French soldiers warn of civil war in new letter

A new open letter has been published in France warning of the threat of civil war and claiming to have more than 130,000 signatures from the public. The message, published in a right-wing magazine, accuses the French g

Covid: Macron calls on US to drop vaccine export bans

President Emmanuel Macron called for the US to drop restrictions on vaccine exports as a way to increase global supply | REUTERS French President Emmanuel Macron has called on the US to drop its restrictions on the exp

Trumpism is a racket, and Steve Bannon knew it

In the most recent Senate Intelligence report on Russian campaign interference, a footnote quotes Steve Bannon, the former chief executive of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, disparaging Trump’s oldest son. Banno

UK and Norway fail to reach fishing deal

EPA The UK and Norway have failed to reach a fishing deal for this year, with the industry warning that hundreds of crew members will be left out of work. It means UK fleets will have no access to Norway's sub-A

Covid: France aims to reopen except nightclubs by July

France entered a third national lockdown on 3 April | EPA France will allow cafes, bars and restaurants to serve outside and relax a nightly curfew in a planned easing of lockdown measures starting next month. The f

Covid: Turkey prepares for its first full lockdown

Streets and markets are crowded ahead of the lockdown which starts on Thursday evening | REUTERS The streets are crowded, the shopping centres busy and the traffic heavy. Some flock to the main bus terminal to get o