Czech billionaire Andrej Babis scored a resounding victory in the parliamentary elections on Saturday, the latest EU state to see a surge in support for anti-establishment parties, notably the SPD
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Immigration is the foremost concern for Swiss voters, according to a poll by Sotomo for Swiss news channel RTS.
The Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto will be holding referendums this weekend on Sunday in a bid for more autonomy from Rome.
The Spanish government has moved to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy in the worst constitutional crisis since 1977.
Not long after a former editor of a leftwing German satirical rag spread fake news about being attacked by a “Nazi” – an ordinary security officer – calling “Sieg Heil” at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the same magazine issued death threats to the new Austrian chancellor.
The interior minister of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Lorenz Caffier (CDU), sees in a possible Jamaica alliance as a security risk for Germany.
In Germany, a Cologne catering contractor has asked traders to avoid Saxony. "It is the case that we do not want or expect our foreign staff to move to Saxony for a whole weekend, possibly also in the dark", wrote Andreas Hagemeyer, according to information from the Freie Presse, in an e-mail to a Saxon event organiser.
On Wednesday a tough new anti-terrorism bill was adopted in the French parliament, France24 reported. It gives the authorities, headed by French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, expanded powers, including the search of homes, restricting movement and closing places of worship.
German investigative journalists have uncovered secret Facebook groups where migrants sell and rent their residency and health cards, allowing entire families to enter into Europe illegally.