3rd Dec 2023


Kosovo insists on use of 'sovereign' car number plates

Kosovo has given ethnic Serb citizens two months to switch their car number plates from Serbian ones to Kosovar ones, even though the last time it tried to enforce the rule it led to violent clashes in the north and escalating tension with Serbia. "I don't think they will have a big success," Serbian president Aleksandar Vučić said, Reuters reports, while also stepping up training of border-area Serb soldiers.

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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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