The new British prime minister, Boris Johnson had his first election defeat in a by-election

United Kingdom: First Election Loss for Boris Johnson

The new British prime minister, Boris Johnson had his first election defeat in a by-election, bringing his parliamentary majority back to a single vote. New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered his first setback at the polls, a party defeat in a by-election that reduced his weak parliamentary majority to just one vote, complicating his […]

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United Kingdom: Boris Johnson appointed prime minister

United Kingdom: Boris Johnson Appointed Prime Minister

Former London mayor Boris Johnson was appointed Tuesday 23rd July 2019 by conservative Party activists to succeed Theresa May and carry out Brexit. Long-time leader to succeed Theresa May, pro-Brexit leader Boris Johnson has been appointed Tuesday 23rd July 2019 by the British Conservative Party activists to be the next prime minister. “We are going to implement Brexit on October 31st,” he said immediately […]

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Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at a campaign rally in Athens on 5 July 2019

Legislative Elections in Greece: Soon the End for Alexis Tsipras?

Greece is back to the polls this Sunday 7th July 2019 to elect their new Prime Minister. Who will be elected between Alexis Tsipras, and the favourite, Kyriakos Mitsotakis? In stifling temperatures, Greece will vote on Sunday for early parliamentary elections at risk for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, which according to all forecasts should stumble after a record of […]

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Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on June 12, 2019 at the National Assembly.

Tax cuts, PMAs, Unemployment, Retirement: What to Remember from Edouard Philippe’s Speech

The Prime Minister was speaking to the Assembly on Wednesday 12th June 2019 for his second general policy speech, which is to launch the works of Act II of the government “For two years now we have been governing and there is always urgency,” said Edouard Philippe in the preamble of his second policy statement on Wednesday, […]

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The maximum speed allowed on secondary roads will not be raised to 90 km/h in Loire-Atlantique

Why Loire-Atlantique Will Keep the Maximum Speed Limit at 80 km/h

In a letter addressed to the Prime Minister, the president of the Department of Loire-Atlantique explains why the maximum authorized speed limit will not be raised to 90 km/h. Friday 7th June 2019, Philippe Grosvalet, President of the Department of Loire-Atlantique, sent a letter to Edouard Philippe, Prime Minister, about the speed limit on departmental roads. #Routes Le Département […]

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The measure will apply from the end of 2021 for products with a "REP" collection and recycling system. And end 2023 "at the latest" for others.

Waste: Destruction of Non-Food Items is Going to be Banned

For Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, this measure taken by a government would be a “world first.” The destruction of non-food items (clothing, household appliances, hygiene or beauty products, etc.), one of the emblematic cases of waste, will be banned within two to four years in France, announced Tuesday, June 4, 2019, the Prime Minister. Minister Edouard Philippe. This measure, presented as a […]

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Theresa May announces her resignation

British Prime Minister Theresa May will resign on June 7th

Unable to reach an agreement on Brexit, Theresa May announced Friday 24th May, 2019 that she would leave 10 Downing Street on June 7th. British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation on Friday 24th May, 2019, following her failure to pass her plan to withdraw from the European Union. The voice strangled by emotion, Theresa May […]

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On Brexit, is this the end of Theresa May, as another minister resigns

Brexit: It Feels Like the End for Theresa May, Another Minister Resigns

The Minister for Parliamentary Relations, Andrea Leadsom, resigned over Brexit on Wednesday 22nd May, 2019, further weakening the position of Theresa May The exit door seemed closer on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 for British Prime Minister Theresa May, whose “last chance” plan to implement Brexit did not convince her majority or the opposition, and earned her a new resignation in her […]

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Relaxing the 80 km/h speed limit could be possibme, Edouard Philippe has said

Relaxing the 80 km/h: Edouard Philippe is in Favour

On Thursday 16th May, 2019, the Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe said he saw “no inconvenience” to let the presidents of departments relax the highly controversial measure. He dragged it like a ball on a chain for months. Edouard Philippe is now in favour of easing the controversial 80 km/h measure on secondary roads. Asked by Franceinfo this Thursday 16th May, 2019, […]

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After the Great Debate, the government promise big projects

After the Great Debate, the Government Promises Big Projects

In the face of the deputies, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Edouard Philippe assured that “powerful and concrete” decisions will be taken to meet the expectations of the French. After the great debate, “major projects”: Edouard Philippe promised Tuesday 9th April, 2019 before the National Assembly responses to the “strong need for transformation ” expressed and the “wall of distrust” separating […]

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