The British government said Prime Minister Theresa May will announce that London wants a clean break with the European Union
After the Soviet Union sacrificed millions of lives to help defeat Nazi Germany, it received a token of gratitude from its allies: a chunk of territory surrounding the Prussian city of Konigsberg on the Baltic Sea. Now called Kaliningrad, the isolated and highly militarized Russian enclave of nearly 1 million people is provoking renewed fears […]
The European Court of Auditors on Tuesday chided the European Union’s executive branch in a report, “Combating Food Waste."
Sinn Fein, the Catholic party that forced the early vote, appears to hope that worries over leaving the European Union will weaken its unionist rivals.
LONDON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Britain will not seek a Brexit deal that leaves it “half in, half out” of the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May will say on Tuesday, according to her office, in a speech setting out her 12 priorities...Show More Summary
It is no secret that the biggest teachers unions in the country are adamantly opposed to the nomination of Betsy DeVos to Secretary of Education. The idea that the opportunity to leave the public school system could become available to even more students drives them up a wall. Show More Summary
As I write this post, the Council of the National Farmers' Union is debating options for farming post Brexit a few miles away at Stoneleigh Park and none of the scenarios looks particularly promising. If area subsidies are withdrawn overnight, farmers will face a 'cliff edge'. Show More Summary
Today's Headlines Bloomberg: May Ready to Announce Britain Will Leave EU Single Market. The U.K. is likely to pull out of the European Union’s single market for goods and services and seek a completely new trading relationship with the bloc, Prime Minister Theresa May will say Tuesday as she sets out her plan for Brexit. Show More Summary
Trump's new remarks drew public expressions of dismay from across Europe.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's 12 priorities for Brexit will include leaving the European Union's single market and customs union, the Telegraph newspaper reported on Monday.
After months of repeating the mantra that “Brexit means Brexit,” Prime Minister Theresa May is set to reveal details of Britain's closely guarded plans for leaving the European Union, in a speech that has already increased pressure on the beleaguered pound. The currency hit a three-month low Monday,...
Cold War tensions spiked in 1977 as the Soviet Union broke ground on its new embassy compound by the U.S. Naval Observatory. Media reports fearfully prophesied about the spy implications of the project. "Laser-beam listening devices now are being installed by Soviet technicians. Show More Summary
No one can resist a listicle! In today’s casting notices, an upcoming web show in the style of BuzzFeed is casting talent to serve as its hosts. We’ve also got a union Shakespeare production and a fantastic on-camera opportunity! BUZZFEED-TYPE...Show More Summary
Prime Minister Theresa May is set to reveal details of Britain’s closely guarded plans for leaving the European Union.
A San Pedro dockworker who was convicted last year of bilking a union healthcare plan out of more than $200,000 has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison. David Gomez, 53, a member of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 13, will serve a 41-month sentence and...
French President Francois Hollande replied bluntly on Monday to Donald Trump's criticism of the European Union, saying the EU "has no need for outside advice" in its affairs. "I say it here, Europe will always be willing to pursue transatlantic...Show More Summary
Over the weekend, Trump went after NATO and the EU again: European leaders grappled with the jolting reality of President-elect Donald Trump’s skepticism of the European Union on Monday, saying they might have to stand without the United...Show More Summary
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast police fired teargas on Monday to disperse pupils and students protesting at government ministries in the main city, Abidjan, as nationwide strikes intensified, police and a senior union official said...
After previously failing to come up with a new deal before their contract expired at midnight Monday, the Transit Workers Union has reached a tentative agreement with the MTA. [ more › ]
The union of NYC Transit workers reached a tentative deal on a new contract with “solid” raises, the labor group’s chief said Monday.