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UK advertising authority bans white heterosexual ad as ‘harmful’

LondonThe first advertisement banned from television in the United Kingdom's Advertising Standards Authority for portraying "gender-stereotypical activities" was an ad showing heterosexual white men and women.

Leftwing foundation calls for social ostracism of AfD

BerlinThe Amadeu Antonio Foundation has warned against associating with the "right-wing populist" AfD.

Groped, beaten and raped: One weekend in Germany

Last weekend, there were several sexual assaults registered in Germany in which foreign men were the perpetrators.

Hitler salute in Chemnitz: Antifa member convicted

ChemnitzThe Chemnitz district court has sentenced a sympathizer of the left-wing extremist Antifa to seven months imprisonment for giving the Hitler salute in public.

Hungarian Justice Minister says big tech should be regulated

BudapestThe excessive power of multinational technology companies should be regulated and it will be one of the biggest challenges of the coming decades, says Hungarian Justice Minister Judit Varga.

Dutch inspectorate declare war on fake good conduct certificates

The HagueDutch health and youth service inspectors say they have evidence that fake certificates of good behaviour are in circulation after finding nine people working in youth social services with forged documents.

More than 400 migrants at sea waiting for EU green light

The celebration of one of the main festivals of the Muslim calendar, Eid-el-Kebir , has probably eased the surveillance on the beaches of Libya.

EU Parliament chief urges help for migrants on ‘Open Arms’

The Spanish rescue ship remains at sea, eight days after picking up 121 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.

Paris prosecutor appeals against release of French Antifa leader

The Paris prosecutor’s office has appealed against a ruling which could see the release of far-left Antifa extremist leader Antonin Bernanos.

ECJ may soon rule that Israeli settlement goods carry warning labels

LuxembourgThe European Union may soon require that Israeli products made in contested territories carry consumer warning labels.