South America Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:55:00 GMTTwo of Italy's richest regions vote for more autonomy
Two of Italy's richest northern regions have voted for more autonomy, according to their leaders. More than 90% of voters in Lombardy, home to Italy's financial capital Milan, and the Veneto region around Venice, voted yes in t...Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:51:00 GMTBrexit countdown: PM May faces Parliament and Davis travels to Paris
UK Brexit Secretary David Davis will travel to Paris on Monday for talks days after French President Emmanuel Macron suggested Britain would need to up its divorce payment offer to unlock trade negotiations. Davis will have din...Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:45:00 GMTUK's biggest business lobbies calling for urgent Brexit transition deal
Britain's five biggest business lobby groups are calling for an urgent Brexit transition deal, or they warn the UK risks losing jobs and investment. In a joint letter being sent to Brexit Secretary David Davis, the groups, incl...Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:40:00 GMTStaunch Remainer convinced there's no way to prevent UK leaving the EU
The conservative former chancellor Ken Clarke has said he believes there is now no way to prevent the UK leaving the EU. The staunch Remainer said there was “little doubt” that Brexit would take place and argued a second re...Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:25:00 GMTUN Human Rights High Commissioner visits Peru and Uruguay
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein will visit Peru and Uruguay this week to discuss progress and challenges concerning human rights in these countries. He will also launch a joint plan of action by th...