Around The Horn - Europe.....
Tend to side with opinion of unnamed EU Officials. Not impossible to get down , just won't be as swift as Tusk demands.
Tsipras Pushes for Greece to be Included in ECB’s Quantitative Easing Program, ASAP http://dlvr.it/MW7XP1 #Greece
Government Goes Over Issues of 2nd Review at First Meeting with Institutions http://dlvr.it/MW7XNR #Greece
Obama visit to Athens to focus on debt, refugees and Turkey http://dlvr.it/MW5R84
Agenda of Sun meetings w mission chiefs 11-12 Overview 12-1 Business environ't 2-3.30 Out of court settlmnt 3.30-5 Tax 5.30-7 Labour #Greece
Italian and Chinese Companies Make Bids for Sale of 24% Stake in ADMIE http://dlvr.it/MVvkHk #Greece
Everyone in #Greece looking for signs on debt relief. But all you really need to look at is May 25 Eurogroup statement & Schaeuble's lips
Italy battles EU regarding its budget....
Italy's fight to save its Banks...
Muslims in Italy on Friday staged protests in Rome,Milan over restrictions on their freedom to practise their faith. http://tinyurl.com/hrfqxsa
Italy, Tecné poll: PD-S&D: 32% ↑ M5S-EFDD: 27% ↓ Lega-ENF: 14% FI-EPP: 14% FDI/AN-NI: 5% SI-LEFT: 4% NCD-EPP: 2% ↓ UDC-EPP: 1% ↓
Italy, Constitutional Referendum, EMG poll: Yes: 48% (+1) No: 52% (-1) #ReferendumCostituzionale #Sondaggio #Italia
Fears of further clashes at 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais as evacuation looms http://f24.my/2e0RgFw
The first group of children from France's 'Jungle' migrant camp have arrived in the UK. http://tinyurl.com/zu7dpka
French police stage protest for fifth night in a row against mounting attacks on officers. http://tinyurl.com/gkp3t8m
Creepy clown scare spreads to Germany http://bit.ly/2ewiFAG
Student fined for spying on women via their webcams http://tinyurl.com/jqkstyx
Indeed, German officials briefed not to reveal anything to UK counterparts at #EUCO.
Germany, Forsa poll: CDU/CSU-EPP: 32% ↓ SPD-S&D: 24% ↑ AfD-ENF: 13% ↑ GRÜNE-G/EFA: 11% LINKE-LEFT: 9% ↓ FDP-ALDE: 6% #btw17
Top banks preparing to leave UK in 2017 over Brexit, says banking body http://f24.my/2e0CBdw
Official figures to show economy is defying Brexit recession warnings http://www.cityam.com/252048/official-gdp-figures-show-uk-economy-defying-brexit?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter …
Suspect the whole May/Hammond fall-out has been overbriefed by Cabinet rivals, see this from @adamboultonSKY
Suzanne and Nuttall running, Evans declares war on Raheem, Nigel slaps her down | All your UKIP breaking news here > http://order-order.com/tag/ukip/
From @yanisvaroufakis "First thing you must understand if you’re about to enter into EU negotiations: other side is not going to negotiate."
May has told @JunckerEU UK is looking for bespoke model & controls on numbers of people who come to Britain from EU https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pm-meeting-with-european-commission-president-juncker-21-october-2016 …
UK: Theresa May's Conservatives (ECR) on a 47% six-year record high (Ipsos Mori poll). #Brexit #TheresaMay #poll
UK, Ipsos Mori poll: Con-ECR: 47% ↑ Lab-S&D: 29% ↓ LibDem-ALDE: 7% UKIP-EFDD: 6% SNP/PC-G/EFA: 6% ↑ GPEW-G/EFA: 4% #Brexit
PSOE gives up the ghost , will abstain to allow Rajoy & PP to govern. There will be no third Election.
Motion to abstain carries by hefty margin. not a close call at all. PSOE collapse winds up being total disaster for PSOE political strategy.
LATEST: Podemos Claims Opposition After PSOE Votes To Allow Rajoy Government https://www.thespainreport.com/articles/956-161023142705-spanish-socialist-party-votes-in-favour-of-abstaining-to-allow-mariano-rajoy-to-govern#730 …
Odds & Ends....
Venezuela congress vows to put President Maduro on trial for violating democracy, after government blocks referendum http://reut.rs/2eWFGjF
Venezuela braces for turbulence after recall vote for Maduro is blocked, as polls show 80% of voters want him gone http://abcn.ws/2eD8p9C
#Iraq | al-Luaibi Sunday: insists Iraq should be exempt from any output cut since it's fighting ISIS war. reuters. #OOTT
#Qatar | energy minister al-Sada sunday: there will be a meeting between #OPEC & #Russia tomorrow. reuters. #OOTT
#SaudiArabia | Khalid al-Falih Sunday: points of view between KSA & #Russia are getting closer. reuters. #OOTT
Breaking down the current price war...
OPEC, RUSSIA STILL DISCUSSING FEW OPTIONS FOR PRODUCTION DEAL--RUSSIA ENERGY MIN
RUSSIAN OIL OUTPUT LEVELS IN ANY DEAL WOULD DEPEND ON OPEC ACCORD--RUSSIAN ENERGY MINISTER
DEVELOPING New Syrian and Kurdish resistance group formed to resist and defeat the Turkish invasion of Northern Syria
Mosul Campaign - Day 6. Mass Executions by ISIS - desperation tactics on display.
What afternoon looks like in Iraq's Qayyara due to Isis oil fires. Now Mishraq plant sulphur gases also sweeping in
Very interesting and thoughtful missive on Mosul itself- written from a Mosul pov. Counterpoint for why ISIS might fight rather than flee.
The official representative of Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova confirmed website of Russian Foreign Ministry was hacked. Payback ?
#Libya | PM Serraj sunday: current crude #oil output 580kbd-600kbd. negotiating with west to bring back 380kbd from their areas. RTRS. #OOTT
Army spokesman Ahmed al-Mismari dismissed Wednesday's meeting of army officers in Tripoli as ad-hoc gathering without any military strategy
Ahmed Mismari: This meeting came in response to Kobler floating the idea of a united army led by Field Marshal Haftar
Ahmed Mismari: The army leadership has officers working in Tripoli undercover
Jiza Apartment blocks the last stand for ISIS at Sirte ?
Horrific scene off #Libya's coast: Riot shields/sticks used on desperate migrants. 2400 rescued, others dead/missing
UN envoy visited UN-appointed 'unity gov' head Sarraj at edge of Tripoli on Saturday -- apparently to keep Sarraj safe from other #Libya-ns
#Breaking: United States issues extreme warning to US citizens in Istanbul, who could be subjected to armed attack, kidnapping, or bombings.