Nigel Farage calls Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister a Tory stooge

Nigel Farage today lashed out at Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister for quitting the Brexit Party along with three other MEPs. Mr Farage complained that his former colleagues ‘don’t understand’ the election dynamics in Labour marginals after they dramatically abandoned him, urging voters to back Boris Johnson at the election.  But in a bruising interview with the BBC’s […]

NATO’s New Mission

There is little argument that the 70-year-old NATO Alliance today finds itself in one of the most complicated security environments it has ever seen. China and Russia continue to pose significant challenges, the fast-paced development of new technology is adding borderless perimeters that must be defended and the organization is managing internal strife from its […]

Sophie Conran suggests keeping it simple for holiday decor

Planning the perfect holiday dinner party can be stressful. First, there’s the meal, which by foodie standards, must balance flavours of the season with local ingredients, as well as account for various dietary preferences and restrictions such as allergies and vegan options. Then, there’s the drinks list: red, white, spirits? And, finally, there’s the decor. […]

‘A Present From Norway and It’s Dead’: Christmas Tree Unites London in Dismay

LONDON — For some people, Christmas is all about carols, presents, Santa Claus and his reindeer. Not for Trevor Smith, for whom the highlight of the festive season is a tall, woody perennial fir that is dispatched every year from Norway to Britain: the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square. This year, however, the tree is […]

Turkmenistan, Romania mull Black Sea-Caspian Sea transit corridor project

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan, Dec. 5 By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend: Turkmen Foreign Ministry hosted a meeting with Director General of the Office for Relations with Eastern Neighborhood Countries of the Romanian Foreign Ministry Adriana Stanescu, Trend reports with reference to the ministry. During the conversation, the parties touched upon the prospects of bilateral cooperation in the political, […]

CIBC and TD see profit drop after rise in loan-loss provisions

Both the Toronto-Dominion Bank and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce said Thursday that they saw profit slip in the fourth quarter after having to set aside more money for possibly sour loans. TD Bank reported net income of nearly $2.9 billion for the three months ended Oct. 31, down almost four per cent from […]