Tag: Holy Roman Empire

Neither EU Nor U.K. Ready for No-Deal Brexit

Neither the European Union nor Britain is ready for a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31, according to a study of contingency plans by the U.K.’s biggest business lobby group. “There are no areas of relevance to the economy where the U.K., EU and the business community are all prepared well enough for no deal,” the […]

European Union: Toward a European Superstate

After weeks of frenzied backroom wrangling, European leaders on July 2 nominated four federalists to fill the top jobs of the European Union. The nominations — which must be approved by the European Parliament — send a clear signal that the pro-EU establishment has no intention of slowing its relentless march toward a European superstate, […]

Backdoor Sharia Law? Lawmakers Aim to Define “Islam” as a Race

You’ve heard the claim that boys can transition into girls. Now some British lawmakers and activists want to transition Islam into a race. “It’s a backdoor approach toward enforcing Islamic blasphemy laws,” writes one commentator — using the “Islamophobia” label as cover. As the Gatestone Institute’s Soeren Kern reports: Days after the British government rejected […]

Sanctions on Russia can be lifted ‘at any time’

Even as both the EU and Russia renewed sanctions against each other, the French prime minister argued the measures are not permanent and could be removed swiftly, in a possible signal to Washington. “We know that sanctions are not a permanent regime, but a state that can be canceled at any time,” PM Eduard Philippe […]

UK and Russia consider May-Putin meeting to thaw relations

More than a year after Skripal poisoning, obstacles remain to key diplomatic step The UK and Russia are examining the scope for a thaw in relations, including the possibility of a meeting between the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, and Theresa May at the G20 leaders’ summit in Japan at the end of this month. If […]

German foreign minister hopes to ease tensions in visit to Iraq

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas appealed for a de-escalation of regional tensions as he arrived for a visit in Iraq on Saturday, urging all sides not to “add fuel to the fire” and calling on Europe to step up its mediation role. “There is a clear danger of miscalculations, misunderstandings, provocations leading to unforeseeable consequences in this highly […]

Pope pleads for European unity, warns against fear-mongers

Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for Europe to stick together and revive the ideals of its founders on Sunday (2 June), saying ideologies and fear-mongering politicians were threatening its very existence as a bloc. His comments to journalists on the plane while returning from a three-day trip to Romania, one of the more recent […]

Theresa May Secretly Be Considering a New Brexit Referendum

Nothing surprises any more in the chaotic mess that is Brexit. Amid a crisis in confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, and calls for her to resign, she continues to fight for a Brexit deal, which will, nearly three years after the initial vote, finally extricate the United Kingdom from the European Union. All […]

82% of Conservative Party Members Want Theresa May to Resign

A new poll by the ConservativeHome website shows that the vast majority of Conservative members want Theresa May to stand down immediately. The poll, the third such survey in the last two months, showed that support for the prime Minister resigning had surged from 71 per cent a month ago to a staggering 82 per […]

European Elections

The next European elections take place on 23-26 May 2019 giving all adult EU citizens the opportunity to select who will represent them in the European Parliament. Help shape Europe’s future and vote! The last European elections in 2014 were the largest transnational elections ever held at the same time. This time the stakes are even […]