Tuesday, November 21, 2017

European Parliament warns about ‘small nations’ spread

The European Parliament's president warns the continent about the spread of small nations as pro-independence sentiments gain momentum in southern Europe. Speaking to an Italian daily, Antonio Tajani said Europe must “fear the phenomenon that degrades the sovereignty of nations”. He described the proliferation of small...

British ‘have to pay’ — EU Commission chief Juncker

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that Britain must pay its financial commitments in order to start Brexit trade talks, AFP reports. The comments on Friday come a day after EU negotiator Michel Barnier said that there was a “deadlock” over the bill, and not...

EU not working on ‘no deal’ scenario for Brexit — Tusk

The EU is negotiating the terms of Britain’s exit from the bloc in good faith and is not working on a scenario where there is no agreement on the separation, Reuters quoted European Council President Donald Tusk as saying on Tuesday. The UK is ready...

EU says it is up to the UK to make progress in Brexit negotiations

The European Union says it is up to the UK to make progress in Brexit negotiations with the bloc before talks on the future relationship between the two sides. The comments come after excerpts from UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech which will be delivered...

EU’s chief Brexit negotiator says it is too soon to move on to the next phase

The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator says things are not still ready for a summit where future relations with Britain are to be discussed. Barnier’s comments were echoed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. He said it is too soon to move on to the...

EU moves to ensure more uniform food quality across states

The EU wants to help stop food makers selling the same products but with different contents depending on which country they are put on supermarket shelves. The move comes after consumers complained about quality discrepancies, like a coffee brand with more sugar and less caffeine...

Brexit negotiations not ready for next stage yet — EU’s Donald Tusk

Sufficient progress has not yet been made in Brexit talks to allow the negotiations to move to the next phase of discussing the future relationship including trade, European Council President Donald Tusk said. After a meeting in Downing Street with British Prime Minister Theresa May,...

France President Macron says eurozone needs its own budget, a finance minister

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday reaffirmed that he wanted the eurozone to have its own budget and finance minister, adding that it was key to ensure the stability of the single currency union and to weather economic shocks. “The fundamental issue at stake is...

No place for Turkey in EU, German FM

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said in a radio interview on Friday that the EU should halt accession talks with Turkey because of Ankara’s human rights violations. “We cannot hold accession negotiations with a country which violates human rights, which violates freedom of press, which...

UK PM May to make Brexit speech in Italy on Sept. 22

Prime Minister Theresa May will make a speech on Britain's future relationship with the European Union on Sept. 22 in the Italian city of Florence, her spokesman said on Wednesday, as cited by Reuters.

Brexit bill passes first vote in British parliament

The government's bid to extract the UK from EU law in time for Brexit has passed its first Parliamentary test. The EU Withdrawal Bill was backed by MPs by 326 to 290 in a late-night vote despite critics saying it represented a "power-grab" by...

Anti-Brexit activists march in London

Thousands of pro-EU activists have taken to the streets of London to protest the United Kingdom’s planned exit from the bloc. The activists are hoping to sway lawmakers’ vote on controversial legislation known as the EU Withdrawal Bill. https://twitter.com/VOPnewsroom/status/906620379791314949 Meanwhile, a group of pro-leave lawmakers have called...

EU citizens leaving UK pushes down net migration

Net migration to Britain in the year to March 2017 fell by 81,000 to 246,000 people, with more than half the drop due to an increase in the number of EU citizens leaving Britain and fewer arriving, official data showed on Thursday. Net migration of...

UK gov’t mistakenly sent EU citizens deportation letter, reports

The Home Office of Britain has mistakenly informed about 100 people that they are to be deported from Britain, local media reported Wednesday. A letter was issued "in error" to a number of people stating that they are "liable to detention" so that a decision...

Britain says there will be no Brexit bill figure by October

Brexit fallout -- File - The London Economic
Britain will not have agreed a figure with the EU for its so called Brexit divorce bill by October, Brexit Secretary David Davis said on Tuesday, as cited by Reuters. The EU wants agreement on how the exit bill - to be paid in euros...

Brexit fallout

Brexit fallout -- File - The London Economic
Workers’ freedom of movement between Britain and the European Union will end after Brexit. That’s according to the UK immigration minister. Brandon Lewis says a new immigration system will be in place by March 2019 when the UK leaves the bloc. However, British Interior Minister Amber...

173 suspected Islamic State fighters trained to attack Europe, Interpol

Interpol, the world's largest police organisation believes the fighters may seek to "build and position improvised explosive devices in order to cause serious deaths and injuries". According to the Guardian, the information was collected by US intelligence agencies during assaults on IS strongholds in Iraq...

Stopping Brexit ?

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says there’s a chance Britain will remain in the European Union, stressing that halting Brexit is absolutely necessary. The ex-premier highlighted the many negative fallouts of Brexit including the slowing economic growth as well as the hit that the...

George Soros controlling US Embassies across eastern Europe

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Roger Stone and Jack Posobiec join Alex Jones to discuss Jack's trip to Eastern Europe and how George Soros is working to weaken the United States Embassy's influence in the region.

Turkey spying on German politicians — report

German politicians are under surveillance by Turkish intelligence agency, reported Turkish and German media on Wednesday. Turkey's intelligence agency has been increasingly gathering information on German politicians, according to a report. Prosecutors already launched an investigation into Turkey's alleged spying earlier this year. According to German DW,...

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