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Spain breaks promise to driving instructors

Despite the five month long strike by driving examiners from the General Directorate of Transit (DGT) last year, the government has failed to fulfil its promised pay rise - the agreed terms which brought...

RUSSIA

Activist Liudmila Alekséieva, dead in Russia at 91

Russia’s longest serving and best known defender of human rights, Soviet ex-dissident, Liudmila Alekséiva, died yesterday, in Moscow, at age 91, according to the Presidential Council of Russia for Civil...

CHINA

Huawei affair creating a diplomatic storm

The extradition order for the Huawei VP and daughter of the founder, Meng Wanzhou, has created a diplomatic shockwave between the USA and China. The Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs summoned the American...

Leo Messi against Espanyol: “The Sniper”

Leo Messi is back to demonstrating why he is football’s number one, scoring from a free-kick not once but twice in Saturday’s derby match in Cornella de Llobregat. With four such goals this season,...

EUROPE

Flemish party leaves Belgian government

The government of Belgium is left having to find replacements for three cabinet minsters and two secretaries of state, as the Flemish Nationalist party NV-A has left the executive in protest over Belgium’s...