UK’s unlikely options after the Brexit vote

Saturday, 19 January 2019 18:16
After the British government lost the parliamentary vote last Tuesday on the divorce deal with the EU by a margin of 230 votes, the largest one in recent British history, UK is facing four uncertain scenarios.

Glamping in Tel Aviv during the Eurovision

Saturday, 19 January 2019 18:12
Tel Aviv is getting ready to host the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest and is anticipating record-high demands of overnight stays in the city.

Brexit vote in UK: reactions and predictions

Thursday, 17 January 2019 10:44
“The risk of a no-deal has never seemed so high,” said Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator on Brexit, following the crushing defeat of British prime minister Theresa May's proposed agreement on Tuesday.
The federal government “is preparing and taking concrete steps” anticipating a potential “no deal” situation, on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, indicated the Prime Minister, Charles Michel, on Tuesday evening, via Twitter.
The federal government's inner cabinet – the prime minister and his deputies only – are meeting this Wednesday morning to discuss the effects of last night's rejection by a majority of the British parliament (photo) of the Brexit agreement negotiated by British PM Theresa May.
The vote on the Withdrawal Agreement will take place this afternoon after it was as cancelled last December.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stressed on Friday that “every effort” should be made to avoid a no-deal Brexit between now and a crucial ratification vote in the British parliament, scheduled for next Tuesday.
The European Parliament’s Transport Commission on Thursday rejected proposals aimed at increasing the driving time of truckers and weakening the ban on resting in cabins at weekends.
The European Union decided on Tuesday to slap sanctions on an Iranian service and two of its officials for assassination attempts on European soil, Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen said on Tuesday within the framework of investigations in Denmark, France and Belgium.
The Trump administration has downgraded the status of the EU diplomatic representation in Washington without informing it, the German Deutsche Welle (DW) radio station reported on Tuesday.