2018.04.22

News Headlines - 22 April 2018

EU rejects Theresa May's Brexit Irish border solution as doubts grow over whether UK can leave customs union

The EU has comprehensively rejected British proposals for avoiding a hard border in Northern Ireland in a move which will cast serious doubt on the UK’s ability to leave the customs union, The Telegraph has learned.
Senior EU diplomatic sources said that Mrs May’s plan for avoiding a hard border in Northern Ireland was subjected to a “systematic and forensic annihilation” this week at a meeting between senior EU officials and Olly Robbins, the UK’s lead Brexit negotiator.

Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed queen as Commonwealth head

Britain’s Prince Charles was approved as the successor to Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth at a meeting of the group’s heads of government on Friday.

Karl Marx's Hometown Is Selling Commemorative 0 Euro Notes for 3 Euros—And They've Already Sold Out

The German city of Trier is offering commemorative ‘zero euro’ notes to celebrate the upcoming 200th birthday of Karl Marx, its most famous son.
But may not have gone down well with the author of The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital—who died in 1883. Not only do they have to be bought in a store, but they cost three euros ($3.71).

Korean Air 'nut rage' sisters step down - BBC News

The CEO of Korean Air says his two daughters are resigning after separate incidents that led to allegations of abuse of power inside the company.
Police are investigating the younger daughter, Cho Hyun-min, after she allegedly splashed water in a colleague's face.
Her older sister infamously delayed a flight in 2014 over a packet of nuts - and served jail time for the incident.

Thousands of police deployed to tiny Japanese island in hunt for escaped prisoner

More than 6,600 police officers were dispatched to a tiny Japanese island as the authorities faced growing embarrassment over their failure to track down a missing prisoner behind a spate of petty robberies.
Described as a “model inmate”, 27-year-old Tatsuma Hirao walked out of an open prison on the 8.5-square mile Mukaishima island near Hiroshima on April 8 and has evaded all attempts to recapture him since - prompting an apology from Japan's justice minister.


|

Headlines」カテゴリの記事

コメント

コメントを書く



(ウェブ上には掲載しません)


コメントは記事投稿者が公開するまで表示されません。



トラックバック

この記事のトラックバックURL:
http://app.cocolog-nifty.com/t/trackback/536877/66650647

この記事へのトラックバック一覧です: News Headlines - 22 April 2018:

« 2018年04月22日のニュース・クリップ | トップページ | 2018年04月23日のニュース・クリップ »