BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - Romanians who helped build the billion-dollar NATO head office in Brussels are suing their subcontractor who owes them almost $500,000, their lawyer said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The suspects face charges of assault, resisting arrest and vandalism for scuffles that erupted on 10 February when police tried to evict anarchists from a kindergarten that they had occupied for two decades.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Over 63,000 migrants and refugees reached Europe by crossing the Mediterranean Sea through 18 September this year, some 20 percent less than during the same period in 2018, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported on Friday.
The question about the backstop at the Irish border after Brexit has been one of the stumbling blocks of the UK-EU divorce saga. This aspect of Theresa May's deal was agreed on with Brussels, but faced resistance in Britain. However, as the outgoing president of the European Commission signalled in his signature manner, there might be a way out.
Over 5,200 climate strikes will be held in 156 countries around the world from September 20-27, as part of the Global Climate Strike inspired by 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who has called for immediate action on climate change.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Murders of 19 women in domestic violence over the summer has prompted Spain's Feminist Emergency organisation to start out mass protests across more than 250 Spanish cities and towns to demand more attention toward the problem of gender-based violence from the country's politicians, The Guardian reported on Friday.
The Bundeswehr jet lost two 5.6-metre-long containers during a training exercise at an altitude of around 6,000 metres. The tanks, weighing 130 kilograms each, fell on a rural area of the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein.
Brexit Secretary, Stephen Barclay, is holding talks in Brussels with the European Union’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier. Britain is due to leave the EU on 31 October, but a deal has yet to be hammered out.
The Queen makes her speech, prepared beforehand by the government, at the State Opening of Parliament, which is the formal fresh start of a new parliamentary session and is set to happen in the next three weeks, ushering in a new round of Brexit talks.
The visit comes as the UK government launched a 'call for input' on Friday, aimed at preparing London for post-Brexit trade agreements, which is open to public participation until 4 November.
The joint project between Denmark’s National Museum and Slagelse municipality has been in the works for years and finally received approval. The reconstruction will start in the coming months.
At the moment, there is no official information about any casualties. A French police special unit RAID has been spotted near the site of the incident.
Commenting on the divorce process, UK Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said a day before that London "cannot meet" the deadline amid the Irish backstop controversy and needs to finalise all preparations.
No. 10 Downing Street has finally broken its silence on the current Brexit situation, with all sides admitting there has been progress, although outlining further steps to be taken over the Irish backstop. The developments are playing out against the backdrop of Supreme Court hearings looking into if Boris Johnson’s parliament suspension was legal.
The journalists from national broadcaster SVT were on their way to report about plans to erect a controversial mosque.
The polar bear statue, the beloved landmark of the town of Hammerfest in northern Norway, disappeared after a storm that hit Hammerfest in December 2016. Now it's back, and the locals are not impressed.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said that the soon-to-be a year-long Yellow Vests (Gilets Jaunes in French) movement of potent popular protests against certain state policies in France turned beneficial for him in a sense and taught him ways for improvement for the remaining part of his presidential mandate.
Germany has been facing a major influx of migrants and asylum seekers from the Middle East ever since Chancellor Angela Merkel announced an "open doors" policy in 2015. Some politicians and activists argue that it has resulted in a spike in the number of crimes in the country.
Morocco was a French, not a Dutch colony, but around 350,000 people of Moroccan origin live in the Netherlands. Migration from Morocco began after the Second World War but most migrants came between 1965 and 1986.
No 10's Brexit Secretary said that the UK should extend its Brexit deadline to set a new policy on problems over the Irish backstop, UK media reported on Thursday.