PORTUGAL’S Socialist prime minister demanded the resignation of Euro-group president Jeroen Dijsselbloem yesterday after he insulted the EU’s southern member states.
Antonio Costa said it was “absolutely unacceptable for him to stay in his post.”
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
POLAND will fight the idea of a multi-speed European Union at the bloc’s forthcoming anniversary summit, the ruling conservative party’s leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski declared yesterday.
Leaders from France, Germany, Spain and Italy called earlier this month for groups of...
Tuesday 21st Mar 2017
posted by in World
ARTICLE 50 will be invoked next Wednesday to trigger EU withdrawal talks, Downing Street confirmed yesterday.
Prime Minister Theresa May’s letter officially notifying the European Council of Britain’s intention to quit will start a two-year negotiation process expected to...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
NEITHER London nor Brussels was the rallying cry for one section of SNP supporters at the weekend.
Gerry Fisher told the Star that not all SNP members and supporters agree that Scotland should remain in the bloc despite the party leadership using Brexit as a the pretext to call a...
Monday 20th Mar 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
THIS paper has a proud history of advocating the national and democratic rights of the Scottish and Welsh people.
In a multinational state, a degree of national autonomy is vital for any people wishing to express their own distinctive culture and identity. As nations, Scotland and...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
IRISH Republicans voiced their beef with Brazil yesterday over imports of rotten meat.
Sinn Fein Dail member Martin Kenny demanded a Europewide ban on beef imports in the wake of the Operation Weak Flesh police swoop in Brazil on Saturday, which found dozens of meatpacking firms were...
posted by Morning Star in World
THE Queen signed the Article 50 Bill into law yesterday, giving Prime Minister Theresa May the power to start Brexit negotiations.
Tory MPs cheered as Commons Speaker John Bercow announced that the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) had received royal assent.
Friday 17th Mar 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
RIGHT-WING Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte celebrated victory yesterday over far-right Islamophobe Geert Wilders’s Freedom Party, receiving acclamation from neoliberal politicians across the EU.
Their congratulations had more to do with Mr Rutte having defeated Mr Wilders’s...
Row between Erdogan and Netherlands grows
Wednesday 15th Mar 2017
Former miners’ leader hits out at second referendum call