But speaking before a meeting of EU ministers on Tuesday at which Brussels’s negotiating stance is expected to be finalised, France’s EU affairs minister, Amélie de Montchalin, used a TV interview to say her country would not “sacrifice” the future of French industry and fisheries to secure a swift deal. … [Read more...] about France warns UK it will not be blackmailed into a risky EU trade deal
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The events of yesterday merely underlined why almost none of this migrant multitude want to stay in Hungary a moment longer than is necessary. It is the first step inside the European Union for those taking the long journey from Syria and Central Asia through the Balkans and on to the promised land of Germany where chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged room for up to 800,000 asylum-seekers. … [Read more...] about A desperate father and a train ride with such grim echoes: ROBERT HARDMAN on the trains carting migrants off to detention camps in Hungary
For his supporters around the world, Assange remains a hero. But many others are critical of the way WikiLeaks has published classified documents without redacting details that could endanger individuals. WikiLeaks has also been accused of serving as a conduit for Russian misinformation, and Assange has alienated some supporters by dallying with populist politicians including Brexit-promoter Nigel Farage. … [Read more...] about Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis visits Julian Assange at Belmarsh Prison ahead of tomorrow’s US extradition hearing
'But not only them,' Gorbunov continued. 'There are different nationalities, there are many people of Asian appearance, and they seem to be vulnerable to this disease, the coronavirus, because it is them who are most often affected. Europeans are not yet affected much.' … [Read more...] about Russian police raid homes and businesses in search of Chinese people in bid to stop the spread of coronavirus
Not only should she demand tough controls at Europe’s furthest frontiers, to sort desperate families fleeing Syria from the chancers. She has also to persuade our partners that it’s in everyone’s interests to curb the mass migration of EU citizens in search of jobs or benefits. … [Read more...] about DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Where’s the charity in exploiting the elderly?