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Austria's likely next chancellor hopes to form govt. in 60 days: paper

ZURICH (Reuters) – Austria’s likely next chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, wants talks over a new government to last no more than two months, he said in a newspaper interview published in Sunday.

Austria: Fresh-faced 31-year-old Elected Chancellor

Just imagine youthful Sebastian Kurz’ awe-inspiring inauguration speech (translated from German):

As I assume this great office, I want my Mommy and Daddy to be proud of me, also my little dog Spot and kitten Fluffy. 71 more words

Chancellor's repsonse to Treasury Committee's letter on the effect of Brexit on insurance contracts

The Government has published a response to the Treasury Committee letter on Brexit and insurance contracts.

The letter acknowledges the risk that the UK’s withdrawal could create legal uncertainties as to the status of existing cross-border insurance. 114 more words



‘Robbing Hood’ Philip Hammond’s Plan To Take From The Old To Give To The Young

I can’t help but feel that Chancellor Philip Hammond is doing his level best to get himself sacked so he doesn’t have to be responsible for the collapse of the British economy once the Brexit talks have failed. 414 more words


Austria's next chancellor a 31-year-old conservative, early results show

By Angela DewanAtika Shubert, Nadine Schmidt and Laura Goehler, CNN

Vienna (CNN) Sebastian Kurz, a 31-year-old conservative, is set to become the next chancellor of Austria and Europe’s youngest leader, though he will likely need to form a coalition to rule, early results from Sunday’s election show. 514 more words


to boldly arrive

A new academic year has begun on the UC Davis campus (wow, I have worked here since 2006), and this year we also have a brand new chancellor, Gary May, who joined us during the summer from Georgia Tech, where he was the dean of the College of Engineering. 128 more words


Youth in Merkel's Bloc Questions Policies, Calls for "New Faces"

Reuters news agency reports that the youth wing of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party said the bloc had a credibility problem on migration and needed “new faces” after suffering big losses in Germany’s September 24th national election. 129 more words

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