Anti-German anger ‘could lead to a war': EU chief warns

One of Europe’s most prominent statesmen has warned that resentment of Germany across the continent is so high that war remained a danger.

Jean Claude Juncker, a long-time president of the European Council, painted an ominous portrait of Europe, claiming there ‘chilling’ parallels in 2013 with 100 years ago – the eve of the . . . → Read More: Anti-German anger ‘could lead to a war': EU chief warns

EU’s Peace Prize win sparks debate over legitimacy

The European Union’s presidents have received this year’s Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the 27-member group. However, growing numbers of critics have pointed to the EU’s economic and foreign policy failures, arguing the prize is undeserved.

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and President of . . . → Read More: EU’s Peace Prize win sparks debate over legitimacy

One year after IMF bailout, Greece still spending big on military

Exactly one year ago, the EU agreed to several extreme measures to combat the ongoing economic crisis, to mixed results. But despite its unique economic distress, Greece shows no sign of cutting back its considerable military budget.

A year ago to the day, EU leaders met to tackle debt troubles that German . . . → Read More: One year after IMF bailout, Greece still spending big on military

NOW EVEN THE FRENCH THINK THE EU IS A WASTE OF MONEY

MORE than half of French people have branded the European Union a waste of money. Some 43 per cent of Germans feel the same way, compared with 39 per cent of Britons.

The poll findings reveal simmering tensions across all member states

The poll findings reveal simmering ­tensions across all member states . . . → Read More: NOW EVEN THE FRENCH THINK THE EU IS A WASTE OF MONEY

‘EU lacks sense of society to politically unite’

“A monetary union without political union is impossible to maintain,” economist Arjo Klamer said 20 years ago. And as Europe struggles to deal with the euro crisis, the EU countries are still too different to politically unite, Klamer told us.

Klamer, who is a professor of the Economics of Art and Culture . . . → Read More: ‘EU lacks sense of society to politically unite’

Nazis: German minister says UK will join the euro (and they’ve got secret plans to block our referendum)

A top German official predicted today that the UK will have to adopt the euro ‘faster than people think’, despite the ongoing crisis in the single currency.

The extraordinary comments by finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble come on the day it was revealed that Germany has drawn up secret plans that could prevent Britain holding . . . → Read More: Nazis: German minister says UK will join the euro (and they’ve got secret plans to block our referendum)

I’ll get powers back from the EU, says Cameron: Prime Minister’s vow to rebellious MPs (More Lies)

Vows to refashion EU to best serve nation’s interests Remarks at odds with that of German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says leaving EU is not in the British interest Boris Johnson questions Government’s willingness to boost IMF George Osborne hits out at plans for financial transaction tax

David Cameron last night said the EU . . . → Read More: I’ll get powers back from the EU, says Cameron: Prime Minister’s vow to rebellious MPs (More Lies)

Greeks lampoon German ‘overlords’ as Nazis with picture of Merkel dressed as an SS guard

Greeks angry at the fate of the euro are comparing the German government with the Nazis who occupied the country in the Second World War.

Newspaper cartoons have presented modern-day German officials dressed in Nazi uniform, and a street poster depicts Chancellor Angela Merkel dressed as an officer in Hitler’s regime accompanied with the . . . → Read More: Greeks lampoon German ‘overlords’ as Nazis with picture of Merkel dressed as an SS guard

£135million cucumber bailout: UK taxpayers forced to share compensation bill for Germany’s E.coli outbreak

E.coli deaths reach 22 Some 2,400 showing symptoms – with 12 British cases UK share of the bill could be £16.6m

British taxpayers are to contribute to an EU bailout worth at least £135million for farmers hit by Germany’s E.coli epidemic.

The bill is a direct result of the German government’s failure to . . . → Read More: £135million cucumber bailout: UK taxpayers forced to share compensation bill for Germany’s E.coli outbreak