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The UK Is Set To Host The UN’s Flagship Climate Change Summit, With Italy On The Brink Of Dropping Its Bid

A formal announcement of a partnership agreement between the UK and Italy — the other leading contender to host COP26 — is expected this week.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 days ago

The Woman Who Has An NDA With Dominic Raab Has Complained To One Of His Top MP Supporters After They Called Her Claims “Vexatious”

The Women and Equalities Select Committee chair Maria Miller told BuzzFeed News: “The matter is being handled by lawyers.”

Alberto Nardelli • 5 days ago

Dominic Raab Is Refusing To Lift A Nondisclosure Agreement He Entered Into With A Woman Former Colleague

BuzzFeed News asked the Tory leadership candidate if he would now lift the confidentiality provisions after one of his top MP backers published a report criticising the use of NDAs in the workplace.

Alberto Nardelli • 8 days ago

An American Sports Website Is On A Hiring Spree For Some Of Britain's Top Football Writers

"[The Athletic has] offered old journalism money, signing-on fees, comp schemes, equity," one writer told BuzzFeed News.

Mark Di Stefano • 8 days ago

The EU’s Embassy In Russia Was Hacked But The EU Kept It A Secret

A “sophisticated cyber espionage event” began in February 2017. Russian entities are believed to be behind the hack, a source told BuzzFeed News.

Alberto Nardelli • 14 days ago

Boris Johnson Is The Favourite To Become The UK’s Next Prime Minister. This Is What The World Really Thought Of Him As Foreign Secretary.

Interviews with seven senior US, European, and UK diplomats and officials paint a picture of a foreign secretary who at times was woefully unprepared for one of the top jobs in British politics.

Alberto Nardelli • 18 days ago

4 Things To Take Away From The European Elections Results

After a European election with record turnout, the only certainty is uncertainty.

Alberto Nardelli • 23 days ago

The President Of France Has Given Up On Trying To Agree With Donald Trump

Can’t rip up a G7 agreement if one doesn’t exist. *taps head*

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

Italy’s Climate Change–Skeptic Government Wants To Host The UN’s Flagship Climate Change Conference

Italy’s candidacy is putting EU governments in a difficult position. The UK meanwhile is lobbying Italy to drop its bid.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

Angela Merkel Doesn’t Want Either Of The EU’s Top Jobs

Merkel will quit politics when she steps down as German chancellor, and has privately made clear she’s not interested in leading the EU.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

Two European Politicians Made A “White Power” Sign As They Were Sworn In As Government Ministers

It comes after the nationalist far-right joined a coalition government in Estonia.

Alberto Nardelli • One month ago

Russia Asked To Dock A Warship Heading For Venezuela In The Mediterranean. Then Things Got Weird.

Russian diplomats were trying to acquire tear gas canisters and riot gear in Malta. Officials suspect Russia planned to load the equipment onto the warship, BuzzFeed News can reveal.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 months ago

Russia Is Trying To Fly Military Planes Into Venezuela Via Syria Again

But Malta has denied Russia permission to use its airspace for the flights, BuzzFeed News has learned.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 months ago

EU Leaders Have Agreed To Delay Brexit To October 31

Theresa May had requested an extension until June, but at a summit in Brussels the leaders rejected both that and a longer delay to the end of the year many had argued for.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 months ago

Emmanuel Macron Doesn’t Want Brexit Delayed Beyond December 2019 At The Latest

The French president also wants checkpoints every three months to ensure the UK is not disrupting EU business, according to European diplomats privately briefed on his thinking.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 months ago

The EU Wants The UK To Approve The Brexit Deal This Week Or Face A Long Delay

A draft memo prepared ahead of this week’s EU summit says the UK would be held to enhanced “sincere cooperation” terms in the event of a 9- or 12-month extension.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 months ago

The EU Thinks That Theresa May’s Request For A Short Delay To Brexit Is “Very Risky”

Several EU governments have doubts about a long extension too, according to a diplomatic note of an EU27 ambassadors meeting seen by BuzzFeed News.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 months ago

Theresa May Has Asked For Article 50 To Be Extended To June 30

The move means Britain could have to participate in elections to the European Parliament.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 months ago

The UK Might Have To Withdraw Troops From A Military Operation In Bosnia In The Event Of A No-Deal Brexit

Command of the operation has already been transferred to a French lieutenant general.

Alberto Nardelli • 2 months ago

Theresa May And Jeremy Corbyn Could Give Scotland, Wales, And Northern Ireland A Veto On Future Changes To A Brexit Deal

The plan would place a significant hurdle on a Brexit-supporting future prime minister to rip up a customs union deal.

Alex Wickham • 2 months ago