Tag Archives: Movement

Ex-PM Blair pleads with EU leaders to stop Brexit by changing free movement laws (VIDEO)

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has called on EU leaders to change migration laws. Widely disliked though never short of an opinion on Brexit, Blair believes Brussels should be doing the work to stop Britain leaving the union. Addressing fellow wonks at the European Policy Centre, a think-tank with links to the European Parliament, Blair urged EU leaders to address ...

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Italy's anti-corruption Five Star Movement facing allegations of… corruption

After fighting against corruption, Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement has a lot to answer for. Around 10 of its MPs have apparently been busted for running a scam to dodge €1 million in financial obligations. MPs for the party have an obligation to pay half of their salaries into a fund which helps small- and medium-sized businesses. The donations were ...

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‘People’s lives destroyed by a mere allegation’: Trump weighs in on #MeToo movement

US President Donald Trump has often been accused of misogyny both before and throughout his time in office, but he has largely ignored the message of the #MeToo movement, until now. Trump began Saturday morning with his almost daily tweetstorm of talking points, ranging from US unemployment statistics, to alleging the Democrats are playing political hardball with their use of ...

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EU’s Donald Tusk hampered post-Brexit free movement deal – New Europeans CEO (VIDEO)

The New Europeans group has rounded on President of the European Council Donald Tusk, accusing him of creating unnecessary barriers for the British citizens during Brexit negotiations and being generally uncooperative. Leader of the pro-European Union civil group the New Europeans, Roger Casale, has rounded on Tusk over British citizens rights in the EU during a session of the European ...

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'Battle for sovereignty': Swiss party kicks off campaign to scrap Free Movement deal with EU

A right-wing Swiss party has started a campaign for a referendum to scrap a deal allowing border-free travel of EU citizens to Switzerland, potentially adding to bilateral tensions. The right-wing and anti-immigration Swiss People’s Party (SVP) and Action for Independent and Neutral Switzerland (AUNS) popular movement have until July 2019 to amass the required 100,000 signatures in order for the ...

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Condi Rice warns #MeToo movement risks 'infantilizing' women

Former US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice cautioned against turning women into “snowflakes” as she weighed in on the ongoing #MeToo movement. She called it a positive thing that risks doing more harm than good. In an interview with CNN’s David Axelrod on ‘The Axe Files,’ Rice said that the ongoing movement to reveal sexual improprieties committed by certain men ...

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Is #MeToo movement ‘spoiling’ Christmas? Fox News host stirs up outrage online

Published time: 10 Dec, 2017 16:50 Edited time: 10 Dec, 2017 16:51 Fox News pundit Laura Ingraham is concerned the #MeToo movement is a “spoiler” for Christmas parties and is taking the “fun” out of the festive season. “Is the #MeToo movement becoming a spoiler for this season’s Christmas parties?” Ingraham asked at the start of her segment, The Ingraham ...

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US, Turkey agree to fight ‘all terrorists’ together, including Kurdish PKK & Gulen movement – Ankara

Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 21:45 Edited time: 24 Nov, 2017 21:57 Washington and Ankara have agreed to join forces not only to fight ISIS, but against “all terrorists organizations,” including the Kurdish PKK and the Fetullah Gulen’s movement, the Turkish presidency has said following Recep Erdogan’s phone conversation with Donald Trump. The two leaders also “discussed recent developments in ...

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Israel denies entry to 7 French officials for ‘supporting boycott movement’

Seven members of a 20-person delegation from Europe have been denied entry to Israel for apparently calling for a boycott on products made by Israeli companies in occupied Palestinian territories, local media report. The delegation, which includes French members of the European Parliament, members of the French parliament and mayors of French cities, is expected to arrive next week. Read ...

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Far-right ‘Identitarian’ movement aiming to launch UK branch, but who are they?

A far-right movement which has united young nationalists from Canada, the US and across the European Union, resulting in shocking, often hostile anti-migration campaigns, is plotting to set up shop in the UK. Read more Génération Identitaire rose to notoriety when it blocked the roads to the Calais migrant camp and attempted to block a charity vessel bringing migrants from ...

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