Italian fascists and anti-vaxers storm union HQ
The main group of protesters in Rome tried to break through police lines to reach Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s city centre office, the Chigi Palace, while a separate group tried to smash their way into the headquarters of the Italian General Confederation of Labour (CGIL) trade union body with the use of sticks and metal bars.https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/w/italian-fascists-and-anti-vaxers-storm-union-hqBad week for Czech PM after Pandora papers help dethrone him
The populist Czech president remained in hospital on Monday as news sank in that Andrej Babiš, the billionaire prime minister, had suffered a shattering general election defeat days after the release of the Pandora papers and that Miloš Zeman, his main political champion, may be too ill to save him.https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/oct/11/czech-president-milos-zeman-still-in-hospital-andrej-babis-election-defeatCommunist party ousted from parliament for first time in Czech Republic's history
For some, the alliance with center-right populist party ANO may have been a final straw. The Communist Party took just 3.6 percent of the vote in this weekend's election, and have now lost their seats in the Czech Chamber of Deputies, the country's lower house. Going back into the history of the former Czechoslovakia, it will be the first time since 1925 that a communist political party is not represented in the Czech parliament.https://www.expats.cz/czech-news/article/after-three-decades-communist-party-drops-out-of-czech-governmentLondon police to take ‘no further action’ on sex abuse allegations against Prince Andrew after review
Police in the UK have dropped an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against Prince Andrew, telling the British media that they decided not to proceed after studying a civil case filed by aPost too long. Click here to view the full text.