Ukip leader Nigel Farage has defended his party's controversial election campaign ahead of the May European elections as "a hard-hitting reflection of reality" after the posters were called "racist". One billboard depicts a man dressed as a builder begging for spare change next to the words: “EU policy at work."
Portugal's economic outlook has improved, but the country faces challenges to make growth sustainable, the IMF said on Monday. It urged the government to keep bringing its spending under tighter control, while calling the 15% unemployment rate "troublingly high". The EU/IMF bailout programme is due to end in May.
How in the world did central banks miss this?
UK MEPs from all parties benefit from controversial second pension scheme; Scheme???s deficit could cost taxpayer £187m
The economic success of the West and of free economies everywhere stems from the acceptance within many societies (to varying degrees) that individuals are all equal in the right to own property and exercise freedom from the collective. States, on the other hand, claim a special and exalted position within society.