News Headlines - 26 May 2019

Germany's SPD chief vows to stay in Merkel coalition after Bremen rout - Reuters

Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) suffered a humbling blow on Sunday, failing to win the most votes in the state of Bremen for the first time in 73 years, but their leader vowed to stay in government with Angela Merkel’s conservatives.

Trump climbs into a sumo ring to present a 60-pound ‘President’s Cup’ in highlight of Japan trip - The Washington Post

Indeed, Trump spent his first full day in Japan largely as a tourist. Earlier in the day, the president and Abe had played golf at Mobara Country Club in Chiba - complete with selfies and double cheeseburgers made with U.S. beef - and after the sumo championship, the two leaders and their wives headed for dinner of traditional Japanese grilled fare known as robatayaki. (The menu seemed specifically designed for Trump’s generally bland tastes - a five-course meal that included buttered potatoes, grilled chicken, Wagyu beef with vegetables and vanilla ice cream).

EU net migration to UK reverses decline, ONS figures show | Financial Times

The Office for National Statistics said net immigration from the bloc rose to 74,000 for the year to December, from 57,000 for the year to September. This was on the back of 201,000 EU citizens moving long-term to the UK, compared to 202,000 for the year ending in September.
The net EU arrival figures are sharply down on a peak of 189,000 for the year to June 2016, when the referendum was held.

Venezuela government, opposition will return to Norway for talks, Oslo says - Reuters

Representatives of Venezuela’s government and the opposition will return to Norway for a second round of talks to help resolve their months-long conflict, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

Goo Hara attempts suicide | The Korea News Plus

On the previous night, the 28-year-old posted a goodbye message on her Instagram account, which prompted her manager to contact her several times.
As she did not pick up, the manager rushed to her house to find her unconscious in a room filled with smoke.
Koo is known to have no life-threatening injuries although she still remains unconscious.







« 2019年05月26日のニュース・クリップ | トップページ | 2019年05月27日のニュース・クリップ »