Category: Europe

We will leave our door open

Terry Reintke MEP is a German politician and member of the European Parliament where she is a member of the Alliance ’90/The Greens, part of the Greens–European Free Alliance. This is also the group...

The Power of Scotland

Another brief but powerful image from the wonderful Phantom Power films. Today we’re not voting for independence. Although we certainly have the resources, knowledge and skills to be a very successful nation as the...

Bendor Political Broadcast

A day until polling and the videos are coming fast. One from Alan Cumming posted, now here’s another from Dr Bendor Grosvenor who describes himself as an Evangelist for Old Masters & Scotland, and...

When home isn’t home

According to an article in Business Insider, Boris Johnson has vowed to stop European Union migrants from treating Britain “as their own country” if he wins this week’s general election. The prime minister has...

The big lie of this election

Britain simply cannot leave the EU without a trade deal with Europe, says Simon Jenkins in an article in the Guardian (‘Get Brexit done’ is this election’s biggest lie), as an island off the...

UK set to emulate Mauritania?

At a press conference at the conclusion of the Nato 70th anniversary leaders’ meeting, Boris Johnson was asked whether he had made it clear to Donald Trump that the NHS would definitely not be...

Pity British voters

“A serial liar. A campaign of online disinformation. The risk of foreign meddling. Sound familiar?” An article in the New York Times – Britain’s Dirty Election, by Peter Geoghegan and Mary Fitzgerald – lays...

Boris VIII, England’s would-be autocrat

Boris VIII is the second UK prime minister to look to use Henry VIII powers extensively. Mrs May was very keen on these with the executive trying to force through secondary legislation and bypass...

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