Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Andy Burnham, the new “voice” of the North of England, challenges the central power

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, at a conference in Manchester on October 20. PHIL NOBLE / REUTERSA few passers-by gather in St Peter's Square, the vast esplanade facing the enormous neoclassical rotunda of the...

an exit of the British without any agreement ”

Chronic. Frankly, who is still interested in Brexit other than a few diplomats, lobbyists and journalists? A pandemic is underway, the deaths number in the hundreds of thousands, a historic economic crisis leaves millions of unemployed… And during...

Boris Johnson asks the British to prepare for a “no deal”

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in London on October 12. TOBY MELVILLE / REUTERSHere is finally the moment of "drama", a classic at the end of negotiations, especially when they are difficult. On Friday October...

For Emmanuel Macron, fishermen “could not be the sacrifices of Brexit”

Fishermen in the port of Guilvinec, February 7, 2017. FRED TANNEAU / AFPFisherman "Cannot be sacrificed by Brexit", warned Emmanuel Macron arriving Thursday at the European summit partly devoted to the difficult negotiations between the European Union...

the Twenty-Seven call on the UK to take “the necessary steps” to find a Brexit deal

Michel Barnier and Charles Michel, in Brussels, on October 15. POOL / REUTERSIn a few days, the tone changed on both sides of the Channel. As if the second wave of the Covid-19 epidemic now...

“If Europe does not succeed in its recovery plan, it will have created an immense democratic disappointment”

The French Secretary of State for European Affairs, Clément Beaune, at the European Heritage Days, September 20. JULIEN MUGUET FOR "THE WORLD"The European heads of state and government are to meet on Thursday 15 and Friday...

Fisheries subsidies: “There are several reasons for stalling negotiations”

The economists Basak Bayramoglu and Jean-François Jacques explain, in a column to the “World”, the hidden issues of trade negotiations on fisheries subsidies.

“There will be no free trade agreement without a balanced fisheries agreement”

Tribune. The British have democratically chosen to leave the European Union. We respect this sovereign choice, even if we deeply believe in the strengths and virtues of the European project. Leaving our Union, the British will give...

Covid-19 puts UK unity to the test

In Cardiff, September 27. GEOFF CADDICK / AFPAfter Brexit, whose potential for division continues to be felt, today it is Covid-19 which is seriously testing the unity of the United Kingdom and its "four Nations" (England,...

The UK has more to lose than the EU in the event of a “no deal”

No way, in the home stretch, to show his concern to the opposing party. On both sides of the Channel, we refuse to dramatize, with less than three months left for the European Union and the United Kingdom...

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“Indispensable to allow democracy to prosper, freedom of expression, misled and manipulated, can also undermine it”

Chronic. Chance of the calendar - or not - the United States announced, Monday, October 19, the indictment of...

Andy Burnham, the new “voice” of the North of England, challenges the central power

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, at a conference in Manchester on October 20. PHIL NOBLE / REUTERSA few passers-by...

Armenians and Azerbaijanis accuse each other of new attacks

As the conflict enters its fourth week, Armenians and Azerbaijanis accused each other of new attacks on Monday (October 19th). The "Humanitarian truce"...

The death of goalkeeper Bruno Martini

Bruno Martini, in Montpellier, January 23, 2016. PASCAL GUYOT / AFPIt's a passion that fits the character and his image well. ...

The triumph and the damage of “America first”

"Sovereignty" : that day, Donald Trump repeated the word 21 times. On the occasion of his first speech to the United Nations General...