French election 2017: What you need to know

French election 2017: What you need to know

The French elections will take place across April and May with two rounds, and they are the biggest test for Europe since the British Referendum of June 2016. Will there be a liberal insurgency or a far-right takeover?  Mar 30, 2017
Lord Michael Heseltine: Brexit spits in the wind of every Conservative prime minister

Lord Michael Heseltine: Brexit spits in the wind of every Conservative prime minister

Speaking to IBTimes UK on 29 March, the day Article 50 was officially triggered, Conservative politician Lord Michael Heseltine said that Brexit was a serious diminish in British power and influence. Sir Tim Barrow, the British Ambassador to the EU, handed Donald Tusk a letter signed by May signalling the UKs desire to begin formal divorce proceedings. Mar 29, 2017
Ukip Deputy Leader Peter Whittle: Weve got an incredibly bright future

Ukip Deputy Leader Peter Whittle: Weve got an incredibly bright future

Speaking to IBTimes UK on 29 March, or Brexit day, Ukip Deputy Leader Peter Whittle said that his party will continue strong, despite achieving their primary purpose with the UK formally triggering Article 50 and leaving the EU. Whittle went on to say that, not only will Ukip keep pressure on the EU negotiations, but the right-wing party will concentrate on topics like immigration, radical Islam and the foreign aid budget. Mar 29, 2017
Twitter goes into meltdown after hilarious Cristiano Ronaldo statue is unveiled

Twitter goes into meltdown after hilarious Cristiano Ronaldo statue is unveiled

Cristiano Ronaldo was honoured by his home of Funchal, in Madeira, on 29 March, when the island’s international airport was renamed in his honour. The Real Madrid star spoke at a ceremony at the airport attended by fans and officials, including Portugal’s president and prime minister.A bronze bust of Ronaldo was also unveiled at the ceremony. Its unusual appearance attracted plenty of comment in the media and online. Mar 29, 2017