Thousand rally for independent Scotland

Thousands of pro-independence activists gathered on George Square in the Scottish city of Glasgow carrying Saltire flags and “Yes” banners on Saturday. “End London rule,” said one of the banners.

Organizers of the demonstration wanted to “make a clear statement … Read the rest


English the least patriotic nation

It may be St George’s Day in April, but don’t expect a sea of red and white flags to be flying across the nation.

England is the least patriotic country in Europe, according to a survey that found only 10% … Read the rest

Hungarian riot police fire water into migrant attack wave

Riot police clash with migrants on Hungarian border

Hungary detained 29 asylum seekers in clashes at the Hungarian-Serbian border on Wednesday. Among them was “an identified terrorist,” according to a PM security aide.

Gyorgy Bakondi, a security adviser to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, said that 20 police … Read the rest

Breaking through police barricades at Tovarnik

Migrants break through police lines in Croatia

Amid chaotic scenes in Croatia, hundreds of asylum seekers surged past security forces on Thursday to continue their journey to Western Europe.

Some 9,000 migrants and refugees have now poured into Croatia after riot police and a razor wire fence … Read the rest

Trump does Texas

Trump goes big in Texas

Donald Trump brought his Texas-sized swagger to a Texas-sized rally of 15,000 people, declaring here on Monday night, “We are really killing it. We are killing it.”

As his lead in many national and early-state polls continues to grow, Trump … Read the rest

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Bob’s latest speech blunder

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe made a speech blunder on Tuesday during the opening of the third session of the eighth Parliament of Zimbabwe.

Instead of reading the parliamentary opening speech, Mugabe re-read his State of the Nation Address, which he … Read the rest