UK Prime Minister Theresa May has offered to pay £40 billion (US$53bln) for the Brexit divorce bill. According to the Independent, the sum was agreed with members of May’s cabinet after a meeting on Monday, November 20. The proposal is expected to break a deadlock in the Brexit negotiations.
The ongoing political crisis in Germany sends a strong signal to EU leaders and throws into doubt the prospect of Angela Merkel's fourth term. The German Chancellor has just a few ways to break the existing stalemate, however, all these options are "bad" for her, RIA Novosti political observer Vladimir Ardaev writes.
Crew members on-board Britain's Royal Navy assault ship HMS Albion are almost ready to make a splash after receiving operational sea training in the UK.
For the past couple of days, Germany has experienced an unprecedented level of political turmoil that has seen the collapse of Angela Merkel's efforts to form a ruling coalitional government, even putting the Iron Frau's fourth term as Chancellor at risk.
Britain has lost its seat on the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for the first time since its creation in 1946. Sputnik spoke to Ben Donaldson, the United Nations Association's Head of Campaigns, who said the loss of the seat to India showed Britain was losing influence.
A senior counterterror consultant in the UK has told Sputnik that proposed new anti-terror laws tread dangerous ground as a probe by British intelligence and law enforcement has been criticized as "investigating themselves."
Russia's envoy to the European Union commented on the recent situation with the European Permanent Structured Cooperation, which is aimed at the development of the defense capability and its accessibility for European military operations.
An old factory building in the Swedish city of Norrköping has become the world's tallest candlestick, where advent lights are switched on every Christmas.
Brexit minister David Davis told a conference of business leaders that the UK is prepared for "no deal" with the European Union.
Denmark is busy building an 85-meter radar tower on the island of Bornholm which is specifically designed to host interception equipment in a bid to resume spying over Russia.
The issue of nuclear energy safety has come to the fore in France amid reports about malfunctioning fuel rods in several of the country's nuclear facilities.
"Severe political crisis" and "the failure of Merkel's system," are some of the reactions across Europe to the breakdown of coalition talks in Germany. Many European newspapers expressed concern about the impact that uncertainty in Germany will have on the European Union as a whole.
On Tuesday, UK Brexit minister David Davis said that the Brexit Divorce Bill with the EU was the most likely outcome of talks. However, the British government was prepared to turn the deal down.
According to reports, on Tuesday morning 500 police officers searched buildings in the cities of Kassel, Hannover, Essen and Leipzig.
Sweden will be abolished as a sovereign nation state and become part of the US-like European Federation ruled from Brussels. Well, at least if the Nordic nation's Liberal Party has its way.
The Russian military planes will not be exhibited at the week-long airshow that will be held in Hampshire, the United Kingdom.
Sweden, a country renowned for its stance on gender equality, has launched a brochure on transsexuality aimed at toddlers. The book is about a horse that wants to be a dog and its owner who wants to be a woman.
The gridlock in the London-Brussels talks on the UK's withdrawal from the EU doesn't show signs of going away.
The self-proclaimed African nation of Somaliland has gained considerable attention across the world, including in Scandinavia. In Sweden, one of the first EU nations to recognize Palestine and one which has also been toying with the recognition of Western Sahara, several forces pushing for recognizing Somaliland have emerged.
The Dutch capital has managed to secure the right to host the offices of the European Medicines Agency after an intense three-round vote which ultimately had to be resolved by drawing lots.
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