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Former Macron aide detained in passports inquiry

Alexandre Benalla told media he used diplomatic passports after his sacking last JulyA former security aide to the French president, Emmanuel Macron, has been taken into police custody in an investigation into possible misuse of diplomatic passports.The Paris prosecutor’s office said its original investigation of Alexandre Benalla’s passport use was extended to an alleged forgery involving an official...

Silvio Berlusconi says he intends to stand for European parliament

Billionaire former Italian prime minister convicted of tax fraud cites ‘sense of responsibility’He’s been convicted of tax fraud, barred from public office in Italy due to his criminal record and dogged by reports of his “bunga bunga” sex parties.But, at what he described as “my lovely age of 82”, the billionaire former Italian prime minister and media mogul...

Audemars Piguet and Swiss watch rivals hasten shift to in-house sales

Swiss watchmakers Audemars Piguet and Richard Mille are snapping up stakes in their franchised shops, seeking to tighten their grip on the sales network as a growing number of top brands ditch wholesalers. Source link : http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/hCxi4v1lups/audemars-piguet-and-swiss-watch-rivals-hasten-shift-to-in-house-sales-idUSKCN1PB1VW Author : Publish date : 2019-01-17 15:39:25 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Konta v Muguruza goes to final set in latest ever Australian Open start – live!

Updates as another busy night in Melbourne nears conclusionMurray’s career could be saved by metal hip implant, says BryanAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JacobSteinberg 3.30pm GMT Third set: Konta* 4-6, 7-6, 1-1 Muguruza (*denotes server): Konta begins the game with an ace. Another crisp forehand makes it 30-0. It’s a routine hold. 3.28pm GMT Third set: Konta 4-6,...

The killing of Gdańsk’s mayor is the tragic result of hate speech | Piotr Buras

What happened to Paweł Adamowicz isn’t just a Polish problem – wherever toxic public debate is indulged, violent acts may be committedThe death of Paweł Adamowicz, the popular liberal mayor of Gdańsk, has sent shockwaves across Poland and elsewhere in Europe.Silent marches have been held in Warsaw, Gdańsk and other cities to pay tribute to him – and...

Baroka complete striker signing

KickOff.com on Wednesday revealed that the 32-year-old, who was previously on the books of Mpumalanga Black Aces and AmaZulu among other teams, was on his way to the Telkom Knockout champions. "Ja, we have signed him," Mphahlele has now told this website. Mphahlele didn't disclose the length of Vilane's contract, but a source says it will only run until the end...

MEPs back plans to freeze funds to ‘corrupt’ EU states

Battle over post-Brexit budget expected from countries accused of flouting rule of lawThe European parliament has backed plans to cut EU funds to member states that undermine the rule of law or allow corruption to fester – a move that could raise tensions with the governments in Hungary and Poland which are accused of weakening judicial independence.MEPs voted...

Angola: Country Has Over 10,000 Unemployed Nurses

Luanda -The Angolan Nurses Order (ORDENFA) reported last Wednesday, in Luanda, that at least 10,000 of professionals of this area countrywide are unemployed. Source link : https://allafrica.com/stories/201901170562.html Author : Publish date : 2019-01-17 13:37:53 Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

Don’t rely on Germany to solve Brexit, it doesn’t need to help Britain | Alan Posenor

Angela Merkel has bigger worries at home, and her carmakers have more important customersRemember when Boris Johnson was telling you that Germany would force the EU to accept almost any conditions for Brexit – basically, Britain having its cake and eating it, too – because “they need us more than we need them”? Didn’t happen. But, in desperate...

Dear The West, why do you find it so hard to say sorry?

Forgiveness is central to many African cultures. As Europe debates whether to return looted African heritage, an initial apology would go a long way. 90% of Africa’s cultural heritage currently lies outside the continent, including the Benin Bronzes in the British Museum. Credit: Son of Groucho. In Burkina Faso, mam sugri (meaning “forgive me” in Mooré) is a popular bumper...

France triggers €50m contingency plan in case of no-deal Brexit

Investment will include new infrastructure at ports and border and 600 extra staffFrance has triggered a €50m (£44m) plan for a no-deal Brexit after the UK parliament’s overwhelming rejection of Theresa May’s deal, the French prime minister, Édouard Philippe, has said.“What’s certain is that the scenario of a no-deal Brexit is less and less unlikely,” Philippe told reporters...

Ethiopia: Nearly 36 Million Children Are Poor, Lack Access to Basic Social Services – Report

An estimated 36 million of a total population of 41 million children under the age of 18 in Ethiopia are multi-dimensionally poor, meaning they are deprived of basic goods and services in at least three dimensions, says a new report released today by the Central Statistical Agency and UNICEF. Source link : https://allafrica.com/stories/201901170476.html Author : Publish date :...

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Former Macron aide detained in passports inquiry

Alexandre Benalla told media he used diplomatic passports after his sacking last JulyA former security aide to the French president, Emmanuel Macron, has...

Silvio Berlusconi says he intends to stand for European parliament

Billionaire former Italian prime minister convicted of tax fraud cites ‘sense of responsibility’He’s been convicted of tax fraud, barred from public office in...

Audemars Piguet and Swiss watch rivals hasten shift to in-house sales

Swiss watchmakers Audemars Piguet and Richard Mille are snapping up stakes in their franchised shops, seeking to tighten their grip on the sales...

Konta v Muguruza goes to final set in latest ever Australian Open start –...

Updates as another busy night in Melbourne nears conclusionMurray’s career could be saved by metal hip implant, says BryanAny thoughts? Email or tweet...

The killing of Gdańsk’s mayor is the tragic result of hate speech | Piotr...

What happened to Paweł Adamowicz isn’t just a Polish problem – wherever toxic public debate is indulged, violent acts may be committedThe death...

Baroka complete striker signing

KickOff.com on Wednesday revealed that the 32-year-old, who was previously on the books of Mpumalanga Black Aces and AmaZulu among other teams, was on...

MEPs back plans to freeze funds to ‘corrupt’ EU states

Battle over post-Brexit budget expected from countries accused of flouting rule of lawThe European parliament has backed plans to cut EU funds to...

Angola: Country Has Over 10,000 Unemployed Nurses

Luanda -The Angolan Nurses Order (ORDENFA) reported last Wednesday, in Luanda, that at least 10,000 of professionals of this area countrywide are...