police watch video of Sunak without seatbelt

police watch video of Sunak without seatbelt

By Le Figaro with AFP Released 27 minutes ago British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. SCOTT HEPPELL/REUTERS British police will look at a video of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak appearing on Thursday 19 January without a seatbelt in the back of a car, “an error in judgment” for which, according to Downing Street, he has apologized. … Read more

Fortescue plans to open battery factory in UK

Fortescue plans to open battery factory in UK

WAE Technologies, a British subsidiary of Australian mining giant Fortescue, announced plans on Wednesday to open an electric vehicle battery factory in the UK, a day after a similar project collapsed, dealing a severe blow to car electrification in the country. The WAE Technologies factory is due to open in April in Kidlington, near Oxford, … Read more

nurses strike again to demand pay rises

nurses strike again to demand pay rises

By Le Figaro with AFP Released 2 hours ago, Update 2 hours ago According to a poll, 57% of Britons believe that the government is mostly to blame for the long-running nurses’ strike. NIKLAS HALLE’N / AFP This new mobilization day testifies to the deadlock in the negotiations between the main union of nurses and … Read more

man arrested after uranium seizure at Heathrow airport

man arrested after uranium seizure at Heathrow airport

A man has been arrested as part of an investigation by British counter-terrorism services into the seizure of a small amount of uranium at London’s Heathrow Airport in late December, police said on Sunday. The man, in his sixties, was arrested by Cheshire Police (North West England) as part of “terrorism law‘, the UK anti-terror … Read more

Greta Thunberg comes to support the anti-coal camp Lützerath, almost defunct

Greta Thunberg comes to support the anti-coal camp Lützerath, almost defunct

IN PICTURES, IN PICTURES – Police said they were evacuating the last militants sitting in the trees. The protesters, expected on Saturday from noon, will be confined to a nearby village. The last diehards from the Lützerath camp, who are trying to prevent the expansion of a coal mine in western Germany, received the support … Read more

The Irish Prime Minister in Belfast to try to solve the problems after Brexit

The Irish Prime Minister in Belfast to try to solve the problems after Brexit

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar will meet with the leaders of Northern Ireland’s political parties on Thursday, January 12, to try to resolve the deadlock over post-Brexit provisions in the British province. For almost a year, the unionists in the DUP (Democratic Unionist Party), seeing in the control of goods from Great Britain a threat … Read more

Germany will lift restrictions on gay blood donation

Germany will lift restrictions on gay blood donation

Germany will lift the strict restrictions on blood donations from homosexuals since the 1980s and the start of the AIDS epidemic, the health minister announced on Tuesday. “Whether or not someone can become a blood donor is a matter of risky behavior, not sexual orientation” said Karl Lauterbach to the regional group RND. “There must … Read more

Germany recalls ambassador after opponents executed

Germany recalls ambassador after opponents executed

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock announced on Monday (January 9) that she had summoned the Iranian ambassador in Berlin “again” to protest the recent execution of two men in connection with the demonstrations sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini. The head of diplomacy hearsclearly indicates that the brutal suppression, repression and terror against the … Read more

a small recovery in industrial production in November

a small recovery in industrial production in November

Industrial production rose slightly in Germany in November, easing earlier fears of a slowdown in the face of feared gas shortages, but the outlook for the start of the year remains grim, official figures showed on Monday. The manufacturing sector produced 0.2% more over the month in seasonally adjusted data after a weak start to … Read more

Sunak calls for “radical” action to deal with crisis in health system

Sunak calls for "radical" action to deal with crisis in health system

Under pressure to address the acute crisis in the health system, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunaka on Saturday called for an approach “brave and radicalduring an emergency meeting with industry experts and officials. The public health system, the National Health Service (NHS), already strained after years of underfunding, is facing a particularly difficult winter, with … Read more