Posts tagged as scrap

Lithuanian government agrees to make January 13 a day off, but wants to scrap another holiday

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Lithuania’s government has endorsed the proposal of having a national holiday on January 13. A day off would cost the government 50 million euros, the cabinet says, so another holiday must be scrapped. A parliamentary commission has proposed to make January 13, the Freedom Defenders’ Day, a day off in tribute to people killed during the Soviet coup attempt in Vilnius in 1991. The government said on Wednesday it was…

Boris Johnson demands UK PM May scrap her Brexit proposals

Friday, September 28, 2018

Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson called on Prime Minister Theresa May to rip up her proposal for Britain’s exit from the European Union, ratcheting up the pressure on May as she prepares to face her divided party at its annual conference next week. Just six months before Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019, little is clear: May has yet to clinch a Brexit divorce deal…