Wednesday , September 26 2018

Politics

May, Corbyn both face friendly fire as UK parliament returns

Bloomberg Both Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn found themselves under fire as British lawmakers prepared to return to work this week. For May the issue was Brexit. Her proposed agreement was attacked by European Union negotiator Michel Barnier, who said he “strictly” opposed it. ...

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As Emmanuel Macron champions Europe, a nationalist school set to open in France

Bloomberg Across the continent, from Finland to Portugal, Emmanuel Macron is leading the charge against Europe’s nationalists. He might want to look closer to home. In western France, Marion Marechal has ambitions to train the next generation of anti-establishment, anti-European French leaders. From September, Marechal is starting her own graduate ...

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Dreamers win for now in Texas, but their fight is far from over

Bloomberg Nearly 700,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children won another ruling preserving their protection from deportation, though the Texas judge who sided with them cast serious doubt on the legality of the so-called Dreamer programme. US District Judge Andrew Hanen in the border town of Brownsville ruled ...

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Former-Trump campaign aide seeks leniency in Russia probe sentencing

Bloomberg George Papadopoulos, a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and one of the first people charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, doesn’t deserve to go to jail, his lawyers said. Defense lawyers told the judge who will sentence Papadopoulos ...

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