The Northern Irish Order of Orange wants to keep the Protestant faith pure and let Northern Ireland be a full part of the United Kingdom. No easy task: Protestants are losing political influence and Brexit raises additional obstacles.
The list of non-cooperative jurisdictions does not apply to EU member states, including Cyprus. Member states are already meeting the tax requirements now that the various BEPS measures have been introduced in the EU through several directives. This is what state secretary Van Rij of Finance writes in the note following the report on the approval act of the tax treaty with Cyprus.
Prince Edward and his wife Sophie met with the president of Cyprus on Tuesday. The Wessexes were received at the presidential palace by Nikos Anastasiadis and his wife Andri Anastasiades.
Cyprus is an attractive place for many Russians. They invest their money in luxurious apartments, or celebrate an expensive holiday there. But since the outbreak of war, life has changed.
The government of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will present legislation on Monday in which the Brexit agreements will be adjusted unilaterally. You can read it on the UK House of Commons website. The change will only increase tensions between the EU and the UK.
He never succeeded in becoming a member of the British House of Commons, but nevertheless became “the most influential politician in the last 150 years of British history” due to Brexit, according to his biographer Michael Crick.
The Republican and nationalist Irish party Sinn Fein wants to organize a referendum in the next ten years to unite the British province of Northern Ireland and the EU country Ireland into a single country. “We have to win the heads and hearts of the People,” Party leader Mary Lou McDonald said in London on Tuesday.
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which wants Northern Ireland to remain part of the United Kingdom, is obstructing the formation of a new administration. The DUP lost last week in the elections won by Republican Sinn Féin, but the Northern Ireland administration must consist of both unionists and Republicans. The country is facing a political crisis.