Britain wants to de-escalate fishing row with France, says environment minister, as Paris releases detained trawler

Follow RT on The British environment minister has welcomed France’s decision to release a Scottish scallop trawler after Paris demanded London grant more fishing licences to French fishermen in an ongoing post-Brexit row. Speaking to Sky News on Tuesday, UK Environment Secretary George Eustice said that Britain wanted to de-escalate…

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Turkey’s Erdogan considers kicking out 10 Western ambassadors over calls to release jailed opposition figure Kavala – media

Follow RT on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly believes that Turkey “can’t have the luxury of housing” envoys from 10 Western nations which are opposed to the continued detention of businessman and political campaigner Osman Kavala. The 10 diplomats were summoned this week to the Turkish Foreign Ministry over their…

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Nine UK schools tell schoolkids to pay for lunch via FACIAL RECOGNITION as opponents warn it normalizes surveillance state

Follow RT on Nine Scottish elementary schools have embraced a pilot plan to deploy facial recognition technology to verify children’s school lunch payments, insisting the system is faster and more hygienic, while dodging the privacy issue. A group of nine schools in North Ayrshire has begun scanning students’ faces to…

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Ukrainian president rallies party to oust speaker of Parliament: Zelensky continues to silence dissent & tighten grip on power

Follow RT on By Jonny Tickle Ukrainian MPs have voted to remove parliamentary speaker Dmitry Razumkov after clashes over a new bill that aims to reduce the influence of oligarchs on the political system. Razumkov disagreed with President Volodymyr Zelensky. On Thursday, 284 members of the 450-MP-strong Verkhovna Rada supported…

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France will reduce electricity supply to Jersey this winter, Paris warns, unless fishermen granted licences for British waters

Follow RT on France’s European affairs minister has claimed Britain is failing with Brexit, but French fishermen must not pay for the UK’s misfortune as he demanded more fishing licences for gallic trawlers and warned of electricity cuts. Speaking on Friday, outspoken French European Affairs Minister Clement Beaune said his…

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‘World’s Sexiest Athlete’ Alica Schmidt ‘ready to put in that work’ for Paris 2024 Olympic Games after ending frustrating season

Follow RT on Social media sensation Alica Schmidt has admitted she is “not satisfied” after ending a season that included failing to race at the 2020 Olympic Games. The ‘world’s sexiest athlete’ is now targeting Paris in three years’ time. The 22-year-old’s contribution to the German team at the Games…

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