January 14, 2019 4:47 PM BREXIT WARNING: Airlines told to URGENTLY prepare for no deal ahead of vote on May's plan
BRUSSELS has warned the remaining 27 European Union countries that they must urgently explain how their airline licenses comply with the bloc’s rules on ownership or face losing their rights to fly after Brexit. In a letter sent last week, Violeta Bulc, the EU commissioner responsible for transport, revealed not every national government had set out detailed 156
January 12, 2019 6:12 PM US REFUSES to bow to EU demands to keep their nose out of European farming
THE United States is digging in its heels and refusing to omit agriculture from planned trade talks with the EU. On Friday the US signalled it would not bow to the pressure from Brussels when it published negotiating objectives that seek comprehensive EU access for American farm products. EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstron told the US trade representative 126
January 11, 2019 10:05 PM Atlantis UNCOVERED? Huge '8,000-year-old ancient city' discovered on British coast
THE Lost City of Atlantis may have been uncovered by oil company divers in the North Sea, it was revealed in a new documentary. “Many are now claiming it was the heart of Europe, dating back some 8,000 years. Organised by Dr Richard Bates of the Department of Earth Sciences at St Andrew's, the Drowned Landscapes exhibit revealed the human story behind 122
January 11, 2019 5:28 PM END OF EU: European project 'will NOT survive'
THE EUROPEAN Union “will not survive as it is” and will eventually be ripped apart by deep divisions over immigration, multiculturalism and the future of the EU project, a political analyst has warned. Irreconcilable differences over these issues will provide the catalyst for a major shakeup in Brussels as voters in member states begin to back “anti-migration 121
January 10, 2019 1:43 PM EU SHOWDOWN: Italy promises to unite with Poland to instigate ‘European SPRING’
ITALY’S firebrand deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini is trying to create a populist alliance to take on the Brussels establishment in a showdown over the future of the European Union. Mr Salvini, who leads the nationalist, anti-immigrant League party, pledged to create a “new European spring” ahead of the European Parliament elections in May and to work with Poland’s 149
January 10, 2019 10:54 AM 'EU the real eurosceptics!' Salvini WARNS Brussels of upcoming REVOLT – 'Italy the engine'
MATTEO Salvini vowed to revolutionise the European Union in a stern warning to Brussels claiming the "real eurosceptics" of Europe are those who are governing the bloc at the moment. But the groups, as they are, so far have different approaches on certain issues. Mr Salvini hopes to make his new group, comprised of 130 seats, the second strongest party 134
January 9, 2019 2:44 PM Macron MUST ‘LISTEN’ French humiliation as GERMANY makes shock yellow vests intervention
SENIOR German conservative Manfred Weber has urged French President Emmanuel Macron to “listen” to anti-establishment protesters, stressing that European citizens should play a key role in shaping government policy. The yellow vest crisis – which started as a protest against fuel tax hikes and morphed into an anti-Macron rebellion – could mark a shift 136
January 8, 2019 4:20 PM BREXIT BLOCK: Macron vows to EXCLUDE UK's creative industries from future EU trade deal
EMMANUEL Macron has pledged to restrict market access to the European Union’s markets for Britain’s creative industry in order to protect “cultural diversity” in France. The French President confirmed he will maintain his country’s opposition to include audiovisual services in any future free trade agreements signed by the EU including Britain’s post-Brexit 123
January 7, 2019 10:46 PM Orthodox Christmas 2019: When do Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas?
ORTHODOX Christians celebrate Christmas on a different day compared to other Christians, but when is the celebration of Christ’s birthday in Orthodox countries? While many Christians celebrate Christmas on December 25, there are some Orthodox Christians who celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ in January. Orthodox Christians in central and eastern Europe 118
January 4, 2019 3:20 PM Europe rubella outbreak: Alert as 12 workers at slaughterhouse in Spain catch disease
TWELVE workers from a slaughterhouse in Spain have contracted rubella, sparking fears the deadly disease could be on the rise in Europe. Twelve people working at the slaughterhouse in Zaragoza have been diagnosed with the disease, which spreads in coughs and sneezes. And more people are feared to be infected, due to the long period of up to three weeks 127