Sadiq Khan begins first full day as mayor of London after a landslide victory. Far right candidate, Paul Golding, turned his back on Khan as he gave his victory speech after becoming the first Muslim to head a major Western capital.
London Mayor Boris Johnson, a major figure in the campaign for Britain to leave the EU, is quizzed by lawmakers on the economic pros and cons of a potential Brexit. Johnson claims there would no economic shock if the country were to break away.
As Britain’s Brexit debate heats up, the UK finance minister George Osborne faces tough questioning by parliament on “The economic and financial costs and benefits of UK’s EU membership”. Ivor Bennett reports. Continue reading
EU Foreign Policy Chief, Federica Mogherini, says it’s a “sad day for Europe” after two explosions tore through Brussels airport killing at least 13 people.
Local residents of Bademli village say the flow of migrants to Europe from the area has almost stopped, after a deal between Turkey and the European Union was sealed.
UK students have devised a three-in-one garment that quickly transforms from a jacket to a sleeping bag to a tent. They want their ‘wearable shelters’ to be distributed among refugees arriving in Europe.
British Prime Minister David Cameron and the European Council President Donald Tusk agree to 24 hours of further discussion on Britain’s European Union renegotiation after failing to reach a deal.
An Austrian regional police chief calls on “people and decision makers” to remember the 71 dead, abandoned in a meat truck on an Austrian motorway last summer before dismissing refugees as “only economic migrants.”
European Council President Donald Tusk says Europe is in a “race against time” to save its system of passport-free travel, EU leaders offer Africa aid, visas for migrant help.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, visiting refugee families in Rome, calls Europe’s escalating refugee situation a “crisis of global solidarity”.