#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

Yet another Bodyguards-in-brawl in US…

This was not the first time Erdoğan’s bodyguards got involved in a brawl in US. However, this seems to be the wildest one. The only rational explanation is that intended audiences are back in Turkey.  Turkish authorities have long lost caring about what Western audiences will think about.  They know they will somehow evade consequences but we, … Read more

#Cyberculture agenda: R.I.P for MP3?

The MP3 format is officially dead The Next Web by Abhimanyu Ghoshal If you grew up in the 90s and early 2000s, you probably still remember downloading MP3 files to build your music collection, and burning up to 10 times as many of these onto audio discs than you could with traditional CD tracks. I didn’t … Read more

“Macron, the Fifth Republic’s unusual eighth president” as once Globalizationists have a good news.

Macron, the Fifth Republic’s unusual eighth president EurActiv.com by Aline Robert Just one year after making his big political gamble, Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France with more than 65% of the vote on Sunday (7 May). EURACTIV France reports. [Investigation] Lessons for Germany from the Macron hack EUobserver.com – Headline News The way the Macron … 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 EUobserver.com – 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: “Macron and Le Pen ‘through to run-off’ in French elections…

France elections: Macron and Le Pen ‘through to run-off’  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Projections see centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen facing off on 7 May. Who are Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron?  AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) The far-right female National Front leader will go head-to-head with the 39-year-old … Read more

#Europe agenda: the French presidential election roundup….

All you need to know BBC News | Europe | World Edition A quick guide to the French presidential election – said to be the least predictable in decades. Will France’s next president be innovative? EurActiv.com by Stephen Boucher France’s election is a test-bed for democratic renewal. However, without a more coherent understanding of how to be … Read more

#Europe Agenda: Demonstrations in Serbia and Hungary…

Thousands Protest In Belgrade Against Vucic For Sixth Day Today’s protest in Budapest (i.redd.it) Major protest in Hungary over Soros university law EurActiv.com by Georgi Gotev Hungary saw the biggest anti-government protest in three years on Sunday (9 April), as tens of thousands demonstrated against new higher education legislation seen as targeting the respected Central European … Read more

#Europe agenda: “Romania justice minister quits over corruption bill protests….

Romania confidence vote falls but more protests planned BBC News | Europe | World Edition   A confidence vote fails but the government faces more protests over moves to relax corruption measures. Romania justice minister quits over corruption bill protests BBC News | Europe | World Edition   The scrapped decree would have shielded many politicians from … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Pirate Party asked to try to form government in Iceland…

Iceland election: Pirate Party asked to try to form government BBC News | Europe | World Edition Iceland’s Pirate Party is asked by the president to try to form a new government, after snap elections. France presidency: Francois Hollande decides not to run again  BBC News | Europe | World Edition In a surprise move Francois Hollande … Read more