Category Archives: EU News

French presidential candidate Le Pen refuses headscarf to meet Lebanon’s mufti

France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refused Tuesday to go into a meeting with Lebanon’s grand mufti on Tuesday after his aides asked her to wear a headscarf.

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Rioting erupts in immigrant-dominated Swedish suburb

And they say Trump is the nutty one, getting it all wrong.  It’s pitiful they could be that stupid, and stay in denial of what’s really happening. Monday night, riots erupted in a heavily immigrant Stockholm suburb as masked looters set cars ablaze and threw rocks at cops, injuring one police officer, Swedish officials said.

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Will the French elect the first female Donald Trump?

France will choose a new president this spring, in a two-stage election process that for decades has come down to a choice between left-leaning Socialists and a right-of-center party that recently changed its name to Les Républicains.

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Pence tries to assure Europe that US will support partnership

Saturday Vice President Pence worked to assure NATO allies that the United States would be “unwavering” in its commitment to the trans-Atlantic alliance.

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Tony Blair calls for people to ‘rise up’ against Brexit

I always thought Blair was a nut job. Tony Blair has said it is his “mission” to persuade Britons to “rise up” and change their minds on Brexit. What doesn’t he understand?  The people have spoken.

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Germany’s Merkel testifies on alleged US eavesdropping

Thursday Chancellor Angela Merkel testified to a parliamentary committee examining alleged U.S. surveillance in Germany and the activities of German intelligence, defending her insistence that “spying among friends” is unacceptable.

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Brexit: UK warned against ‘special’ deals with member states

A top official warned that the UK should not try to play different EU states off against each other or pursue “special discussions” in key areas. European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said the UK may want to be more “obliging” to certain countries to secure future commercial advantages.

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Hamburg airport halts flights, evacuates in bad air scare

Sunday German firefighters evacuated hundreds of passengers at Hamburg Airport after about 50 people were injured by an unknown hazardous material that likely spread through the airport’s air conditioning system.

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Brexit: Fresh legal challenge blocked by High Court

A fresh legal challenge to Brexit has been blocked by the High Court. A group of campaigners who want Britain to stay in the EU single market argued that Parliament must approve the UK’s exit from the European Economic Area.

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ATTACK AT THE LOUVRE: Machete-wielding man shouting ‘Allahu akbar’ stopped by soldier, police say

Socialist France is letting these assholes in. A machete-wielding man shouting “Allahu akbar” three times attacked four French soldiers Friday inside a shopping mall beneath the Louvre Museum in Paris before one soldier shot him, investigators said.

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