What’s in the new German immigration law?

German Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Hubertus Heil, German Minister of Economy and Energy Peter Altmaier and German Minister of the Interior, Construction and Homeland Horst Seehofer during a press conference on a skilled workers immigration law in Berlin, … Read More

EU in CRISIS: Salvini issues ultimatum to Brussels – ‘We’ll FIRE you in six months!’

posted in: European Union, News

ITALY’s Interior Minister Matteo Salvini warned the European Commission his eurosceptic government will “keep going” despite threats to its budget proposals as he issued an ultimatum to Eurocrats “insulting” the country. Italy‘s eurosceptic leader Matteo Salvini has been involved in an ongoing … Read More

Angela Merkel has two weeks to keep Germany’s centre-right together

posted in: Germany, News

The chancellor wins time to find a European solution to the immigration dispute rending her political alliance. LAST week a dispute over immigration policy took Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) and the Christian Social Union (CSU), their conservative Bavarian partners, … Read More

Germany’s political crisis is about the future of Europe

posted in: Germany, News

Can you say “No” to a German chancellor when all she is asking you for is 14 days? There is one man who did. Horst Seehofer, interior minister and chairman of the Christian Social Union, the Bavarian sister party of … Read More

Angela Merkel’s comeuppance is Europe’s misfortune

posted in: Germany, News

No one should be surprised by the position in which Angela Merkel and Europe find themselves today. But only a dangerous fool would celebrate German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Photo: AP One of the most common mistakes European leaders make in … Read More