Former Belgium Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt, who is also president of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) group, declared that it is “time for change” on Friday (6 January). The politicians will need a majority of 376 votes to win the presidency. Verhofstadt’s ALDE have just 69 MEPs, while the S and Ds have 189 seats and the EPP have 216 MEPs.The first round of voting will commence on 17 January, with just months before Theresa May plans to invoke Article 50 – the mechanism to split from the EU – and start Brexit talks.
Jan 6, 2017
Alcoholism treatment: Australian researchers impressed by Canada's controversial alcohol management programs
The rare birth of twin giraffes at Auckland Zoo was a bittersweet arrival, after zookeepers were forced to euthanise one of the calves on 3 January.
Jan 6, 2017
After Austria mass molestation, police forms special unit to investigate; in Bengaluru, they're still arguing if it actually happened
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US Vice President Joe Biden slammed U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and said it was time for him to grow up during an interview with PBS NewsHour conducted at the White House on 5 January.Show host Judy Woodruff was asking Biden about Trumps use of Twitter in recent days in which he called Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer the head clown for his work in defending the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.
Jan 6, 2017
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