EU’s top court issued a ruling that protects the rights of asylum seekers on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
“We’ve now halved the bill,” the prime minister said. But it’s going to cost the UK the same amount as it did before.
The Foreign Office’s decision not to help was met with outrage from charities and political commentators.
Why doom-mongers are wrong to predict disaster for the EU if Scotland votes to break away from the U.K.
What country eats the most sugar? Hint: it’s not who you think.
“For too long a time in Europe, pro-life people did not really say clearly and directly what they believe.” After years on the margins of European politics, social conservatives are learning to fight back.
“We have become fatalists over all this time. We know where we are and what world we live in. What can we do, take tranquilizers?”
Even though courts have rules very specifically against indiscriminate monitoring of your phone calls, the UK is still doing it. But the European Commission says the UK must follow the rules themselves.
The British government wants to keep its ability to block internet content.
The EU has banned more than 1,300 ingredients, while the U.S. has banned or restricted only 11. The entire list can be found here.
German YouTube user Zackabier talks us through what he thinks the countries of Europe look like.
Several dozen people were hospitalized Saturday after riot police cleared a tent city protesting President Viktor Yanukovych’s refusal to sign a deal with the EU. Yanukovych’s chief of staff reportedly resigned in the wake of the violence.
After a months-long tug-of-war over whether the former Soviet nation would turn towards Europe or fall back under the Kremlin’s influence, Ukraine’s government backed away from Brussels towards Moscow. The decision could mean a huge victory for Vladimir Putin.
Even before the march began, police arrested a dozen people with Molotov cocktails hoping to disrupt the rally.
Lithuania’s foreign minister coined the hashtag in response to a Russian ban on dairy products widely seen as politically motivated.
He didn’t just spring fully formed onto the docks of Port Royale. The social circle of pirates is surprisingly small.
When protesters chanted “Kill the gays!” LGBT activists shouted “Kiss the gays!” in response.
A considerable portion of the speech was devoted to foreign policy.
Athens is still reeling from the riots which burned 45 buildings and triggered a forceful crackdown by police. Protesters were furious with the severe austerity cuts passed by Parliament in order to accept an EU bailout package. Demonstrations continued today, but nowhere near the ferocity of what was seen over the weekend.
After being beaten by the EU and Europium, a small French town called “Eu” is changing its name to improve its Google ranking. There will be a vote where residents will be allowed to choose from new names such as Ville d’Eu (Town of EU), Eu-le-Château and Eu-en-Normandie.
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