Tag Archives: EU

Josh Ritter stepping out of the confessional

NEW YORK (AP) — Personal lyrics are a staple for many singer-songwriters, who plumb the intimate details of their lives & spill them out onstage. Josh Ritter avoided them until…

UK's Cameron caught 'in a bind' over EU talks

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron is "in a bind" in talks with European Union partners over changes he needs to avoid a so-called "Brexit", political scientist Thierry Chopin said on…

Anti-Radicalisation Strategy 'Alienating Pupils'

There are mounting concerns approximately the implementation of the Government's deradicalisation programme in schools, amidst warnings that Muslim children are being singled out & demonised. The Prevent strategy  – which…

IMF stays, Grexit risk not over: EU

Greece cannot remove the IMF from its economic bailout, the head of the EU's rescue fund said Sunday, adding that the possibility of a Greek eurozone exit remains if reforms…

Syria: Child killed as mortar shells strike Damascus

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's state-run news agency says a child has been killed & three people wounded by mortar shells that struck the capital Damascus. SANA says Sunday's shells…

EU can suspend new data transfer pact with U.S. if worried about privacy: Official

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A new data transfer pact between the European Union & Washington will donate the EU the right to pull the plug on the deal…

NICE endorses Novartis heart drug for some patients

LONDON (Reuters) – Novartis's huge new drug hope Entresto has been recommended for use in some patients with heart failure by Britain's cost agency NICE, which said on Friday it…

Beijing may ease household residence rules

BEIJING (Reuters) – Beijing has proposed a new system giving permanent residence status to millions of people already living in the city, giving them better access to services like healthcare…

After California shooting, fears of Muslim harassment rise

NEW YORK (AP) — A severed pig's head was left outside a mosque in Philadelphia. An Islamic center in Florida was defaced. A Sikh temple in California was vandalized by…

California firm Hyperloop to build Vegas-area test facility

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A California company with visions of building a futuristic transportation system to one day zip people & packages at nearly the speed of sound announced Tuesday…