Europe

Public Support for European Union Plunges
By June 9, 2016 Read More →

Public Support for European Union Plunges

Public opposition to the European Union in growing in all key member states, according to a new survey of voters in ten EU countries.

Posted in: European Union
European Union Declares War on Internet Free Speech
By June 3, 2016 Read More →

European Union Declares War on Internet Free Speech

The European Union, in partnership with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft, has unveiled a “code of conduct” to combat the spread of “illegal hate speech” online in Europe.

Posted in: European Union
EU-Turkey Migrant Deal Unravels
By May 18, 2016 Read More →

EU-Turkey Migrant Deal Unravels

The EU-Turkey migrant deal, designed to halt the flow of migrants from Turkey to Greece, is falling apart just two months after it was reached. European officials are now looking for a back-up plan.

Posted in: Europe, Migration Crisis
Why Europe Must Not Be Trusted to Disarm Hamas
By September 2, 2014 Read More →

Why Europe Must Not Be Trusted to Disarm Hamas

European leaders are calling for a greater European role in enforcing the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip.

Spain: Anti-Semitism Alive and Well
By August 1, 2014 Read More →

Spain: Anti-Semitism Alive and Well

Israel’s military operation in the Gaza Strip is drawing attention, once again, to the persistent scourge of anti-Semitism in Spain.

Why the EU Lacks Resolve on Russia
By July 21, 2014 Read More →

Why the EU Lacks Resolve on Russia

European divisions over relations with Russia are being laid bare by the shooting down of a passenger plane over Ukraine.

Posted in: Europe, European Union
Meet the Next President of the European Commission
By July 8, 2014 Read More →

Meet the Next President of the European Commission

Juncker’s appointment as Commission president implies that the European Union will seek to centralize yet more power at the expense of national sovereignty.

Posted in: Europe, European Union
Spain to Deport Pakistani Refugee for Criticizing Islam
By June 6, 2014 Read More →

Spain to Deport Pakistani Refugee for Criticizing Islam

The Spanish Supreme Court has ruled that a political refugee should be deported because his criticism of Islam is a threat to national security.

European Elections: “No to Europe, Yes to Europe”
By May 30, 2014 Read More →

European Elections: “No to Europe, Yes to Europe”

Euro-skeptics face a daunting set of long-term challenges to stop the seemingly relentless march toward European federalism. In the near term, however, the impact of their electoral victories will be felt the most at the local and national levels.

German Pledges to Return Nazi-Looted Art
By April 7, 2014 Read More →

German Pledges to Return Nazi-Looted Art

Investigators searching for art looted by the Nazis have discovered a hoard of more than 200 artworks stashed away at a house in Austria belonging to Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of infamous German art dealer Hildebrand Gurlitt.

Posted in: Special Interest
Austria: Muslims Outnumber Catholics in Vienna Schools
By March 26, 2014 Read More →

Austria: Muslims Outnumber Catholics in Vienna Schools

Muslim students, according to new statistics, now outnumber Roman Catholic students at middle and secondary schools in Vienna, the capital and largest city of Austria.

Britain: Mass Immigration Leaves Towns and Cities ‘Unrecognizable’
By March 7, 2014 Read More →

Britain: Mass Immigration Leaves Towns and Cities ‘Unrecognizable’

Most of the immigrants to the UK from the EU were from economically troubled countries, including Bulgaria, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Spain. Most of those arriving from non-EU countries were immigrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The latest immigration data has been met with criticism from across the political spectrum.