20th Mar 2018


'Salafist' Brussels imam has residency withdrawn

The imam of Brussels' Great Mosque, next to the Commission building, has had his residency card withdrawn by Belgian migration secretary Theo Francken, Belga reported Tuesday. "We have had very clear signals that he is a Salafist man, very radicalised, very conservative and dangerous to our society and our national security," Francken said of the man with Saudi origins. He added Belgium will intensify controls over financial flows to mosques.

EU to probe UK 'election-rigging' firm

MEPs are to investigate whether UK firm Cambridge Analytica and Facebook misused private data to sway votes amid increasingly lurid revelations.


'Denial' - is meat the new climate change?

The European Parliament's agriculture committee meets on Tuesday, with speculation that the EPP will vote against a report on the EU plant protein plan if it mentions switching away from animals to plant-based diets.

'Decisive step' in Brexit ahead of EU summit

The UK and the EU have reached a legal agreement on citizens' rights and the financial settlement, but with still little progress on the future of the Irish border.


Moria refugee camp is no place for people

Two years on from the highly-controversial EU-Turkey deal, many thousands of refugees are still trapped on Greek islands. One of them offers an open invitation to EU leaders to see their inhospitable conditions at the Moria refugee camp on Lesbos.

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