After many years in the shadows, the far-right has now arrived as a force in Spanish politics. Local elections in Andalusia on Sunday gave the fiercely nationalistic and socially conservative Vox party 12 of the provincial assembly's 105 seats.
Over the weekend, US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping ate steaks and agreed to put the "trade war" on hold: Trump will postpone his plan to increase tariffs on about $200 billion of Chinese goods, and Beijing will push its companies to buy more American products.
Over the weekend, Russian naval forces detained several Ukrainian ships after firing on them in the Kerch Strait, a narrow bit of contested waters linking the Black Sea to the Sea of Azov along the Russo-Ukrainian border. It’s a major escalation between the two countries, who have been locked in an armed conflict since 2014.
On Sunday, British Prime Minster Theresa May finally got EU leaders to agree to her plan for Brexit. Now she faces the even more daunting task of securing the support of her own parliament in a vote on December 11. This is Ms. May's last best hope for avoiding a potential crisis in which the UK crashes out of the EU next March without any new agreement governing the cross-channel relationship.
Here's a pro-tip for companies seeking to do business in China: Don't make fun of Chinese people eating with chopsticks. Not even if you are an irreverent Italian fashion house that has always loved controversy. Today's China is having none of it.
After the Turkey's done, it's a Thanksgiving tradition for two people at the dinner table to grab hold of the y-shaped “wishbone" of the Turkey, silently make wishes, and then pull it apart – whoever gets the bigger piece of bone gets what they want. Here are three groups of world leaders who'd make nice pairs when it's time to make a wish…