EU mulls targeted trade war ‘on troublesome Brexiteer MPs and Tory ministers’

EU mulls targeted trade war ‘on troublesome Brexiteer MPs and Tory ministers’

The European Union is considering a targeted trade war on troublesome Brexiteer MPs and Tory ministers, sources told The Telegraph, as the bloc war-gamed its response to Boris Johnson’s plan to override the Northern Ireland Protocol. A senior diplomatic source said that Brussels has held talks over potential reprisals, including a plan to turn the … Read more

The Weather Network – Potent B.C. storm brings travel worries and power outage risk

The Weather Network – Potent B.C. storm brings travel worries and power outage risk

Wednesday, May 18th 2022, 10:15 am – Potential for record-setting strong winds that could impact ferry travel and also cause power outages through Wednesday in southern B.C. Batten down the hatches, B.C., it’s going to be a very bumpy ride on Wednesday. An unusually strong and fall-like storm is expected to unleash mighty winds that … Read more

Fall of Mariupol appears at hand; fighters leave steel plant

Fall of Mariupol appears at hand; fighters leave steel plant

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Mariupol appeared on the verge of falling to the Russians on Tuesday as Ukraine moved to abandon the steel plant where hundreds of its fighters had held out for months under relentless bombardment in the last bastion of resistance in the devastated city. The capture of Mariupol would make it the … Read more

Two-faced Nicola Sturgeon is a danger to Nato

Two-faced Nicola Sturgeon is a danger to Nato

Critics have already described Nicola Sturgeon’s address on Nato membership to a US audience this week as “delusional”. But there is another epithet worth using with this opportunistic politician, whose enthusiasm for the Western alliance has only emerged since Vladimir Putin’s forces invaded Ukraine. And that is: two-faced. Her words were stunning in their hypocrisy, … Read more