THE DEBATE 13th May, 2021© France 24 Could Israel really face the specter of civil war?After the tension that erupted in East Jerusalem and now the potential of a ground war with Gaza, Arab Israelis and hardline Jews have clashed openly, motorists beaten unconscious, a pregnant woman sent to hospital, a synagogue torched.
The letter, signed by 124 retired members of the armed forces calling themselves ‘Flag Officers 4 America’ said America is “in deep peril” More than 120 retired US generals and admirals were accused of shamefully exploiting their rank to undermine Joe Biden after they published an open letter questioning the legitimacy of the election and labeling the president a “Marxist” dictator .
Investment giants Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and Barclays have started to move a range of senior bankers from their offices in Canary Wharf and the City to financial hubs across the EU.Ongoing uncertainty over the UK’s access to the EU’s financial services market, combined with pandemic damage and pressure from local regulators, has led the banks to shift dealmakers to Milan, Paris, Madrid and other European hubs than initially anticipated, according to Reuters.
BREXIT fishing tensions have left fishermen in France worried for their future as one warned of an "apocalyptic" crisis.France is blocking a post-Brexit financial services deal between the EU and the UK as the country fumes over fishing rights in the English Channel.It comes as French fishermen clashed with Jersey over access to waters around the Channel island.
Read this exclusive extract from our Beyond Brexit Bulletin Newsletter and sign up at the bottom of the article to get it every Thursday Britain will bounce back from coronavirus faster than the EU, according to the European Commission’s latest economic forecast.Brussels predicts that UK GDP will increase by five per cent this year and 5.3 per cent in 2022 as the economy unlocks and vaccinations continue to rise.
Police say Valentin Marcone was upset for being teased over not saying good morning, and allege he then produced a handgun and murdered two colleagues Three-hundred police officers and soldiers are carrying out a desperate manhunt after a suspected killer shot two people dead at work after supposedly being told off for not saying "Good Morning".
A PLACE IN THE SUN host Jonnie Irwin left a guest in tears during Thursday's episode of the Channel 4 property programme as they were blown away by the house he was showing them before the viewing began.A Place in the Sun: Woman says she ‘cried’ on walk to property Jonnie, 47, was on hand to help couple Aniko and Steve find the house of their dreams during the latest instalment of A Place in the Sun.
PARIS: France's President Emmanuel Macron has discussed the ongoing situation in Gaza and violence in Jersualem with the head of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas, and will also talks with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, the French presidency said on Thursday.Macron also called for a "definite relaunch" of negotiations for a "durable and fair" peace between Israel and Palestine.
French health authorities reported 19,461 new confirmed COVID-19 infections on Thursday, representing a weekly rise of less than 2% for the first time in almost a year.The total number of hospitalisations for the disease fell by 598, decreasing for the 10th day in a row to 23,656, the lowest since October 31.
Red list countries: what countries are on England's travel red list and what are its rules?The government recently confirmed that England would be adopting a traffic light system for foreign travel from May 17.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps revealed that there will be 12 green list countries - including Gibraltar and Portugal - that won't require travellers to quarantine on their return.
JOSHUA BUATSI puts his unbeaten tag on the line as he takes on Daniel Dos Santos in Manchester.The Brit puts his WBA International light-heavyweight strap on the line against Dos Santos, who has a pro record of 15-0.This is his first time fighting outside of France however, with Buatsi the big favourite to back up his win over Marko Calic in October.
THE frantic, jam-packed 2020-21 season is rapidly drawing to a close - and there is still so much to play for.The race for European qualification is really started to heat up in England, Germany and Italy.But clubs in Spain, France and Turkey are still fighting it out for the title in what should be a thrilling finale.
ENCORE!© FRANCE 24 As a storytelling tool, a ritual or a release, dance has been with us since our earliest days as humans.As live performances start up again here in France, we discuss some of the challenges faced by the sector.Sociologist and journalist Laura Cappelle joins us along with Allister Madin, principal dancer and choreographer.
Comments by Prime Minister's spokesman follow reports that France could halt talks on UK access to single market for financial services Downing Street has hit out at the European Union following reports that France may stall negotiations on financial services amid a feud over fighting rights.“This threat is another example of the EU issuing threats at any sign of difficulties instead of using the mechanisms of our new treaties to solve problems,” said Max Blain, a spokesman for Boris Johnson.
A MANHUNT has been launched for a suspected double-murderer who allegedly shot his boss and another work colleague dead after being told off for not saying "Good Morning".Police are hunting for Valentin Marcone, 29, in connection with the bloodbath that took place in a sawmill in the village of Les Plantiers, in the south of France, on Tuesday morning.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's financial services sector won't get access to the European Union's markets for the foreseeable future following Brexit, industry officials said on Thursday as a row with France simmers.Britain fully left the EU on Dec. 31, 2020 and the City of London has been largely cut off from providing services in the bloc.
Some French MPs have expressed their bafflement at the government's easing of COVID-19 restrictions which will see nightclubs remain closed but swingers' clubs reopen.France began easing some of its lockdown measures earlier this month with the next phase scheduled for May 19.On this date, outdoor dining and drinking will be allowed while shops, cinemas, museums and theatres will be able to reopen.
Motorsport trailblazer, history maker and role model.At just 22, Jamie Chadwick has established herself as one of the leading icons in women's racing.The W Series champion sat down with GiveMeSport Women to talk about her rise into the spotlight and the growth of the sport.
Liverpool's move for RB Leipzig centre-back Ibrahima Konate has reportedly been plunged into doubt as the German club have changed the terms of the transfer.The Reds are rumoured to have all but reached an agreement with Leipzig and the player himself on a five-year deal last week ahead of the summer window.