Defenders of Union see Brussels foot-dragging and accompanying ‘all-island’ economic argument as Trojan Horse to bring about reunification We have come to know it by the glib shorthand of “sausage wars”, but behind the three-way trade row over Northern Ireland lies a far more subtle but profound battle that threatens the future of the United Kingdom.
SNP ministers have budgeted millions of taxpayers' money to run their overseas offices to promote their Nationalist government's interests and ideas. Figures revealed in a Holyrood question showed the SNP-led Scottish Government budgeted £8,139,000 on employing 52 members of staff in eight hubs across the world in the 2021/22 financial year.
Scientists discover a chemical in brassica crops mixes with enzymes in saliva to produce sulphurous compounds that taste rotten Getting children to eat their greens is a battle as old as time, and every parent has their own way of getting vegetables into a protesting child. But a new study has found that the vocal objections to vegetables from children worldwide is not merely petulant behaviour, but a natural consequence of biology.
SOVEREIGNTY of Gibraltar is not up for negotiation in Brexit trade talks with the EU, ministers have vowed. Both the UK and Brussels have published their negotiating mandates ahead of discussions over a trade pact. When the European Commission published its plan in June, ministers told the bloc to "think again", arguing it was seeking to undermine British sovereignty over the territory.
BRUSSELS, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The European Union executive is drafting guidelines on steps EU members can take to tackle power price spikes without breaching the bloc's energy market rules, officials said on Wednesday, as consumers faced a sharp rise in bills with winter approaching.
The vegetables and bacteria in saliva can produce unpleasant odours in the mouth. Why children turn their noses up at broccoli and Brussels sprouts may be down to bacteria in their mouths, a new study suggests. Rather than just being fussy eaters, research indicates there could be a scientific reason for youngsters, and adults, disliking a group of vegetables known as brassica vegetables, which also include cauliflower, kale and cabbage.
Few view their own country as a direct participant but larger proportion feel EU is part of conflict A majority of Europeans believe a new cold war is under way between the US and its chief geopolitical rivals, China and Russia, according to a report – but few view their own country as a direct participant.
Brussels officials will launch the legislation on Thursday in a move likely to be contested by the iPhone maker The European Commission is on a collision course with Apple after announcing it will introduce a new law forcing all mobile phone companies to share a common charger. Brussels officials will launch the legislation on Thursday in a move likely to be contested by the iPhone maker, whose devices are charged using its own Lightning connector.
We're about to turn orange. And no, it's not because we're nervous or embarrassed; it's not because we're stressed about planning that gigantic meal for next week. It's because we're eating way too many sweet potatoes, squashes, pumpkins, and carrots.
Sculpture student Tatum Parden decided to get the best revenge on her sister who wouldn't stop eating her snacks - by turning 'disgusting' brussels sprouts into chocolate-dipped strawberries A sneaky teen has come up with a crafty way to stop her sister from scoffing all her tasty treats - by transforming raw vegetables including chillies, Brussels sprouts and onions into delicious-looking snacks like doughnuts and biscuits.
POLAND has said it will defy a European Union demand to close a coal mine despite being ordered to pay £429,000 every day it ignores a ruling by the bloc's top court to shut the operation. The penalty was issued by the European Court of Justice after four months of Warsaw ignoring an earlier diktat to suspend operations at the Turow opencast mine on its border with the Czech Republic.
BRUSSELS top leaders came to the defence of Emmanuel Macron on Monday, blasting US President Joe Biden and hinting a key EU-US summit could be scrapped over the submarine row. The French President is yet to speak publicly but his government has made clear he was furious over the decision by the UK, Australia and the US to forge a new defence alliance leaving France empty-handed and excluded.
BRUSSELS (AP) — France on Tuesday urged its European Union partners to consider whether to delay negotiations on the bloc’s future trade agreement with Australia over what Paris says is a lack of trust sparked by a major defense deal between the U.S., Australia and Britain.
European Court of Justice ordered Warsaw to pay the penalty in a bid to make it comply with a temporary ruling issued in May The Polish government will defy Brussels by continuing to operate a mine near the Czech border despite facing fines of €500,000 a day. The European Court of Justice ordered Poland to pay the hefty fine on Monday after operations continued at the Turow open-pit lignite mine in the country’s south-west despite an injunction.
Boris Johnson claimed the Netherlands could help smooth relations between Washington and Brussels The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte has offered to “mediate” between the UK and Brussels to try and resolve issues over the Brexit trade deal, Boris Johnson has revealed. The Netherlands is one of Britain’s strongest allies in the EU at a time when Westminster’s relations with other countries such as France have grown increasingly strained.
US will lift Covid-19 travel restrictions starting in November, which will also affect travellers from China, Brazil, South Africa and India The US will lift Covid-19 travel restrictions to allow fully vaccinated passengers from the UK and most European Union (EU) countries to travel into the country from early November, the White House has announced.
MINISTERS have vowed to strike a financial services deal with the US as the EU continues to show a lack of willingness to grant "equivalence" to UK markets. The UK is hoping to strike a deal over the British financial sector’s role in Europe, which would allow for mutual recognition of financial service rules between London and Brussels.