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FN member warns new French law is ‘assassination attempt’ on free speech

Published: August 27, 2017, 11:05 am

ParisA member of the French anti-immigration Front National party, Emmanuelle Duverger-Ménard told the National Assembly on August 4, 2017 that a newly proposed bill would stifle freedom of speech.

San Francisco Patriot rally called off after Antifa carpets site with poo

Published: August 27, 2017, 10:20 am

San FranciscoThe "Patriot Prayer" rally in the US coastal city of San Francisco, originally scheduled for Saturday afternoon, was cancelled and the park where it was going to be held was walled off by authorities. Several hundred people had announced a plan to allow their dogs to poo on the protest site in advance of the event.

Fourth US Navy collision raises suspicion of attacks

Published: August 26, 2017, 8:07 pm

WashingtonTen sailors were killed when a US Navy Destroyer collided with a merchant vessel off the coast of Singapore on 21 August. Initially the Navy reported that the 10 were missing, but subsequently found “some of the remains” in flooded compartments.

Amsterdam police detain ‘leaker’ after site publishes nationality of driver

Published: August 26, 2017, 1:51 pm

AmsterdamIn their latest update on the investigation into the Moroccan "diabetic patient" who rammed into pedestrians at Amsterdam Central Station on June 10, police announced that a staff member of the North Holland police unit has been arrested.

Emperor Macron spent €26 000 on makeup in just three months

Published: August 25, 2017, 8:47 pm

ParisFrench Le Point magazine reported on Thursday that President Emmanuel Macron spent €26 000 on makeup in his first three months as leader of his country.

The truth behind AfD’s Russian ‘scandal’

Published: August 25, 2017, 7:09 pm

INTERVIEWAlternative für Deutschland is under coordinated attack from the mainstream media for alleged Russian contacts. Manuel Ochsenreiter, a journalist often travelling to post Soviet republics, is especially targeted in the smear campaign. In an exclusive interview, he explains why.

Oldham Council denies opening all sessions with Muslim prayer

Published: August 25, 2017, 4:04 pm

OldhamThe convicted Pakistani Muslim sex grooming gang ringleader lived in Oldham, in the UK. So it came as little surprise that many would be outraged when a blogger suggested that Oldham Council has adopted a Muslim prayer to open its sessions.

Venice mayor: ‘Snipers will take out anyone who shouts Allah Akhbar in tourist square’

Published: August 25, 2017, 10:54 am

VeniceThe mayor of Venice, Italy, has ordered the police to shoot down anyone who shouts "Allahu Akbar", rather than risk a terror attack. The phrase in Arabic has been heard in multiple terrorist incidents in Europe.

Has the Pentagon taken Trump hostage on Afghanistan?

Published: August 25, 2017, 9:51 am

The US president, Donald Trump, has a "slavish regard for the military and business elites now stocking his cabinet", The Economist noted in an interview with fired White House strategist Steve Bannon. That also means more troops in Afghanistan.

Former CIA agent’s plan to silence ‘Commander in Tweet’ going badly

Published: August 24, 2017, 11:06 am

WashingtonFormer CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson has had enough of the world's tweeting boss, president Donald Trump.