World, As Seen from the most beautiful islands: Ireland and Cyprus

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UK and EU will continue to discuss the post-Brexit trade terms

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British and European Brexit negotiators will continue Monday to discuss the future relationship between the EU and the United Kingdom. Earlier sessions yielded little. According to European negotiator Michel Barnier, the British are slowing down the negotiation rhythm on “very important matters”, he complained again on Friday.

EU hopes on strong rebound in 2021

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The EU will experience a “recession of historical proportions” this year due to the corona crisis. The European Commission expects an average 7.7 percent contraction for the nineteen euro countries and an average unemployment rate of 9.6 percent. But next year the euro zone will creep out of the valley, EU hopes. Brussels expects an average growth of 6.3 percent with an increase in...

Irish voters’ revolt ended up in nothing

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Mary Lou McDonald, the party leader of left-wing republican Sinn Féin (SF), who has just recovered from a coronavirus infection, has checked. She won the elections with 14 seats. With 37 seats, SF reached the same level as Fianna Fáil of Micheál Martin, who lost 7 seats. And she got two more seats than Prime Minister Leo Varadkar’s ruling party Fine Gael. If there had been more Sinn Féin...

New restrictions in France, still no end for quarantine in sight

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French President Emmanuel Macron addresses the people for the third time on Monday evening (8.02 p.m.) to combat the new corona virus. According to French media, he does not provide relief to the population, but will come up with more measures and will considerably extend the lockdown. Macron believes the time has come to relax measures, as the virus is not getting much weaker and he fears the...

World, As Seen from the most beautiful islands: Ireland and Cyprus

From Trinity st. to Limassol, Cyprus

Ireland and Cyprus have one thing in common. The most beautiful islands are divided. Even proportions are strikingly similar. Both nations strive for unity and a good glass of the news.

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