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Juncker and Tusk: Delaying Talks with Skopje and Tirana Was a Huge Mistake

Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk have made statements on Brexit's conclusions at last week's European Council, the European Union reported. They were also joined by Manfred Weber, with statements on Turkey and its Syrian operation. The issue of rejection of negotiations with Northern Macedonia and Albania was also addressed.

Northern Ireland Legalised Abortions and Same-Sex Marriages

Abortions and same-sex marriage became legal in Northern Ireland. In the rest of the United Kingdom, termination of pregnancy has been permitted since 1967. In Northern Ireland, abortions were only allowed when the mother's life was endangered.

Marriages between two people of the same sex were also legal everywhere else in the kingdom except in Northern Ireland.

Foreign Ministry releases list and interactive map of the 835 polling stations to be organised abroad

Bucharest, Oct 22 /Agerpres/ - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) announced on Monday evening having released the complete list and the interactive map of the 835 polling stations that will be organized abroad for the presidential election this November; the list and the interactive map are available at http://www.mae.ro/node/49479.

#2019PresidentialElection/ Polling places abroad in schools, hotels, shopping centres, most in Spain

Schools, cultural centres, hotels, restaurants and children's entertainment venues will host polling stations for Romanian nationals abroad voting in the November presidential election, according to a list published by the Permanent Electoral Authority (AEP). AEP has approved 835 polling stations abroad in all, with the most being in Spain - 143.

UK home to 75,000 Greeks

The United Kingdom is home to around 75,000 Greek nationals, according to research data compiled by the Greek Diaspora Project of South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX).

The study shows that, since 2010, when Greece's crippling financial began, there has been a steady increase in migration flows to Britain.

Brexit Deadline Delayed

The UK has formally called for another postponement of Brexit. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to send a letter to the European Council.

Johnson, however, did not personally sign the letter officially requesting an extension. The prime minister, in a separate letter to Tusk, made clear that he personally opposes such an extension.

Editorial:Greek-style Brexit compromise

The well-known compromise that Boris Johnson reached with the EU reminds us of the Greek case.

That includes a proud negotiation, the degradation of Parliament, national divisions, the targeting of those opposed to his plans, and then a final compromise.

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