The finance minister delivered the announcement regarding the budget as tens of thousands took to the streets Saturday for a third day of protests against tax increases and alleged official corruption.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) – UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson told on Saturday European Council President Donald Tusk that he would send a letter with a formal request for the Brexit delay later in the day, a source in the European Union said.
This week, Russian peacekeeping forces were spotted operating in the city of Manbij, a key population centre about 25 km from the Syrian-Turkish border, with their deployment said to be aimed at preventing conflict between Syrian and Turkish forces in the region.
The US secretary of state traveled to Jerusalem on Friday for talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, telling reporters after the meeting that “we shared our ideas about how we can ensure Middle East stability together.”
The House of Commons voted 322 to 306 in favour of the Letwin amendment, withholding approval on the Brexit deal hammered out by Prime Minister Johnson last week until MPs can pass legislation to ratify it. Johnson now has to ask Brussels for another Brexit delay, but he has said he will not do so. What happened Saturday, and what happens next?
The teacher resigned last week from a prestigious South African boys’ school and vanished from social media radars after allegations surfaced of her having a string of affairs with the students. There are no criminal charges being pressed as all of the alleged lovers were said to be of age; 16 is the age of consent in the country.
While people opposing the new legislation argued that it may put young people at risk, the bill’s proponents argued that such fears are merely an “overinterpretation” of the new law.
The incident took place after British-owned F-35 fifth-generation fighter jets landed for the first time aboard the new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navy’s largest warship.