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  • The Nigel Farage Show: Is this the Brexit we voted for? LBC-19th March 2018

    03/20/2018 3:52:19 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    You Tube ^ | 3/19/2018 | OrionPrime
    (Nigel Farage at 2:41) .....The Prime Minister has agreed that Northern Ireland will have full regulatory alignment as a backstop so if they can't reach an agreement on the Irish border and how they gonna monitor it or police it we will have full regulatory alignment which means effectively Northern Ireland would stay part of the single market-customs union. Something Theresa May told the House of Commons no British Prime Minister could ever accept, but in principle we've accepted that's there as the backstop. And anybody that arrives at the end of Article 50 right through till the end of...
  • Surrender to Brussels Agreed: Britain Obeys All EU Laws, No Control, Open Borders to 2020

    03/19/2018 7:02:14 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/19/18 | Oliver JJ Lane
    The United Kingdom will agree to follow all European Union rules after Brexit and keep the nation’s borders open for the duration of the transition period to 2022, with further bad news for fisheries and communities in Northern Ireland as a new agreement was reached in Brussels Monday. The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier made the announcement in a joint press conference with Britain’s David Davis in Brussels where they presented a “legal text which constitutes a decisive step” towards a final agreement, revealing the enormous extent to which Theresa May’s government has sold out the Brexit-voting British...
  • Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron to unveil EU roadmap at June leaders' summit

    03/17/2018 12:16:35 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 9 replies ^ | March 16, 2018 | David Martin
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared on Friday to welcome France's calls for bold eurozone reforms, saying that greater cohesion was required across the bloc. "On fostering economic and monetary union, we need to bear in mind that we need to stabilize the euro," Merkel said at a press conference alongside French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Friday. "In our joint-European policy, we want to show results. As Europeans we will be unbeatable if we remain united." After holding talks in the Elysee Palace, the leaders announced the two countries would hold a series of meetings on a range of...
  • EU proposes visa restrictions on countries refusing to take back illegal migrants

    03/15/2018 12:43:02 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 6 replies ^ | March 14, 2018 | AFP, AP, Reuters, dpa
    The European Commission (EC) on Wednesday announced plans to penalize citizens from countries that refuse to take back illegal migrants by restricting visas. Under new rules proposed by the EC, countries that fail to cooperate on illegal migrant returns could face a restrictive visa policy. The restrictions may include longer visa processing times, higher costs, fewer exemptions given to visiting diplomats or greater restrictions on the length of time they can stay in the EU. "The new rules will provide for a regular assessment by the Commission of non-EU countries' cooperation on return," the Commission said. EU countries have had...
  • France to sue Google and Apple for 'abusive business practices'

    03/14/2018 10:21:48 PM PDT · by GoldenState_Rose · 8 replies
    EuroNews ^ | March 14, 2018 | Natalie Huet
    French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire says it's "unacceptable" that Google and Apple unilaterally impose prices and other contractual terms on software developers, and that this is hurting France's startups. Le Maire predicted the tech giants could face sanctions amounting to millions of euros, according to AFP. It’s not the first time the French government clashes with Google. It has repeatedly criticised the company for paying little tax in France by transferring its revenues to a subsidiary in Ireland, where taxes are much lower. Wednesday's move comes amid growing fears of an international trade war pitting the United States against...
  • EU: More Censorship to "Protect" You

    03/14/2018 3:41:13 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 14/11/18 | Judith Bergman
    On March 1, The European Commission -- the unelected executive branch of the European Union -- told social media companies to remove illegal online terrorist content within an hour, or risk facing EU-wide legislation on the topic. The ultimatum was part of a new set of recommendations that will apply to all forms of "illegal content" online, "from terrorist content, incitement to hatred and violence, child sexual abuse material, counterfeit products and copyright infringement." The European Commission said, "Considering that terrorist content is most harmful in the first hours of its appearance online, all companies should remove such content within...
  • PETER HITCHENS: We're goading Russia into a 'dirty war' we CANNOT win

