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13 December 2018 2:36 PM UK parliament won't vote on Brexit deal until new year

Lawmakers in the UK Parliament aren’t scheduled to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal this year, Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom said on Thursday. Outlining business for the coming week, Leadsom didn’t include the so-called "meaningful vote" on the agreement, which May is seeking to augment at a summit of EU leaders in Brussels 16

13 December 2018 4:30 AM Nibali aiming for 2019 Giro-Tour double

Rome - Four-time Grand Tour winner Vincenzo Nibali announced on Wednesday that he will ride in both the 2019 Tour de France and Giro d'Italia, according to Italian media reports. The 34-year-old has never won two Grand Tours in a single season, and said that his home race would be his main target next year. "Next year, I will do the Giro and the Tour. The Giro d'Italia 19

11 December 2018 4:18 PM May in the Netherlands as she fights to save Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May is launching her fight to save her Brexit deal over breakfast with her Dutch counterpart, the first of a string of meeting with European leaders in coming days. May arrived early on Tuesday at Rutte's official residence in The Hague and was travelling later in the day to Berlin and Brussels. Her whistle-stop tour came on the day that British 21

10 December 2018 1:54 PM May said to delay vote on Brexit deal to avoid huge defeat

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is calling off a crucial vote in Parliament on whether to approve her Brexit deal, according to a person familiar with the situation. The vote in the House of Commons to endorse the terms of the UK’s split from the European Union was due to be held on Tuesday evening but is now set to be rescheduled, according to the person 21

25 November 2018 2:11 PM WATCH: UK's Theresa May 'not sad' about leaving EU

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she is not sad about leaving the European Union even though she recognizes some Britons and some European leaders feel that way. May said Sunday she is "full of optimism" about Britain's future outside the EU bloc, after leaders finally signed off on a Brexit deal in Brussels after months of negotiations 27

06 November 2018 12:14 PM Former Belgian King Albert requested to provide DNA in paternity case

Brussels — A Belgian appeals court has ruled that King Albert II must provide DNA in a court case brought by a woman who claims to be the love child of the former Belgian monarch. The decision issued on Monday came as a surprise since a lower court ruled Delphine Boel could not rely on such forensic evidence to establish paternity. Monday's ruling gives 31

05 November 2018 3:45 PM 'No plan to hunt down and arrest homosexuals,' says Tanzania govt

Tanzania says that a plan to hunt down and arrest suspected homosexuals in the country's economic capital was not official policy, distancing itself from a citywide crackdown slammed by rights groups. Dar es Salaam's powerful governor, Paul Makonda, urged citizens last Monday to begin reporting homosexuals for round-ups in a country where anti-gay rhetoric 36

28 September 2018 7:02 PM Sahel anti-terror force shifts HQs to Mali capital after attack

The headquarters of a five-nation anti-terror force in Mali has been transferred to the capital Bamako from the central town of Sevare following a deadly bomb attack, a source said on Friday. The European Union had said in July it would finance the construction of the new headquarters. The June 29 suicide attack on the Sevare facility was claimed by a jihadist 30

17 August 2018 7:30 AM PICS: Brussels highlights sun-splashed summer with flower carpet

Brussels is highlighting its sun-splashed summer with a Mexican-themed carpet of over half a million flowers on its historic Grand-Place. The UNESCO World Heritage site on Thursday opened up the cobblestones of its market square for a giant display of flowers depicting scenes and symbols from the Guanajuato, a Mexican region with an exceptionally rich culture 197

24 July 2018 8:02 PM EU fines Asus, other electronics firms for fixing prices

Brussels - European Union anti-trust authorities on Tuesday slapped multi-million euro fines on consumer electronics firms from Japan, Taiwan and the Netherlands for fixing prices for online retailers. The European Commission, the EU's executive arm, imposed fines totalling more than 111 million euros on Asus of Taiwan, Philips of the Netherlands as well as on Pioneer 74