Only one day after the Queen approved another suspension of the UK Parliament, the Government has summoned MPs to hold an emergency session on Saturday October 19 - the day after the make-or-break EU summit.
Boris Johnson summons MPs for dramatic Parliamentary session on Saturday
Britain’s government plans to hold a special sitting of Parliament on Oct. 19, whether or not Prime Minister Boris Johnson secures a Brexit deal with the European Union, a government source said on Wednesday.
UK plans rare weekend sitting of Parliament, Brexit deal or no deal
Former European Central Bank Chief Economist Peter Praet appealed for calm in an increasingly bitter row over monetary policy that threatens to mar President Mario Draghi’s final weeks in office.
Former Draghi lieutenant appeals for calm in ECB stimulus row
US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw American military forces from the Syria-Turkey border has caught everyone by surprise, including the UK, which counts as one of America’s strongest allies.
Trump’s withdrawal decision leaves Britain’s Syria policy in disarray
In the latest scandal to hit the UK’s core counter-terrorism strategy, known as Prevent, it has been revealed that counter-terror police across Britain have been running a secret database containing details of all Prevent referrals.
British police forces operate large secret database targeting minorities
A nucleus of four EU countries was trying Tuesday to coax more reluctant member states to take a share of rescued asylum-seekers, a day after another Mediterranean migrant boat tragedy.
EU urged to share refugees as boat tragedies mount
Brexit talks between Britain and the European Union appeared to be on the verge of collapse on Tuesday, with Brussels accusing London of intransigence and threatening the bloc's future.
Britain's Brexit talks with EU appear on verge of collapse
The European Union’s incoming top diplomat Josep Borrell said the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran must be preserved, stressing that “the political unity of the Europeans will be crucial" in keeping the agreement going.
Incoming top EU diplomat: Europeans’ unity crucial in keeping JCPOA going
Italy’s economic outlook is growing dimmer, adding pressure on the government to deliver on its tricky promise of an expansionary budget while setting aside billions to avoid a planned increase in sales-tax.
Italy’s economic risks grow as Gualtieri seeks stimulus money

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