After Boris Johnson’s letter, relations at the lowest between Paris and London

French fishing boats block the entrance to the port of Saint-Malo (Ille-et-Vilaine) on November 26, 2021. SAMEER AL-DOUMY / AFP At its lowest, relations between France and the United Kingdom deteriorated further on Friday, November 26. Less than 48 hours after the death of twenty-seven people (including seven women and three children) in the Channel, … Read more

The moment of truth for Boris Johnson, who wants to be “exemplary” on the climate

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomes His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan to London on October 28, 2021. JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP In mid-October, Boris Johnson spent a few days of vacation, with wife and child, in a luxury villa loaned by a conservative friend in Marbella, in southern Spain. The tabloids reveled in … Read more

2021 Boris Mints Institute Prize for Global Challenges awarded to Dr. John N. Nkengasong for vital contribution to Africa’s response to COVID-19

– Prestigious annual award and $100,000 prize is given to outstanding researchers developing global solutions for society’s greatest challenges – Dr. Nkengasong is named as 2021 Prize Laureate, in recognition of his work leading an effective and evidence-based response to the COVID-19 pandemic across Africa – Previous winners have included Nobel Prize winners and leading … Read more

Boris Johnson minimizes crises and draws on ideas from the left

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Conservative Party Congress in Manchester on Wednesday 6 October 2021. JON SUPER / AP Crisis, which crisis ? Wednesday October 6, from Manchester where he closed the annual conference of the Conservative Party, Boris Johnson engaged in an astonishing large ideological gap, advocating wage increases, accusing companies not … Read more

Boris Johnson wants to “re-establish cooperation between France and the United Kingdom”

The British Prime Minister is trying to reduce tensions. Boris Johnson proposed, Friday, September 24, to Emmanuel Macron to “Restore cooperation between France and the United Kingdom” after the diplomatic crisis of the submarines, reported the Elysee after a meeting between the two leaders. Also listen Understanding everything about the Australian submarine crisis During this … Read more

Boris Johnson’s diplomatic offensive in the United States

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses reporters after meeting with Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, at the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, at his headquarters in New York, United States , September 20, 2021. POOL / REUTERS Boris Johnson arrived in New York with a smile on Sunday, September 19, … Read more

for Boris Johnson, London has an “ineradicable” love for Paris

“Aukus”, named after the sealed partnership between the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, on the supply of nuclear-powered submarines, continues to make waves. Faced with the fury of France, which sees a contract at 56 billion euros wiped out with a penknife, the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, underlined Sunday, September 19, in … Read more

Boris Palmer at Illner on compulsory vaccination: “Discharge in an emergency possible”

Dhe coronavirus has been determining our everyday life for a year and a half. But in the federal election campaign, the topic only plays a minor role. The pandemic is far from over: while the number of cases is increasing, vaccinations have stalled. The coming autumn could exacerbate the situation further. Maybrit Illner took this … Read more

Boris Johnson attempts “historic reform” of health care against his own camp

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Tuesday, September 7 from the House of Commons, an unprecedented increase in national insurance (the “National Insurance”), tax payable by employees and employers which finances the British health system . JESSICA TAYLOR / AP How to get back in the saddle politically after a gloomy summer, a stalling vaccination … Read more

Morta Gaia Servadio, la scrittrice italiana più famosa d’Inghilterra amica dei “grandi”. Era stata suocera di Boris Johnson (e lo criticava su Brexit)

Addio a Gaia Servadio, per molti decenni protagonista della scena giornalistica e culturale italiana e di Londra, città in cui viveva fin dal 1956, non senza ritorni in Italia e soggiorni intorno al mondo. Aveva 83 anni, essendo a Padova nel 1938 da padre ebreo e madre di famiglia cattolica siciliana: si era stabilita da … Read more