Category : Europe

No rise of the right in Spain. No surprise given Madrid’s killer conservative instincts

With Spain being an exception in the face of rising nationalism across the continent, police brutality and Madrid’s response during the Catalan referendum, delivered in the name of legality, reveal the nation’s right-wing heritage.   Spain and Portugal are considered…

0 Comments / 09/10/2017

The self-proclaimed ‘True Europeans’ are nothing but power-hungry liars

With Angela Merkel’s comeback on the European stage, right-wing leaders in Central Europe are losing the legal fight against imposed migrants’ quotas for EU states.   After several terrorist attacks in the West, some nationalist governments in the region are…

0 Comments / 29/09/2017

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for Second EU Referendum

London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has called for a Second European Referendum to be included in Labour’s Manifesto for the 2022 General Election.   This statement arrives less than a month after a petition was set up by the Liberal Democrat…

0 Comments / 26/09/2017

The man with nothing: Hunted by IS and saved by football

Zayran. That was the name of the 21-year-old refugee that made space in his less than luxurious shelter for me to stay. Even ‘less than luxurious’ would be an understatement. Try: a poor excuse for a wooden shack, with nothing…

0 Comments / 12/09/2017

Leaked Brexit immigration papers hit those on low income hardest

You may have seen that there’s been a bit of a debate going on, not only within Westminster, but down the pub, amongst the papers and within your family about the European Union and the nature of the UK’s departure…

0 Comments / 08/09/2017