(NYT) Julian Assange Indicted Under Espionage Act, Raising First Amendment Issues

(NYT) Though Julian Assange is not a conventional journalist, much of what he does at WikiLeaks is difficult to distinguish in a legally meaningful way from what traditional news organizations do.CreditJack Taylor/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks leader, has been indicted on 17 new counts of violating the Espionage Act for his role … Continue reading (NYT) Julian Assange Indicted Under Espionage Act, Raising First Amendment Issues

(Politico) Portugal eyes big EU cash prize

(Politico) As maneuvers for Commission jobs begin, Lisbon angles for high-spending regional portfolio. Photo-illustration by POLITICO/Source images by Getty In the post-election battle for top EU jobs, Portugal is eyeing a portfolio with a big pot of cash. Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa has targeted the regional policy post for his country’s next European commissioner … Continue reading (Politico) Portugal eyes big EU cash prize

(EP) Nadie habla de nacionalismos ni de inmigrantes en Portugal

(EP) Tras años de crisis e intervenciones de la troika, el país acude a votar reconciliado con la UE Portugal no es país de extremismos, no en vano hizo una revolución con claveles y sin muertos. Desde aquel 1974 ha soportado con resignación tres intervenciones internacionales para salvar financieramente al país, la última (2011-14) con … Continue reading (EP) Nadie habla de nacionalismos ni de inmigrantes en Portugal

(Politico) Portugal’s lonely populists

(Politico) The far right is making little headway ahead of the EU election. Almost unique in Europe, Portuguese politics looks determinedly old-school. | OOctavio Passos/Getty Images AGUALVA-CACÉM, Portugal — The populist wind blowing across Europe seems to have run out of puff in western Portugal. A new radical-right party pledging to shake up Portuguese politics went campaigning … Continue reading (Politico) Portugal’s lonely populists

(EP) Portugal, primer país de la zona euro que emite deuda en moneda china

(EP) El objetivo es entrar en un mercado con gran liquidez Portugal será el primer país de la Zona euro en emitir deuda en moneda china tras recibir la autorización de aquel país, según ha confirmado el secretario de Estado de Finanzas, Ricardo Mourinho. Portugal -que ya emite deuda en euros y dólares- realizará una emisión … Continue reading (EP) Portugal, primer país de la zona euro que emite deuda en moneda china

(Express) Brexit Party set to make European elections HISTORY – largest share of UK vote in 25 YEARS

(Express) NIGEL FARAGE’S Brexit Party is set to make history by commanding the largest share of the UK vote in the European elections for 25 years. The grassroots eurosceptic party, led by Nigel Farage, is polling at a huge 37 percent in the latest YouGov poll for The Times of 3,864 British adults from May 19-21 … Continue reading (Express) Brexit Party set to make European elections HISTORY – largest share of UK vote in 25 YEARS

(Mirror) EU elections: Tories on just 7% in utterly devastating YouGov poll

(Mirror) In contrast Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party is storming ahead on 37% Get the biggest Politics stories by emailSubscribeSee our privacy noticeMore newsletters The latest poll makes devastating reading for the Tories as the party slumps in fifth place on just 7% on the eve of the European elections. In contrast the Brexit Party is storming ahead with YouGov putting … Continue reading (Mirror) EU elections: Tories on just 7% in utterly devastating YouGov poll

(BBC) Brexit: Theresa May’s withdrawal bill delayed

(BBC) Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal bill will not be published or debated until early June, the government says. The prime minister is continuing to face pressure from her own MPs to resign following her pledge of a “new deal” on Brexit. It comes after Commons leader Andrea Leadsom stepped down on Wednesday night over the … Continue reading (BBC) Brexit: Theresa May’s withdrawal bill delayed

(BBC) Boeing 737 Max: FAA says no fixed timetable for grounding to be lifted

(BBC) The US aviation regulator has indicated that the Boeing 737 Max might return to service later than airlines had hoped. US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) acting director general Dan Elwell said if it took a year for the grounding order to be lifted “so be it”. International aviation regulators are meeting on Thursday to … Continue reading (BBC) Boeing 737 Max: FAA says no fixed timetable for grounding to be lifted

(GUA) What went wrong at British Steel?

