Tag Archives: European people

30Oct/17

Protesters disrupt Polanski retrospective after new rape allegations

PARIS, FRANCE (OCTOBER 30, 2017) (REUTERS) – Protesters disrupted the opening of a retrospective of Roman Polanski’s work in Paris on Monday (October 30) following new rape allegations against the French-Polish film director. Continue reading

24Sep/17

Anglea Merkel wins fourth term – exit polls

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been re-elected for a fourth term in federal elections, exit polls suggest. Pascale Davies reports. Continue reading

07May/17

French news bulletin announces Macron ahead in prelminary election result

PARIS, FRANCE (MAY 7, 2017) (FRANCE2) – Centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was forecast as the victor in preliminary election results broadcast on French television on Sunday (May 7), leading with 65.1 percent compared to 34.9 percent in favour of far right candidate Marine le Pen.
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07May/17

Macron clearly leading in French presidential elections – Belgian media

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (MAY 7, 2017) (REUTERS) – More than 60 percent of voters have cast their votes for Emmanuel Macron in the French elections according to polls carried out on Sunday (May 7) say Belgian media.
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30Apr/17

Week ahead: all change for France, but not for Fed?

It could be ‘all change’ for France’s political leadership as Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen face off in the second round of a presidential election. But, as David Pollard reports, ‘no change’ is expected as the Federal Reserve meets for its latest policy decision.It could be ‘all change’ on the political front as Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen face off in the second round of France’s presidential election. But, as David Pollard reports, ‘no change’ is expected as the Federal Reserve meets for its latest policy decision. Continue reading

13Apr/17

Berlusconi finalises sale of Italy’s AC Milan to Chinese group

Chinese investors complete the deal to buy Italian soccer club AC Milan from former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi.

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10Apr/17

Berlusconi “saves” Easter lambs, angering Italy’s meat lobby

Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has infuriated Italy’s meat industry by joining a vegetarian campaign and “adopting” five lambs that would have been butchered for Easter.
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10Apr/17

Far-right’s Le Pen sets her eyes on French election win

Polls indicate that French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s “detoxifying” of her party’s image, shifting the focus onto the forgotten victims of globalisation, has been a success and many see her topping the first round vote on April 23. But they also see her losing the second round run-off to a mainstream rival.
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08Dec/16

Christmas comes early for France’s Le Pen

France’s far right politician Marine Le Pen visits Paris’ biggest Christmas market as polls show her topping the first round of the 2017 election. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Continue reading

06Dec/16

Austrian President-elect says his win a “clear signal” for European values

Austrian President-elect Alexander Van der Bellen calls his victory a “clear signal” that European values still work and urges for “tactful” dialogue.

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