Germany warns of knock-on effect for consumers ‘will come at a cost’ as it backs ban on Moscow’s oil

EU ban on Moscow’s oil ‘will come at a cost’: Germany warns of knock-on effect for consumers as it backs new sanction Bloc could be forced to soften announcement after Hungary threatened a veto Slovakia and Hungary could be offered ‘an exemption’ or ‘long transition period’ Yesterday Poland said it was now ready to be … Read more

Scott Morrison defends Warringah candidate Katherine Deves in heated press conference

An irritated Scott Morrison told reporters to not interrupt him as he defended controversial Liberal candidate Katherine Deves during a heated press conference.  The prime minister stood by his decision to select Ms Deves as the candidate for Warringah, a key electorate on Sydney‘s northern beaches.   Ms Deves has come under fire for her comments about transgender … Read more

German army reserve charged with SPYING for Russia by handing over details for army bosses

German army reserve is charged with SPYING for Russia by handing over contact details for ‘high ranking’ army bosses and figures from the business world Reserve officer with ties to business community accused of being Russian spy  He gave personal data for high-ranking German generals and business leaders  ‘Ralph G’ is accused of giving dirt … Read more

EU finally gets tough on Moscow banks but Britain urges it to go further as war in Ukraine escalates

EU finally gets tough on Moscow banks… but Britain urges it to go further and bring in even harder measures as war in Ukraine escalates Britain, US, EU and Canada said Russian banks will be barred from Swift system  A Government source said the move will harm 70 per cent of Russia’s main banks Western … Read more

Five female Olympic ski jumpers are disqualified for suits that are ‘too baggy’ in chaotic final

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has come under fire after five female ski jumpers were disqualified from the first mixed team event at the Beijing Olympics for wearing jumpsuits that are ‘too baggy’ in a chaotic final. The suits were inspected during the competition and the FIS said five competitors were disqualified because their suits … Read more

UEFA backs down after threatening legal action against a small German restaurant

We made a meal of it! UEFA back down after ‘over-zealous’ trademark agent threatened legal action against a small German restaurant for naming one of their pizzas the ‘Champignons League’ UEFA has opted not to take legal action against a pizza restaurant in Germany Pizza Wolke – in the town of Giessen – have a … Read more

UEFA takes LEGAL ACTION against a small pizzeria in Germany

You’re taking the pizza! UEFA launches LEGAL ACTION against a small German restaurant for naming one of their dishes the ‘Champignons League’ – claiming it breaches their ‘Champions League’ trademark UEFA has taken bizarre legal action against a small pizza restaurant in Germany Pizza Wolke – in the town of Giessen – have a dish … Read more

Queen Letizia of Spain recycled an outfit worn by her mother-in-law Queen Sofia in 1977

Queen of Letizia paid homage to her mother-in-law’s impeccable sense of style today when she wore a Valentino outfit first donned by Queen Sofia in 1977.  King Felipe VI’s wife, 49. recycled the dress worn by her mother-in-law during a visit to Germany 44 years ago with her husband, the disgraced King Juan Carlos, 84, … Read more

Cheating husband is caught out by SPEED CAMERA: Unsuspecting German wife is sent a traffic fine

Cheating husband is caught out by SPEED CAMERA: Unsuspecting German wife is sent a traffic fine with photo evidence… and realises it is ANOTHER woman driving hubby’s car The woman appeared at Düsseldorf district court after receiving a traffic fine She allegedly broke the limit driving through the Rheinufer Tunnel in Düsseldorf It was later … Read more

Brighten the darkness: Banish winter blues with sweet fragrances and delicate colours 

Brighten the darkness: Banish winter blues with sweet fragrances and delicate colours Nigel Colborn says we have the mildest winters in Northern Europe  UK-based gardening expert recommends making the best of milder winters   Among winter perennials, flowers are appearing sooner and in greater numbers  By Nigel Colborn for the Daily Mail Published: 23:49 GMT, 21 … Read more

Colombian President Ivan Duque apologises after police cadets dressed as Nazis

Colombian President Ivan Duque apologises after police cadets dressed as Nazis for a ‘cultural exchange’ event in honour of Germany Cadets dressed as Wehrmacht, SS with a red swastika, put on Hitler moustaches A replica luftwaffe plane, copies of Nazi firearms, swastikas decorated the event  President Ivan Duque apologised for the stunt Friday, terming it  … Read more

No fist pump for Merkel! German Chancellor is awkwardly left hanging by Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II

Germany‘s Angela Merkel made an embarrassing faux pas on Wednesday when she tried to fist-bump Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II, but was left hanging by the royal. The German chancellor had rolled out the red carpet for Queen Margrethe’s arrival in Berlin, with the royal visiting the country with her son Crown Prince Frederik. As the 81-year-old queen stepped out … Read more

White House mocks Trump for ‘very active imagination’ after he said he was sending…

White House mocks Trump for having a ‘great imagination’ just hours after he said he was sending his ‘Envoy Ambassador’ Ric Grenell to Kosovo to try and carve out a peace deal with Serbia Trump said he’d sent the former ambassador on the foreign policy mission, but Grenell made clear he was there as a … Read more