UK plan to register EU citizens would be illegal, say MEPs

Britain will have to register ‘everyone or no one’ in Brexit transition, says cross-party group after Amber Rudd outlines plans. The home secretary, Amber Rudd, has been warned by a cross-party group of MEPs that her plans to force EU nationals to add their names to a register in the

Calais: hundreds of migrants remain a year after razing of camp

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Site now barren land with nowhere to shelter but Help Refugees charity has been forbidden from giving out tents. Hundreds of refugees and migrants are believed to be in Calais and the surrounding area, a year after the refugee camp there was razed. It is thought between 700 and 800 people

Cyber cold war is just getting started, claims Hillary Clinton

Clinton, promoting memoir addressing her 2016 US election defeat, tells UK audiences that the Kremlin is ‘hacking our unity’ by waging information war. Hillary Clinton embarked on a speaking tour of Britain with a message that the Brexit referendum was won on the basis of a big lie and warning that

Duda urges constitutional change amid plans for legal reform

Poland’s president on Monday proposed changes to the country’s constitution amid a row over sweeping legal reforms that have caused protests at home and warnings from Brussels, The News.PL reported. Andrzej Duda’s move came after, in late July, he vetoed two of three controversial government-backed bills that would have given officials

Two against the EU: Hungary PM Victor Orban visits Poland

Poland and Hungary are fighting against refugee redistribution, despite a clear ruling from the EU's highest court. Poland's right-wing government has copied many of its recent anti-democratic measures from Hungary, DW reports. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is slated to visit Warsaw on Friday. Officially, he is returning Polish counterpart Beata

Polish, Estonian PMs talk regional security

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Poland and the Baltic states must work closely together amid concerns about regional security, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło said on Tuesday after talks with her Estonian counterpart Juri Ratas. Szydło told reporters after the Warsaw meeting that the talks had focused on “important security issues” in the region, in addition

German FM rejects war reparations for Poland

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has rejected claims voiced in Poland that Berlin should pay Warsaw reparations for WWII, saying these were an attempt at worsening "close and good" Polish-German ties, according to German weekly Der Spiegel, The News.pl reports. Prime Minister Beata Szydło said earlier this month that Poland

Hamas signals readiness to end Fatah feud and hold Palestinian elections

Hamas says it is willing to dissolve its Gaza administration, 10 years after it fought a bloody war with Fatah. Hamas has agreed to hold talks with the rival Fatah movement, dissolve the Gaza administrative committee and hold general elections, in a deal to end their long-running feud in the

EU steps up proceedings against Poland over legal overhaul

The European Commission said on Tuesday it has launched the second stage of infringement proceedings against Poland over sweeping changes to ordinary courts, warning that the new rules undermine judicial independence. In the latest of a series of clashes between Warsaw and Brussels, the EU’s executive announced its move some two

Merkel offers German role in Iran-style nuclear talks with North Korea

Chancellor says deal with Tehran could be a blueprint for a process in which Germany and Europe would play a very active part. Angela Merkel has offered German participation in any future nuclear talks with North Korea and suggested that the 2015 agreement with Iran could serve as a model