of far-right camp big-plus
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Politics Cornered by Draghi, Italy’s Salvini shifts his party out of far-right camp

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:40

In February 2017, populist firebrand Matteo Salvini (pictured) accused the-then European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi of being an “accomplice” in what h ...

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COVID-19 vaccines: Contract between the European Commission and Sanofi-GSK now published big-plus
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Politics COVID-19 vaccines: Contract between the European Commission and Sanofi-GSK now published

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:40

The contract published contains redacted parts pertaining to confidential information. The Sanofi-GSK contract is the third one to be published, after CureVac and AstraZeneca agreed ...

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UK and EU need a reset after threat to Northern Ireland trade, says UK’s Gove big-plus
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Politics UK and EU need a reset after threat to Northern Ireland trade, says UK’s Gove

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:40

Britain and the European Union need a reset after a threat by the bloc to bypass safeguards to ensure no return to a hard border between the British ...

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UK calls for reset with EU and ‘refinement’ of Brexit deal big-plus
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Politics UK calls for reset with EU and ‘refinement’ of Brexit deal

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:40

Britain called on Monday (8 February) for a reset in relations with the European Union and a refinement of a Brexit deal covering trade with Northern Irela ...

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Ocean governance: EU joins the International Coral Reef Initiative to protect marine ecosystems big-plus
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Politics Ocean governance: EU joins the International Coral Reef Initiative to protect marine ecosystems

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:40

Commissioner Sinkevičius said: “Coral reefs are emblematic of rich marine life. Yet, the rapid degradation of these underwater worlds is also a very stark reminder of the pressures ...

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Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden calls EU touring barriers ‘absurd’ big-plus
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Politics Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden calls EU touring barriers ‘absurd’

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 01:40

Since Brexit, British musicians face costly bills to obtain visas if they wish to play in some EU countries. Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr D ...

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