Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Ecstatic opposition leaders vowed to use their new majority in Venezuela’s legislature to free jailed opponents of the Socialist government, but also said they would not move to dismantle popular welfare policies.
Tue, 08 Dec, 2015
President François Hollande replaced his maverick leftist economy minister with a former Rothschild partner yesterday, in a reshuffle intended to reconcile his efforts to revive the stagnant French economy with deficit-cutting orthodoxy.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2014
Tensions over Gibraltar escalated yesterday when the British territory’s chief minister accused Spain of “sabre-rattling” and behaving like North Korea after Madrid floated the idea of a new border crossing fee and airspace controls.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2013
A French court has fined Gerard Depardieu €4,000 and suspended his driver’s licence for six months in a drink-driving case that started when the actor fell off his scooter in Paris in November and ended up being taken to a police station.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013
The day after receiving his new Russian passport from President Vladimir Putin, French actor Gerard Depardieu yesterday flew to the provincial town of Saransk, where he was greeted as a local hero and offered an apartment for free.
Mon, 07 Jan, 2013