Champs-Élysées in yellow: Protesters march through central Paris demanding Macron resign

Paris is bracing for yet another round of Yellow Vest protests, with demonstrators taking to the streets of the capital. More than 10,000 are expected to join the march, with the slogan ‘Macron Resign’. France is gripped by the fifth consecutive weekend of Yellow Vests rallies, named after the high-visibility clothing drivers are required to […]

Tens of thousands of Scots turn out in capital demanding second independence vote (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Edinburgh’s streets turned blue on Saturday as tens of thousands of Scots marched to demand independence. The high attendance is in defiance of London’s insistence that there is no “appetite” for independence in Scotland. Marching under the slogan of ‘All Under One Banner,’ the campaign hopes to unite Scots of different political stripes to advocate […]

House Democrats are demanding answers from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai about his now-debunked cyberattack claim

Alex Wong/Getty Images Some of the leading Democratic members of the House of Representatives committee that oversees the Federal Communications Commission sent a letter Tuesday to Ajit Pai, the agency’s chairman. In the letter, the representatives criticized Pai for falsely claiming that the FCC was the victim of a cyberattack last year. The representatives demanded […]

England vs Colombia: 270,000 sign petition demanding REPLAY on grounds of 'fair play'

England dumped Colombia out of the World Cup after a penalty shootout on Tuesday night following a heated and controversial match. Eric Dier slotted in the winning penalty after Jordan Pickford’s stunning save from Carlos Bacca. John Stones has branded Colombia the dirtiest side he’s ever faced, while Diego Maradona declared England’s victory a ‘monumental […]

Man Utd lead Chelsea in race to sign Gareth Bale with Real Madrid demanding £80m

United will face competition from Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Paris St Germain for a player Jose Mourinho has always said he would be at “the front of the queue” for if he became available. That looks likely now with Real’s hierarchy wanting to use the £80m from Bale’s sale to finance a deal to bring […]

Transfer news: Liverpool boss demanding Max Meyer deal as Arsenal plot ‘generous’ offer

The Schalke midfielder is out of contract at the end of the season and doesn’t look set to extend his stay in the Bundesliga. Meyer claims to have been bullied by Schalke sporting director Christian Heidel, saying: “I simply did not want to stay with Schalke and work under Heidel. “It’s all about this. Lately, […]

Latvia’s top banking official is accused of demanding bribes

ILMARS RIMSEVICS, for 17 years the governor of Latvia’s central bank, had been due to retire next year. Instead, he is facing calls to resign. On February 17th Latvia’s anti-corruption authority detained him on suspicion of demanding bribes of at least €100,000 ($ 123,000). That sparked international concern. Mr Rimsevics is a member of the […]

Latvia’s top banking official is accused of demanding bribes

ILMARS RIMSEVICS, for 17 years the governor of Latvia’s central bank, had been due to retire next year. Instead, he is facing calls to resign. On February 17th Latvia’s anti-corruption authority detained him on suspicion of demanding bribes of at least €100,000 ($ 123,000). That sparked international concern. Mr Rimsevics is a member of the […]

Comcast accused of demanding $3.5 million “punitive ransom” from rival

(credit: Comcast) A cable company that competes against Comcast says it was forced “to pay a punitive ransom totaling nearly $ 3.5 million” in order to keep airing Comcast-owned TV programming. Wave Broadband, which has about 455,000 customers in Washington, Oregon, and California, filed a complaint against Comcast-owned networks with the Federal Communications Commission in […]

Tens of thousands of Greeks are demanding that Macedonia change its name

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Tens of thousands of flag-waving Greeks gathered in the northern city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to demand that Macedonia change its name because it’s also the name of the Greek province of which Thessaloniki is the capital. Greece and the Republic of Macedonia, which share a border, have […]