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I've spent the last week speaking to 10 EU ambassadors about Brexit. As a patriotic Brit, I found their words painful to hear

Over the last week, I have been meeting with senior diplomats from across Europe, taking in the views of countries – large and small, and from east …

Selon Bercy, l'"exit tax" sera remplacée par un "dispositif plus ciblé"

"L'exit tax", cette taxe destinée à freiner l'exil fiscal dont Emmanuel Macron avait annoncé en mai la suppression, sera remplacée par un "dispositif …

Emmanuel Macron

'Already Dead to Us': Why the Trump Administration Has a Problem with the International Criminal Court

President Trump’s National Security Adviser John Bolton launched a broadside against the International Criminal Court (ICC), the body mandated by …

International Criminal Court

Juncker unveils plans to recruit 10,000 guards to police EU borders

The proposals come as EU nations argue over who should take responsibility for people rescued in the Mediterranean Sea trying to seek better lives in …

Coast Guard

Everything You Need To Know About The Law The EU Just Passed That Could Change The Internet As We Know It

Frederick Florin / AFP / Getty Images<p>The European Parliament voted to adopt an extremely controversial copyright reform on Wednesday that could have …

Copyright Directive

La cotización del dólar se aquietó luego de otra fuerte intervención del Banco Central

La divisa volvió a acercarse a los $40 para la venta al público y no los superó por una subasta de reservas por US$358 millones; el riesgo país subió …

So Long, Swedish Welfare State?

To outside observers, Sweden seems to have it all. It combines a high living standard with a strong social security net, some of the most progressive …

Europe

Ahorros, créditos, viajes: cómo la devaluación cambió la vida cotidiana

En un arranque de honestidad poco frecuente en la política, el presidente Mauricio Macri reconoció abiertamente ayer en el mensaje difundido a través …

Why Technology Favors Tyranny

I. The Growing Fear of Irrelevance<p>There is nothing inevitable about democracy. For all the success that democracies have had over the past century or …

Artificial Intelligence

ARGENTINA Presentan ajuste de $500.000 M ante un inflexible y enojado FMI

<b>EL 70% DEL PLAN ES SUBIR IMPUESTOS, INCLUYENDO VOLVER AL NIVEL DE RETENCIONES DE DICIEMBRE DE 2015<br>Suspenderán rebajas de la última reforma</b> …

Posible hiperinflación: Están chocando la calesita

<b>También E&R advierte sobre esa chance: Marcelo Trovato (Pronóstico Bursátil) fue quien primero mencionó el riesgo de hiperinflación, y fue muy</b> …

Se espera una caída del PIB de 2% y una inflación de 40%

<b>Por Juan Manuel Antonietta</b> Ayer, después de otro día olvidable para el mercado, el dólar mayorista trepó más de 10% y cerró en $37,6 y el minorista, …

El programa financiero 2018-2019 no convence

Cada vez que habla el ex presidente del Banco Nación, Carlos Melconian, se generan algunos temblores, que no son casuales. Ayer sostuvo, en una …

La crisis económica acorrala a Mauricio Macri

Los mercados presionan para acelerar el ajuste fiscal, pero temen a las consecuencias políticas<p>El derrumbe de la economía argentina sacude el tablero …

Argentina’s economic crisis explained in five charts

BUENOS AIRES - After Argentina’s economy boomed in 2017 and market-friendly President Mauricio Macri’s coalition triumphed at legislative elections last October, economists had rosy expectations for the South American country at the beginning of this year. But a run on the peso currency has shown …

Economy

Después del anuncio de Macri, el dólar en el Banco Nación abrió "estable" a $31,90

En apenas 102 segundos, el presidente Mauricio Macri anunció hoy que le país <b>cerró un acuerdo con el FMI para que el organismo "adelante los fondos</b> …

The United States is riding Europe’s superpower coattails

By Andrew Moravcsik<p><i>Andrew Moravcsik is a professor of politics at Princeton University and a senior fellow at the Transatlantic Academy.</i><p>President Obama and Donald Trump rarely agree on foreign policy. Yet they share one core belief: Our closest allies in Europe are exploiting U.S. military …

Geopolitics

Britain’s Failed Weapons-Control Laws Show Why the Second Amendment Matters

The slippery slope doesn’t end with the confiscation of guns, but with the destruction of the right to self-defense itself.<p>Despite very severe …

Guns

Syrian Migrant Who Stabbed German Woman Says It Is AcceptableiIn His Culture

A 17-year-old Syrian asylum seeker has admitted to stabbing a 24-year-old German woman, claiming that stabbing and potentially killing someone who …

Angela Merkel

Denmark reconsidering EU defense opt-out after meeting with Macron

Denmark's prime minister, Lars Loekke Rasmussen, told France's Macron that he wanted to increase defense cooperation with the EU immediately. He …

Europe

Environment minister Nicolas Hulot quits French government

Nicolas Hulot, France’s ecology minister, Tuesday announced his resignation in a live radio interview.<p>He told France Inter that he was quitting the government: "I make the decision to leave the government," he said, admitting he felt "all alone in pushing" environmental issues in the …

Emmanuel Macron

APL : le double coup de bambou infligé aux allocataires l’an prochain

Le gouvernement vient d’annoncer un quasi-gel des revalorisations des APL l’an prochain. Un nouveau mode de calcul exclura aussi un grand nombre de …

Macron says Europe can't rely on US for security

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> French President Emmanuel Macron told France's overseas ambassadors gathered in Paris on Monday that Europe can "no longer rely" upon the US for its security.<p>"It is up to us today to take our responsibilities and guarantee our own security, and thus have European sovereignty," Macron …

France

Macron hits out at US isolationism and says close EU relationship more important than post-Brexit Britain

Emmanuel Macron, the French president, on Monday said preserving European Union unity was more important than forging a close relationship with post-Brexit Britain, and hit out at what he called US President Donald Trump's "aggressive" isolationism.<p>Mr Macron, who met Theresa May, the prime …

European Union

Chômage : Les tabous de l'indemnisation

EDITO. Il y a pourtant trois raisons qui militent en faveur d'une réflexion sur la durée et la dégressivité de l'indemnisation des chômeurs. Mais …

Paris attack: Knifeman kills his mother and sister in stabbing rampage

A man armed with "several knives" killed his mother and sister and seriously injured another woman in a town near Paris on Thursday, officials said.<p>The man, who police said had been on a terror watch list since 2016, was later shot and killed after confronting police in Trappes.<p>He also stabbed a …

Extremism

If you weren’t scared by the prospect of a no-deal Brexit before, you sure as hell should be now

I’m going to kick you in the teeth with a pair of steel toe-capped Doc Martens. Then I’ll go to work on you with a pair of knuckle dusters. But don’t …

Great Britain

Germany urges EU payment system without U.S. to save Iran deal

BERLIN (Reuters) - Europe needs to set up payment systems independent of the United States if it wants to save the nuclear deal between Iran and major powers that was abandoned by President Donald Trump, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said.<p>"That's why it is indispensable that we strengthen …

South Asia

French president pushes for new changes as criticism grows

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is back from summer vacation and he plans to launch a new push for economic changes as he faces growing criticism at home.<p>The 40-year-old leader holds a Cabinet meeting Wednesday at the Elysee presidential palace.<p>Macron hopes his break will help give …

France

All-renewable energy in California? Sorry, land-use calculations say it's not going to happen

Back in 2012, the environmental organization 350.org and its leader, Bill McKibben, took a “Do the Math” tour across America to talk about “the …

Renewable Energy