VERONA (Sputnik) - The 12th annual Eurasian Economic Forum "Business Connecting Eurasia Dialogue - From the Atlantic to the Pacific" kicks off in Verona on Thursday, focusing on a large range of topics with a particular emphasis on the partnership between Europe and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
After an investigation across Europe, Shane O'Brien, who killed 21-year-old Josh Hanson in a bar in 2015, was found guilty at the beginning of October. This comes following a three-year manhunt for the killer after he vanished from the UK with the help of criminal associates.
Previously, 39 dead migrants, apparently smuggled into the UK from Bulgaria, were found in a lorry container in Essex, with one of them being underage. British police are investigating the incident and have arrested the 25-year-old truck driver on suspicion of murder.
The bombshell interview with the US actress-turned-British royal, in which she complained about the pressure she is under as a new member of the monarchy, was fully released on Sunday, but debate over her emotional confession doesn’t seem to have cooled down. Wendy Williams, famous for her spats with celebrities, has decided to chime in as well.
Under European Union rules heavy goods vehicles are allowed to travel freely between any of the 28 members states. In the event of a no deal Brexit, lorries from the EU will probably be subject to border checks.
Preliminary reports suggest that the assault is not linked to terrorism. The area of the incident is now cordoned off by local police.
After Swede Felix Kjellberg snatched the title of YouTube King /most subscribed to individual vlogger, it seems like he and his wife Marzia Kjellberg will soon be named the cutest online couple, at least judging by the Twitter reaction to their new ink.
The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, will call a general election if the European Union agrees to delay Brexit until January. Mr Johnson has said a Brexit with the UK outside of the customs union would allow Britain to arrange free trade deals with countries like the United States.
Brexit is in purgatory after Parliament’s two controversial votes on Tuesday. With eight days left the British public seems to have decided to take action and wants to take matters into its own hands.
According to preliminary data, a truck that was found by the police earlier in the day reportedly came from Bulgaria and crossed the UK border on 19 October.
UK lawmakers voted by a slim majority on 22 October to endorse Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill in principle, in what is the first major victory for him in Parliament.
SEOUL (Sputnik) - Sweden hopes for the resumption of working-level nuclear talks between the United States and North Korea, and plans to soon invite the sides to hold a meeting in Stockholm, Kent Harstedt, the Swedish special envoy for Korean Peninsula affairs, said on Wednesday.
Essex police were called by the ambulance service shortly before 1:40 a.m. BST (12:40 a.m. GMT) following the horrific discovery at Waterglade Industrial Park on Eastern Avenue, Grays, the Huffington Post reported citing police.
British lawmakers briefly gave Prime Minister Boris Johnson hope that his Brexit deal would be enforced before the October 31 deadline — only to reject a short schedule for its debate.
Police intervention has been underway since the morning of 23 October in Saint-Raphael, in Var, southern France, Le Parisien reported citing the national police.
While women on average have better grades at school, they tend to be outperformed by men on the college test, which the organisation Liberal Students ascribed to a “higher cognitive ability”. Yet they've still advocated for the test's abolition, despite the fact that women already outnumber men at Swedish colleges.
The UK press provided broad coverage of the tumultuous day at Westminster yesterday, with editors’ creativity going as far as mentioning the Bonfire night and Guy Fawkes’ botched plot. Yet, whatever the “purgatory” that Brexit is going through, the recurrent motif is that Parliament is preventing the “historic” deal from happening.
The survey showed a marked generation gap in attitudes towards immigration. While younger people generally tend to be more positive, older people are clearly more negative.
MADRID (Sputnik) - Spain’s acting interior minister said in parliament on Tuesday that the situation in restive Catalonia was back under control, after thousands protested against convictions for separatists.
The explosion occurred after two unidentified men played with and mishandled what appeared to be a hand grenade, according to witnesses.