‘No further powers to Brussels’: Hungary’s foreign minister calls for more sovereignty within the EU

Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto has called for limiting Brussels’ dominance over nations on the continent. Speaking to Swiss media, he accused the EU of “extortion” and questioned its authority. … Read More >‘No further powers to Brussels’: Hungary’s foreign minister calls for more sovereignty within the EU

7 Afghan evacuees to Germany failed security checks, 4 were previously deported as criminals – interior minister

Four Afghans rescued from Kabul and airlifted to Germany had been previously deported for committing crimes, the country’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer revealed, pledging to prevent an unchecked influx of migrants to Europe. … Read More >7 Afghan evacuees to Germany failed security checks, 4 were previously deported as criminals – interior minister

EU will work with Taliban, but it does not mean Brussels recognizes their government – foreign policy chief

The European Union (EU) will engage with the Taliban subject to certain conditions, Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell has said, but he stressed that this does not mean Brussels will recognize the new government in Afghanistan. … Read More >EU will work with Taliban, but it does not mean Brussels recognizes their government – foreign policy chief

Flying drone to ‘automatically’ check holidaymakers’ temperatures on Italian beach in case of Covid & other emergencies

Italian officials want a drone to fly around and measure the temperatures of people relaxing on a beach near Rome in order to track Covid-19 and prevent health emergencies. … Read More >Flying drone to ‘automatically’ check holidaymakers’ temperatures on Italian beach in case of Covid & other emergencies

EU and drug maker AstraZeneca settle Covid vaccine supply dispute, ending Brussels’ court action

The European Commission and AstraZeneca have announced that the two parties have settled their long-standing dispute concerning the supply of the drug manufacturer’s Covid-19 vaccine, ending Brussels’ pending court action. … Read More >EU and drug maker AstraZeneca settle Covid vaccine supply dispute, ending Brussels’ court action

German environmental NGO launches legal action against car makers and oil firm over climate impact

German climate NGO Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH), alongside Greenpeace, launched legal action on Friday against a string of car manufacturers, as well as oil firm Wintershall Dea over concerns about their environmental impact. … Read More >German environmental NGO launches legal action against car makers and oil firm over climate impact

Police in Catalonia bust two huge illegal cannabis farms in national park, 2 days after major Europol op (VIDEO)

Spanish authorities have released footage of a helicopter airlifting thousands of marijuana plants out of an illegal farm hidden deep in a Catalan national park, two days after another major drug bust in the country. … Read More >Police in Catalonia bust two huge illegal cannabis farms in national park, 2 days after major Europol op (VIDEO)

‘Pandemic of the unvaccinated’: German health minister says 90% of intensive care patients haven’t received Covid-19 jab

Germany’s health minister has warned that Covid-19 is becoming the “pandemic of the unvaccinated” as 90% of the country’s intensive care patients are those who refused a potentially life-saving shot. … Read More >‘Pandemic of the unvaccinated’: German health minister says 90% of intensive care patients haven’t received Covid-19 jab