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January 15, 2019 3:58 PM MACRON CRISIS: Desperate leader considers migrant quota as Yellow Vest protest rage on

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron has been branded “irresponsible” for suggesting the introduction of “annual quotas” on migration as a topic for part of the three-month national debate aimed at mollifying yellow vest protesters. But the possible imposition of quotas floated by Mr Macron has sparked outrage – and confusion – as curbing immigration is not one of the core demands 405

January 11, 2019 10:55 PM Lithuania court hands down landmark ruling about gay couples

The highest court in Lithuania has ruled that foreign spouses of gay citizens must be given residency permits. In a momentous ruling on Friday (January 11), the court denounced the practice of denying residency permits to gay spouses as discriminatory and against human dignity, according to AFP. “The refusal to issue permits cannot be based only on gender 123

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

December 27, 2018 5:54 PM Viktor Orban HITS OUT at Brussels

HUNGARY’S Prime Minister Viktor Orbán believes fears over migration will make “nations vote together” in next year’s European elections. The far-right leader swept to power in 2003 as head of the Fidesz party and won a landslide general election victory in April. But Orbán’s anti-immigration stance has seen him accused of mistreating asylum seekers and refugees 124

December 22, 2018 8:33 PM Malta airlifts newborn and mother from migrant ship

Malta has airlifted a newborn and his mother from a Spanish migrant rescue ship and rejected accusations that it had refused food to more than 300 other migrants on board. The baby was born three days earlier on a beach in Libya and his life was in danger, the Proactiva charity said. Proactiva's boat was refused entry to Malta and Italy, while France 86

December 18, 2018 7:17 PM BELGIUM CHAOS: Prime Minister offers RESIGNATION as UN migrant pact crisis ERUPTS

BELGIUM’S Prime Minister Charles Michel has offered to resign after losing a vote of no confidence amid a political crisis over a controversial UN migration pact. The decision to adopt the UN migration pact sparked violent protests in the Belgian capital, Brussels, on Sunday, amid fears it could lead to an increase in immigration. Demonstrators clashed 103

November 29, 2018 11:52 AM UK migration: Fewer EU arrivals but overall figure stays the same

The number of EU citizens moving to the UK has continued to drop, but more people coming from elsewhere means the overall migration rate is unchanged. Figures show net migration - the difference between how many people came to the UK for at least 12 months and how many left- was 273,000 last year. EU net migration was 74,000 in the year to the end of June 2018, while 33

November 28, 2018 9:01 PM 'We've heard it all before!' Farage tears apart Carney's 'CATASTROPHIC' Brexit forecasts

NIGEL Farage was quick to dismantle the latest Brexit impact forecasts from the Bank of England, with the MEP mocking Governor Mark Carney and his team for being unable to "predict what's going to happen next Thursday." The Bank of England on Wednesday published its latest analysis of the effects Brexit could have on the British economy. The report has suggested 46

November 22, 2018 3:50 PM Commons ROARS as May SAVAGES Corbyn – ridicules Labour Party's six tests point-by-point

LABOUR PARTY leader Jeremy Corbyn claimed the Brexit deal reached between the UK and EU last week does not pass Labour’s six tests but Prime Minister Theresa May fired back and ridiculed the six tests point-by-point. Theresa May addressed the Commons on Thursday as she attempted to sell her Brexit deal after it was revealed both EU and UK officials had agreed 46

November 1, 2018 8:35 AM Austria RAILS AGAINST Brussels with UN migrant pact boycott

AUSTRIA has sent shockwaves across the EU by ramping up the rhetoric on migration and refusing to sign an international agreement - breaking ranks with European leaders. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said he was pulling out of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration pact to in a bid to “defend his country's national sovereignty”. The pact, originally 63