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Suffocating New EU Diktats Could Force Insurer Prudential Offshore

Britain’s biggest insurer is examining plans to move its headquarters offshore to escape increasingly onerous new European Union (EU) regulations. The radical departure could see the £36bn insurer sell its British operations, or spin them out into a separate listed company. City sources

Soldiers of a Eurocorps detachment raise the European Union flag to mark the inaugural European Parliament session on June 30, 2014, in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France.

Rubbish: Hectoring EU Demands Britons Recyle More Or Face Fines

Consider yourself warned. Britons could be fined for not recycling a staggering 70 per cent of their rubbish under controversial new plans set out by faceless Eurocrats. In a vote in Strasbourg yesterday, 394 MEPs backed the plan, which advocates an overall EU


EU Anger As Hungary Secures Border To Block Asylum Seeker Invasion

The EU may be a federation without borders but Hungary begs to differ. Fed up with an invasion of asylum seekers entering the country from neighbouring Serbia, Hungary has acted to stem the flow by building a fence to secure its frontier


Truth Decay a Growing Problem For European Governments and Judiciaries

The Council of Europe’s latest analysis of democracy, human rights and the rule of law reveals many European governments failing to safeguard against corrupt judiciaries while also suppressing dissent in the media. The report, “State of Democracy, Human Rights and

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More EU Madness as Christmas Crackers Reclassified as Fireworks

Since their invention more than 150 years ago, Christmas crackers, with their terrible jokes and paper hats, have become just as much a part of the Christmas tradition as the carols, tree and presents, and as such as loved by