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25 EU banks fail stress test

European banks

Nearly one in five leading European banks have failed the stress test conducted by the European Central Bank, which revealed a $31.2 billion (€24.6 billion) capital gap in 25 banks showing they’re not ready to withstand a three-year recession. The results of the EU-wide stress test were reported on Sunday by the European Banking Authority (EAB) and the European Central ... Read More »

Does the UK have anything to offer Scotland besides threats?

Independence Scotland

Scottish voters finally have the opportunity to fulfill William Wallace’s dream of a Scotland that is free and independent of England forever. All they have to do is vote yes next week. Without a doubt, a divorce from the British would be quite messy, and life would probably be more comfortable in the short-term if Scotland remains part of the ... Read More »

Bank run fears in Bulgaria

FIB Bulgaria bank

Dozens of depositors have withdrawn savings from Bulgaria’s third biggest bank despite assurances from the government and the European Union that their money was safe after a similar run shut down another major lender last week. Bulgarian authorities have arrested four people suspected of trying to destabilise the banking system in a concerted phone and internet campaign. However, the queues forming to withdraw ... Read More »

UKIP wins European elections setting off a political earthquake

Nigel Farage drinking beer

Nigel Farage has unleashed his much-promised political earthquake across British politics as Ukip stormed to victory in the European elections, performing powerfully across the country. The Eurosceptic party’s victory marked the first time in modern history that neither Labour nor the Conservatives have won a British national election. In a stunning warning to the established political parties, Ukip was on course to win as much ... Read More »

EU has ‘blood on its hands’ over Ukraine – UKIP leader

Nigel Farage

UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage speaks during a debate over Britain’s future in the European Union with British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in London on March 26, 2014. The EU has blood on its hands after meddling in the Ukrainian crisis, once again revealing its imperial ambitions, Nigel Farage, leader of the euroskeptic UK Independence Party, said ... Read More »

US spent $5 billion to destabilize Ukraine

Kiev burning

The protests in the western Ukraine are organized by the CIA, the US State Department, and by Washington- and EU-financed Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that work in conjunction with the CIA and State Department. The purpose of the protests is to overturn the decision by the independent government of Ukraine not to join the EU. The US and EU were initially ... Read More »

Ukrainian capital Kiev burning to the ground

Ukraine Kiev

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85WBb9xA9AI[/youtube]   At least 18 people have been killed in Kiev as the Ukrainian capital plunges back into chaos. Rioters have attacked police, seized buildings, torched vehicles, and burned tires. Seven policemen are among the dead, all of whom died from gunshot wounds. Follow RT’s LIVE UPDATES View LIVE FEED from central Kiev At least 11 protesters died ... Read More »

EU calls for explanations from Israel over diplomat scuffle

Marion Fesneau-Castaing

European diplomats are holding Israel accountable over an incident where IDF servicemen attacked a EU humanitarian convoy in the West Bank on Friday. So far Tel Aviv has left the scandal in limbo, offering no official explanation for the incident. Diplomats from several EU countries have spoken out against the shocking incident of harassing a person with diplomatic immunity, clearly ... Read More »

Anti-Euro party may block Germany’s Merkel from victory

Alternative for Deutschland

The biggest threat to German chancellor Angela Merkel’s winning next Sunday’s elections may be a new anti-Euro party called Alternative For Deutschland. The latest INSA poll for the Bild newspaper chain shows the new party hitting the 5 percent percent threshold it needs to enter Germany’s parliament. Merkel’s coalition partner, the Free Democrats, are hovering just above the 5 percent ... Read More »

German Pirate Party flies drone during Merkel speech

Merkel drone Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (2nd,L) and Defence Minister Thomas de Maiziere (2nd,R) watch a quadcopter (drone) crashing onto the stage during an election campaign event of her German Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in Dresden, eastern Germany on September 15, 2013 A petite drone that crash-landed right in front of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel during her latest campaign rally ... Read More »