Thursday, July 2, 2020

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Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, Rolling Stones… 1,500 artists call for saving British music

Chris Martin, leader of Coldplay, at the American Music Awards, November 22, 2015. Matt Sayles / Matt Sayles / Invision / APFrom Annie Lennox to the Rolling Stones to Paul McCartney and Depeche Mode, the biggest names...

the UK still doesn't have its financial passport for Europe

View of the City district in London on March 9. Henry Nicholls / REUTERSNothing is easy between London and Brussels. As the UK’s actual exit date from the European Union (December 31) approaches, negotiations between the two...

Boris Johnson's modest "New Deal"

Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Dudley (United Kingdom), June 30, 2020. JEREMY SELWYN / AFPIn recent days, Boris Johnson has increased the number of appearances in fluorescent vests and worksite helmets. Tuesday, June 30, just before his...

four years later, a "poorer UK" but without "regrets"

"The UK officially left the EU on February 1, but trade relations will not change until January 1, 2021, at the end of the transition period, under conditions that remain under negotiation. »TOLGA AKMEN / AFPChronic. It...

Businesses in the UK ask for forgiveness for their bondage with slavery

SEVERIN MILLETIn the space of a few days, leading British companies and institutions have recognized their past ties to slavery, apologized to the black community in the UK and, for some, even promised financial compensation. These unprecedented...

life sentence for the accused

General view of the Tate Modern with its observation platform and, behind, the main building, on the south bank of the Thames, in London, August 4, 2019. DANIEL SORABJI / AFPBritish justice sentenced Friday, June 26, to...

at Labor, Keir Starmer wants to settle the Corbyn legacy

"I want to rip this poison out by the roots. Keir Starmer, the new president of Labor, was very clear when he took office in April. He planned to finally tackle rampant anti-Semitism in the British Left Party, anti-Semitism...

Despite Brexit and coronavirus, the surprising resistance of the Nissan plant in Sunderland

At the Nissan plant in Sunderland, in the north-east of England, in March 2019. ANDY BUCHANAN / AFPBrexit, a global pandemic and violent restructuring ... The Nissan plant in Sunderland, in the north-east of England, seems to...

The UK continues its deconfinement by reopening certain businesses on July 4

The UK is set to experience a semblance of normalcy this summer. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Tuesday June 23 a major step in deconfinement on July 4 with the reopening of pubs, restaurants, hotels, museums and hairdressers....

Brexit, coronavirus, electrification … in the UK, "the survival of the automotive industry is at stake"

In front of the Bentley Motors entrance, in Crewe (United Kingdom), on June 5. MOLLY DARLINGTON / REUTERSCaught between Brexit, the shock of confinement linked to Covid-19 and the transition to electric cars, the British automobile industry...

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"This is not a car manufacturer"

A Tesla Model X, in Shanghai, May 8. Sun Yilei / REUTERSLosses & profits. The number of...

Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, Rolling Stones… 1,500 artists call for saving British music

Chris Martin, leader of Coldplay, at the American Music Awards, November 22, 2015. Matt Sayles / Matt Sayles / Invision / APFrom...

Israel delays on annexation of part of the West Bank

View of part of the Jewish settlement of Beit El in the foreground, near Ramallah, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on July...

"With both hands, Xi Jinping votes Donald Trump"

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, in Beijing, November 9, 2017. DAMIR SAGOLJ / REUTERSChronic. It's almost a tradition of the Chinese Communist...

Eder, Ronaldo and the moths

By Posted today at 6:00 am StoryTop 30 matches that marked the Euro. Until...