The US Treasury Department has warned about possible retaliation if the European Commission pursues American companies like Apple, Amazon and Starbucks over tax avoidance.
The EU has been investigating whether Apple’s tax dealings in Ireland, which allowed the company to … Read the rest
When Scandinavia’s largest book fair will open to the public on September 22nd, one of the scheduled participants will no longer be there. Under pressure from the left-wing cultural establishment, the Gothenburg Book Fair has decided to bar the Swedish … Read the rest
The New Zealand media have warned of a “British Invasion” after government data revealed huge spikes in the number of queries from Britons in the wake of the Brexit vote.
Typically the Immigration New Zealand website receives 3,000 registrations a … Read the rest
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday refugees had not brought terrorism to Germany, adding that Islam belonged in the country as long as it was practiced in a way that respected the constitution.
More than a million people fleeing war … Read the rest
At least one person has been injured in a stabbing and shooting attack in the German city of Cologne, police and the public prosecutor’s office said. Local media reported that two suspects are currently at large.
The incident took place … Read the rest
Riot police had be summoned after North Africans attacked locals on a beach in Corsica, apparently triggered by a tourist taking a photo’s of the surroundings.
The racial clash on the island took place on Saturday in a cove near … Read the rest
The leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party known for its anti-immigrant stance has proposed deporting illegal immigrants and rejected asylum seekers to islands outside Europe. It comes as the German chancellor is trying to make businesses hire … Read the rest
Swiss train passengers – including a six-year-old child – have been attacked by a man with ‘fire and a knife’ sparking fears of a new terror attack.
The man who attacked the passengers died of his wounds Sunday, as did … Read the rest
A judge delivered an expletive-ridden response to a white man who spoke his mind to a black Caribbean mother.
John Hennigan, 50, was handed an 18 month prison sentence after using racist language towards a black woman and her two … Read the rest
The BBC is still recruiting job applicants based on skin color, despite the controversy over its hiring practices that erupted earlier this year.
A job advertisement posted on July 29 states, in no uncertain terms, that the “Creative Access” position … Read the rest
French rightwing voters have expressed anger at shocking pictures of a Catholic priest being dragged out of a church – by riot police.
Marion Le Pen, niece of Front National leader Marine Le Pen simply wrote “France, 2016 #SainteRita” alongside … Read the rest
Savers appear to be hoarding cash at the fastest pace since the financial crisis over fears that the Bank of England may cut interest rates into negative territory to cushion the economic blow from Brexit.
Statistics from the Bank show … Read the rest
Russia’s military transport helicopter Mi-8 was shot down in Syria on Monday over an area under the control of the terrorist group Jabhat al-Nusra (outlawed in Russia) and related groups of the so-called “moderate opposition,” the chief of the General … Read the rest
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policy of open borders for migrants from Muslim nations has seen a presidential election overturned in Austria.
When the anti-immigration Austria Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer lost the presidential race against the pro-migrant Green Party candidate … Read the rest