Generation gap may have messed up UK’s future… #Europe agenda…

via Huge win for Conservatives in UK election – Headline News Britain is almost certain to leave the EU in January after a huge election win for prime minister Boris Johnson, but Scotland aims to break off and stay. Who won the UK general election – and what now? BBC News | Europe | World … Read more

#Europe agenda: “Finnish minister Sanna Marin, 34, to become world’s youngest PM

Finnish minister Sanna Marin, 34, to become world’s youngest PM BBC News | Europe | World Edition Social Democrat Sanna Marin will head a female-led governing coalition in the Nordic nation. Finland’s new leader to be world’s youngest PM at 34 Al Jazeera English (In Depth) Left-wing Sanna Marin, ex-transport minister, to head coalition run by … Read more

#Europe agenda: “EU Political Advertising Transparency Report 2019″… “Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections…

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Wired Top Stories Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report. EU Political Advertising Transparency Report 2019 The Official Google Blog To help people better understand the election ads they see online and … Read more

#Europe agenda: “Rebuilding the Notre Dame with Strong Trees and Laser Scans…

The story of the fire in graphics BBC News | Europe | World Edition How the Notre-Dame fire spread and the damage it caused, shown in graphics and images. Why Notre-Dame’s beauty captivates the world BBC News | Europe | World Edition The cathedral has come to symbolise the heart of France since it was built 850 … Read more

#Europe agenda: UK issues passports without EU label despite the Brexit mess…

UK issues passports without EU label despite Brexit uncertainty AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) Britons express surprise, say the European Union name should remain on passports while country is still in the bloc. Brexit voting divisions FlowingData » Visualization The Economist charted the divisions within political parties using Brexit votes as proxy. I’m here for the … Read more

European Parliament messed up big: Article 13 adopted…

  Julia Reda: "Article 13: A disaster for internet freedom and an entire generation" [CC] by u/lPizzaboxl in europe EU’s Parliament signs off on disastrous internet law: what happens next? Boing Boing by Danny O’Brien In a stunning rejection of the will five million online petitioners, and over 100,000 protestors this weekend, the European Parliament has abandoned common-sense and the … Read more

#Europe agenda: One million people have turned out to protest at the pro-EU march in London

  People’s Vote March: The Best Signs From the Huge Anti-Brexit March in London Slate Articles / Organizers say one million people took to the streets to demand a new vote on whether Britain should leave the European   Never gonna say goodbye #Brexit by in europe   The hero Britain needs by in pics … Read more

#Europe agenda: Reddit Megathread: Students climate change protests in Europe

Megathread: Students climate change protests in Europe by u/Paxan in europe   The British and New Zealand flag fly at half mast over 10 Downing Street by u/ExternalCoffee in europe Outside a mosque in Manchester today. by u/anasshm in pics   Picture of Hungarian protests against Orbán (live coverage in the comments) by u/boxs_of_kittens in … Read more

#Europe agenda: Deadly storms… France vs. Fake News…

 Deadly storm blasts across Europe, killing three BBC News | Europe | World Edition Three people die and at least 20 are injured as high winds pummel most of western Europe. Emmanuel Macron: French president announces ‘fake news’ law  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Social media could face tougher rules on content during elections, … Read more

In the meantime, “Hakan Atilla Found Guilty in US Sanctions Case

Turkish Banker Is Convicted in Plot to Evade Iran Sanctions New York Times – Benjamin Weiser – Jan 3, 11:10 AM A Turkish banker was convicted on Wednesday of taking part in a billion-dollar scheme to violate American sanctions against Iran, in a case that painted a picture of high-level corruption in Turkey and heightened tensions … Read more

#europe agenda: meet “Captain Europe”… “Map of separatist support in Europe….

Meet the EU’s adorably awkward real-life superhero: Captain Europe The Next Web by Már Másson Maack I know that this doesn’t strictly have anything to do with tech — except for the social media presence — but trust me, you’ll want to know more about this. While scrolling through Twitter, on the prowl for stories on EU … Read more

#Europe agenda: “Finland, poster child of migrant relocation…

Finland, poster child of migrant relocation – Headline News The Nordic country has taken in lone minors, teenage mothers and underage wives as part of its pledge to the EU relocation scheme. Digitizing the EU’s Public Diplomacy in Israel Exploring Digital Diplomacy by Ilan Manor Introduction The relationship between Israel and the European Union has been … Read more

#Europe agenda: “US alt-right joins Russia in anti-Macron attack [in French Elections]

US alt-right joins Russia in anti-Macron attack – Headline News Right-wing US and UK social media users have tried to start an online “war” to stop Macron being elected, but with little success. Populism: The French election’s big winner AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) How outsider candidates threw the traditional left-right battle into disarray. Macron pushes republican … Read more

#Europe agenda: “UK triggers Article 50: Here’s what happened…

UK triggers Article 50: Here’s what happened  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Formal proceedings to divorce the UK from the EU have begun. Moving determinedly towards the door: the UK’s Article 50 notification letter Ideas on Europe by PoliticsatSurrey Today’s an important one in the Brexit saga. With the submission of formal notification to begin … Read more

#Europe agenda: “Dutch election offers huge relief for other EU governments…

Dutch election offers huge relief for other EU governments by Georgi Gotev Exit polls showing Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (VVD) far ahead of Geert Wilders and his Freedom Party (PVV) were greeted with relief in Brussels yesterday night (15 March), amid fears of a surge in populism in Europe, with elections in France and … Read more