Tag: European Parliament

‘You were my greatest love of my life’: Deeply personal emails sent between Colin Powell and a blonde Romanian diplomat revealed by hacker but he DENIES having an affair

Editor’s Note: (Ralph Turchiano) requested repost from – 2013 Guccifer Hack of Powell  The 76-year-old former secretary of state  said he met Corina Cretu, a 45-year-old member of the European Parliament, 10  years ago He said they began emailing each other in  2005 and ‘the emails became of […]

WHO and the pandemic flu “conspiracies” – The BMJ and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism report that was covered up

Conflicts of Interest – A joint investigation by the BMJ and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has uncovered evidence that raises troubling questions about how WHO managed conflicts of interest among the scientists who advised its pandemic planning – The secrecy of the committee is also fuelling conspiracy […]

EU gives US six months to lift visas

Wednesday, 05 February 2014 The European Commission has requested that the US lift visas for citizens of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania. If within six months the problem is not solved, the EU could introduce visas for US diplomats, the Commission warned, reports EurActiv. The development comes […]

Europe to Ditch Climate Protection Goals

Green Fade-Out By Gregor Peter Schmitz in Brussels The EU’s reputation as a model of environmental responsibility may soon be history. The European Commission wants to forgo ambitious climate protection goals and pave the way for fracking — jeopardizing Germany’s touted energy revolution in the process. The climate […]

Europe Has 880,000 Slave Laborers

A report by the European Parliament says there are 3,600 international criminal organizations in the European Union and that some 880,000 slave laborers live in the 27-nation bloc, including 270,000 victims of sexual exploitation. A European Parliament report seen by SPIEGEL estimates that 3,600 international organized crime organizations […]

Brussels’ Revolving Door for Top EU Officials

Conflicts of Interest By Christoph Schult and Christoph Pauly Senior European Commission officials have a penchant for changing sides when they join the private sector. They take up positions with Chinese companies, cigarette manufacturers or PR firms — and potential conflicts of interest are often ignored. When Karel […]

Eurocrats demand £8 billion in extra national payments to Brussels budget : While others Cut the EU increases spending at twice the rate of inflation

Eurocrats are to demand £8 billion in extra national payments to the Brussels budget fuelling government anger at the “incontinence” of European Union spending. The European Commission will request increased contributions from national treasuries to plug a black hole in its budget. Photo: ALAMY By Bruno Waterfield, Brussels […]