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Le Pen: ‘It’s Time To Do Away With the EU’

Marine Le Pen, the frontrunner in the first round of France’s upcoming presidential elections, has declared it is “time do away” with the European Union (EU), which has become a “bureaucratic monster”. According to EU Observer, the Front National leader

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Immigration from Romania and Bulgaria at Record High

Immigration from Romania and Bulgaria to the United Kingdom is at its highest ever levels, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) estimates. The Migration Statistics Quarterly Report for February 2017 records there has been a “statistically significant increase” in

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Five Arrested In London Terror Raids

Five youths aged fifteen to nineteen have been arrested in the British capital following a series of city-wide anti-terror raids. Officers from the Metropolitan Police arrested two males aged 16 and 17 in south London and another two males aged

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Hungary Unites With Poland To Fight Brussels

An unprecedented attempt by the European Union’s unelected executive to alter national policy in Poland, on the basis of supposed “rule of law” deficiencies, will end in failure, as Hungary refuses to support sanctions. The European Commission was attempting to

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Soros Groups Attack Plan to Strengthen National Democracy

The Visegrád Group of Central European states – Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic – are putting together proposals to take back powers from the European Union’s institutions and return them to the bloc’s national governments. But the group is facing attacks from

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Juncker Doubts EU Will Hold Together During Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker, the former Prime Minister of Luxembourg who now serves as President of the European Union’s powerful unelected executive, will not stand for a second term after 2019. The despondent 62-year-old said he doubted the bloc would hold together during

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House of Lords Could Delay Brexit For Another Year

Unelected peers in the House of Lords could delay the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union (EU) for up to a year by rejecting the bill which authorises the government to activate Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the legal mechanism for beginning the Brexit process.

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High Court Blocks Single Market Brexit Challenge

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s High Court has blocked a new legal challenge to Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The decision comes days after the House of Commons decisively backed a bill to authorize divorce proceedings from the 28-nation

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Brexit Can End Cruel Trade in Live Animals, Says Joanna Lumley Campaign

Actress Joanna Lumley and television presenter Selina Scott provide some star power for the Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) campaign to put an end to the “horribly cruel” practice of exporting live animals over long distances in cramped, unsanitary conditions, often to countries where animal welfare falls well short of British standards.