French presidential hopeful warns of Britain becoming US vassal state

French presidential hopeful warns of Britain becoming US vassal state

Britain is becoming subservient to a United States that will be extremely difficult to cooperate with judging by President Donald Trump’s “serious and worrying” first acts, French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said on Friday. British Prime Minister Theresa May, who will hold talks with Trump later on Friday, wants a renewal of the “special relationship” […]

Brexit: UK’s Johnson warns France against WW2-style ‘punishment beatings’

Brexit: UK’s Johnson warns France against WW2-style ‘punishment beatings’

Britain’s foreign minister warned France on Wednesday against World War II-style “punishment beatings” after Paris indicated that it would not accept improved conditions for the UK outside the single market. Boris Johnson said it would not be in anyone’s interest to penalise Britain for exiting the European Union, comparing the proposed trade tariffs to punishments […]

Fate of US in voters’ hands’, Obama warns as White House race tightens

Fate of US in voters’ hands’, Obama warns as White House race tightens

The fate of American democracy is in voters’ hands, President Barack Obama warned Wednesday, as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s battle for the White House went down to the wire. With six days until the election, the world looked on agog as an uptick in support for Clinton’s 70-year-old Republican rival delighted America’s foes, made […]

France’s Hollande warns Mosul’s IS group fighters could flee to Raqqa

France’s Hollande warns Mosul’s IS group fighters could flee to Raqqa

French President Francois Hollande warned Thursday that Islamic State jihadists under attack in the Iraqi city of Mosul are already fleeing to Raqa, their stronghold in neighbouring Syria. “We can’t afford mistakes in the pursuit of the terrorists who are already leaving Mosul for Raqa,” Hollande told an international conference in Paris.

France warns Russia that ‘nothing can justify’ assault on Syria’s Aleppo

France warns Russia that ‘nothing can justify’ assault on Syria’s Aleppo

France’s foreign minister told Russia Friday there was no justification for the fierce assault on Syria’s Aleppo, as Moscow said it was ready to “work on” a French-drafted UN resolution seeking to allow aid into the besieged city. “What is happening in Aleppo is without precedent – nothing can justify such a deluge of fire […]

France’s Hollande warns striking unions: Don’t ‘spoil’ Euro 2016

France’s Hollande warns striking unions: Don’t ‘spoil’ Euro 2016

  As the stench of uncleared garbage wafts through parts of Paris and pilots prepare to strike, French President Francois Hollande said he would do what was needed to ensure protests do not spoil the Euro 2016 soccer tournament starting on Friday. “France was chosen to host this big event and will live up to […]

Pensioners will take TRIPLE hit if Britain leaves the EU, David Cameron warns

Pensioners will take TRIPLE hit if Britain leaves the EU, David Cameron warns

The Prime Minister, who is in Japan for the G7 summit, will say that pension funds would be damaged by the economic ‘shock’ of Brexit Pensioners will take a triple hit if Britain quits the EU, David Cameron warns today. Pension funds would be damaged by the economic “shock” of Brexit, the Prime Minister, who […]