The UK, German and Italian economies are all tanking at the same time

posted in: European Union, News

| Business Insider –Three of Europe’s largest economies are under threat of recession, which could spell a crisis across Europe. –Dozens of companies in Germany have turned to “short-time” work — cutting employee hours — a canary in the coal … Read More

Salvini to France: Italy will no longer accept all mogrants arriving in Europe

MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Italian populist interior minister Matter Salvini has declared his country will no longer take in all migrants arriving in Europe in a letter to French interior minister Christophe Castaner. “The choices made only in Paris and Berlin are … Read More

Merkel demands Sea Watch captain’s release, Asylum seeker calls for EU-wide migrant distribution

posted in: Germany, News

Giovanni Isolino/AFP/Getty Images A Senegalese migrant brought to Italy by migrant transport NGO Sea Watch has said that Matteo Salvini is “right” to insist that other EU nations accept boat migrants. Khadim Diop, 24, made his comments on the day … Read More

Number of Migrants Rises in Greece as EU Fails in Relocation Efforts

Refugees and migrants keep arriving to Greece, despite the reduction in numbers, following the EU-Turkey deal of 2016. File photo More than five thousand refugees and migrants came to Greece during the first sixty-three days of 2019, according to the … Read More

Spain rejects French-German plan to tackle Mediterranean migration crisis

Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska expressed veiled criticism for Italy and Malta – who would benefit most from the initiative – for not doing their part Spanish Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska (l) with his Portuguese counterpart in Bucharest on Thursday. ROBERT GHEMENT EFE … Read More

Superbugs kill 33,000 in Europe each year, says study

Superbugs resistant to antibiotics cause more than 33,000 deaths in the EU each year, according to a new study. Scientists say the picture has become worse since 2007, with Italy and Greece by far the hardest hit. A study by … Read More

Venice Flooding Is Worst in a Decade; Severe Weather in Italy Kills at Least 11

ROME — Violent thunderstorms, small tornadoes that blew roofs off homes, and winds equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane lashed Italy from Piedmont to Sicily early this week, leaving at least 11 people dead, many injured, and firefighters and other … Read More

Italian banks are reeling. A budget fight with Europe won’t help

Italy is battling the European Union over government spending levels. The country’s banks may end up paying the price. The European Commission rebuked the Italian government on Tuesday over a draft budget that calls for a sharp spending increase in … Read More

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