Referendums

Government's £9.3million pro-EU ad blitz gave Remain unfair boost in Brexit referendum

THE £9.3million pro-EU Government ad blitz gave Remain an unfair boost in the 2016 referendum, a probe says.<p>Ministers should face curbs on using …

Referendums

Putin idea for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House has rejected a Vladimir Putin-backed effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the region’s future, …

Donald Trump

Brexit referendum was my greatest achievement: Nigel Farage

The Outsiders spoke to Former United Kingdom Independence Party Leader Nigel Farage about the Brexit movement ahead of his speaking tour of Australia.<p>…

United Kingdom

Andrea Leadsom: Chequers plan betrays referendum result

Great Britain

White House ‘Not Considering Supporting’ Putin’s Ukraine-Referendum Proposal

The White House said on Friday that President Trump is not considering supporting Russian president Vladimir Putin’s proposal for a referendum on …

Conservative View

Facebook to lift the lid on Eighth Amendment referendum data

Facebook has agreed to share the bulk of the data it has relating to the recent referendum on the Eighth Amendment in Ireland.<p>Just a couple of months …

Social Media

High Court dismisses two attempts to challenge Eighth Amendment referendum result

Image: Leah Farrell/Rollingnews.ie<p>Image: Leah Farrell/Rollingnews.ie<p>HIGH COURT PRESIDENT Mr Justice Peter Kelly has dismissed two attempts to …

Eighth Amendment

White House: Trump Won't Support Ukraine Referendum

In Helsinki, Putin proposed a referendum in separatist-controlled parts of Ukraine.<p>A White House spokesperson said President Donald Trump is "not …

Donald Trump

White House: Trump Administration Not Considering Supporting Putin-Backed Call for Referendum in Eastern Ukraine

Ukraine<p>Washington (AP) -- White House: Trump administration 'is not considering supporting' Putin-backed call for referendum in Eastern Ukraine.

Trump Administration

Alpharetta takes action on property tax relief

The Alpharetta City Council has advanced an ordinance calling a Nov. 6 referendum to ask voters to approve a new, local homestead exemption, and …

City Politics

Macedonia: Referendum Talks Halt Without Breakthrough

By Sinisa Jakov Marusic<p>Talks between Macedonia’s main ruling Social Democrats, led by Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, and the main opposition VMRO DPMNE …

Macedonia

Gary Lineker goes on massive anti-Brexit rant calling for a second referendum - a week after hitting out at politicians who talk about football

FOOTIE luvvie Gary Lineker risked a massive backlash today as he went on a Twitter rant about Brexit.<p>The BBC presenter called for a second EU …

Gary Lineker

Two separate applications to challenge abortion referendum result refused by the High Court

Mr Justice Peter Kelly also made an order with the effect the referendum result cannot come into formal effect for at least a week to allow Charles …

Judiciary

Referendum commission to oversee blasphemy poll announced

A referendum commission has been set up to oversee the upcoming referendum on proposals aimed at removing a constitutional provision which outlaws …

Polling

Turkey and the Netherlands to normalize relations after row

Turkey and the Netherlands say their relations are on the mend after a diplomatic row in 2017 ahead of a critical Turkish referendum.<p>In a joint …

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Gwinnett’s potential transit referendum: an explainer

Here we are, Gwinnett.<p>The county has adopted an ambitious transit development plan, one that may pave the way for heavy rail all the way from …

Urban Design

Facebook To Share Data On Adverts Targeting Ireland’s Abortion Referendum

'We want transparency about online political advertising.'<p>PA Wire/PA Images<p>Members of the public celebrate at Dublin Castle after the results of the …

Social Media

The 5 at 5: Friday

EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, <i>TheJournal.ie</i> brings you the five biggest stories of the day.<p><b>1. #BACK OFF WITH YER BACKSTOP:</b> British Prime Minister Theresa May …

Eighth Amendment

The case for a second Brexit referendum

THE new Brexit plan has crumpled on its first contact with reality. Faster than even we expected, Parliament has been seized by the idea that Theresa …

Great Britain

Tory MP Philip Davies submits letter of no confidence in Theresa May

Conservative MP Philip Davies has submitted a letter of no confidence in Theresa May to the chair of the backbench 1922 Committee, saying he has …

Great Britain

Report: Putin told Diplomats He Pitched Trump on Crimea Referendum

Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly proposed a “referendum” to decide the future of Ukraine this week to President Donald Trump, and the two …

Russia

Guest Notes: Not more talk of a second EU referendum, optimism lies ahead for Vote Leave and a young addition to an old House

My ears pricked up last Sunday when the Yorkshire playwright Alan Bennett told Andrew Marr: “If there was another referendum, people wouldn’t vote …

Brexit

Are you under 30? Share your views on Brexit process so far

As the government ties itself in knots trying to deliver Brexit, we would like to hear how young people are feeling about the situation as it stands now, and your hopes for the coming months and years.<p>It’s just over two years since the referendum, in which turnout was 64% among 18-24 year olds, …

Politics

Putin Says He Made Offer to Trump on Ukraine

“Vladimir Putin told Russian diplomats that he made a proposal to Donald Trump at their summit this week to hold a referendum to help resolve the …

Donald Trump

These poll figures are for leave voters - not "most of the nation"

This week Leave.eu, an organisation campaigning for Brexit, circulated figures about public sentiment towards the Chequers deal and the Government’s …

Great Britain

Boris Was The Key to the Referendum & Maybe He Can Still Open New Doors?

Boris For PM . . . . . . . He's In My Top Four Picks for the Job!<p>Thursday 19th July 2018<br>Charlie Mullins<p>So, what do people make of Boris' all of a …

Great Britain

Spain drops request for Catalan separatists’ extradition

Spain's Supreme Court has withdrawn its request to have Catalan separatists extradited from Germany. The Spanish government had issued European …

Europe

Putin tells Russian diplomats he suggested to Trump to hold Ukraine referendum: Report

Russian President Vladimir Putin informed Russian diplomats that he offered to hold a referendum to promote peace in eastern Ukraine during his …

Russia

'Not Our MASTERS!': Bulldog Batten BLASTS MPs After Brexit Sellout

UKIP leader Gerard Batten hit out at MPs in a tweet yesterday, arguing that our elected officials are “representatives of the people, not their …

UKIP

Former Catalan minister Ponsati's lawyer welcomes Spanish ruling but remains wary

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Catalan minister Clara Ponsati's lawyer welcomed a Spanish court's decision to withdraw European Arrest Warrants against Catalan politicians, but said it was unclear whether they would be allowed back.<p>Spain's Supreme Court said on Thursday it had withdrawn European Arrest …

Europe