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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 9

December 7, 2018 4:05 PM Merkel's choice elected ruling party leader

Germany's ruling Christian Democrat Union has chosen Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as the new party leader, but Angela Merkel plans to serve out her term as chancellor. She narrowly defeated Friedrich Merz, a millionaire lawyer, who received 482 votes at the party conference. As the head of Germany's largest party, Ms Kramp-Karrenbauer could become the next German 22

December 5, 2018 2:13 PM Brexit BOMBSHELL: How Merkel BETRAYED UK and got Juncker top EU job

JEAN-CLAUDE Juncker would never have been appointed President of the European Commission if Angela Merkel had stuck to her word and backed David Cameron’s attempted coup, a tell-all book has revealed. That evening, Peter Altmaier, her chief of staff at the German Chancellery, made a deal with Martin Selmayr, the German Commission insider who later became 27

December 2, 2018 9:23 PM Macron and Merkel in EU power-grab with latest plot to strengthen Brussels

FRANCE and Germany will unveil plans for a joint financial transaction tax for the European Union as French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel strengthen their partnership to further expand their influence on the bloc. Revenues from the new tax would help fund a euro zone budget and participating countries would be allowed 33

November 29, 2018 8:56 PM Angela Merkel plane heading to G20 forced to make EMERGENCY landing

ANGELA Merkel’s plane has been forced to make an emergency landing as the German Chancellor makes her way to the G20 summit in Argentina. The Airbus A340 was forced to land shortly after takeoff after a ‘malfunction of several electronic systems’. The government plane was carrying the German leader as well as diplomats and other officials to the meeting 16

November 28, 2018 8:38 AM World War 3: Germany MUST retailiate against Russia and DEFEND Ukraine

The ambassador even raised the possibility of sending German marines to the region. Several senior European politicians have raised the possibility of new sanctions against Russia after the incident on Sunday, which the West fears could ignite a wider conflict near Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. "Germany must take a clear line ... and put Putin 25

November 23, 2018 3:21 PM EU ARMY: Merkel ‘tone deaf’ as she UNDERMINES 70 years of peace with push for EU army

PLEDGE host Maajid Nawaz has criticised French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel for their “tone deaf” attitude to an EU army as a centralist European army is a “scary idea.” Earlier this month Emmanuel Macon announced that France’s need for a European army stemmed from the need to protect themselves from China, Russia and the United 27

November 23, 2018 5:55 AM Labour’s Brexit policy DEMOLISHED by own member on Question Time

THE LABOUR’s Party’s position on the ongoing Brexit negotiations with the EU has come under savage attack from one of its own high profile members, who labelled it an “utter fantasy” during an appearance on BBC Question Time last night. The astonishing outburst was made by Trevor Philips, formerly the head of the Equality and Human Rights Commission 23

November 21, 2018 3:29 PM Macron and Merkel’s dream of ‘European army’ DESTROYED

A DEFENCE expert has dismissed Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron’s plans for a ‘true European army’ stating it will not happen for a “few decades” at least after the leaders called for an increase in protection against external threats. On Monday EU Foreign and Defence ministers had agreed upon joint military operations between countries to develop medium-range 20

November 17, 2018 9:37 AM Brexit battle kills democracy as EU’s imperial army wages war

Congratulations Theresa May for stopping Brexit. The big problem for her is that people noticed, chiefly the millions who voted for Brexit and secondly a few of the public servants whose job was to make it happen, notably members of her Cabinet who saw the binary choice on offer and resigned. You are either in the EU or out of it. May’s withdrawal Bill is a deal to stay in. Over 17 million 31