U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will serve a “full term” if his Liberal Democrat Party stays in government after the 2015 general election, his office said in an effort to quell questions about his future.
U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg attacked his Conservative coalition partners as “irresponsible” and “driven by panic” on immigration after a minister attacked the middle classes for hiring foreign staff.
U.K. Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander will today confirm that his Liberal Democrat party will push for the amount people can earn before paying income tax to rise to 12,500 pounds ($20,900) if they’re in government after the 2015 election.
The first-ever popular campaign for European Commission president got under way with Jean-Claude Juncker, a former prime minister of Luxembourg, winning the nomination of Europe’s center-right parties.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk looked at home with Angela Merkel yesterday as she chaperoned him around an emergency European Union summit. Yet the new Ukraine premier’s chances of getting a permanent seat in the Brussels club are becoming more remote as Russia tightens its grip on his country.
The European Union will refrain from targeting Russian President Vladimir Putin himself as it prepares possible asset freezes and travel bans on Russians deemed responsible for the crisis in Ukraine, the French foreign minister said.