    03/11/2018 6:11:08 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 31 replies ^ | 3/10/2018 | Peter Hitchens
    As I so often tell you not to be taken in by the current anti-Russian frenzy, you might expect me to have some opinions on the horrible events in Salisbury. And so I do. I was reluctant to believe without proof that this was a Russian state operation. I still think some people have jumped too readily to conclusions without facts. But the more I look at it, the more I think that the message from this outrage is as follows. If Britain really wants a war with Russia, as our Government seems to, then Russia will provide that war....
  • Europe criticizes Israel over legislation on terrorism

    03/10/2018 8:42:45 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 26 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/3/18 | Elad Benari
    The European Union (EU) on Friday issued a sharply worded statement in which it criticized the law that was approved this week in the Knesset, which allows the permanent residency of terrorists to be revoked. “This week, the Israeli Knesset adopted legislation which empowers the Israeli Minister of Interior to revoke the permanent residency status of persons involved in terrorism, treason or espionage,” the statement said. While the EU stressed it “rejects terrorism in all its forms”, it warned that “the new law could make the residency status of Palestinians in East Jerusalem, a protected population under International Humanitarian Law,...
  • Austria plans to put immigration and borders at heart of EU presidency

    03/09/2018 10:20:32 PM PST · by blueplum · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | 09 March 2018 | Staff
    VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria plans to use its presidency of the European Union this year to shift the bloc’s focus away from resettling refugees within the EU and towards preventing further waves of arrivals, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Friday. Kurz is governing in coalition with the anti-immigration Freedom Party, making Austria the only western European country to have a far-right party in government. This follows an election last year dominated by Europe’s migration crisis. Austria will take over the rotating six-month presidency of the European Union in July, giving it an important say in...
  • “The Liberal World Order Is In Jeopardy”: Global Populism Rises To Highest Since WWII

    03/08/2018 10:23:35 AM PST · by blam · 7 replies ^ | 3-8-2018
    Earlier this week, one of the Obama administration’s top diplomats, Samantha Power, claimed that Russia was responsible for the stunning Italian election outcome, hinting that anyone who dares to point out or discuss the social and economic woes of Europe’s grand experiment – and certainly Europe’s “refugee problem”- is a Russian operative. In that case, Deutsche Bank must be the Frankfurt office of the KGB, because in an overnight note, the German lender reported something especially troubling for Europe’s future and viability: populism has risen to the highest level since World War II. Commenting on the recent Italian election, Deutsche...
  • How a Trade War Escalates: Europe retaliates against U.S. exports and Republican states.

    03/08/2018 10:37:31 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 128 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | March 7, 2018
    The European Union on Wednesday released its target list of retaliatory tariffs on American exports worth $3.5 billion if President Trump pushes ahead with his steel and aluminum tariffs. This is how Mr. Trump’s trade irruptions could imperil American exporters and become a destructive spiral. The EU is acting with some restraint—for now—in crafting a narrow list of items on which to impose tariffs, including bourbon, orange juice, corn, ladders and motor boats. None are vital to European industry, but they are politically shrewd in targeting exports from states represented by Republicans on Capitol Hill. The point is to punish...
  • The Nigel Farage Show: Does Italy's populist surge spell the end of the EU? LBC-5th March 2018

    03/06/2018 5:03:52 AM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    You Tube ^ | 3/5/2018 | OrionPrime
    (Nigel Farage at :05) .....Italy the third biggest country in Europe by population and a very dramatic set of election results. If you haven't heard the Five Star Movement, the anti-Establishment movement founded by comedian Beppe Grillo.... he was the most famous comedian in the country..... they were anti-corruption, anti-establishment, skeptical in many ways about the Euro and the European Union, very pro-environmental policies and they have acheived 32.6 percent of the vote..... One in three voters have voted for the Five Star Movement. What about the established parties well the Democratic Party led by Mr. Renzi the former Prime...
  • Italy: Eurosceptic Populists Win, Mainstream Parties Lose

    03/05/2018 9:50:56 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 11 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 03-05-2018 | Michael van der Galien
    Italy has been hit by a historic political earthquake. Sunday's election results speak for themselves: the two populist parties (the Five Star Movement and Lega Nord) have won, while the establishment-mainstream parties have been all but wiped out. The mostly leftist Five Star Movement (started by Beppe Grillo) took home more than 30 percent of the vote. Although progressive in most of its views, FSM is also eurosceptic, making its resounding victory a major problem for Brussels. The Five Star Movement's brother-of-another-mother, the right-wing Lega Nord (Northern League), also performed extremely well with around 17 percent of the vote, making...
  • Italy election: hung parliament on the cards as populist parties surge – live!