(GUA) Why the UK’s second-largest steelmaker has entered insolvency British Steel has entered insolvency after the government refused to provide it with a £30m loan, saying the terms the company and its private equity owner Greybull Capital were asking for would have amounted to unlawful state aid. Here are the answers to some key questions. What has … Continue reading (GUA) What went wrong at British Steel?

(DML) Now EE and Vodafone drop Huawei phones from their 5G network launch lineup as chip designer ARM distances itself from the company over US ban

(DML) Firms EE and Vodafone have pulled Huawei’s phones from their 5G networks  UK-based chip designer ARM has told staff not to do business with the company The reports follow Google’s decision to pull the company’s android license An order from President Trump last week effectively banned technology firms from ‘foreign adversaries’ trading with US companies … Continue reading (DML) Now EE and Vodafone drop Huawei phones from their 5G network launch lineup as chip designer ARM distances itself from the company over US ban

(DML) Jamie’s recipe for disaster: Experts reveal faults that led to collapse of chef’s sprawling restaurant empire

(DML) Critics claim Oliver’s restaurants were over-priced for their ‘mid-range’ offering But his recipe books still sold millions and cooking shows continued to do well With rise of food delivery apps and online reviews three chains failed to survive Jamie’s Italian, Union Jacks and Barbecoa have all gone into administration  Pictured: Jamie Oliver on The … Continue reading (DML) Jamie’s recipe for disaster: Experts reveal faults that led to collapse of chef’s sprawling restaurant empire

(BBG) Farage’s Brexit Party to Trounce May, Sporting Index Says

(BBG) Farage’s Brexit Party to Trounce May, Sporting Index Says May to Deliver New Brexit Proposal to Win Over Lawmakers Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party is poised to dominate the upcoming European elections in the U.K., according to spread betting firm Sporting Index. The anti-EU party will win 28 seats, the firm said. Prime Minister Theresa … Continue reading (BBG) Farage’s Brexit Party to Trounce May, Sporting Index Says

(Independent) Nigel Farage claims Brexit Party victory will result in ‘buy one get one free’ hit on May and Corbyn

(Independent) Brexiteer claims Westminster ‘terrified’ by his party Nigel Farage has claimed a decisive victory for the Brexit Party in the European Parliament elections could see the end of both Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, in a “buy one get one free” result. The prominent Brexiteer rallied his supporters ahead of Thursdays poll, claiming Westminster was “terrified” by the … Continue reading (Independent) Nigel Farage claims Brexit Party victory will result in ‘buy one get one free’ hit on May and Corbyn

(NYT) In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’

(NYT) A factory in central China’s Jiangxi Province. “I hope China and the U.S. can find a better way to coexist,” one Chinese entrepreneur said. Wu Shichun is one of countless Chinese entrepreneurs who over the past four decades have prospered from access to American customers and money. Today, as the American government threatens to … Continue reading (NYT) In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’

(LeMonde) Antonio Costa : « Je partage les mêmes idées que Macron »

(LeMonde) Dans un entretien avec « Le Monde », le premier ministre socialiste portugais, associé à la gauche radicale dans son pays, explique pourquoi il veut s’allier avec le président français au niveau européen. Premier ministre socialiste du Portugal depuis 2015 grâce à une alliance inédite avec la gauche radicale, Antonio Costa est souvent présenté comme l’un … Continue reading (LeMonde) Antonio Costa : « Je partage les mêmes idées que Macron »

(EP) “La primera pinacoteca de Portugal sufre el abandono del Estado”

(EP) António Pimentel, director del museo portugués de Arte Antiguo, se marcha hastiado por la burocracia tras nueve años en el cargo António Pimentel (Penacova, 58 años de edad) deja en junio la dirección del Museo Nacional de Arte Antiguo (MNAA) de Lisboa. Después de nueve años en el cargo, este historiador del arte se marcha hastiado … Continue reading (EP) “La primera pinacoteca de Portugal sufre el abandono del Estado”