Tag: Europe

Voices From A Doomed Society…

Several hundred Swedes have joined Islamic State militants in recent years, making the country second only to Belgium as a source of European recruits to the “caliphate”. “I can understand why people are asking whether Sweden has been too open,…

Interesting Times Ahead….

…and Denmark seems to be a bellwether: Nearly a year after the influx of migrants into Europe reached its peak, the repercussions can now be felt in thousands of classrooms across the continent as a new school year begins. Whereas…

Insufficiently Progressive…

From vitello tonnato – veal with tuna sauce – to beef braised in the Piedmont region’s most famous red wine, brasato al Barolo, meat dishes have been central to the food tradition of northern Italy for centuries. But Chiara Appendino,…

Well, That Should Settle It!

If the likes of Miqdaad Versi is for Remain, I’m for Brexit! Among British Muslims, I hear a range of views on the European referendum: many seem to be apathetic, some want Britain to remain in the EU and a…

Nanny State Rules Have Consequences…

An article on Polish emigration has this little gem: ”I think Britain should leave the European Union. Then my brother and sister will come back to Poland,” half-joked Katarzyna Górecka. But the 44-year-old, who works in a tuck shop in…

Fear of the forest

Migration is not easy. It never has been. So, it is interesting to read that 30 asylum seekers in Sweden objected to their new accommodation because it was in a town surrounded by woodland. The Local reported (emphasis mine): Charlotte…

Goodbye Germany…

…you realised the mistake too late to do any good: The authorities’ report also cited concerns that those who are granted asylum will bring their families over to Germany too, Bild said. Given family structures in the Middle East, this…