James Matthews, a British volunteer who fought with the Kurdish YPG in Syria against ISIS, will be charged with a terror offence, Metropolitan Police have announced. The charge alleges that he attended “a place or places in Iraq or...
On 29 January, the government in the Republic of Ireland announced a referendum for May 2018 on whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment of the Irish Constitution. Put in place in October 1983, the amendment “recognizes” the life of the...
An end is near in the German political crisis that has been raging since the election in November led to no clear majority. Chancellor Merkel, the figure present in German politics for over a decade, looks set to secure...
French President Emmanuel Macron was in the UK last week, with both countries seeking to strengthen bilateral ties as Brexit approaches. Macron, who won last year’s Presidential election against the Front National’s Marine Le Pen, has been held up...
The Italian election will pit the centre-left coalition, led by incumbent Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni’s Democratic Party, against an alliance of right and centre-right parties led by the controversial former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and his Forza Italia party....
One year after the inauguration of Donald Trump, the US Government shutdown. From 20-23 January, non essential government services stopped working throughout the US, and thousands of federal workers stopped being paid. The shutdown happened as the Senate failed to...