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#BullshitRadar: AfD shooting from the hip

By Rachael Clugston

One has to ask who the constitutional lawyer for the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) is, when Frauke Petry (AfD Sachsen) quotes sentences out of context to support the… 322 more words


State of the Union: Weekend Euro News Update

Weekend update on European news from across the Union. In this update, we have French protests against the State of Emergency, the ever-deteriorating response to refugees in northern Europe and Brexit negotiations seeming to be coming to a close – summaries with the HP. 2,126 more words


State of the Union: Weekend Euro News Update

Your weekly fill of Euro News from over the weekend, including backlash against Greek pension reforms, Labour leader visits the Calais ‘jungle’, and Podemos make a push for left-wing coalition; all this and more in the State of the Union. 2,250 more words


Euro News Memo

Hi all,

After a whirlwind week of stories covering the length and breadth of the European continent, (and which I encourage you all to read) I’m taking a day off from news reporting. 531 more words


Germany's leadership of the Union

So, Germany are the strongest power in Europe; this, we all know. They are the most populous nation, have the single largest economy, and as an extent of this, the most political clout and pull in the Union. 2,513 more words


Overshadowed by Politics

The events of New Year’s Eve in Cologne have caused much debate and received much publicity and criticism over the last few weeks. From the rumoured cover-up by the police, the statements from a large number of Politicians regarding where the fault lies, the ‘retirement’ of the police commissioner, the swift ‘justice’ of those who have been charged and the on-going search for those responsible who have yet to be found. 954 more words

Cologne, New Year's Eve and Newton's Laws of Motion

The picture shows an idiotic man, who is proud to have shot the selfie, at sub-zero temperatures, while riding a bike on ice! Why did I do it? 1,213 more words