Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «commission»

November 18, 2018 12:24 AM 'Stolen friend': Rapa Nui seek return of moai statue

Prominent among the eclectic hoard of treasures in London's British Museum is the imposing figure of Hoa Hakananai'a, a four-tonne basalt statue from the Chilean Pacific territory of Rapa Nui - named Easter Island by European explorers. The statues, known as moai, were carved by the island's indigenous Rapa Nui people to embody the spirit of a prominent 9

November 15, 2018 7:24 PM Italy shock poll as 60 percent think the EU is bad for them

SIX in ten Italians feel mistreated by the European Union, a shock poll claims. More than half of Italians polled are losing trust in the EU as just seven percent still believe the institution has their best interests at heart. These bombshell revelations come as Italy is still on a collision course with the EU after refusing to change its budget plan. The populist 13

November 15, 2018 4:52 PM 'EU speak French NOT English!' Juncker makes bizarre demand before walking off stage

EUROPEAN Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker appeared to take a pop at the United Kingdom leaving the European Union as he avoided addressing South Africa President Cyril Ramaphose because "French is an official language of the EU more and more." This was in stark contrast to the other senior politicians speaking at the opening of the event, who delivered 10

November 15, 2018 1:56 AM World War 3: US could LOSE a future war with Russia or China

THE US could lose a potential future war with Russia, China or other countries due to a loss in military advantage according to a new report delivered to the US Congress. A report by the National Defence Strategy Commission warned the US military no longer has a global advantage and could lose the next conflict it is in. The report said: "The US military 6

November 14, 2018 7:47 AM EU CRISIS: Italy DEFIES Brussels over budget spending plans

ITALY remains on a collision course with the EU after refusing to change its budget plan. The European Commission had given Rome a deadline of midnight to respond to its demands. Brussels could now launch an “excessive deficit procedure” (EDP) against Italy as early as November 21. The EDP could see the Commission impose financial penalties of up to 0.5 per cent of GDP, which 10

November 13, 2018 1:02 PM BREXIT BREAKTHROUGH: Cabinet told to STANDBY to agree deal

THERESA May has told her Cabinet to expect to sign off on her Irish backstop on Wednesday or Thursday as a Brexit deal in November becomes more likely. The Prime Minister told ministers they could be recalled for a meeting to give her the go-ahead to conclude a Brexit deal with Brussels. UK and European Union negotiators are still busy at work in Brussels 8

November 13, 2018 7:18 AM Italy 'will WIN' against EU: Economist admits budget crisis could UNRAVEL eurozone

A LEADING economic analyst has predicted that Italy will triumph over the European Union, as the budget standoff between the two sides comes to a head tomorrow. There are mounting fears around the future of the EU, ahead of tomorrow's Brussels-imposed deadline for Italy to submit a revised budget. The European Commission rejected Italy’s 2019 budget 7

November 12, 2018 9:23 PM FORTNITE WARNING: Police issue alert after children targeted by predators

Sergeant Jean-Luc Tremblay with the Richelieu Saint-Laurent police said the predator, or predators, tried to infiltrate groups of friends by offering them a chance to advance their game in exchange for providing revealing photos. The authorities have been working with schools to discuss the methods these sick individuals are using to lure minors into a sextortion 7

November 12, 2018 6:28 PM ‘Adding tragedy to tragedy’ Juncker admits EU leaders in Brussels TERRIFIED over no deal

JEAN-CLAUDE Juncker has admitted that a no deal Brexit would be unthinkable for leaders of the EU, insisting that an agreement “has to be done” in the coming weeks to avoid catastrophe. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has refused to contemplate a no deal Brexit scenario, despite concerns in Britain and Brussels over a lack of progress 17

November 9, 2018 6:58 PM Leicester City owner to get statue outside King Power Stadium after fatal helicopter crash

As the club prepares for an emotional return to the King Power Stadium, it reveals that a statue to Khun Vichai will be built. The tribute is confirmed in the programme for the Foxes' first home game since the tragedy. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's son, known to fans as "Top", writes: "I plan to commission a statue of my father, for outside King Power Stadium 10