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|Canada's Trudeau, in election fight, says he needs voter support to stand up to Trump|
Added: 15.10.2019 1:16 | 13 views | 0 comments
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who looks set to lose his parliamentary majority after an Oct. 21 election, said on Monday he needed a strong government to keep standing up to U.S. President Donald Trump.
|| The only thing as certain as drought in Australia is the stupid call to build new dams | Maryanne Slattery|
Added: 15.10.2019 0:48 | 3 views | 0 comments
Building new dams doesn’t make it rain and a lot of the water is held for irrigation, not towns which need it
In Australia, the only thing as certain as drought is the subsequent calls by politicians to build new dams.
Right on cue, the prime minister commitment for new dams on Sunday.
[Water allocation calculations] currently require water to be set aside within a dam, to ensure full or near full allocations for high security licences can be maintained through the worst drought on record. This water-sharing rule was developed prior to the recent millennial drought. When the millennium drought is taken into account, implementation would result in significant quantities of water being taken out of production, and held in reserve just in case an equally severe drought occurs again.
|Brexit hangs in the balance as EU doubts a deal this week|
Added: 14.10.2019 22:56 | 0 views | 0 comments
A deal to smooth Britain's departure from the European Union hung in the balance on Monday after diplomats indicated the bloc wanted more concessions from Prime Minister Boris Johnson and said a full agreement was unlikely this week.
|Queen Elizabeth sets out PM Johnson's October 31 Brexit priority|
Added: 14.10.2019 22:53 | 0 views | 0 comments
Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31 Brexit, a new deal with the European Union, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election.
|Canada's Trudeau, in tight election fight, says only he can stand up to Trump|
Added: 14.10.2019 19:52 | 3 views | 0 comments
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who looks set to lose his majority after an Oct. 21 election, on Monday said he needed a strong government to continue standing up to U.S. President Donald Trump.
|Justin Trudeau poses for selfies, hugs supporters in Canada's most ethnically diverse city amid blackface scandal|
Added: 14.10.2019 18:22 | 5 views | 0 comments
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took his campaign to Canada's most ethnically diverse city on Friday, issuing yet another mea culpa for old blackface images, and posing for selfies and hugging supporters on the streets of Toronto.
|Finnish PM says more time needed for Brexit negotiations|
Added: 14.10.2019 17:45 | 9 views | 0 comments
Finland's Prime Minister Antti Rinne said on Monday more time was needed for the Brexit negotiations and that they could continue even after a summit of European Union leaders set for Thursday and Friday.
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