NATO must take “concrete steps” to resolve the migrant crisis on the Belarus border, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki was quoted as saying on Sunday, adding that Poland, Lithuania and Latvia may ask for consultations under Article 4 of the alliance’s treaty. Under Article 4, any ally can request consultationsContinue Reading

Sweden’s banking authority has closed an investigation into alleged European Union regulations infringement at Swedbank, with no comment issued. Swedbank’s Estonia branch was earlier linked to a large-scale money laundering scandal involving the now-defunct Tallinn branch of Danske. The Swedish financial supervisory body, Finansinspektionen (FI), had investigated suspected breaches ofContinue Reading

For 100 years Britain had been described as “the empire on which the sun never sets”. Britain was a powerful colonial power owning numerous colonies around the world. Today the word “colony” is no longer used in its original meaning, but the British Queen continues to perform her sovereign role,Continue Reading