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Left-wing extremists commit to arson attack on German tax office

LeipzigLeft-wing extremists are the suspects in the arson attack on the Saxon state tax office in Leipzig.

German police chief wants better protection against clan criminals

OsnabrückThe Osnabrück police chief Michael Maßmann has demanded better protection for civil servants from intimidation attempts from the immigrant clan milieu in Germany.

AfD threatens legal action over advertisement for anti-racism association

FrankfurtThe AFD faction in the Frankfurt city hall has initiated legal action against Mayor Peter Feldmann (SPD). The reason for this is the violation of the neutrality requirement.

Carola Rackete accuses Salvini of being ‘crime instigator’

RomeThe heroine of the left has denounced the leader of the League, but Matteo Salvini responded to her strange accusations on Facebook.

France rises up against Macron’s pension reforms

France has decided: Emmanuel Macron is anything but an enfant prodige. The national strike which started on Thursday, is the biggest in decades as workers protest pension reforms.

Hungary convenes anti-immigration cabinet as border crisis looms

BudapestHungarian state secretary at the Ministry of Defence, Szilard Nemeth has convened a Fidesz anti-immigration cabinet for Monday. Nemeth described the migration situation on Hungary’s southern border and the West Balkans as very serious, dangerous and a warning to all at a press briefing this week.

First swimming pool for Muslims only in Frankfurt

FrankfurtThe first 'Muslims only' swimming pool is to be built in Frankfurt, Germany.

Salvini prefers Italian hazelnuts in chocolate spread

RomeMatteo Salvini, League leader told his supporters at a rally in Ravenna: "I discovered that for Nutella they use Turkish hazelnuts, and I prefer to help companies that use Italian products, I prefer to eat Italian, help Italian farmers"

What is a Friedman Unit?

The Friedman Unit is a neologism coined after an American "expert" Middle East columnist Tom Friedman, made a fool of himself predicting the outcome of the US invasion of Iraq.

Dutch quota for women on supervisory boards unpopular

The HagueDutch MPs on Tuesday voted to bring in a 30 percent quota for the number of women on listed companies’ supervisory boards.