August 26, 2019

Cameron fends of backbench revolt over EU pullout

UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, has had a rather verbally violent week. Having just returned from an EU summit where he had a massive row with the French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, Cameron is now facing a backbench revolt from Conservatives who want a referendum on pulling out of the European … [Read more...]

EU leaders agree second Greece bailout package

European leaders have reached agreement on a second bailout package for Greece. They have also expanded their rescue funds to help shore up any other debt crises in the eurozone. European Union president Herman Van Rompuy said the rescue deal would be financed by both the EU and the International … [Read more...]

Mikhail Khodorkovsky jailed for six more years

Former oil tycoon billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky, has been sentenced to six more years in prison for fraud in what many see as a Christmas present from Uncle Vladimir. Khodorkovsky 47, who was once Russia's richest man, had been due to be released from prison next year but now will be forced to … [Read more...]

Germany celebrates 20 years since reunification

Germany has been celebrating the 20th anniversary of its reunification. On 3 October 1990 Capitalist West and communist East Germany merged to form the most powerful nation in central Europe. Reunification came almost a year after people power brought down the Berlin wall and ended decades of … [Read more...]