Europe Archive

John McDonnell: Better We Have A General Election Rather Than A Second Referendum
The shadow chancellor warned second EU referendum would “divide the country again”, and “those divisions are really still there”.

The shadow chancellor said another Brexit referendum would cause further divisions and described another general election as a “better route”. John McDonnell told Peston on Sunday that he would rather have another general election than a second EU referendum which …

Brexit Bombshell For Economy: New Study Shows UK Will Suffer £252bn Hit If It Leaves EU With No Deal
The British economy will suffer a £252bn hit if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal, a new analysis of official forecasts shows.

The analysis, which is based on a controversial UK government report, revealed a no-deal Brexit would see GDP fall by more than a quarter of a trillion pounds over 15 years. Shared with The Independent, the …

I Would Like To See Jeremy In The Position Of PM; Gerry Adams Endorses Corbyn On Marr Show
Jeremy is an outstanding politician and I hope my endorsement of him is not used against him in the time ahead: the Sinn Féin leader said

The president of the Sinn Féin political party, Gerry Adams has backed “outstanding” Jeremy Corbyn to become prime minister at the next general election. During an interview with BBC, Mr Adams made the comments as …

Macron Mocks Trump: “When You Arrive Here And See Snow, It Could Be Hard To Believe In Global Warming”
“Obviously you don't invite anyone skeptical about global warming this year.” Macron said.

French President Emmanuel Macron made a keynote speech to political leaders over global warming at the World Economic Forum Wednesday as he kicked off his address with a joke related to President Trump’ climate change comments. “When …

May Misinterpreted Brexit Referendum’s Result In Favour Of Xenophobia: Former Finance Minister
A former Greek finance minister said the European Union’s greatest nightmare is a mutually advantageous agreement between Britain and the EU.

Yanis Varoufakis, a Greek economist, academic and politician, who served as the Greek Minister of Finance from January to July 2015 told Business Insider that the UK Prime Minister misinterpreted the Brexit referendum‘s result. The author of Adults …

German Woman Who Joined ISIS With Her Two Daughters Will Be Executed In Iraq
An Iraqi court on Sunday has sentenced a German woman to death by hanging after she ran away to join ISIS group.

The unnamed woman of Moroccan origin was found guilty of “offering logistic support and helping the terrorist group to carry out criminal acts”, said Abdel Settar Bayraqdar, the spokesman of the Supreme Judicial Council. She …