Post-Brexit fishing licenses: the United Kingdom refuses the “deadline” of December 10, supposed to settle the dispute with France

Under the agreement validated eleven months ago between London and Brussels, European fishermen can continue to work in UK waters provided they can prove that they previously fished there. But the French and the British argue over the nature and extent of the supporting documents to be provided. SAMEER AL-DOUMY / AFP Eleven months after … Read more

Gambia: outgoing Adama Barrow declared winner of the presidential election, his opponents dispute the results

Support for outgoing President Adama Barrow, declared the winner of the presidential election in The Gambia, Sunday 5 December. JOHN WESSELS / AFP It was a crucial vote for this young democracy. Outgoing President Adama Barrow was declared the winner of the presidential election in The Gambia on Sunday (December 5th). Even before the final … Read more

Truce between the United States and Europe in their dispute over steel and aluminum

Joe Biden visits an aluminum plant in Manitowoc (Wisconsin, USA) on September 21, 2020. JIM WATSON / AFP The European Union (EU) and the United States inaugurated, Sunday, October 31, ” a new era “ of their relationship – failing to be able to find the one that prevailed before the stormy mandate of Donald … Read more

Dispute over reform agenda: Biden travels to Europe weakened domestically

Bevor president Joe Biden landed in Rome, he learned that his most recent attempt to rally his party behind his reform agenda had also failed. He had put the Democrats under public pressure and had thus taken a personal risk: There had to be an agreement on the social and climate package before his trip … Read more