Lawmaking

Germany’s SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

Germany’s SPD agrees to coalition talks, opening path out of deadlock

Published 15/12/2017

Social Democratic Party (SPD) member Olaf Scholz (L) arrives at the board meeting at the party headquarters in Berlin, Germany, November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Axel SchmidtBERLIN [more…]

Pakistani top court rejects bid to bar opposition leader Imran Khan

Pakistani top court rejects bid to bar opposition leader Imran Khan

Published 15/12/2017

Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) political party, gestures as he addresses members of the media, after Pakistan's Supreme Court dismissed a petition [more…]

Exclusive: Bankers may get notes to help push industry line on Brexit

Exclusive: Bankers may get notes to help push industry line on Brexit

Published 15/12/2017

The Union Flag and a European Union flag fly near the Elizabeth Tower, housing the Big Ben bell, during the anti-Brexit 'People's March for Europe', [more…]

Poland gives government key election role, opposition sounds alarm

Poland gives government key election role, opposition sounds alarm

Published 15/12/2017

Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki talks to media before the Visegrad Group meeting in Brussels, Belgium, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Eric VidalWARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s parliament [more…]

Finland lets stores sell stronger drinks, health chiefs complain

Finland lets stores sell stronger drinks, health chiefs complain

Published 15/12/2017

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish lawmakers narrowly voted on Friday to let grocery stores sell stronger alcoholic drinks, after months of public debate pitting supporters of [more…]

Dollar dips against yen- bitcoin surges again

Dollar dips against yen- bitcoin surges again

Published 15/12/2017

A U.S. Dollar note is seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas White/IllustrationLONDON (Reuters) - The dollar slipped to a nine-day low against [more…]

Net neutrality repeal gives Democrats fresh way to reach millennials

Net neutrality repeal gives Democrats fresh way to reach millennials

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Fiber optic cables carrying internet providers are seen running into a server room at Intergate.Manhattan, a data center owned and developed by Sabey [more…]

As Republican tax vote nears, more senators waver

As Republican tax vote nears, more senators waver

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks at a press conference at the Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. BernsteinWASHINGTON (Reuters) [more…]

Republicans join push to lift secrecy around misconduct in Congress

Republicans join push to lift secrecy around misconduct in Congress

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: The Presidential motorcade awaits the departure of U.S. President Donald Trump from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, U.S. on November 28, 2017. [more…]