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Brussels chief threatens Italy with SANCTIONS in punishment for budget

Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said Rome must realise it cannot break the EU’s fiscal rules, which it is in breach of with its bumper spending plan. By – Laura Mowat The EU is concerned the budget proposals would increase Italy’s public debt burden due to the planned boost in spending. Brussels demanded Rome comes up with a revised budget, but Italy ...

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Sweden fails again to form new government

SWEDEN’S political crisis has deepened further and left Europe on high alert after the Scandinavian country’s latest failure to form a new coalition Government. By – Paul Withers Swedish Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven revealed last night he had failed in his attempts to form a new Government in Sweden. After the election of new Parliamentary speakers, centre right Moderates leader Ulf ...

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Social Democrats PM’s members spreading ‘FAKE NEWS’ about Sweden Democrats in Facebook posts

The Sweden election is fast approaching and with less than ten days to go the political campaigns have gotten heated in the Scandinavian country. Earlier this week a Facebook post in Arabic was written by members of the Social Democrats party, spreading false information about eurosceptic Sweden Democrats and the Moderate Party’s immigration policies. By – Amalie Henden In the Facebook ...

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Sweden election 2018: International observers called in for FIRST TIME

SWEDISH voters will go to the polls next month and for the first time ever internation observers have been called in to monitor the vote as support for an anti-EU party grows. By – Lila Randall Scroll 4Video The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will send two people to oversee the vote. The observers will focus on issues ...

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South Africa: Chaos as first expropriation of white-owned farms starts

SOUTH AFRICA’s government has begun seizing land from white farmers, targeting two game farms in the northern province of Limpopo after talks with the owners to buy the properties collapsed. By – Paul Withers Johannesburg-based newspaper City Press reported owners Akkerland Boerdery wanted 200 million rand (£16.7m) for the land, but that the country’s government were willing to offer them just ...

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Sweden election process explained, Key dates

SWEDEN’S General Election is fast approaching with recent polls showing a surge in support for Swedish Democrats. We explains everything you need to know. By – Georgina Laud Anti-immigration supporters the Sweden Democrats have had an increase in support in recent weeks, as opinion polls place them third favourites to win the upcoming election. Due to origins in Neo-nazi ideology, the ...

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The Sweden Democrats DEVASTATE socialist vote in latest polls

THE Sweden election could see the eurosceptic Sweden Democrats become kingmaker as polls show the party makes great gains against the governing Social Democrats. By – Anders Anglesey In the latest opinion poll, the nationalist party yet again built on its meteoric rise, placing ahead of the conservative Moderate Party making it look increasingly likely they will become country’s second largest ...

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Turkey seizes ALL Christian churches in the city of Diyarbakir

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken control of six churches in the war-torn southeastern city of Diyarbakir in his latest move to squash freedom of speech and religious movement. By – Nick Gutteridge The state-sanctioned seizure is just the latest in a number of worrying developments to come out of increasingly hardline Turkey, which is in advanced talks with the EU ...

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Netherlands REFUSE to pay more to plug Brexit blackhole

BRUSSELS chiefs face a desperate and lengthy battle with EU member governments as they count the financial cost of the UK leaving the bloc as the Netherlands became the latest member to refuse to pay more to plug the budget blackhole left by Brexit. By – Rebecca perring Jean-Claude Juncker has ordered EU nations to prop-up the ailing bloc in ...

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Viktor Orban: ‘Christianity is Europe’s last hope’

HUNGARY’S Prime Minister Viktor Orban has claimed “Christianity is Europe’s last hope” in a fiery speech in which he also took aim at “politicians in Brussels, Berlin and Paris” over migration. By – Harvey Gavin Mr Orban said the European Union risks being “overrun” by mass immigration and “Islamic expansion” before calling for a global alliance to what he portrayed as a growing ...

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