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Brexit: Supreme Court to announce judgement

Brexit: Supreme Court to announce judgement

11:15 | 24.01.2017 | by StandartNews
The Supreme Court is due to rule on whether Parliament or ministers have the power to begin the Brexit process. The landmark judgement, to be announced at 09:30 GMT, will decide how the EU's Article 50 exit clause is triggered. The government argues that ministers have the power - but opponents say they need Parliament's approval to start the two years of negotiations. If ministers lose the appeal, they will have to ask Parliament to vote on legislation that triggers Article 50....
President Trump Slashes Obamacare As His First Move

President Trump Slashes Obamacare As His First Move

12:56 | 23.01.2017 | by StandartNews
Newly inaugurated President Trump signed his first major executive order as President hours after being inaugurated, granting federal agencies the power to minimize "the economic burden" of Obamacare and rescind major regulations created under the health care law. Trump signed the order in the Oval Office late Friday, flanked by his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, Vice President Mike Pence and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. Without going into which federal...
Berlusconi Ally Antonio Tajani Elected European Parliament President Despite VW Scandal

Berlusconi Ally Antonio Tajani Elected European Parliament President Despite VW Scandal

12:23 | 18.01.2017 | by StandartNews
An ally of the former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been elected president of the European parliament after a deal was struck between two of the institution's largest political groups, consolidating a conservative grip on key European Union institutions, The Guardian reports. Antonio Tajani, who has been elected as an MEP four times and was previously a vice-president of the European parliament, beat the centre-left leader and fellow Italian Gianni Pittella by 351 votes to...
Coughing Billboards Help Bulgarians Stop Smoking

Coughing Billboards Help Bulgarians Stop Smoking

10:10 | 18.01.2017 | by Standartnews
According to recent survey by Eurostat, the Bulgarians are the EU heaviest smokers – almost a third of our compatriots over fifteen years of age admit they buy cigarettes on a regular. The swedes have found a rather unusual way to help their fellow EU citizens kick out the habit – coughing billboards. The billboards detect the specific smell of a smoker's clothes and start coughing each time they pass by. At the same time they display graphic images of human organs affected...
Theresa May: UK Is Leaving EU Single Market

Theresa May: UK Is Leaving EU Single Market

16:00 | 17.01.2017 | by StandartNews
Theresa May has said the UK "cannot possibly" remain within the European single market, as staying in it would mean "not leaving the EU at all". But the prime minister promised to push for the "greatest possible" access to the single market following Brexit. In a long-awaited speech, she also announced Parliament would get a vote on the final deal agreed between the UK and the European Union. And Mrs May promised an end to the UK's "vast contributions" to the EU. But Labour said...
Turkish Police Arrest Reina Club Gunman

Turkish Police Arrest Reina Club Gunman

09:38 | 17.01.2017 | by Standartnews
Turkish police say they have arrested the main suspect in the New Year's Eve attack on a nightclub in Istanbul after a large-scale special operation. The assaulter, Abdulkadir Masharipov, is believed to have opened fire at the crowd in Reina club, leaving 39 people from Citizens of Israel, France, Tunisia, Lebanon, India, Belgium, Jordan and Saudi Arabia dead and injuring many more Masharipov, a Uzbek national, is said to have been caught in Istanbul's Esenyurt district. So-called...
Trump Ready for Nuclear Weapons Reduction Deal with Russia

Trump Ready for Nuclear Weapons Reduction Deal with Russia

10:08 | 16.01.2017 | by Standartnews
Newly elected U.S. President Donald Trump is considering the option to propose an end to the sanctions imposed on Russia after its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arsenal reduction deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin. This has become clear in Mr. Trump's recent interview for The Times of London. Trump did not spare his criticism of the previous U.S. foreign policy, describing the invasion of Iraq as possibly the gravest error in the history of the United States....
Trump Willing to Lift Russia Sanctions in Return for War on ISIS

Trump Willing to Lift Russia Sanctions in Return for War on ISIS

07:47 | 14.01.2017 | by StandartNews
US President-elect Donald Trump says he is willing to work with Russia and China, providing they cooperate. US President-elect Donald Trump says he is willing to work with Russia and China, providing they cooperate. In his interview, Mr Trump said sanctions on Russia could be lifted if Moscow helped Washington in the war against Islamic extremism and in other matters. He also said the One China policy, in which the US no longer acknowledges Taiwan, was up for negotiation. Meanwhile,...
Obama Gives Emotional Farevell Speech

Obama Gives Emotional Farevell Speech

06:05 | 11.01.2017 | by StandartNews
US President Barack Obama has called on Americans to defend their democracy in his farewell speech in Chicago. "By almost every measure, America is a better, stronger place" than it was eight years ago, he told thousands of supporters. But he warned "democracy is threatened whenever we take it for granted". The country's first black president, now 55, was first elected in 2008 on a message of hope and change. His successor, Donald Trump, has vowed to undo some of Mr Obama's...
Sportal.bg’s Videographer Found Dead in Belgrade

Sportal.bg’s Videographer Found Dead in Belgrade

13:32 | 10.01.2017 | by Standartnews
Assen Petrov, the young videographer of Bulgaria's most popular sports website, sportal.bg, has been found dead in Serbia's capital, Belgrade, The Standart has learnt. His family last heard from him at the end of last week, when he headed to Serbia with a group of friends. For a few days, Petrov's sister posted appeals for information about him on his Facebook profile. According to unofficial information, the young man was found dead in Belgrade as early as on January 6th....
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