Tag: European Commission

(L-R) US President Donald Trump, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and British Prime Minister Theresa May, pose for a family picture during the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit at the NATO headquarters, in Brussels, on May 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Stefan Rousseau (Photo credit should …

Downing Street Orders Tories to Distance Themselves from Orban

Downing Street told European Parliament Conservative Party MEPs to distance themselves from Prime Minister Viktor Orbán after they had voted unanimously against imposing sanctions on Hungary, leaked WhatsApp messages obtained by BuzzFeed reveal.

Pro-European Union, (EU), anti-Brexit demonstrators wear masks featuring the EU flag outside the Houses of Parliament in central London on December 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

EU Justice Commissioner Criticises Bloc’s Weak Citizenship Checks

BERLIN (AP) – The European Union’s justice commissioner criticized some member countries’ practice of awarding “golden passports” to rich people from outside the bloc, urging them on Tuesday to do more to ensure that citizenship isn’t given to criminals.

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Compulsory Biometric ID Announced by European Commission

The European Commission has announced plans to make biometric ID cards compulsory across the bloc which will allow authorities to bar “terrorists and criminals” from accessing money and other services.

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SPECTATOR: Eurocrat Martin Selmayr’s Power Grab Is ‘A Very EU Coup’

Jean-Claude Juncker’s chief of staff (pictures above, right) has engineered a dramatic “coup”, installing himself as the new Secretary-General of the European Commission, in what one senior Eurocrat has called “an impeccably prepared and audacious power-grab” at the top of the European Union.