May 25, 2014

French Still Dream of Euro Super State

Macer Hall, Daily Express

The Associated Press

Whatever the results in the elections though the Eurocrats have already decided how to respond. Brussels will be seething with intrigue and deals as the establishment attempts to limit the damage to the European project caused by the election of hundreds of Euro-sceptic MEPs to the European Parliament.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: European Union, France


May 14, 2014
Europe's Real Political Crisis: Apathy
Aurelien Mondon, The Conversation
It is widely predicted that far-right parties will be the big winners of the 2014 European elections. Some polls have even suggested that the French Front National, the Dutch Party for Freedom, the Austrian Freedom Party, the... more ››
For the National Front party, French towns should look French. That means no more new mosques or kebab shops. The anti-immigration party is striving to be France's big winner in European Parliament elections next weekend and its... more ››
May 12, 2014
France Clings to Customs as Economy Implodes
Terry Wogan, Telegraph
Shopkeepers here close the shutters whenever it suits them. I haven’t read the revolutionary theories of France’s new economist wonder-boy, M. Piketty – perhaps he can explain why the small grocer... more ››
Forty years after Turkey invaded northern Cyprus, and 20 years after Cyprus brought its case to the European Court of Human Rights over the invasion and continuing occupation, the court has ordered Turkey to pay €90 million in... more ››
May 14, 2014
Europe's Ominous Embrace of Censorship
Matt Ford, The Atlantic
It is shocking to have this come from the EU rather than from an authoritarian state. more ››