The danger of a No Deal Brexit has become urgent and real with both the two final candidates for the Tory leadership saying they would accept such an outcome.
US share markets rose sharply on news of the announcement that Presidents Xi and Trump would meet at the G20 summit – as the Financial Times simply summarised it ‘Trump plan to meet Xi on trade sends US equities sharply higher’.
The searing heat that has scorched northern and central India for more than 30 consecutive days, with appalling consequences, is a further indication that we are in a new climate reality.
The US Democratic Party primary campaign is now getting well underway and the most important issue in this contest, from the point of view of the interests of the US working class, is whether Bernie Sanders can secure the party’s nomination for President.
There are mounting fears that under the guise of delivering ‘humanitarian aid’ the US is trying to stage-manage a confrontation to provide a pretext for a US military attack on Venezuela.
Spain’s minority PSOE (socialist) government has fallen and new elections are scheduled for 28 April.