EU DIVISIONS OVER ISRAEL-PALESTINE LEAVE BRUSSELS POWERLESS AS CONFLICT WORSENS

EU foreign affairs ministers on Tuesday will discuss the seemingly urgent question of what their governments and Brussels can do to...

EU COUNTRIES EXTEND SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIAN, CHINESE HACKERS

The Council of the EU on Monday extended a tool allowing the bloc to slap asset freezes and travel bans on foreign hackers, including...

 
 
 

TIMMERMANS LETS THUNBERG DOWN AGAIN ON GREEN FARMING

EU Green Deal chief Frans Timmermans wants Greta Thunberg and other activists to fight for a climate-friendly farming policy, despite...

MARINE LE PEN UNDER PRESSURE OVER EU ‘FAKE JOBS' REPORT

PARIS - French Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti has accused Marine Le Pen of trying to dismiss an investigation into her as being...

 
 
 

5 THINGS WE LEARNED ON ‘BUMPY' POST-BREXIT RELATIONS FROM UK'S DAVID FROST

LONDON - Britain's relationship with the EU will be “bumpy for a time” but the country's top Brexit minister, David Frost, wants to...

US WILL SEND 20M MORE VACCINE DOSES OVERSEAS

WASHINGTON - White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the Biden administration will send an additional 20 million doses...

 
 
 

GERMANY'S SCHÄUBLE CONDEMNS ANTI-SEMITISM AT PRO-PALESTINIAN PROTESTS

Bundestag President Wolfgang Schäuble on Monday condemned the “unbearable” anti-Semitism on display at many pro-Palestinian protests...

TAX THE RICH? EXECUTIVES PREDICT BIDEN'S BIG PLANS WILL FLOP

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden wants to fund his $4.1 trillion infrastructure and family policy agenda with a huge pile of tax...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK BRACES FOR SHOWDOWN WITH WORLD LEADERS AFTER TRUMP BAN

Facebook's problem with world leaders is about to get a whole lot worse. In India, the government passed rules to give itself a greater...

BORIS JOHNSON BANKS ON BRITISH CAUTION AS RESTRICTIONS LIFT

LONDON - Boris Johnson is banking on British caution as he pushes ahead with England's biggest step toward freedom from COVID-19 restrictions...

 
 
 

FOR THE NEXT PANDEMIC, WE NEED PLANS NOT HEROES

Elisabeth Braw is a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Call it the 21st century's Dunkirk moment. When COVID-19...

NETANYAHU DOESN'T SEE ‘IMMEDIATE' END TO LATEST ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes that the escalating violence between Israeli and Palestinian forces doesn't continue...

 
 
 

EU FOREIGN MINISTERS TO DISCUSS ISRAEL-PALESTINE CONFLICT ON TUESDAY

EU foreign ministers will meet on Tuesday to discuss the recent flare-up in violence between Israelis and Palestinians, the bloc's...

UK'S FROST SLAMS EU'S ‘PURIST VIEW' ON TRADE WITH NORTHERN IRELAND

The EU is taking a “very purist view” that “makes no sense” on goods moving from Britain to Northern Ireland, the U.K.'s Brexit minister...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK'S US DATA TRANSFERS SUFFERED A SETBACK IN IRELAND. HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Facebook's legal troubles are going from bad to worse On Friday, Ireland's High Court ruled against the social networking giant in...

IRAN'S FOREIGN MINISTER CANCELS AUSTRIA VISIT OVER ISRAELI FLAG DISPLAY

VIENNA - Iran's foreign minister canceled his visit to Austria at the last minute after the Austrian government flew Israeli flags...

 
 
 

RUSSIA'S MOVE TO LABEL CZECH REPUBLIC, US AS ‘UNFRIENDLY' STATES DRAWS EU CRITICISM

Moscow has formally designated the Czech Republic and the United States as “unfriendly states” and restricted the number of staff employed...

UK TO STOP DETAINING PEOPLE WITHOUT WORK VISAS IN REMOVAL CENTERS DURING PANDEMIC

LONDON - The U.K.'s Home Office has ordered border officials to stop transferring people detained without work visas to immigration...

 
 
 

‘IT'S GETTING WORSE': IRISH HOSPITAL HACK EXPOSES EU CYBERATTACK VULNERABILITY

Ireland's health care system was effectively shut down on Friday, and experts suggest Europe had it coming. The cyberattack affected...

World's cartoonists on this week's events

WORLD'S CARTOONISTS ON THIS WEEK'S EVENTS

First published in The Economist, U.K., May 14, 2021 | By Kal First published on POLITICO.com, U.S., May 13, 2021 | By Matt Wuerker First...

 
 
 



Rapper TI and wife Tiny are under investigation by LAPD for sexual assault...

Rapper TI and wife Tiny are under investigation by LAPD for sexual assault and drugging of a woman

The LAPD is investigating claims that T.I. and his wife, Tiny, sexually assaulted and drugged a woman they met at a club in 2005. It is just one of 14 sexual assault cases the... Read more ...

Tottenham identify Gabriel Jesus and Anthony Martial as possible makeweights...

Tottenham identify Gabriel Jesus and Anthony Martial as possible makeweights in Harry Kane deal

Kane has consistently reiterated his desire for silverware Tottenham recruitment staff have identified Manchester City 's Gabriel Jesus and Manchester United 's Anthony... Read more ...

Eurovision 2021: James Newman reveals reason behind upbeat UK entry

Eurovision 2021: James Newman reveals reason behind upbeat UK entry

James Newman is representing the UK at Eurovision Eurovision hopeful James Newman chose an upbeat dance number for this weekend's final following the unfortunate timing of his... Read more ...

Kate Moss offers fans a chance to see her in bed for new video art auction

Kate Moss offers fans a chance to see her in bed for new video art auction

The model, 47, is the star attraction of three video artworks being auctioned for Gurls Talk, a mental health charity. Read more ...

Emily Seebohm debuts her new boyfriend after split from radio host Luttsy

Emily Seebohm debuts her new boyfriend after split from radio host Luttsy

The gold medallist and her boyfriend, whom she did not name, looked smitten as they smiled from ear to ear Read more ...

Rod Stewart embraces Ronnie Wood as lockdown restrictions end and celebs...

Rod Stewart embraces Ronnie Wood as lockdown restrictions end and celebs FINALLY paint the town red 

The two rockers wasted no time in wrapping their arms around each other while at The Arts Club in London with their glamorous wives Penny, 50, and Sally, 43. Read more ...

Toyota Proace Electric review

Toyota Proace Electric review

Toyota's first all-electric vehicle for sale in the UK isn't a car. It's this, the Proace Electric van. It's the electrified version of the diesel Proace, and it's a fast-track... Read more ...

Caroline Thomas obituary

My wife, Caroline Thomas, who has died aged 79 of cancer, was an applied psychologist who worked on safety and accident prevention, championing the role of consumers in the... Read more ...

Famous radio DJ reveals how much he's changed with adorable childhood snap

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Why Paris Hilton Had to "Convince" Fiancé Carter Reum to Do Wedding Reality Show

Why Paris Hilton Had to "Convince" Fiancé Carter Reum to Do Wedding Reality Show

Wedding bells are ringing! Paris Hilton is officially returning to reality TV with the upcoming Peacock docu-series Paris in Love, and the iconic influencer exclusively... Read more ...