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Is anyone going to Trump’s inauguration?

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, January 20, 2017

Invited, “disinvited”, declined or refused…This presidential inauguration has seen more than its fair share of controversy and that’s before the whole event kicks off. Today, Friday, 20 January, two months… Read more…

Triple failure propels Hollande to abdicate from his own succession

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 2, 2016

President François Hollande’s popularity is at an all-time low, so the announcement not to stand to lead the Socialists in the next General Election was not a surprise to many,… Read more…

France chooses its conservative candidate for 2017’s election

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, November 28, 2016

France has a clearer idea about who will be their next President, with the election on 27 November of François Fillon – as the Conservative Party candidate. The majority of… Read more…

Fillon unseats Sarkozy in French election race

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, November 21, 2016

On Sunday, 20 November, Nicolas Sarkozy’s ex-prime minister won the first round of the race to be the conservative – Les Républicains party (formerly the UMP) – nomination in the… Read more…

Meet the new face of the USA

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, November 9, 2016

It’s been called the “nastiest”, the most “divisive” and the most “scandalous” election campaign in voting history, with a stark choice for American voters to make. Today, the world wakes… Read more…

Take a road trip to the American election Swing States

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Many American voters, particularly American expats, have already cast their election votes, but the majority will do so on the morning of 8 November, in just one week’s time. Over… Read more…

Spanish fathers granted equal parental leave

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, October 21, 2016

Spanish parliament agrees new measures to extend paid paternity leave from 13 days to 16 weeks.   The existing rules in the country allow new mothers to have the first… Read more…

British government propose votes for life rule in wake of Brexit

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The British government publishes details of its plan to end the 15 year rule for British citizens living abroad and voting in British elections.     The new policy aims… Read more…

Teachers set to strike in Mexico City

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Teachers against education reforms have announced protests for the next three days. It comes after a number of teachers were dismissed by the Public Education Secretariat.     Rallies are… Read more…

Thousands turn up for Catalan independence rally

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, September 13, 2016

800,000 people descend on Barcelona and other Catalan towns calling for independence.     The large numbers were a big demonstration of the mood in the region and the strong… Read more…

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