2nd Dec 2023


Weber opens door to alliance with greens and liberals

Manfred Weber, the lead candidate of the centre-right European People's Party (EPP) on Sunday said like-minded parties seeking a stronger Europe need to unite and join forces. "That is my invitation to the socialists, the liberals, and also to the Greens - and having the figures in mind, the Greens are also the winners of the day - and that is why the Greens are possible partners," he said.

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Brussels denies having no 'concern' on Spain's amnesty law

The Spanish government remains secretive about its negotiations with pro-independence Catalans, but claims the EU Commission has "zero concerns" about their proposed amnesty law for Catalan separatists. The EU executive denies that.


Dubai's COP28 — a view from the ground

Discussion of the biggest existential threat humanity has ever faced is barely mentioned on billboards or signage in Dubai — yet visitors are made aware quite quickly that t world rugby sevens tournament is imminent.

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