Europe

Gucci pulls face-covering sweater after blackface flap

Gucci pulls face-covering sweater after blackface flap

08 February 2019 – Luxury fashion brand Gucci issued an apology last night and said it has discontinued the balaclava jumper, a garment whose design caused immediate backlash over its...

EU chief ponders special place in hell for some Brexiteers

EU chief ponders special place in hell for some Brexiteers

07 February 2019 – European Council President Donald Tusk took a swipe at some Brexit-backers in Britain, wondering aloud what “special place in hell” might be reserved for those who...

Trump says he’ll give State of Union after shutdown ends

Trump says he'll give State of Union after shutdown ends

24 January 2019 – President Donald Trump said last night he is postponing his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends, yielding after a weeklong showdown with...

Last gasp Winks breaks Fulham hearts

Last gasp Winks breaks Fulham hearts

21 January 2019 – With Tottenham’s attacking options getting increasingly thin amid a striker crisis, Mauricio Pochettino is going to need goals from unlikely sources to keep alive his...

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 4,500 jobs, starting in Britain

Jaguar Land Rover To Cut 4,500 Jobs Starting In Britain

11 January 2019 – Jaguar Land Rover said last night it will cut 4,500 jobs as the carmaker addresses slowing demand in China and growing uncertainty about the U.K.’s departure...

Man City thrash Burton 9-0 in Carabao Cup semi

Man City thrash Burton 9-0 in Carabao Cup semi

10 January 2019 – Gabriel Jesus scored four goals in Manchester City’s 9-0 win over third-tier Burton Albion last night in the first leg of an English League Cup semi-final...

UK businesses plead for deal to prevent no-deal Brexit

UK Businesses Plead For Deal To Prevent No-Deal Brexit

19 December 2018 – Britain’s five leading business groups are pleading with the government to act to prevent the country’s departure from the European Union without a deal. In...

Anti-government protesters gather for 5th day in Hungary

Anti-government protesters gather for 5th day in Hungary

18 December 2018 – A few thousand demonstrators gathered in freezing temperatures outside Hungary’s state broadcaster last night in a fifth day of protests against the right-wing government of Prime...

UK ministers downplay chance of second Brexit vote

D-Day For May As Draft Brexit Deal Prepared

17 December 2018 – Supporters of British Prime Minister Theresa May dampened suggestions that the government is planning a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union, arguing...

France fear more anti-government protests & riots

France Fears More Anti-Government Protests

07 December 2018 – Authorities across France braced for the possibility of more riots and violence at anti-government protests this weekend, holding emergency meetings and deploying tens of thousands...