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Manfred Weber asks: Who wants to live the Chinese way of life?

1 month ago   |   By Politico

STRASBOURG - Why contain a fight over protecting the European way of life to Europe, when there are so many other continents to offend?
Manfred Weber, the German leader of the center-right European People's Party in the European Parliament, presumably thought he was helping his fellow conservative, Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen, when he spoke out in defense of her decision to name a new vice president in charge of “ protecting our European way of life .”
Von der Leyen has faced heavy criticism for assigning that title to the portfolio of the Greek commissioner-nominee...
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'Do you want to live the African way of life?' EU conservative group chief defends Protecting Our European Way of Life job title

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Manfred Weber says he cannot understand the problem with new immigration commissioner job title
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High Court date set next month in Alex Salmond case

High Court date set next month in Alex Salmond case

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Samira Ahmed takes BBC to court over equal pay  

Samira Ahmed takes BBC to court over equal pay  

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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. 1. The EU is preparing to delay Brexit until 2020 and British lawmakers are plotting to scupper Boris Johnson's deal. MPs are planning to push... Read more ...

Donald Tusk accepts UK Brexit extension as Boris Johnson's letter plot fails

Donald Tusk accepts UK Brexit extension as Boris Johnson's letter plot fails

BRUSSELS has ignored Boris Johnson's attempt to scupper any further Brexit delay by refusing to sign the letter requesting to extend the EU's Article 50 exit clause. Read more ...

Grim pictures show decaying remains of infamous traveller camp Dale Farm

Grim pictures show decaying remains of infamous traveller camp Dale Farm

Council officials claimed the site would be returned to a Green Belt idyll after the pitched eviction battle in October 2011 at the Dale Farm traveller camp, in Basildon, Essex. Read more ...

Singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers calls out men who told her to 'take her top...

Singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers calls out men who told her to 'take her top off' on stage  

The 25-year-old singer-songwriter was on stage in Austin, Texas, Saturday when one man yelled from the crowd for her to 'take her top off'' and another joined and said 'you... Read more ...

A speed climber dubbed 'Spider-Woman' destroyed a world record while injured...

A speed climber dubbed 'Spider-Woman' destroyed a world record while injured in a mind-boggling gold-medal climb

Indonesian speed climber Aries Susanti Rahayu climbed a 15-meter speed route in just 6.995 seconds. The 24-year-old shattered the previous world record and became the first... Read more ...

Mick Mulvaney says Trump 'still considers himself to be in the hospitality...

Mick Mulvaney says Trump 'still considers himself to be in the hospitality business' even though he's president

President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney defended Trump's plan to host next year's G-7 summit at the Trump National Doral Miami resort in Florida in a Fox... Read more ...

Gay marriage and abortion will be legal in Northern Ireland from midnight

Gay marriage and abortion will be legal in Northern Ireland from midnight

Same-sex couples are celebrating in Belfast as they will have the right to marry from midnight after Westminster MPs used their prerogative to pass laws while Stormont was not... Read more ...

Kate Beckinsale is convinced she looks 'exactly' like Ryan Reynolds

Kate Beckinsale is convinced she looks 'exactly' like Ryan Reynolds

Kate Beckinsale appeared on Sunday's " Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon ." The actress said that she believes she strongly resembles Ryan Reynolds . "I look exactly like Ryan... Read more ...