Friday News Bites: Syrian Refugee Updates, U.S. Open + More

Greetings, everyone. Here we are firmly into September, and hopefully those of you in super-hot weather will get a break soon. Let’s get right into this week’s news stories that caught my eye. Read More Friday News Bites: Syrian Refugee Updates, U.S. Open + More

News in Europe: Immigration, Immigration

Greetings, citizens. It’s (almost) all about immigration this week, a.k.a. the subject that keeps on giving. Read More News in Europe: Immigration, Immigration

Expat Ramblings: Don’t Hide

Last week, the British Prime Minister gave a long-awaited speech on immigration. As with most long-awaited speeches, the lead-up in the press caused much more upset than the speech itself. In reality, David Cameron hinted at stricter rules for benefit caps for immigrants, and kept quiet about his earlier plans of putting a temporary cap on EU migration, something that would directly violate the EU principle of free movement. Read More Expat Ramblings: Don’t Hide

News in Europe: Euronews and LuxLeaks

Greetings, citizens. This week, we’ve got some bits and bobs from the non-mainstream media, and for those interested in EU matters, it’s fascinating stuff. Read More News in Europe: Euronews and LuxLeaks

News in Europe: Russia Edition

Welcome to another news roundup, this week with mainly Russian news. It’s weird, sad, scary and also occasionally wonderful. Read More News in Europe: Russia Edition

News in Europe: Visit Kazakhstan!

Greetings, citizens, and let’s get straight to it. Before we head to Kazakhstan, let’s have a look at this week’s serious news. Read More News in Europe: Visit Kazakhstan!

News in Europe: Varying Degrees of Asshattery

This past week’s news has been dominated by the MH17 crash over eastern Ukraine, and yes, there is a lot to say about it, because the more you think about it, the crazier the whole story seems. Read More News in Europe: Varying Degrees of Asshattery

News in Europe: Insert Sausage Pun Here

Greetings, citizens, from my least favourite country in the world: The Land of Dental Pain. It’s not pretty here. Consider this instead: Read More News in Europe: Insert Sausage Pun Here