Eurozone finance ministers discussed ways to pursue a more growth-friendly fiscal policy mix, in a potential nudge to Germany and the Netherlands to spend more as fears of a downturn grow in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic.
Expanding Heathrow airport is unlikely to be compatible with the UK’s target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, leading scientists have said, adding that government policies are lacking in many other key areas from home insulation and transport to carbon capturing.
European Union foreign ministers are expected to exchange views next month on whether the 28-nation bloc should recognize Palestine as a sovereign state as the US pushes ahead with pro-occupation policies undermining the prospect of the so-called two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
A ban on the export of waste glass, plastic, paper and tires will be phased in from mid next year after environment ministers agreed to a timetable for changes in the way Australia deals with recyclable material.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has asked all his cabinet ministers to step down so that he can form a new government as part of a reform plan aimed at quelling mass protests that have rocked the South American nation.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been warned that no less than 40 of her ministers could resign if she denies them the right to vote for a plan that would block a no-deal exit from the European Union (EU) later this year, a new report suggests.
A resigned minister from British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government has said that “many” more ministers may decide to quit the cabinet to show they are dissatisfied with the way May it negotiating Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.