Europe

New security law sparks protests in Spain

New security law sparks protests in Spain

A number of protests took place in Spain as a result of a new security law, that has been branded as ‘censorship’ by demonstrators. The Public Security Law, which was approved by parliament, has been heavily criticised by opposition parties and human rights groups as an attempt by the conservative government to silence protests over its handling of Spain’s financial[Read More…]

Agenda 21 in Pas de Calais France

Agenda 21 in Pas de Calais France

Agenda 21 was adopted in Pas de Calais unanimously on 30 June 2008. It claims to offer 62 actions for the environment. They stipulate that, “Nobody can deny that today our lifestyle, our way of growth and development is not sustainable for all. Faced with the depletion of natural resources, deterioration of ecosystems to climate change, the disparities between nations[Read More…]

Will 2015 be a year of discontent for the French?

Will 2015 be a year of discontent for the French?

Currently in France there has been a huge increase in the number of people losing their jobs. The economy is not very stable at the moment. People are relying more and more on food banks. Accident and Emergency departments are currently on strike, while doctors have also joined the fight for their rights and refuse to work, including pharmacists. However[Read More…]

Silvio Berlusconi had links to mafia, court rules

Supreme court uncovers mafia links to Berlusconi

Berlusconi’s nefarious links with the Italian mafia has been laid bare, after the Supreme Court of Cassation in Rome found that he did business with the mob for decades. It appears that he was more than just a corrupt, sex-crazed politician – he also worked with the notorious Sicilian Mafia, Cosa Nostra, through his conduit and former senator Marcello Dell’Utri,[Read More…]

Western media ignores Putin’s peace plan

Western media ignores Putin’s peace plan

The violence in Ukraine is continuing to grow worse, while the West turns a blind eye. Or rather, encourages the conflict. It is a volatile situation which could very rapidly erupt into a full scale war. In fact, in many ways it has already, with bloodshed and atrocities being committed in the region on both sides. When it comes to[Read More…]