Month: February 2020

Oettinger caught up in new allegations over ethics

European Commissioner for digital economy and society Gunther Oettinger | Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty Images Oettinger caught up in new allegations over ethics MEPs concerned over private plane trip with pro-Russian German businessman. By Laurens Cerulus 11/15/16, 6:04 PM CET Updated 1/28/18, 10:25 PM CET European Commissioner for Digital Economy Günther Oettinger is caught up…

By JohnValbyNation February 26, 2020 0

Today at Commission, Hungary and Brexit

Students and teachers of the Central European University, which could be shut down by a new higher education bill, cross a Hungarian bridge during a protest | Attila Kisbenedek/AFP via Getty Images MIDDAY BRIEF, IN BRIEF Today at Commission, Hungary and Brexit Commissioners will discuss Brexit on May 3. By Quentin Ariès 4/11/17, 3:28 PM…

By JohnValbyNation February 26, 2020 0

Azealia Banks Attacks 'Inbred' Irish People and then Demand Defense from Bullying

Rapper Azealia Banks denigrated Irish people as “inbred leprechauns” in a social media screed on Wednesday, subsequently asking mixed martial artist Connor McGregor — an Irish prize fighter — for “help” in mitigating the backlash she received. Banks wrote that the Irish lack “white privilege.” “Because most of you can’t talk or write lol. You…

By JohnValbyNation February 26, 2020 0

Jean-Claude Juncker: Marine Le Pen ‘won’t win’

EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker | Frederick Florin/AFP via Getty Images Jean-Claude Juncker: Marine Le Pen ‘won’t win’ Commission chief calls Europe’s relationship with Trump ‘something akin to estrangement.’ By Stephen Brown 3/19/17, 12:01 AM CET Updated 3/20/17, 3:48 PM CET European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says far-right candidate Marine Le Pen won’t win France’s presidential…

By JohnValbyNation February 26, 2020 0

Chris Brown menace d’arrêter sa carrière!

Alors qu’il risque jusqu’à quatre ans de prison ferme après un accident de voiture survenu en mai dernier, Chris Brown semble à bout de nerfs. La preuve avec son message posté hier sur le réseau social Twitter. « Ne t’inquiète pas Amérique à grande écoute. L’album X sera probablement mon dernier. Être célèbre est génial…

By JohnValbyNation February 25, 2020 0