M.E. Synon

M.E. Synon is the Europe Correspondent for Breitbart London. She has previously worked at the Daily Mail, Irish Mail, Daily Telegraph, Economist and Sunday Independent.

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Neo-Nazis Travelling to Fight in Ukraine

Neo-Nazis from Sweden are in Ukraine fighting for the cause of the pro-European Union, US-backed Kiev government. They are fighting with the Azov Battalion, a Ukrainian squad which flies a flag with Nazi symbols and which one Swedish soldier says fights for "a white Ukraine." Jul 31, 2014 7:16 AM PT

Expel Immigrants Who Won't Integrate, Says Rightwing Austrian Leader

The leader of the eurosceptic right-wing Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) has said that immigrants who do not want to integrate should be expelled. Heinz-Christian Strache also repeated his call for separate school classes for foreign children to learn the German language, and for a limit to be set on the number of foreigners in a class. Jul 31, 2014 5:14 AM PT

Hungarian PM Vows to End 'Liberal Democracy'

The left wing across Europe is in uproar after Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban declared he wanted to build an "illiberal" state based on the Hungarian nation "while of course respecting the values of Christianity, freedom and human rights." Jul 31, 2014 4:09 AM PT

Danish Politician Calls for tougher Rules on Muslim Immigration

Immigration from non-Western countries causes the most problems in Denmark, so there should be a difference in how the country welcomes "a Christian American or Swede and a Muslim Somali or Pakistani," according to Inger Støjberg, political spokesperson for the liberal Venstre party, Denmark’s largest opposition party. Jul 30, 2014 7:02 AM PT

Brussels Set to Challenge Cameron's Plans to Cut Benefits to EU Migrants

Plans announced by British Prime Minister David Cameron to cut benefits to jobless immigrants may be illegal. On Tuesday the European Commission said it will examine the plans closely to see they comply with European Union law, which is superior to British law. Jul 30, 2014 5:46 AM PT

Wave of Anti-Semitism Intensifying in Germany

At 2.15 Tuesday morning a resident of the western city of Wuppertal near Dusseldorf rang the police after seeing flames in the street in front of the Bergische Synagogue. The synagogue, which was first built in 1897, was burned to the ground during the Nazi Kristallnacht pogrom in 1938 and then rebuilt. Police said they believed three young men had thrown six molotov cocktails at the doors. Jul 30, 2014 4:15 AM PT

Kosovo Terrorists to Face Prosecution By International Investigators

Leaders of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), a terrorist organisation supported and armed by President Bill Clinton's administration, may now face prosecution as a team of international investigators says it has enough evidence to indict leaders of the former KLA for crimes against humanity that left about 500 dead and 300 missing. Jul 30, 2014 1:56 AM PT

French Government Offers Asylum to Iraqi Christians

The French government has said it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee their homes by jihadist death threats. Many Christians have already been forced out of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, where the Christian community once numbered 60,000, the largest in a country where Christians have lived for almost 2,000 years. Jul 29, 2014 9:11 AM PT

Migrants 'Sew Lips Together with Wire' in Italy Protest

Two North African migrants in detention awaiting deportation from Italy have sewn their lips together with wire as a protest. Two men, a 28-year old from Algeria and a 27-year old from Tunisia, sealed their lips shut on Saturday as a protest against conditions at the Ponte Galeria Centre for Identification and Expulsion (CIE) near Rome’s Fiumicino Airport. Jul 29, 2014 8:35 AM PT

Radical Spanish Leftists Plan to 'Occupy Gibraltar'

A radical anti-capitalist Spanish trade union plans to "occupy" Gibraltar for one day next month to reclaim The Rock for Spain and as a protest against tax havens. The leading spokesman for the 20,000 member Andalusian Workers' Union, Diego Cañamero, announced the plan on the union's Facebook page on Sunday. Jul 29, 2014 7:25 AM PT

Half of EU Jobs Under Threat from Computerisation

More than half of jobs in the 28 member states of the European Union are at risk of computerisation, according to a study published by Breugel, a Brussels-based think tank. Jul 26, 2014 7:27 AM PT

Iceland Could Become Russia and China's 'Secret Weapon' Against U.S.

The lesson comes too late for the United States, but there it is: after the US abandoned its military base and its foreign policy influence in Iceland in 2006, both Russia and China are now showing how keen they are to fill the void and take advantage of the growing strategic importance of the island nation at the edge of the Arctic Circle. Jul 26, 2014 6:49 AM PT


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