French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has shrugged off nationwide protests against planned reforms to France’s strict labor regulations, saying on Wednesday he was “listening” but would nonetheless press ahead with the bill.
British lawmakers voted a key Brexit bill past its first big hurdle in Parliament early Tuesday. But many legislators branded the bill a government power grab, and vowed to change it before it becomes law.
Turks can safely come to Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, dismissing a warning from Ankara that its citizens should take care when travelling there due to what it said was an increase in anti-Turkish sentiment.
Hundreds of thousands of Catalans are expected to rally in the streets of Barcelona today in what campaigners hope will be a show of support for independence after Madrid moved to block a planned referendum on the region’s split from Spain.