Thursday, December 12, 2019

MixedTimes - Breitbart London

Illegal Migrant Boat Capsizes En Route to Spain, 58 Drowned

Illegal Migrant Boat Capsizes En Route to Spain, 58 Drowned

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) - Scores of migrants who swam through rough Atlantic Ocean waters to safety from a capsized boat while 58 others drowned were receiving care Thursday in Mauritania after one of the deadliest disasters this year among people making the perilous journey to Europe.

Second London Bridge Victim Named, Both Were Prisoner Rehab Workers

Second London Bridge Victim Named, Both Were Prisoner Rehab Workers

LONDON (AP) - Three of the five people who were killed or wounded in the London stabbing attack were former Cambridge University students or staff members who had gathered for an event designed to connect graduate students with prisoners to study criminology, police and the university said Sunday.

Greeks Ask NATO for Support in Face of Turkish Aggression

Greeks Ask NATO for Support in Face of Turkish Aggression

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece´s prime minister says he will ask other NATO members at the alliance´s London summit to support Greece in the face of fellow member Turkey´s attempts to encroach on Greek sovereignty, notably last week´s agreement with Libya delimiting maritime borders in the Mediterranean.

Johnson Unveils Manifesto for Brexit Britain

Johnson Unveils Manifesto for Brexit Britain

London (AFP) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveils his Conservative Party's manifesto on Sunday, pledging to move on from Brexit and austerity in a bid to secure a general election victory.

As Bombings Spread, Denmark Closes Border With Sweden

As Bombings Spread, Denmark Closes Border With Sweden

Denmark will temporarily reinstate border controls with Sweden and step up police work along the border after a series of violent crimes and explosions around Copenhagen that Danish authorities say were carried out by perpetrators from Sweden.

Germany, Allies Mark 30 Years Since Berlin Wall Fell

Germany, Allies Mark 30 Years Since Berlin Wall Fell

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is marking the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Berlin Wall, a pivotal moment in the events thatbrought downCommunism in eastern Europe.

Bank of England Predicts Lower Growth Due to Global Economy – Not Brexit

Bank of England Predicts Lower Growth Due to Global Economy – Not Brexit

LONDON (AP) - The growth outlook for the British economy has deteriorated largely as a result of a gloomier global backdrop, the Bank of England said Thursday as it refrained from cutting rates in the run-up to a general election that could have huge repercussions on Brexit.

Boris Johnson Apologises for Missing Brexit Deadline

Boris Johnson Apologises for Missing Brexit Deadline

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s election campaign heated up Sunday even before it officially started, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying he would apologize to Conservatives for failing to take the U.K.

Pics: Riot Police Fire Tear Gas at Hong Kong Protesters Demanding Autonomy

Pics: Riot Police Fire Tear Gas at Hong Kong Protesters Demanding Autonomy

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong riot police fired multiple rounds of tear gas and used a water cannon Saturday to break up a rally by thousands of masked protesters demanding meaningful autonomy after Beijing indicated it could tighten its grip on the Chinese territory.

Speaker Rejects Government Bid to Hold Vote on New Brexit Deal

Speaker Rejects Government Bid to Hold Vote on New Brexit Deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to lead Britain out of the European Union at the end of this month hit another roadblock Monday when the speaker of the House of Commons rejected his attempt to hold a new vote of lawmakers on his Brexit divorce deal.

Speaker Rejects Government Bid to Hold Vote on New Brexit Deal

Speaker Rejects Government Bid to Hold Vote on New Brexit Deal

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to lead Britain out of the European Union at the end of this month hit another roadblock Monday when the speaker of the House of Commons rejected his attempt to hold a new vote of lawmakers on his Brexit divorce deal.

21 Green Extremists Arrested in London

21 Green Extremists Arrested in London

London Police say they've arrested 21 climate change activists over the past few days as the Extinction Rebellion group attempts to draw attention to global warming.

Tensions as Iran Detains Two British-Australian Tourists

Tensions as Iran Detains Two British-Australian Tourists

Two women who are dual British-Australian citizens and an Australian man have been detained in Iran, one of them sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's government and media said Wednesday.

Poles Who Saved Jews During Holocaust Honoured in Warsaw

Poles Who Saved Jews During Holocaust Honoured in Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A U.S.-based Jewish foundation has held an event in Warsaw to honour Polish gentiles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust, with U.S. and Israeli diplomats also paying their respects to the elderly Poles who put their lives in danger decades ago to save others.

London's Khan 'Outraged' by Johnson Suspending Parliament

London's Khan 'Outraged' by Johnson Suspending Parliament

LONDON (AP) —London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he’s outraged that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has shut down Parliament for several weeks and he hopes all parties will come together to stop a no-deal departure from the European Union.

Greece: New Right-wing Govt to Strengthen Borders, Deport Fake Refugees Faster

Greece: New Right-wing Govt to Strengthen Borders, Deport Fake Refugees Faster

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's prime minister and his national security advisers decided Saturday to transfer refugees from overcrowded migrant camps on its eastern islands to the mainland and accelerate the deportation of rejected applicants for asylum without giving them the right to appeal.

Tear Gas and Petrol Bombs as Hong Kongers Defy Regime Protest Ban

Tear Gas and Petrol Bombs as Hong Kongers Defy Regime Protest Ban

(AFP) -- Police fired water cannon and tear gas to clear Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters from outside the city's parliament on Saturday, as demonstrators defied a ban on rallying and the arrests of leading activists to take to the streets for a 13th straight weekend.

Corbyn: Labour Will Move Quickly to Block Brexit

Corbyn: Labour Will Move Quickly to Block Brexit

Britain's Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, says the House of Commons will move quickly to try to block a no-deal Brexit despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament.

Polish Government to See No Budget Deficit For First Time

Polish Government to See No Budget Deficit For First Time

Poland's next annual state budget will for the first time in 30 years not run a deficit, mainly thanks to efficient tax collection and changes to the pension system, the prime minister said Tuesday.

'We Operate on Our Own Terms' – Macron Invites Iran to G7 by Surprise

'We Operate on Our Own Terms' – Macron Invites Iran to G7 by Surprise

BIARRITZ, France (AP) - A top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit Sunday to the G7 summit and headed straight to the buildings where leaders of the world's major democracies have been debating how to handle the country's nuclear ambitions.

G7: Trump Smacks Down Macron's Claim to Leading Role in Iran Talks

G7: Trump Smacks Down Macron's Claim to Leading Role in Iran Talks

BIARRITZ, France (AP) - The first fissures emerged among G7 leaders on Sunday over how to deal with Iran, as U.S. President Donald Trump denied he had signed on to an agreement on giving France a leading role as a go-between with the world's major democracies.

Trump Warns France, China on Trade War as G7 Summit Gets Underway

Trump Warns France, China on Trade War as G7 Summit Gets Underway

(AFP) -- U.S. President Donald Trump and EU leaders exchanged trade war threats Saturday as they arrived in France for a G7 summit of wealthy democracies overshadowed by trans-Atlantic tensions before it had even begun.

Hong Kong: Regime Enforcers Attack Protesters with Batons, Tear Gas

Hong Kong: Regime Enforcers Attack Protesters with Batons, Tear Gas

(AFP) -- Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and baton-charged protesters who retaliated with a barrage of stones, bottles and bamboo poles, as a stand-off in a working-class district on Saturday descended into violence, breaking an uneasy peace that had lasted several days.