Bulgarians vote in elections Sunday with the Socialists, seen as closer to Russia, aiming to prevent another comeback by two-times centre-right premier Boyko Borisov.
Deeply divided and weakened by the rise of far-left party Podemos, Spain’s Socialists are gearing up for a leadership contest that will see ousted chief Pedro Sanchez attempt a comeback.
Spain’s textile sector, flush with the glittering success of brands such as Zara, is beginning to recover from a crisis sparked by cut-throat competition from Asia that destroyed a third of its firms in less than a decade.
With higher unemployment rates than western Germany and support for the anti-immigration AfD party reaching 20 percent, the country’s former communist east has often been associated with economic decline and xenophobia.
A quarter of a century after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia is finally set to pay off all the foreign debt it inherited from the vanished Communist empire.
German voters go to the polls Sunday in tiny Saarland state where a resurgent centre-left hopes to strike a first blow in their battle to topple Chancellor Angela Merkel this year.
EU fishing fleets are increasingly anxious about their future access to teeming British waters as Britain prepares to trigger the two-year countdown to its exit from the bloc.
Britain will take an unprecedented step into the unknown on Wednesday with the first formal move towards leaving the European Union, starting a two-year process that has already divided the country.
Brexit challenges Britain’s global image of openness and tolerance, but Cool Britannia has what it takes to avoid being suddenly rebranded as uncool just because it quits the EU, advertising professionals say.
As technology permits greater interactivity with fans, sports clubs and leagues have consulted sometimes far-flung supporters on everything from a team’s name to where games should be played.
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