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Trade Power Grab Strengthens Anti-Brexit Hardliners in Brussels

The Court of Justice of the European Union has greatly expanded the unelected European Commission’s powers over trade policy, which streamlines the process of negotiating a UK/EU deal – but increases the influence of Brussels hardliners.

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Poles Protest Populist Government At Rally in Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Thousands of Poles marched through Warsaw on Saturday to protest the policies of the populist ruling party under Jaroslaw Kaczynski, describing them as attacks on the country’s democratic foundations. Speakers at the “March of Freedom” said

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Le Pen Will Work with Poland and Hungary to ‘Dismantle’ the EU

Marine Le Pen, the frontrunner in the first round of France’s upcoming presidential elections, has said she will build alliances with Theresa May, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, and Polish leader Jarosław Kaczyński to “dismantle” the European Union (EU) if she is elected.

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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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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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Central European Countries Pledge Nationalist Revolution For EU After Brexit

Leaders of Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia will present their vision for a more nationalist European Union (EU) at a summit in Bratislava next week. They will argue for an EU that has strong borders and protects the national identities of its member states, but has limited ability to interfere with countries’ domestic matters.

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Bill Clinton Tells British Voters To Reject Brexit

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton seems to have overcome recent issues he had with certain European Union (EU) Member States, penning a piece for a left-of-centre news weekly which tells British voters to reject the temptation to vote for Brexit in

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Hungary Would Block EU Sanctions on Poland: Orban

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban, a key ally of Warsaw’s conservative government, said Friday that Budapest would move to block any EU sanctions on Poland. “Hungary would never support sanctions against Poland,” Orban said in his weekly interview on public

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