As Britain’s electorate endorsed just one Green Party candidate to sit in one of the House of Commons’ 650 seats, EU leaders promised to deliver a major economic plan to confront the climate emergency by making Europe the first carbon-neural continent within three decades.
Pictures and plans of Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel’s residence and offices were found on a computer discovered after a raid on a flat used by the men suspected of carrying out last week’s deadly bombings in Brussels, Belgian media reported.
Soldiers patrolled the streets of Brussels on the third day of a security lockdown, as a suspected explosive belt was found dumped near Paris and the mobile phone of a fugitive believed to have taken part in the attacks on November 13 was detected in two locations in the city.
Shopping centres and public transport were the most likely targets of terrorists planning attacks on Brussels, Belgium’s prime minister Charles Michel said as he announced the city’s lockdown would remain in force today.
With France still reeling from the attacks that killed 129 and wounded hundreds, France’s lower house of parliament, the National Assembly, has voted to extend a state of emergency for three months. The measure now goes to the Senate, where it is likely to be approved.