Former Taoiseach predicts Brexit deal by end of weekend

first_img WhatsApp DL Debate – 24/05/21 By News Highland – December 18, 2020 Google+ WhatsApp Google+ Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Facebook Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern says he believes there will be a post-Brexit trade deal by the end of the weekend. British and EU negotiators will resume talks this morning, after the British Prime Minister and the European Commission president spoke by phone last night.Ursula Von Der Leyen says “big differences remain” and that bridging them will be “very challenging”, with the transition period ending in less than two weeks.Bertie Ahern says he believes there will be a deal in the next few days – as long as the British get a concession on fisheries:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest Previous articleDanny Lafferty returns to Derry CityNext articleFull National Broadband Plan some time away for Donegal News Highland Twittercenter_img Facebook Twitter FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 AudioHomepage BannerNews RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Harps come back to win in Waterford Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Former Taoiseach predicts Brexit deal by end of weekend Pinterest News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img read more

Anelka states his case

first_img Press Association Dieudonne, however, has been prosecuted for inciting racial hatred in France, and his supporters have been pictured using the quenelle as an anti-Jewish gesture. The comedian has also been banned from entering the UK. The case is expected to end this week and hinge on whether Anelka had any knowledge of the quenelle’s anti-Semitic connotations, and also whether he could be found guilty of the charge even if he was not aware of the full implications of the gesture. The hearing is expected to be completed by the end of the week and if the case is proved Anelka faces a minimum five-match ban under the Football Association’s new anti-discrimination rules. The 34-year-old striker has been charged by the FA with performing an alleged anti-Semitic gesture during his club’s match against the Hammers on December 28. The charge is of an aggravated offence after making a gesture that was judged to be “abusive and/or indecent and/or insulting and/or improper”. The aggravated breach was that it included “a reference to ethnic origin and/or race and/or religion or belief”. Nicolas Anelka has begun his defence in the disciplinary hearing into his alleged anti-Semitic ‘quenelle’ salute.center_img West Brom’s French striker spent a second day at the independent regulatory commission’s hearing at the Grove Hotel in Watford, during which the defence team presented their case. Anelka denies the goal celebration he performed against West Ham on December 28 had any anti-Semitic meaning and was a gesture in support of his friend, the French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala, the person who first brought the quenelle to prominence. last_img read more