Archive June 2016

Euro zone will not add new members in next three years: Dombrovskis

Euro zone will not add new members in next three years: Dombrovskis

Published 30/06/2016

BRUSSELS The European Commission does not expect any new countries to join the euro zone for at least the next three years, one of the [more…]

Kellogg’s cereal cafe to snap, crackle and pop into Times Square

Kellogg’s cereal cafe to snap, crackle and pop into Times Square

Published 29/06/2016

Kellogg Co is offering a grrrr-eat new spot for cereal-lovers, with the opening of its first cereal cafe in New York City's Times Square, the [more…]

Dijsselbloem: Farage ‘living in own world’ on trade deal

Dijsselbloem: Farage ‘living in own world’ on trade deal

Published 28/06/2016

AMSTERDAM Britain will not be able to dictate the terms of a new trade deal to the European Union after it leaves the bloc, the [more…]

Man arrested in Brazil for attempt to douse Olympic torch

Man arrested in Brazil for attempt to douse Olympic torch

Published 27/06/2016

RIO DE JANEIRO A man has been arrested for trying to extinguish the Olympic torch by throwing a bucket of water over it as it [more…]

Lithuanian village crowns prettiest goat in annual pageant

Lithuanian village crowns prettiest goat in annual pageant

Published 27/06/2016

RAMYGALA, Lithuania The Lithuanian village of Ramygala held its annual beauty pageant on Sunday, the top prize going to a 16-month-old female goat called Demyte, [more…]

Iraqi forces retake Islamic State holdout in Falluja

Iraqi forces retake Islamic State holdout in Falluja

Published 26/06/2016

FALLUJA, Iraq Iraqi forces recaptured the last district held by Islamic State militants in the city of Falluja on Sunday and the general commanding the [more…]

Merkel sees no need to rush Britain into quick EU divorce

Merkel sees no need to rush Britain into quick EU divorce

Published 26/06/2016

LONDON/BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought on Saturday to temper pressure from Paris, Brussels and her own government to force Britain into negotiating a quick [more…]

Brexit campaigner Duncan Smith says difficult to have pro-EU PM

Brexit campaigner Duncan Smith says difficult to have pro-EU PM

Published 26/06/2016

LONDON British pro-Brexit former minister Iain Duncan Smith said on Sunday that it would be very difficult for the public to accept a prime minister [more…]

Loss of access to single market would be catastrophic: UK foreign minister

Loss of access to single market would be catastrophic: UK foreign minister

Published 26/06/2016

LONDON British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday it would be "catastrophic" for Britain to lose access to the European single market after it [more…]

Assailant gets life for Jerusalem Gay Pride stabbing spree

Assailant gets life for Jerusalem Gay Pride stabbing spree

Published 26/06/2016

JERUSALEM An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man was sentenced to life imprisonment on Sunday for murdering a teenage girl at a Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem last [more…]