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Varadkar’s personal satisfaction rating fell to 43 percent from 51 percent in October and from 60 percent at the start of 2018, the Irish Times/IPSOS MRBI poll showed. Support for Varakdar’s Fine Gael party fell 3 points to 30 percent but remained the most popular party, the poll showed.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s ruling Fidesz party wants to remain in the centre-right European People’s Party (EPP), it said on Tuesday, despite growing pressure within the European Parliament’s biggest grouping to suspend or expel it.
The Sunday Times said a group including former Brexit minister Dominic Raab and Nigel Dodds, the deputy leader of the Northern Irish party which props up May’s minority government, had drawn up the tests by which they would assess any changes. Find out more now.
The listing of the Saudi kingdom “will damage its reputation on the one hand and it will create difficulties in trade and investment flows between the Kingdom and the European Union on the other,” King Salman wrote. Read more.
Jeremy Corbyn , who voted against membership in 1975 and gave only reluctant backing to the 2016 campaign to stay, on Wednesday gave ambiguous backing for another referendum, saying he would push for one alongside a national election. Read more.
Ukraine’s entrant for the Eurovision Song Contest, Maruv (Anna Korsun, Hanna Korsun), has been dropped in a row related to tensions between her country and Russia. Read more.
Opposition Labour Party will back a call for a second referendum on Brexit. “We are committed to also putting forward or supporting an amendment in favour of a public vote to prevent a damaging Tory (Conservative) Brexit being forced on the country,” Corbyn. Read full story.