The Senate, the upper house of Parliament, voted 45-12 on Thursday to approve a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes. Movie theaters, concert venues, exhibition halls and indoor sports settings.. SeattlePI.com Also reported by •New Zealand Herald •Seattle Times
Israel’s right wing has been eagerly awaiting Donald Trump’s arrival in the White House, hoping a Republican president will usher in a new era of support for Israeli settlement-building on land.. Huffington Post
Thousands of Romanians have protested in Bucharest over government plans they fear could weaken an anti-corruption drive. Draft decrees show an intent to pardon convictions of less than five years for.. Source: Euronews English -
Thousands of people gathered at University Square in Bucharest, Romania, to protest against government’s plans to pardon prisoners and revise the criminal code.Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu proposed.. Source: Storyful Studio -
After a frantic day of deal making and the first truly competitive race for the presidency of the European Parliament in years, Antonio Tajani can now get down to business.
However, the Italian is.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Support for Brexit showed the "division of opinion" between the official Labour Party position and many of its heartland voters, according to Tristram Hunt. The outgoing Labour MP said it also.. Source: PA - Press Association STUDIO -
Bulgaria's new president, Rumen Radev, took his oath of office on Thursday, preparing the way for him to formally take over the post from Rosen Plevneliev on Sunday. Radev, who is the country's fifth.. IndiaTimes Also reported by •Seattle Times •VOA News
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey moved closer overnight to adopting a new constitutional bill extending President Tayyip Erdogan's powers that supporters welcome as a guarantor of stability at a time of.. Reuters
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The new and proposed Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill, which aims to create offences and prescribed penalties related to cybercrime, will be presented to Parliament within a.. allAfrica.com
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and former European Parliament President Martin Schulz clashed over the strategy to relaunch the Union, illustrating the deep division at Europe’s helm in front of the.. EurActiv
Winterkorn claims he had no direct involvement in the decision-making process behind the emissions cheating software
Former Volkswagen chairman Martin Winterkorn has denied early knowledge of the.. Autocar
India has reiterated its stand on Jammu and Kashmir saying that all outstanding issues between India and Pakistan should be resolved bilaterally and peacefully.In reply to a question on the reported.. All India Radio
Cab drivers are set to demonstrate in the City again this afternoon, in protest against plans to cut their access to Bank junction.
City of London police said a demo will take in the Square Mile for.. City A.M.