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From Sweden to Brexit, immigration is the issue dividing Europe

The message is glaring from Sweden’s election result. There is one dominant issue in Europe’s politics at present, and it is immigration. It rules in Italy and Germany. It rules in Hungary and Austria. It rules from Serbia to Scandinavia. It dominates every meeting of the leaders of the EU. It obsesses the United Kingdom, except there it cloaks itself in the euphemism of “reaching trade agreements ...

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Swedish Krona at Crisis Levels 11 Days Before Historic Election

The Swedish currency is trading at levels not seen since the global financial crisis as the Nordic country girds for an historic election that has the potential to dramatically change its political landscape. By – Love Liman The krona fell for a fifth day against the euro on Wednesday, after hitting its weakest level in more than nine years. The decline ...

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Annie Loof: THE European Union is at risk of “falling apart”

Leader of the Centre Party, Annie Loof, said Sweden and other member states should choose where to invest in the EU and Sweden should only participate in the collaboration that the nation thinks fit. By – Laura Mowat  The politician added:“The alternative may be that the EU is falling apart.” She also said “the issue of Britain’s exit and a new ...

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France tells Britain to take in MORE migrants and pay for MORE security at Calais

France will this week urge Britain to take in more migrants and pay a larger cost towards policing them as part of a revision of the so-called Le Touquet agreement. By – Peter Allen It was in 2003 that Prime Minister Tony Blair and President Jacques Chirac signed the historic document that revolutionised border controls in Channel ports. It meant moving the French frontier to the ...

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How Europe Built Its Own Funeral Pyre, Then Leapt In

The single most significant issue of our time is not North Korea’s drive to develop long-range nuclear missiles. It is not the threat posed to Europe by the Russian land power or the threat posed to America’s Asian dominance by Chinese sea power. It is not Iran’s growing Mideast influence, nor the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in U.S. elections ...

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British defence secretary: Isis fighters should be hunted down and killed

Britons who have fought for Islamic State abroad should be hunted down and killed to ensure they never return to the UK, the defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, has said. Via: Jessica Elgot In the strongest remarks yet from a senior cabinet minister, Williamson suggested there was deliberate targeting of British jihadists by the armed forces fighting Isis as the group retreats in Syria and ...

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Sweden’s getting ready for the election-year information war

While the US debates to what extent Russia influenced its presidential election, a small country in northern Europe is already gearing up to fend off foreign interference in its next election. Via: Emma Löfgren  The debate about foreign interference in the US presidential election has dominated global news for the past year, including the recent release of a trove of social ...

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German election: AfD vows to fight ‘invasion of foreigners

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she wants to win back the voters who deserted her party for right-wing nationalist AfD. Mrs Merkel is set for a fourth term in office, despite heavy losses for her party in Sunday’s election. Via: bbc.com She now faces months of coalition talks to try to form a stable government. After winning its first parliamentary seats, ...

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Islam and Multiculturalism in Britain- April 2017

Some forms of “honor based” abuse, such as “breast ironing,” often go undetected because teachers are unaware that it exists. Helen Porter said: “Breast ironing has been carried out for many generations and is usually performed by mothers who wish to prevent their daughters from being sexually attractive to men in a bid to protect them from child marriage and ...

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UKIP Promises to Ban the Burqa and Sharia Law

The UK Independence Party (UKIP) have launched a new “integration agenda”, promising to ban the Islamic face veil and sharia law. Via:  Liam Amdeacon The pledges, aimed at tackling Islamic extremism, will be at the centre of the party’s general election campaign. People with evidence of female genital mutilation will also be bound by law to inform police, and postal voting ...

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