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Support for Hard Brexit in the UK Hardens

wolfstreet.com / by Don Quijones / Aug 16, 2017  “Significant economic damage” is a “price worth paying.” But businesses are not so sure. Europhiles hoping that time might heal or at least narrow the rift separating the UK and the EU after last year’s Brexit vote are likely to be sorely disappointed by the findings of a new poll jointly […]

EU Imposes More Sanctions Against Russia, Blacklists Deputy Minister

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Aug 4, 2017 10:39 AM The European Commission has decided to broaden sanctions against Moscow on Friday. As RT notes, more Russian individuals and firms accused of delivering Siemens gas turbines to the Crimea have been blacklisted. The updated blacklist includes Russian Deputy Energy Minister Andrey Cherezov, the head of the department of operational control […]

Refugee Crisis Tearing Europe Apart

armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / Jul 29, 2017 The European Commission is close to triggering Article 7 on Poland for refusing to accept refugees. Article 7 is called the “nuclear option” that denies a member the right to vote.  The Commission is reported to be preparing infringement proceedings against Warsaw for breaching EU law over its […]

Protecting the Cheaters: EU Regulators in Bed With German Auto Industry Regarding Diesel

mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / July 22, 2017 On June 14, Reuters reported Munich, Home to BMW, Considers Diesel Ban to Tackle Pollution. Today, with strong overtones of regulators hopping in bed with industries they are supposed to regulate, EU’s Car Regulator Warns Against Diesel Ban in Cities. Munich, home to carmaker BMW, has become the latest German […]

AIR NATO: A Look Inside the West’s Secret Weapons Racket That’s Destroying Syria

21stcenturywire.com / Patrick Henningsen / JULY 9, 2017  It’s no secret that the governments of the US, UK and France, along with other EU member states, have been involved in training and equipping what used to be known as ‘moderate rebels’ in Syria. We now know that the bulk of the arms that get into opposition areas in Syria […]

Italy Furious After Austria Deploys Troops, Armored Vehicles To Border

  zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jul 4, 2017  1:53 PM An angry Italy summoned Austria’s ambassador after the government in Vienna announced it was ready to re-introduce border controls and deploy troops and armored vehicles along the border to block any migrant influx out of Italy. Austrian Defence Minister Hans Peter Doskozil told Kronen Zeitung daily that troops could go […]

Italian Ports Bombarded With Migrants; Interior Minister Demands Other EU Nations “Step Up”

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jul 4, 2017  More than a year after the BREXIT referendum shocked the world, the various EU member nations are seemingly no closer to a consensus on how to deal with Europe’s migrant influx.  The lack of a coordinated plan and disproportionate distribution of migrants across the continent has Italy threatening […]

The Future Of Multicultural Europe: German City With The Most Immigrants Also Has The Most Crime

shtfplan.com / Daniel Lang / July 3rd, 2017 Over the past 20 years, European cities have slowly become more ethnically diverse, as EU governments open their borders to foreign populations. And as this process has taken place, the authorities have been quick to cover up any crimes that have been committed by these populations. For instance, Swedish […]

TECHNOCRACY INC: Now Charging for Roads By the Mile

21stcenturywire.com / Miles Elliott / JUNE 30, 2017  The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has published a transport strategy that outlines his vision of the future of transportation in Britain’s capital. The strategy conforms to his pledge to be London’s “greenest mayor” as it will reduce motor vehicle traffic while simultaneously encouraging walking and cycling. As a way to discourage […]

EU Political Class Rides Roughshod over Citizens’ Concerns & Frustrations as it Pushes Integration

wolfstreet.com / by Don Quijones • Jun 22, 2017  2017 has been a surprisingly kind year for the European Union — so far! Staunchly pro-EU candidates not only survived the gauntlet of national elections in France and the Netherlands but emerged triumphant. The once-imminent threat of political populism is now on the wane, we are led to […]