    03/04/2018 8:39:31 PM PST · by blueplum · 16 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 04 March 2018 | staff
    The euro has recovered some lost ground and is trading at $1.232 so it’s looking like a bit of score-draw for the single currency so far. It’s a bit of a different picture for the Italian stock market which seems set to fall sharply later today. Futures trading points to a 1.3% drop in the Italy 40 index of leading companies, according to online trader IG. ...Italy’s ruling centre-left Democratic Party has admitted it had suffered a “clear defeat” in a general election after coming in third according to projections. ...More than 50% of Italians voters supported populist parties. ...The...
  • Italy’s Electoral Graveyard

    03/03/2018 9:30:19 PM PST · by lowbuck · 11 replies
    NRO ^ | 3 March 2018 | Alberto Mingardi
    A disparate group of populist parties could win the election — and then struggle in office. Last year, when Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential elections over Marine Le Pen, markets and international observers experienced universal relief. The election of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote shook political establishments and shocked pollsters. But Trump and Brexit could be regarded as minor nuisances compared with a truly nationalist candidate, Le Pen, gaining power to sabotage the eurozone. You may have your reservations about the European Union, but France’s quitting it would have triggered events that could have made the 2007–08 financial...
  • E.U. Leader Threatens Tariffs on Bourbon and Bluejeans in Retaliation for Trump’s Plan

    03/02/2018 1:47:52 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 56 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 2, 2018 | Chad Bray
    BERLIN — The European Union will hit back at the heart of the United States, slapping tariffs on products like Harley-Davidsons, Kentucky bourbon and bluejeans, if President Trump goes ahead with a plan to place tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the president of the bloc’s executive arm vowed on Friday. Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, made the remarks to the German news media in reaction to the proposed tariffs. Mr. Junker said the plans to tax the American goods, produced in the home states of key Republic leaders, had not yet been finalized, but amounted to treating...
  • Because Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

    02/25/2018 6:44:20 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 2-25-18 | MOTUS
    Hungary built a wall…and the EU is going to pay for it! That is if Victor Orbán has anything to say about it. Orbán is Europe’s Donald Trump, hated by Europe’s borderless Leftists just like Trump is by open border apostles here. Orbán built a wall on Hungary’s border to keep the barbarians at the gate while all around him screamed that illegal migration is a human right. And now he wants the EU – who necessitated the wall with their insane policies - to pay for it, which of course they won’t; but at least Hungry is no longer...
  • France First! 28 year old Marion Maréchal-Le Pen speaks at CPAC

    02/23/2018 12:23:51 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 21 replies
    YouTube Video ^ | Feb 22, 2018 | Marion Marechal Le Pen
    I came here today to tell you there is a youth ready for this fight in Europe today.
  • Hungary's Orban calls for global anti-migrant alliance with eye on 2018 elections

    02/18/2018 11:58:26 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 7 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 2/18/18
    Reuters) - Hungarian leader Viktor Orban called on Sunday for a global alliance against migration as his right-wing populist Fidesz party began campaigning for an April 8 election in which it is expected to win a third consecutive landslide victory. Popular at home but increasingly at odds politically and economically with mainstream European Union peers, Orban has thrived on external controversy, including repeated clashes with Brussels and lately the United Nations. Those conflicts, mostly centered on migration since people fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa flooded into Europe in 2015, have intensified as the elections approach...
  • New EU Privacy Law May Weaken Security

    02/15/2018 9:39:34 AM PST · by MeganC · 3 replies
    Krebs On Security ^ | 2/15/2018 | Brian Krebs
    Companies around the globe are scrambling to comply with new European privacy regulations that take effect a little more than three months from now. But many security experts are worried that the changes being ushered in by the rush to adhere to the law may make it more difficult to track down cybercriminals and less likely that organizations will be willing to share data about new online threats. On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect. The law, enacted by the European Parliament, requires technology companies to get affirmative consent for any information they collect on...