When the European Union Commission needed to appoint a negotiator for its talks with the United Kingdom, the task was of essential importance. This person needed to be a distinguished diplomat, a careful communicator in the media, and a connoisseur of the intricacy of the relationship between the British Isles and the continent. The toxic […]
On the 14th of June, a London apartment block by the name of Grenfell Tower, based in North Kensington, caught fire. In this horrible tragedy, 79 people are presumed to have died from the fire or asphyxiation, even though the fire brigade was tirelessly working on bringing the situation under control. Bringing a 24-storey building […]
In the United Kingdom, voters headed to the polls on Thursday to elect a new parliament. In a major upset, the Conservative Party of Prime Minister Theresa May has lost its absolute majority, all while remaining the strongest party in Westminster. With only 319 seats instead of the 326 needed for a majority, May is […]
When British Prime Minister Theresa May called for snap elections on June 8, everyone was predicting she’d pull off a landslide victory. The UK’s Conservatives are surfing the wave of the aftermath of Brexit by consistently standing behind their promise to leave the European Union, something their political rivals have failed to do.
In a month, the United Kingdom will head to the polls to vote for a new Parliament. The election has been severely underreported for a reason: it isn’t a serious confrontation between political parties.
This article is the translation of the script of my radio column for Radio 100.7 in Luxembourg, which can be found here. The United Kingdom’s protectionist Corn Laws of the 19th century were a disaster for the local industry, despite have the exact opposite intention. Europe is walking its footsteps.
100 leading conservationists, politicians and celebrities addressed an open letter (which has been published by The Telegraph) to the government of the United Kingdom, asking for a ban on ivory trade. They want Her Majesty’s Government to become a global leader on the prohibition of wildlife trade and help combat African poaching groups. Since we know how beneficial […]