An online petition on Parliament’s website is unlikely to change the course of Brexit, but Britons keep signing anyway.
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An investigation concluded that the country’s telegraphic service had been responsible for “scandalous abuses,” delaying as many as 40,000 messages per day.
This popular urban patch has been a symbol of the secular republic for nearly 100 years, but six years after deadly protests there, contentious changes have begun to alter its character in major ways.
Time and again, people inside and outside Interpol warned that the world’s largest international police organization was leaving itself vulnerable to manipulation.
The short extension was conditioned on Parliament’s approving a withdrawal deal it has already rejected twice by decisive margins.
The islands’ pioneers likely arrived centuries before European conquest, as part of a large-scale movement of people from North Africa.
When Kurt Vonnegut was at work on his hugely influential antiwar novel, “he was writing to save his own life,” his daughter said.
An Iranian asylum seeker said he converted from Islam to Christianity because it was a “peaceful” religion. The Home Office used Bible verses about vengeance as a basis to deny the claim.
The Dutch capital will prohibit guided visits to the area in an effort to tackle overcrowding by tourists and improve working conditions for prostitutes.
In one episode, a man took a sledgehammer to smash the windows of a mosque in Birmingham, England, home to one of the largest Muslim populations in Britain.
Officials said the suspect also faced multiple counts of murder or manslaughter over the attack in the Netherlands that left three people dead.
In an address to the nation Wednesday night, the prime minister lashed out, blaming squabbling lawmakers for the Brexit paralysis. They did not react well.
The driver held 51 seventh-graders hostage and set the bus on fire. All the hostages were rescued.
The move endangers the European Parliament’s most powerful political alliance — one that has shielded the Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orban, as he has dismantled checks on his power.
The state statistics agency has halted monthly publication of personal income data, which had been downbeat for years. A flurry of optimistic economic data has followed.
Mr. Karadzic led a Serb-majority region that tried to break away from Bosnia, where tens of thousands of people were killed and more were displaced by ethnic cleansing.
Prime Minister Theresa May told Parliament on Wednesday that she had asked the European Union to delay Britain’s exit until June 30. Parliament has rejected Ms. May’s Brexit plans twice.
In an op-ed for a British newspaper, President Trump’s eldest son said his father’s advice had been ignored and accused “European elites” of derailing the process.
A century of Danish advances for women met a barrier when a legislator was told by another female lawmaker that her baby had no place in Parliament, setting off a debate about gender politics.
The antitrust fine, the third imposed on Google by the European Union since 2017, reinforces Europe’s regulatory role as the world’s most aggressive tech watchdog.