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EU Chief Juncker Praises ‘Hero’ Fidel Castro

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has praised late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro as a “hero for many”. In a statement issued by the Commission after Castro’s death, Mr Junker said the Communist dictator was “one of the historic figures of


BBC Fawns over ‘World Icon’ Fidel Castro

News of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro’s death has been met with great sadness by the British Broadcasting Corporation which describes him as a “world icon”, with one division of the service even asking if he was the “most astute politician of the 20th century”.


Hofer Says He May Back EU Referendum in Austria

Austrian populist Norbert Hofer has said he would back a referendum on his country’s European Union membership if the political bloc becomes more centralised, or if Turkey joins. In an interview with the BBC, the Freedom Party candidate for President


Sarkozy Quits Politics after Shock Primary Defeat

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has retired from political life after his humiliating defeat by party colleagues last night as he battled to regain the French presidency. Mr Sarkozy finished third in the first round on the primary vote for