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ELMAU, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit, the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, which this year is being held in the Bavarian Alps in Germany; and on the summit of NATO...

Boris Johnson prepares to extend tariffs to protect UK steel industry

Prime minister risks breaking international law to prevent flood of cheap imports

Red vs Blue, ‘Black’ vs Green, All vs All, Green vs Red

Red vs Blue, ‘Black’ vs Green, All vs All, Green vs Red By Michael Every of Rabobank We've just seen huge market volatility. This week promises more given it’s month and quarter end...

Analysis-Hungary's sliding forint pressures PM Orban to reach deal on EU funds

By Krisztina Than BUDAPEST - The Hungarian forint fell to a record low against the euro on Monday, exposing the economy's vulnerabilities and putting pressure on Prime Minister Viktor Orban to...

Charles 'Stupid' to Accept €3m in Cash as Calls Grow for New Investigation

Prince Charles was reportedly handed €3 million in cash—including €1 million stuffed inside a suitcase—from a former Qatari Prime Minister.

UK presses on with Brexit rules rewrite; EU calls it illegal

LONDON (AP) — Britain is ramping up a feud with the European Union by pressing on with a plan to rip up parts of the post-Brexit trade deal it signed with the bloc.Legislation that rewrites trade...

Steel tariffs plan still on despite potential WTO breach, Boris Johnson tells G7

Prime minster says proposed measures to protect British steel industry are in line with other European countries’ policiesBoris Johnson has indicated he plans to retain and extend steel tariffs...

The man who bought London’: Qatar billionaire behind Prince Charles scandal

Former prime minister of Qatar was on Time’s most influential figures and named in both Panama and Pandora Papers With an estimated personal net worth of over $1.2bn (almost £1bn) according to...

Johnson backs plans to close ticket offices as fresh rail strike talks loom

RMT mulls future dates for industrial action as prime minister says it can’t be ‘business as usual’ on the railwaysTalks were set to resume on Monday between the RMT and rail bosses, with the...

Boris Johnson: Reports about the 'death of democracy' in the US are 'grossly, grossly exaggerated'

The UK prime minister called America a "shining city on a hill," and said it would continue to be so.

Prince Charles followed rules on charity donations, his office says

LONDON - Charity donations accepted by Britain's Prince Charles were handled correctly, his office said after a newspaper reported that he received 3 million euros ($3.2 million) in cash from a...

Norway mourns victims of Oslo shooting with memorial service

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Norway's prime minister and members of the royal family joined mourners at a memorial service in Oslo Cathedral Sunday for the victims of a shooting in the capital's nightlife...

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ELMAU, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit, the annual meeting of the leading democratic economies, which this year is being held in Germany's Bavarian Alps:The head of the European...

UK's Johnson says he wants to protect steelmakers from energy costs

SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday it was reasonable to consider ways of protecting British steelmakers against surging energy costs which are less of a...

UK PM Boris Johnson seeks to stay in power until the mid-2030s

By Andrew MacAskill KIGALI - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he aims to remain in power until the middle of the next decade, despite calls for him to quit, which would make...

The news coming out of the United States is horrific’: Biden’s G-7 allies left aghast at U.S. abortion rights reversal

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson didn’t wait for President Joe Biden to react after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and erased the constitutional right of women in...

French PM Borne backs enshrining abortion rights in constitution

By Nicolas Delame and Mimosa Spencer PARIS - French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Saturday she is backing a parliamentary bill to add abortion rights to the country's constitution. The...

Bangladesh marks opening of country's longest bridge

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday celebrated the opening of the country’s longest bridge, which took eight years to build amid setbacks involving...

Inflation sparks global wave of protests for higher pay, aid

Rising food costs. Soaring fuel bills. Wages that are not keeping pace. Inflation is plundering people's wallets, sparking a wave of protests and workers’ strikes around the world. This week alone...

Total bloodbath': Witnesses describe Ethiopia ethnic attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The heavily armed men appeared around the small farming village in Ethiopia’s Oromia region, frightening residents already on edge after recent clashes between government...

New 6-Nation Pacific Pact Proposed To Beat Back Beijing's Unrestricted Warfare

New 6-Nation Pacific Pact Proposed To Beat Back Beijing's Unrestricted Warfare Authored by Daniel Teng via The Epoch Times, Democratic countries are proposing a new Pacific-wide pact...

U.K. voters reject Conservatives in two special elections, a blow to Boris Johnson

The contests, triggered by the resignation of Conservatives hit by scandals, offered voters the chance to give their verdict on the prime minister just weeks after 41% of his own MPs cast their...

U.S. Supreme Court ruling on abortion 'horrific,' says Canada's Justin Trudeau

OTTAWA - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion rights decision was "horrific" and he...

UK Conservatives lose 2 elections in blow to Boris Johnson

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a double blow as voters rejected his Conservative Party in two special parliamentary elections dominated by questions about his...

Not just any building: why plans for the M&S flagship store hit a raw nerve

Bid to raze and rebuild Oxford St store stirs debate over carbon footprints and future development of UK high streetsMargaret Thatcher was effusive as she admired a £200 cashmere sweater. “That’s...

Ukrainians cheer nation's EU candidacy amid wartime woes

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The European Union's decision to make Ukraine a candidate for EU membership offered war-weary Ukrainians a morale boost and hope of a more secure future Friday as the...

Pressure mounts on UK PM Johnson after crushing election defeats

Boris Johnson's Conservatives lost two parliamentary seats on Friday, a crushing blow to the governing party that prompted the resignation of the party's chairman and intensified doubts about the...

A world apart, Lebanon and Sri Lanka share economic collapse

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon and Sri Lanka may be a world apart, but they share a history of political turmoil and violence that led to the collapse of once-prosperous economies bedeviled by corruption,...

Exclusive-Boris Johnson signals UK's willingness to demine, help export grain from Ukraine

By Andrew MacAskill KIGALI - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday Britain was willing to assist with demining operations off Ukraine's southern coast and was considering offering...

Boris Johnson: rail strikes 'unnecessary' and 'a terrible idea'

Speaking from Rwanda, Boris Johnson condemned the rail strikes after unions organised the biggest walkout in over three decades. Strikes have continued across Britain today with few trains...

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