For the First Time Since 2015, the Number of Asylum Applications Granted by EU Countries Dropped Sharply

IMMIGRATION: In 2017, 440,000 migrants received international protection in European countries, a decrease of 36% compared to 2016 according to the OECD annual report … In 2017, about 258 million people in the world lived outside their country of birth according to the OECD report published on Wednesday. Five million new migrants settled legally in OECD …

Macron and Merkel Want to Send Migrants Back to EU Countries of Entry

France and Germany have joined forces on the sensitive issue of immigration in Europe. They have recorded the referral the principle of returning migrants to the countries of entry The French President and German Chancellor announced Tuesday to work on an agreement between several countries in the Schengen area to refoulement any asylum seeker to the state …

Diesel: Berlin Orders the Recall of 774,000 Mercedes in Europe

The German Ministry of Transport has ordered the immediate recall of 774,000 Mercedes vehicles equipped with software capable of distorting emissions levels. The German Ministry of Transport ordered on Monday 12th June, the immediate recall across Europe of 774,000 Mercedes vehicles , equipped with software capable of skewing emissions levels. “The government is ordering an immediate official recall due …

The G7 Turns into a Fiasco, Trump Threatens His Allies with New Taxes

Once the G7 summit ended, US President Donald Trump suddenly decided to withdraw his support for the final communiqué on trade issues. US President Donald Trump has turned around this weekend against his allies in Europe and Canada, which he threatened with increased customs duties , after a G7 summit that ended in a fiasco. Tensions that contrast with the “unity” displayed at a …

“I’m not Arrogant, I am Determined” Macron Responds to his Critics in “Der Spiegel”

The head of state gave a long interview published Saturday in the German weekly “Der Spiegel” … The media against-offensive was launched. On the eve of his first television interview live Sunday night on TF1 and LCI , Emmanuel Macron appears Saturday in the headlines of the German weekly Der Spiegel ith a slogan-like statement: “I’m not arrogant, I …

Tour de France 2017: Double fracture and End of Season for Alejandro Valverde

CYCLING: The Spaniard fell on the wet roads in Dusseldorf on the Tour de France prologue on Saturday … We feared the damage is considerable. Alejandro Valverde, who fell heavily in the 1st stage of the Tour de France on Saturday , suffering a double fracture (patella and astragalus) and was operated in Düsseldorf, announced his Movistar team.  The season for …