Germany will impose fines of up to 50 million euros if Facebook don’t remove alternative news content from their platform.
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US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused Germany of owing “vast sums of money” to NATO, and said Berlin should pay Washington more for defense, a day after meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The two leaders showed little common ground Friday over a host of thorny issues, including NATO and defense spending.
On Saturday, Trump tweeted: “Germany owes vast sums of money to NATO & the United States must be paid more for the powerful, and very expensive, defense it provides to Germany!”
Article source link : https://www.thelocal.de/20170318/trump-says-germany-owes-nato-vast-sums
Germany could take the United States to court if Washington goes ahead with plans to tax imports, Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said Friday, hours before Chancellor Angela Merkel’s first meeting with Donald Trump.
“I’m betting partly on reason and partly on the courts” to prevent a damaging trade war, Zypries told Deutschlandfunk public radio.
Article source link : https://www.thelocal.de/20170317/germany-vows-legal-action-if-trump-taxes-imports
EU-US relations are at historic lows because of the policies of the new US President Donald Trump, Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of the European Commission, has said in an interview with the Bild am Sonntag newspaper.
Interactions between the US and Europe “have entered a sort of a [period of] estrangement,” Juncker told the German publication, lamenting the cooling in relations between the two strategic partners.
Article source link : https://www.rt.com/news/381271-juncker-trump-eu-estrangement/
Tony Blair has admitted he had no idea how many people would move to Britain when the EU expanded in 2004.
And the ex-Prime Minister appeared to get wrong the facts of what happened to immigration numbers in a major interview to launch his new policy institute.
He said the surge in immigration to Britain did not happen until after 2008 and that Britain could only have imposed controls for four years.
In fact, net immigration leapt in 2004 and other EU nations imposed transitional controls for up to seven years.
Article source link : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4328546/Blair-no-idea-people-come-Britain.html