Tag: European Union

60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

On 25 March 2017, Heads of State or Government and the Presidents of the EU Institutions will come together in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of the signature of the Treaties of Rome, which laid the foundations for the European Union we know today. The Rome Summit is hosted by the Italian authorities, and […]

China pledges continued support for European integration

“The EU was the first regional cooperation mechanism established after the end of the World War II, and it’s also the one that has developed the fastest,” Wang added at a press conference on the sidelines of the ongoing annual session of the National People’s Congress in Beijing. “Contrary to conventional wisdom, we believe the […]

Foreign policy chief presses EU integration in Albania

The European Union’s foreign policy chief on Friday told Albania’s opposition that its boycott of Parliament was hampering the country’s ability to integrate with the bloc and therefore join the EU. Federica Mogherini met with senior Albanian officials and political leaders to remind them that reforming the justice system and holding free elections were two […]

European Parliament Votes to Censor Politically Incorrect Speech

Worried by the rise of nationalist parties that threaten the very existence of the European Union (EU), the European Parliament (EP) has quietly amended its internal rules to enable the silencing of “racist” speech within its hallowed halls. The rule change, which passed in December, allows the president of the EP to “interrupt the live […]

EU privacy watchdogs say Windows 10 settings still raise concerns

European Union data protection watchdogs said on Monday they were still concerned about the privacy settings of Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system despite the U.S. company announcing changes to the installation process. The watchdogs, a group made up of the EU’s 28 authorities responsible for enforcing data protection law, wrote to Microsoft last year expressing […]

Scotland cannot stay in EU ‘under any circumstances’, Scottish Secretary says

There is “no set of circumstances” in which Scotland could stay in the European Union as the rest of the UK completes Brexit, the Scottish Secretary will say. David Mundell will tell Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) that there should be no “easy assumptions” about how long it would take an independent Scotland to […]

EU Globalists Resent Israel’s Nationalism

Typical of the European Union (EU) practice, condemning Israel takes precedence over major developments elsewhere, including Iran’s dangerous testing of ballistic missiles that can carry nuclear warheads. The latest episode eliciting EU condemnation was Israel’s “regularization law.”  Israel’s satellite TV, I-24 reported on February 7, 2017 that, “The European Union condemns the recent adoption of […]

Illinois governor warns EU against boycotting Israel

The governor of the State of Illinois warned the European Union against imposing any penalties on the State of Israel, including Judea and Samaria. The State of Illinois warned the European Union (EU) against having a role in boycotting Israel in an any way, including with regards to Judea and Samaria. The state is prepared […]

EU Steps Up The Pace For Cashless Society In 2017/18

On the 23rd January 2017 the EU Commission issued the “Commission Initiative Roadmap” for 2018 regarding the step up fight against the financing of terrorism, also known as its ‘Payments Restriction Initiative’ or as we are reading more often, the cashless society. This document is an extension of  the communication document dated February 2016 (COM-2016/50) […]

Timothy Garton Ash wins the Charlemagne Prize

Timothy Garton Ash has been named as the recipient of the prestigious Charlemagne Prize for 2017. Awarded from the town of Aachen, North-Western Germany, the prize has recognised special contributions to European unity since 1950. The prize organizers described Professor Garton Ash as “an extraordinary British academic, who has commented on and accompanied the journey […]