Migration

Theresa May's plan to slash net migration would double unemployment, study warns

Theresa May’s plan to cut net migration to under 100,000 a year would almost double unemployment in the UK to more than three million, according to a …

Brexit

This Is What Merkel Meant – And Did Not Mean – When She Warned Europe Can't Completely Rely On The US And UK

To suggest that Merkel is anything other than a convinced transatlanticist — that Europe and America's foreign policy is bound together by shared history and values no matter who sits in the White House — is to completely misunderstand the experiences and beliefs that have formed her life and …

World Politics

On bargaining about bargaining, the UK should call the EU’s bluff

The EU’s recently-published bargaining position on Brexit shows once again how much EU leaders have lost touch with reality. They insist that the UK …

Brexit

Suspected Islamist terrorists barred from re-entering UK for the first time: Amber Rudd

<b>London:</b> For the first time, suspected Islamist terrorists are being prevented from returning to the UK, the home secretary has said, as she warned …

Amber Rudd

New EU car emissions tests slammed as 'paper tiger' | Business | DW | 29.05.2017

EU industry ministers have moved to crack down on VW-style emissions cheating, giving Brussels more powers to monitor car approvals. But critics say …

G7 Summit: Britain's Amber Rudd reassures Angela Merkel it will be a 'strong partner'

<b>London:</b> Britain on Sunday said it would be a "strong partner" to Germany in response to comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel about Britain and …

Amber Rudd

Migration agents, lawyers hit back at claim they made 457 visa a 'proxy permanent pathway'

Migration advisers to Australian businesses have hit back at accusations from Department of Immigration chief Michael Pezzullo that they made the 457 …

Immigration

No steps from G-7 for coping with Italy's migrant crisis

May 29, 2017 5:00 AM<br>TAORMINA (Italy) • Italy chose to host a Group of Seven (G-7) summit of wealthy nations on a hilltop overlooking the …

Italy

'We do not need this!' Tusk forced to listen as leaders savage plans for EU integration

Prime Ministers from the Czech Republic and Slovakia both launched a warning shot to Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and Jean-Claude Juncker against …

Donald Tusk

Massive migrant rescue off Italy as G7 ended

As the G7 leaders arrive home after their summit in Sicily, some 1500 migrants have been taken ashore in Naples by the charity Doctors Without Borders.<p>It is a stark reminder of the migration issue that Rome wanted to highlight during the G7, deliberately choosing a hilltop location overlooking the …

Italy

Diane Abbott compares views on IRA to changing her hairstyle

Diane Abbott has been accused of trivialising the IRA after comparing her views on the terror group to her hairstyle, saying she had a ‘rather …

Labour Party

Trump blocks attempts by Italy to address Mediterranean migrant crisis at G7 summit

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni called for "partnership" between G7 nations and Africa in addressing a massive refugee crisis during a speech …

Italy

Poland to EU: We won't be blackmailed into taking your refugees

posted at 2:31 pm on May 27, 2017 by Jazz Shaw<p>The fallout from the Manchester suicide bombing continues to have ripple effects across all of Europe. …

Conservative POV

Bulgaria to conduct food product checks amid quality concerns

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria said on Saturday it would conduct checks on different food products of multinational companies sold in the Balkan state and compare them with food sold in richer western European countries, amid concerns over quality.<p>Consumer groups have complained that popular brands use …

Food

Malta accuses Russia of cyber-attacks in run-up to election

IT systems ‘hit’ after prime minister took on central European role<p>The embattled Maltese government has claimed that it has come under attack from a Russian-backed campaign to undermine it, amid worsening relations with the Kremlin.<p>Malta assumed the presidency of Europe’s Council of Ministers in …

Russia

Spain saves 157 migrants in 5 boats crossing from Africa

MADRID (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service has saved 157 migrants from five small boats attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea.<p>The service completed five different rescue missions in waters east of the Strait of Gibraltar to reach the small craft from late Friday through until Saturday …

Mediterranean Sea

Stormy climate at G7 as Trump goes his own way

G7 leaders Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, US President Donald Trump and Italian Prime Minister Paolo …

Climate

Divisions between Trump and G7 killing hopes for migration crisis plan

The Italian hosts of the Group of Seven summit did not choose Taormina, Sicily, as the G7 site just because nature and history had made it a pocket-sized heaven on Earth. They chose it also because it has a front-row seat to one of the greatest humanitarian tragedies of the decade – the …

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Cyprus may become migrant route to UK

Cyprus

Hungary has barred ex-BNP leader Nick Griffin

Budapest (AFP) - Hungary has declared British far-right figure Nick Griffin a "persona non grata" and barred him from the country, the interior ministry said Friday.<p>The announcement came two days after Budapest expelled James Dowson, another prominent British far-right activist with links to …

World News

What US President Donald Trump thinks about Germany | Germany | DW | 26.05.2017

The US president has offered an extensive array of praise and criticism of Germany and its leader. From the "greatest" to "catastrophic mistake," DW …

Donald Trump

Hungary's prime minister welcomes US 'anti-LGBT hate group'

Viktor Orban calls on Hungarians to have more children at summit for World Congress of Families, dubbed hate group by Southern Poverty Law Center<p>Hungary’s rightwing government has opened a potential new front in its war of words with Brussels by hosting a lavish international gathering for an …

Russia

G7 leaders must not waver on Russia sanctions, says EU's Tusk

TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk urged Group of Seven leaders on Friday to stick to their sanctions policy on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, a day after a senior U.S. official said Washington had no position on the issue.<p>The 28-nation EU bloc and the United States …

World News

EU's Tusk Says Most Challenging G-7 In Years

European Council President Donald Tusk said there was no doubt that this was going to be the most challenging Group of Seven meeting in years due to …

Donald Tusk

India Got The Lion's Share Of UK Visas In 2016

The US might have tightened the noose on the issuance of H1-B visas but the UK issued maximum number of work visas to Indians in 2016. According to a …

Conservative Party

Amber Rudd forced to deny police cuts a factor in Manchester attack

The Home Secretary has been forced to deny that cuts to the police force contributed to Monday’s terror atrocity in Manchester.<p>Appearing on the BBC's</i> …

UK News

Trump Advisor Stephen Miller Blocked G-7 Migration Proposal

The author of the ‘Muslim Ban’ is now working to scuttle plans to settle refugees<p>President Donald Trump’s controversial senior advisor and …

United States

East European migrants work harder than Britons and take less sick leave

Researchers warn UK natives are missing out on jobs because of unfair reputation.<p>Migrants are harder working than Britons but become just as lazy …

Eastern Europe

Italy's Migration Plea Unlikely to Rally Much Support at G-7 Summit

TAORMINA, Italy—As the country on the front line of Europe’s migration crises, Italy has been eager to drum up attention to the problem at the G-7. But with little appetite among its partners to confront the issue, Rome’s appeal is likely to fall on deaf ears.<p>Italy has been increasingly isolated on …

Refugees

Reality Check: Migration to the UK

<b>Net migration to the UK has fallen to about 248,000 in 2016, down 84,000 from the previous year, according to official estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Net migration is the number of people who have moved to the UK for at least a year minus the number who have left.</b><p>The ONS …

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