Tag: European Union

Austria minister slams the latest EU proposal on the refugees’ right to work

Austria’s conservative interior minister rejected a proposal for more unified asylum rules in the European Union under which all member countries would grant asylum seekers the right to work, according to a newspaper interview published on Thursday.   Austria took in 90,000 asylum seekers during the influx of migrants to Europe last year, but has […]

EU integration main priority for Macedonia

Macedonia is prioritizing EU integration to attract foreign investment, bring stability to the country and boost living standards, the country’s top diplomat has said.   Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki told Anadolu Agency, “In order to increase living standards in Macedonia, and to bring stability and foreign investments to our country, our main priority is […]

Ron Paul Predicts EU Will Become “Nonfunctional” After Brexit

During a June 28 interview with CNBC, former U.S. congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul (shown), when asked if the Brexit vote is “the beginning of the end of the European Union,” replied: “Yes, I really do, it will become nonfunctional.” Paul continued:   I think in a functioning way it really is coming to […]

Should English remain the main language for EU business after Brexit?

After Brexit, there are various things that some in the EU hope to see and hear less in the future. One is Nigel Farage. Another is the English language.   In the early hours of June 24, as the referendum outcome was becoming clear, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, left-wing MEP and French presidential candidate, tweeted that “English […]

UKIP leader Nigel Farage stands down

Mr Farage said his “political ambition has been achieved” with the UK having voted to leave the EU. He said the party was in a “pretty good place” and said he would not change his mind about quitting as he did after the 2015 general election. Leading UKIP was “tough at times” but “all worth […]

‘Our nation is in peril’: Tony Blair urges calm in Brexit talks

Tony Blair has called for “serious statesmanship” in the talks with the European Union that will shape the future of the UK after Brexit.   The former prime minister warned “our nation is in peril” after the vote to leave the EU and the negotiations on the UK’s future relationship with the other countries would […]

The United States of Europe: Germany and France Hatch a Plan to Create an EU Superstate

If you believe that the Brexit vote is going to kill the idea of a “United States of Europe,” you might want to think again.   In fact, it appears that the decision by the British people to leave the European Union is only going to accelerate the process of creating an EU superstate.   […]

Obama warns against global ‘hysteria’ after Britain’s vote to leave EU

Barack Obama warned against financial and global hysteria after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, saying cataclysmic changes were unlikely. In an in interview with NPR that aired on Tuesday, the US president called for calm and pointed out that Norway is not a member of the European Union but is one of America’s […]

‘Brexit’ Sparks Political Turmoil Across U.K.

The U.K.’s vote to quit the European Union threw the country’s political establishment into a tailspin, ensnaring its two main parties in leadership battles and fostering greater uncertainty over how Britain would disentangle itself from the bloc.   The ruling Conservative Party is grappling with a political vacuum on Downing Street after Prime Minister David […]

EU referendum: German and French to unveil European superstate blueprint post-Brexit

The foreign ministers of France and Germany are due to reveal a blueprint to effectively do away with individual member states in what is being described as an “ultimatum”.   Under the radical proposals EU countries will lose the right to have their own army, criminal law, taxation system or central bank, with all those […]