All posts tagged "stuff in English"

  • catalonia-independence
    Spain’s Supreme Court to try 25 Catalonians for rebelion

    MADRID (Reuters).- Twenty-five Catalan leaders will be tried for rebellion, embezzlement or disobeying the state, Spain’s Supreme Court ruled on Friday, in a sharp escalation of legal action against separatists in the northeastern region. One of the...

    • Posted marzo 23, 2018
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  • jeremy corbyn-owen smith
    Corbyn sacks shadow minister for calling for a Brexit referendum

    LONDON (Reuters).– Britain’s opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn sacked his shadow Northern Ireland minister on Friday after he called for a second referendum on Brexit, a move that exposes deep divisions in the party over how and...

    • Posted marzo 23, 2018
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  • bayer-monsanto
    Bayer-Monsanto, a marriage made in hell

    BRUSSELS (Reuters).- German conglomerate Bayer won EU antitrust approval on Wednesday for its $62.5 billion (£44.5 billion) buy of U.S. peer Monsanto, the latest in a trio of mega-mergers that will reshape the agrochemicals industry.The tie-up is...

    • Posted marzo 21, 2018
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  • trump-frustrado
    Donald Trump faces legal storms

    NEW YORK (Reuters).- U.S. President Donald Trump faced legal challenges from women on two fronts on Tuesday as a defamation lawsuit brought by a former Apprentice TV show contestant moved forward and a former Playboy model who...

    • Posted marzo 20, 2018
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  • harvey-weinstein
    The Hollywood sexual predator files for bankruptcy

    HOLLYWOOD (Reuters).- U.S. film and TV studio The Weinstein Company, whose ex-Chairman Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment and assault, said on Monday it filed for bankruptcy with an offer from with an affiliate of...

    • Posted marzo 19, 2018
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  • trump-pointing finger
    Trump will fine all those who leak info

    WASHINGTON (Reuters).- President Donald Trump ordered senior staff after they joined the White House to sign non-disclosure agreements following several leaks in the early months of his administration, the Washington Post reported on Sunday. The agreements stipulated...

    • Posted marzo 18, 2018
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  • protesta-madrid
    Death of street vendor sparks violent protests in Madrid

    MADRID (Reuters).- Hundreds of people held a peaceful protest in central Madrid on Friday to demand better police treatment of street vendors, a day after the death of a Senegalese man sparked clashes with riot police. On...

    • Posted marzo 16, 2018
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  • trump-mcmaster
    Trump decides to remove another top official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters).– U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to replace his national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, but the move is not expected to be made immediately, the Washington Post reported on Thursday. Citing five people with knowledge...

    • Posted marzo 15, 2018
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  • Stephen Hawking and Jane Wilde on their wedding day, July 14, 1966.
    The life and works of Stephen Hawking

    LONDON (BBC).- World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said. The British scientist was famed for his...

    • Posted marzo 14, 2018
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  • Venezuela's Interior and Justice Minister and intelligence service head Miguel Rodriguez Torres speaks during an interview with Reuters in Caracas
    Former Leftist Chávez official arrested in Venezuela

    CARACAS, Venezuela (Washington Post).- Venezuelan police on Tuesday arrested Hugo Chavez’s powerful former spy chief, on accusations of sowing unrest as he leads a movement of disgruntled leftists seeking to replace President Nicolas Maduro. Miguel Rodriguez Torres...

    • Posted marzo 13, 2018
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