Mateusz Morawiecki wrote on Facebook that he spoke with Merkel, whose country holds the rotating European Union presidency, about the 1.8 trillion-euro ($2.1 trillion) budget for 2021-2027 and the urgently needed coronavirus recovery package that is to be implemented in January. … [Read more...] about Polish PM says he’s told Merkel of plan to veto EU budget
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The lack of progress is frustrating since the EU had sounded optimistic about a deal last Friday and had committed to be “creative" in its approach during the final stages of the talks. Barnier was on Friday briefing EU member states and the EU parliament, which all have to give their consent to any deal reached with the U.K. … [Read more...] about Another week gone, Brexit trade talks remain stuck
The Hungarian government’s official spokesmen were slightly more tactful, with Tamas Menczer, of the country’s foreign ministry, saying Clooney should be respected as an actor but that his words on Hungarian politics were “foolish” and “nobody should treat him like a global political oracle.” … [Read more...] about Hungarians on ‘Soros Puppet’ George Clooney: ‘Imbecile’ Who Couldn’t Find Their Country on Map
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's near fainting spell during the 2016 election campaign was seized on by her opponents. And concerns over President Donald Trump's mental and physical health have dogged his presidency, with his fast food habits, lack of exercise, age and weight all coming under scrutiny. … [Read more...] about Merkel says she’s taking care of herself. But what should we know about a leader’s health?
According to Austrian Finance Minister Gernot Bluemel, if the European Union (EU) forces the ski sector to shut down, 2 billion euros could be lost. Bluemel argued the EU should pay for this financial loss. … [Read more...] about Germany asks Alpine countries to close ski resorts amid pandemic