Home » Archives by category » World » Europe

Shock waves of #MeToo reach the City of London

Posted by on 16/12/2018
Filed under Europe, Top Stories, World

Shock waves of #MeToo  reach the City of London

Shock waves of #MeToo reach the City of London

Series of very public sackings, suspensions, departures LONDON: A series of very public sackings, suspensions and departures suggests that Britain’s finance world is waking up to the toxic implications of sexual harassment and bullying in the workplace. The changes come a little more than a year after the #MeToo movement exploded into public consciousness with […]

Thousands of ‘yellow vests’ protesters hit French streets

Posted by on 15/12/2018
Filed under Europe, World

Thousands of  ‘yellow vests’  protesters hit  French streets

Thousands of ‘yellow vests’ protesters hit French streets

PARIS: Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities yesterday in the fifth weekend of nationwide demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron’s government, despite calls to hold off after a gun attack in Strasbourg earlier this week. In Paris, police were out in force to contain possible outbursts of violence. But several major stores, such […]

French government urges end to protests after Strasbourg attack

Posted by on 13/12/2018
Filed under Europe, Top Stories, World

French government urges end to  protests after Strasbourg attack

French government urges end to protests after Strasbourg attack

Police launch manhunt for suspected killer Cherif Chekatt STRASBOURG: The French government yesterday urged “yellow vest” protesters not to hold another round of demonstrations this weekend as police hunted for a second day for the fugitive gunman who attacked a Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg. Government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux called on the […]

Wounded May seeks EU compromise to save Brexit deal

Posted by on 13/12/2018
Filed under Europe, Top Stories, World

Wounded May seeks EU  compromise to save Brexit deal

Wounded May seeks EU compromise to save Brexit deal

May to meet EU’s Tusk last-minute talks BRUSSELS: Bloodied but not yet beaten, Prime Minister Theresa May holds last-ditch talks with EU leaders on yesterday as she battles to save both her Brexit deal and her career. The British leader, who survived a confidence vote staged by her own party’s MPs late on Wednesday, needs […]

French police hunt gunman; Amir sends condolences

Posted by on 12/12/2018
Filed under Europe, Top Stories, World

French police hunt gunman; Amir sends condolences

French police hunt gunman; Amir sends condolences

STRASBOURG, France: Police searched through eastern France yesterday for a man suspected of killing at least two people in a gun attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg and who was known to have been religiously radicalized while in jail. Witnesses told investigators the assailant cried out “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) as he launched […]

Pope removes scandal-hit cardinals from inner circle

Posted by on 12/12/2018
Filed under Europe, Top Stories, World

Pope removes scandal-hit cardinals from inner circle

Pope removes scandal-hit cardinals from inner circle

2 prominent cardinals tainted by pedophile scandals VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis has removed two prominent cardinals from his inner circle months after they were tainted by pedophile scandals and ahead of a Church-wide meeting on the “protection of minors” next year. Australian Cardinal George Pell and Chilean Cardinal Francisco Javier Errazuriz were both removed from […]

May tours Europe in desperate bid to salvage her Brexit’s deal

Posted by on 11/12/2018
Filed under Europe, Top Stories, World

May tours Europe in desperate  bid to salvage her Brexit’s deal

May tours Europe in desperate bid to salvage her Brexit’s deal

‘There is no room whatsoever for renegotiation’ BERLIN: Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May embarked on a tour of European capitals yesterday in a desperate bid to salvage her Brexit deal, a day after delaying a parliamentary vote on the text to avoid a crushing defeat. May had breakfast with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte […]

Serial killer convicted of 56 murders

Posted by on 10/12/2018
Filed under Europe, Top Stories, World

Serial killer convicted of 56 murders

Serial killer convicted of 56 murders

Siberian cop raped, killed women after offering late-night rides IRKUTSK: A Siberian policeman who raped and killed women after offering them late-night rides was found guilty of dozens more murders yesterday, making him Russia’s most prolific serial killer of recent times. A court in the city of Irkutsk found Mikhail Popkov guilty of 56 murders […]

May pushes Brexit deal; EU court offers way out

Posted by on 10/12/2018
Filed under Europe, Top Stories, World

May pushes Brexit deal; EU court offers way out

May pushes Brexit deal; EU court offers way out

EU court rules Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday began a final push to persuade parliament to back her Brexit deal as the European Court of Justice ruled Britain was free to halt withdrawal from the bloc unilaterally. The court ruling will fuel calls for a second referendum to […]

Britain’s Prime Minister ignores doubts on historic Brexit mission

Posted by on 09/12/2018
Filed under Europe, Technology, Top Stories, World

Britain’s Prime Minister ignores doubts on historic Brexit mission

Britain’s Prime Minister ignores doubts on historic Brexit mission

May seeks to steer Britain out of Europe LONDON: Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe-a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held. The internal struggles and contradictions of the Oxford-educated daughter of a vicar reflect those tearing […]

Macron faces heat as ‘yellow vest’ grips France

Posted by on 09/12/2018
Filed under Business, Europe, Top Stories, World

Macron faces heat as ‘yellow vest’ grips France

Macron faces heat as ‘yellow vest’ grips France

Authorities count the cost of violent protests, looting PARIS: Calls mounted yesterday for President Emmanuel Macron to bring an end to the “yellow vest” crisis gripping France as authorities in Paris and elsewhere counted the cost of another day of violent protests and looting. Authorities said the anti-Macron riots in Paris had been less violent […]

Merkel protege seeks to unite CDU after leadership battle

Posted by on 08/12/2018
Filed under Europe, Top Stories, World

Merkel protege seeks to unite CDU after leadership battle

Merkel protege seeks to unite CDU after leadership battle

HAMBURG: Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats, sought to bind the party together after a divisive leadership battle by promoting a rival’s ally to a key post yesterday. Delegates from the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) elected Kramp-Karrenbauer, 56, on Friday to replace Merkel as party leader, a decision that moves […]

Page 1 of 126123Next ›Last »