Update: According to CBC News, the number of death people is nine and 16 others are injured after a white van struck a number of pedestrians Monday in the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue area of North York in Toronto.… Be Informed
New poll shows most Europeans think life is generally fair, but have concerns over justice, political decisions and income inequality.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made fairness in the EU the cornerstone of his political priorities. To support this effort with scientific evidence, the Commission’s science and knowledge service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) produced its first Fairness Report last year.… Be Informed
Italian President Sergio Mattarella handed Lower House Speaker Roberto Fico an exploratory mandate to explore the possibility of a government-formation deal between his anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) and the centre-left democratic Party (PD). The deal was immediately rejected by the Chairman of the PD Matteo Orfini.… Be Informed
As part of ‘The Daphne Project’, The Guardian reveals that Azerbaijan’s ruling families are the alleged beneficiaries of dozens of anonymously owned companies that have been used to invest in property, hotels and businesses in Europe, according to an investigation by the Daphne Project.… Be Informed
Italy on Monday gave Italian citizenship to terminally ill British toddler Alfie Evans so that he can hopefully be “immediately” moved to Italy from Liverpool, where doctors are set to pull the plug on him, the foreign ministry said. “Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano and Interior Minister Marco Minniti have granted citizenship to little Alfie,” the ministry said.… Be Informed
Approximately 200 supporters had gathered outside Alder Hey hospital in Liverpool on Monday afternoon and police scrambled to block the doors as a group of around a dozen attempted to enter the building supporting the parents of a 23-month-old boy at the centre of a life-support treatment battle.… Be Informed
Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan has resigned after days of large-scale street protests against him.
Opposition supporters accused Mr Sargsyan of clinging to power when he was appointed prime minister last Tuesday, soon after finishing two five-year terms as president.
“The street movement is against my tenure.… Be Informed
Centre-right governor candidate Donato Toma looks set to win Sunday’s regional election in the southern region of Molise, the first major test of voter sentiment since last month’s inconclusive general election. Toma, who was supported by both Forza Italia (FI) leader Silvio Berlusconi and League chief Matteo Salvini during the election campaign, was ahead with 44.22% after the counted was concluded in 354 of the 394 voting sections.… Be Informed