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London politics latest news: Wait for Met Police before judging Boris Johnson on partygate, pleads ...

London Evening Standard 26 Jan 2022
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has called for people to wait for the police investigation into No10 parties to be completed before passing judgement on the Prime Minister over the “Partygate” storm ... .

Why does UK try to take harsh stance against Vienna Talks?

Irna 26 Jan 2022
London has been one of the main plotters against the Islamic Republic when it came to the Iranian nuclear issue. As a result of London's withdrawal from the European Union, the UK's political elite try to create new identity for the country ... Truss pursues to appease her supporters to pave the way for her future political position.

Why Italy's new president could make or break economy

BBC News 26 Jan 2022
Economy at risk from political divisions ... Critics of Italy's political system, where governments are usually a coalition of different parties, may say the economy has dodged a bullet because the controversial former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi pulled out of the race at the weekend ... Political crisis?.

DUP minister Poots seeks Stormont Executive approval for continuing NI Protocol checks

Belfast Telegraph 26 Jan 2022
DUP Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots (PA). PA. /. DUP Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots (PA) ... However, that could place it in an uncomfortable position politically, given London is currently involved in intensive negotiations with Brussels in a bid to significantly reduce the number of checks required under the controversial protocol. Most Read ... Latest. .

London politics latest news: Boris Johnson’s lockdown birthday party was with working staff, says Grant Shapps

London Evening Standard 25 Jan 2022
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has sought to explain the gathering held for the Prime Minister's birthday by saying those present had already been working together ... .

Scottish nationalists see chances and pitfalls in Johnson’s woes

Al Jazeera 25 Jan 2022
Glasgow, ScotlandBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson was left fighting for his political life after London’s Metropolitan Police on Tuesday launched an investigation into parties held at his official residence of Number 10 Downing Street during the coronavirus pandemic.

Australian Open tennis: Politics and sport do not mix

Gulf News 25 Jan 2022
But when they take on a political or a social hue, sports officials have a problem ... Why sport scoffs at political statements ... So over the years, sport and politics have had an uneasy relationship. All sports organisations have banned players and spectators from making political statements ... Politics and the Olympic spirit.

Boris Johnson is a master escapologist but the final act is about to begin

The National 25 Jan 2022
Politics as practised at Westminster has always been a dark art ... In my years as a political journalist there, I saw it as epitomising the struggle of a country trying, and largely failing, to come to terms with its diminishing status as a middle-ranking power ... His ambition has also been accompanied by a marked lack of political conviction.

Brussels talks up prospects of deal on changes to Northern Ireland protocol

The Times/The Sunday Times 25 Jan 2022
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has pledged to do his “utmost” to rebuild trust between London and Brussels after further talks with Liz Truss, the foreign ...

Taming Pandemonium

New Statesman 25 Jan 2022
But as the Dutch historian and political theorist Luuk van Middelaar has been arguing for some time, the EU is no longer the mechanical rule-making apparatus that it was. It is an increasingly capable political actor, forged by crises over more than a decade ... Commentators in London and New York regularly predict its demise.

World Insights: For decades, criticisms abound about U.S.-inflicted debt traps globally

Xinhua 25 Jan 2022
BEIJING, Jan ... "Fluctuating commodity prices, inflationary pressures, and collapsing local currencies were among the causes of the surge in national indebtedness of which Western creditors took advantage to carve out concessions and market share in Latin America," said a paper published by the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2020.

London politics latest news: Boris Johnson faces crunch week ahead of partygate report

London Evening Standard 24 Jan 2022
Boris Johnson is facing a make-or-break week for his premiership ahead of the expected publication of the Sue Gray report into partygate ... .

Only Civil Pressure Can Prevent Assange's Extradition to US - Former Ecuadorian Consul

Urdu Point 24 Jan 2022
According to the former diplomat, who was Assange's main liaison during part of the seven years the WikiLeaks founder spent holed up inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, his lawyers alone will have little chance to win "this political case," because the UK justice system "responds to the US establishment.".

AGP writes letter to Shehbaz Sharif to bring Nawaz Sharif back to Pakistan

Urdu Point 24 Jan 2022
ISLAMABAD ... In the letter, the AGP has also asked Shehbaz Sharif for repatriation of Nawaz Sharif from London ... The letter said that condition of Nawaz Sharif improved soon as he reached London and he did not say in the hospital for a single day and remained involved in in his political activities," the letter stated ... ....

Italian leaders meet to try to resolve impasse over president

Metro USA 24 Jan 2022
Salvini also met Draghi on Monday, a political source told Reuters ... “Regardless of the outcome, the political equilibrium that has prevailed since Draghi became prime minister in February 2021 has been shaken, if not broken,” said Wolfango Piccoli of London-based political risk consultancy Teneo.

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